What do you think: Black or Chrome?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by philthygeezer, Apr 20, 2005.

Black or chrome hardware?

Poll closed Apr 27, 2005.
  1. Black

    73 vote(s)
  2. Chrome

    27 vote(s)
  1. philthygeezer


    May 22, 2002

    Should I do the hardware up in black or chrome?

    Right now I'm thinking black might bring out the wood on the body a bit better and depart from what people expect in a Precision - type bass.
  2. picknslap


    Sep 9, 2004
    I'd defineately go black. It complements the bass more.

  3. +1
  4. black all the way
  5. just make sure it's transparent black.. or you will have to be shot for wasting good wood :p , personally i'd probably be doing that.
  6. Poon


    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    + 4

    I'm biased cause I'm getting black with all my new basses.
  7. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    I just voted black. But now I'm thinking.... gold! Including the bridge.
  8. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I think gold would look silly.

  9. anything but gold, unless you want it pimped out. Gold plated or gold colored hardware is so cheesoid, albeit very popular on basses.
  10. +10,000
  11. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
  12. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    Black would rock the Casbah :bassist:
  13. Wesley R

    Wesley R Supporting Member

    black tapewound strings.

    Wesley R.


    Jan 25, 2005
    Phoenix, AZ
    Black would be my choice...and I'm surprised at all the gold haters out here!!!

    I've got a blood-red Yamaha 5 string with all gold hardware with red tape-wound strings...looks good just sitting there...looks even better when it's played (lol!) :D
  15. philthygeezer


    May 22, 2002
    Heh. I think it'll be black hardware. Thanks guys. :)
  16. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    But what about that BadAssII? Shouldn't you get a black one if you want all black hardware? But I guess the rest can still be black.
  17. maybe the bridge should be black chrome or gun metal.
  18. srxplayer


    May 19, 2004
    Highland, CA
  19. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    I agree completely.
  20. dannoman

    dannoman Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2004