What Pickguard for a White Jazz?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by I-Love-Ratm, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    Hey y'all

    As you may have seen in my other thread I am now the owner a MIM Jazz.White with white pickguard.I think it's a bit bland so I wanna spice it up.I'm thinkin Tort.

    Any other suggestions?!?!


    Mike O Connell
  2. HiFi


    Apr 20, 2002
    Anaheim, CA
  3. Don W

    Don W

    Jan 30, 2004
    East Bay, CA.
    another vote for tort. If I had to choose anything else I would say black.

    or check out Pickguards.com and see what they have.
  4. WarwickFan


    Feb 7, 2005
    Tort is good or how about black pearloid.
  5. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    Tort is the only way to go
  6. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
  7. Andre_gt7


    Jan 4, 2005
    Atlanta - GA
    Id go with this one...but im weird

  8. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    +1!! :bassist:
  9. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I love tort, but white is the one color that ANYTHING will work with.

    I got this orange acrylic for my Bongo, and I love it. www.pickguards.us has a really nice selection of different materials.

  10. My vote is Tort....classic look
  11. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    They'd be my two choices, and I think I'd lean toward the black pearl because I'd guess tort would be the more common combination.

    In fact I have both and think they look fantastic, unfortunately I can't show them to you on a white instrument. I have tort on a candy apple red Jazz and black pearl on a black Strat.
  12. RLT


    Jul 10, 2004
    South Central OH
    I hate to agree with the masses but tort or black pearl would be awesome.
  13. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    You're all wrong!

    The only choice is Tort! I mean come on, am I the only one that could think of that? :rolleyes:


    (or black pearl would be nice)
  14. alembicfive


    Jan 17, 2003
    I kinda like the white on white. I had a Jazz like that many moons ago!
  15. Tort looks good on all J basses :D
  16. teej


    Aug 19, 2004
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    I also say black (regular or pearl) or red tort.
  17. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Get a black or brown tortise shell pickguard!
  18. It's probably just me, but I don't like tort on a LPB bass. Just a preference...

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    A tortoise pickguard is the only logical conclusion ;)