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Which one would you KEEP if given a choice?(Pbass content)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FishDub, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Squier VM P in White/Rosewood

    133 vote(s)
  2. Squier VM P in Amber/Maple

    184 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    I will always vote for the natural and maple with a black pg over just about anything. It just looks right to me.
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  2. Ghastly


    Oct 18, 2015
    Mill Valley
    Purely based on looks, I'd keep the amber.
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  3. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I suggest he buy a red one. It would look good with those two.
    My late wife told me I am not allowed to sell any more basses. I still honor her wish. She did not say I couldn't buy more basses.
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  4. Definitely the Amber. I just picked up a used one and it's beautiful. Very interesting grain patterns. Sounds great too with the DD pickups. It's a rock machine that is a close rival to my Fender American Standard P.
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  5. skwee


    Apr 2, 2010
    I'd keep the maple in case I needed it to tour overseas. Just wouldn't want to chance getting my rosewood confiscated.
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  6. Sorry, I just don't like white guitars
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  7. FishDub

    FishDub Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2011
    Charlotte, NC
    Ok someone please enlighten me on the whole travel with maple...rosewood confiscation...this must have went over my head:help:
  8. Philibuster

    Philibuster Supporting Member

    The classic look of a white P with black scratchplate can be hard to resist, but the amber has some pop to it that made me vote for it.
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  9. Also, I find that most pics on the internet don't do the amber ones justice.
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  10. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    All my basses have exposed wood grain.
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  11. leto

    leto I'm not safe for Snowflakes Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2012
    Fort Worth, Texas
    White one
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  12. inthebassclef

    inthebassclef Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2012
    Rosewood is now a cities endangered wood. So technically custom can give a hard time with an instrument with rosewood with documentation. Whereas maple is not cites listed.
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  13. No fault of the other, but the white/rosewood one was my pick, I just like rosewood necks myself.
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  14. Hammerfield


    Aug 1, 2016
    I recently trade a Cort for the White P. It's a really awesome bass. Its made of basswood, so its a light axe. I was very sceptical of the wood, but i am really happy, it's sounds like a p bass and the weigth its a good factor to consider!

    I dont dig the look that much, but im gonna buy a tort and it going to look awesome, maybe with ashtrays
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2019
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  15. J-Mags

    J-Mags Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2018
    Durham NC
    I think the Amber looks just ok to me. I've always liked that 70s-derived black on white look. I've been on a maple kick lately, but I'm not so fond of the light maple with the amber for some reason.
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  16. Lionel Albert

    Lionel Albert

    Jul 24, 2015
    It depends of your hair, short, long, etc..
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  17. ThinCrappyTone

    ThinCrappyTone Mostly harmless Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    Yeah, sorry, I cannot help you. Really dig them both!
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  18. toomanyslurpees


    Jan 21, 2009
    I’d be tempted to swap necks and keep the amber.... both nice looking basses. Do you gravitate towards one playing wise? Sometimes there subtle differences that make one bass a slightly better player, if so keep that one.
  19. tb4sbp


    May 9, 2017
    North East
    I have been on a White kick ever since I got my V7 (white/tort/rosewood)
    But I do have a Nat Jazz with a maple neck too and I would choose to keep both
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  20. FishDub

    FishDub Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2011
    Charlotte, NC
    Interesting..not that I have ever traveled by plane for a gig
    I do like both but if it makes any sense, the white looks so much bigger on me, and I am a small guy, whereas the amber looks just right..Maybe?

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