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With or without pickguard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Showdown, Nov 4, 2004.


  1. Showdown

    Showdown Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I bought a pickguard for my Lakland 55-01, but before I make the permanent move of drilling holes for the screws I thought I would see which way you guys like it better.
     
  2. Not sure the tort is working with that red. Unless you get a black one or some other color, I would say "without".
     
  3. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I agree. Pickguard, maybe, but not that one.
     
  4. RoyQBiv

    RoyQBiv

    Nov 8, 2002
    Bellingam, WA
    I think white pearloid would mighty fine on there. The tort has got to go.
     
  5. You should put a piece of black paper over it to see how it looks.

    Or even some cool aloha print in that you are in Hawai'i, brudda. Yeah. Black with red aloha print.
     
  6. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    Naked as the day it was made.
     
  7. Anti_Wish

    Anti_Wish

    May 14, 2004
    Boston, Ma
    +1
     
  8. lyle

    lyle Guest

    Jan 10, 2004
    Vernon, B.C. Canada
    i like it, even in that colour. kind of has a flea bass vibe going.
     
  9. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    +1

    Black pearloid would look swaaaaaank.
     
  10. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Nerp.
     
  11. bassjus

    bassjus

    Mar 30, 2004
    Mass
    +1 That color isnt working. So between those two definantly without.
     
  12. Funky Doctor

    Funky Doctor

    Aug 28, 2003
    Australia
    I just plain don't like pickguards. Don't do it man!
     
  13. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Guess I'll be the voice of dissent. I'm digging the pickguard!
     
  14. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Without.
     
  15. nope...no pickguard...pickguards are for Fenders and MMs
     
  16. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    I'm digging the PG
     
  17. BoiNtC

    BoiNtC

    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    I'd say maybe a clear guard if you want one? I don't like the tort against that red personally.
     
  18. pistoleroace

    pistoleroace

    Sep 13, 2002
    WI
    I'd agree with others that a pickguard would look good but for sure, not that color! That color does not look good against the color of your bass at all. I think a white pearloid one would look great.
     
  19. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Ditto
     
  20. without