MIM Midnight Wine Strat w Tort guard?

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  1. jcs

    jcs Member

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    I just picked up a 2005 MIM Maple neck Strat in Midnight Wine....really like the guitar a lot but this is a common color with the white guard.

    So I am considering the aftermarket Tort guard or 90's Fender Black guard which I already own.....the Fender guard is b/w/b/w/b.

    What say you folks?

    The Tort guard is interesting because it is so close to the Midnight Wine in color but maybe too much of one color?

    I am very happy with the stock pickups (surprisingly) and want to just transfer the whole pickup assembly to the new guard.

    Some like the Mint Green Fender guard with this color too but I don't own one.
     
  2. JPenn

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    tortoise would look great with that color
     
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    Single ply black is my go-to these days.
     
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    I have a Midnite Wine Release with a maple neck. I like it with the white guard, but I've thought a tort guard would look great
     
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    Thanx folks!
     
  6. Paully1

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    Gotta go with the Tort
     

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