Show us your interesting pickguards!

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  1. D 2 Z

    D 2 Z Member

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    I'm talking anything but white, show it off! I even saw a flamed sunburst pickguard once.
     
  2. XKnight

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    How about a Blackguard.:)

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  3. pfflam

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    Mine started out something like this: (brass)

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    Then I cut the middle pickup hole and patinated it with a black patina that sorta shone purplish, and it looked like this:

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    Then, after playing it for about three years with my pinky resting below the strings, the patina has worn off (and the guitar has changed) and it looks like this:
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    I am going to re-patinate it soon, not that I don't like it, just that I liked the black too.
     
  4. pfflam

    pfflam Silver Supporting Member

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    Is that all for funky guards?
     
  5. Z-Rider

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    '60 Melody Maker, Antiquities, copperguard.

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    '61 Melody Maker, Harmonic Design STP/Duncan '59, alu-guard.

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    :) Z.
     
  6. Simto

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    I love the Tele Pfflam, very personal

    And awesome Melody Makers! i really like the one with the copper guard.

    Here's my Monterey, don't know if the guard is very different, it's "just" been painted on and then polished, but it's my baby.
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  7. guitarmook

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    Cowhide...
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    Tooled leather...
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  8. RGB

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    My old beat up '83 with a black abalone guard loaded with Vintage Vibe SP90's.

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  9. thirstypirate

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    These are awesome. I do not have cool and unusual pick guards on my guitars but the wheels are turning...

    Thanks for posting the pics.
     
  10. SoCalSteve

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    I no longer own this particular LP, but I put a rosewood with MOP inlay pickguard on 'er.

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  11. CitizenCain

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    I like this one on this parts-o-caster (since given to a friend's teenage son. It's just an all parts silver/black paisley one-but it's real nice lookin' against[​IMG] the black finish
     
  13. Frankee

    Frankee Wartime Consigliere

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    Awesome!
     
  14. fretfreak76

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    WOW!! That looks so cool, is this a repo of JIMI'S Mont. strat? Must of fell under my radar,can ya tell me some info on it? ALSO CAN ANYONE TELL ME OF A GOOD PLACE TO FIND COOL CUSTOM PICKGUARDS FOR SRATS & TELES? ANY INFO WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED
     
  15. DC1

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    Here's the Piet Mondrian sig strat...

    or not.

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    Here's the 12-string
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    And a one off custom with white MOTS

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  16. Drowned Rabbit

    Drowned Rabbit Black Beauty Beats Burst

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