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Who sells Strat pickguards without control holes?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by PatriotBadger, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. PatriotBadger

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    Looking for an 8-hole Strat pickguard, SSS, 5-way, but without the control holes drilled. The only one I know if that offers this is Warmoth. Is there anyone else?
     
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    What is it that you're trying to accomplish that you can't get from the Warmoth pickguard?
     
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    I have a non-F guitar with what appears to be a standard 8-hole pickguard, but I'm not certain it will fit. I need to print out the template and see if it lines up, but I'm away from home for a few weeks. I just wanted to see if there was anything else out there that I may be able to try, as I know Warmoth is pretty log jammed at the moment and I don't know what the turnaround for a pickguard would be.
     
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    I believe Spitfire will build you one without control holes.
     
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    Looks like good stuff but too rich for my blood. This is going on an inexpensive guitar. I'm just looking for a basic parchment or aged white guard.
     
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    FYI, I ordered a custom pickguard from Warmoth on June 19th and it was shipped on the 26th.
     
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    WD would probably do it for you.
     
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    OP already answered this, but it could also be that he wants just one or two knobs, in different positions than the "normal" strat positions. I did this for one of my partscasters.

    I also wanted a loaded pickguards, OP, so I went to 920D Customs.

    Doesn't Warmoth give you the option not to have any holes?
     
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    This is the critical bit. Looks like Warmoth it is, and that's really what I wanted anyway. I didn't know if their pickguard production was on the same timeline as body components, but it doesn't seem like that's the case. Done deal!
     
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    Go on eBay and search "Stratocaster blank pickguard". You will find some. Without screw holes but you can copy them of the existing pickguard. Bought some before and more than good enough quality for a budget guitar.
     

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