lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

For guitars of the straight waisted variety (or reverse offset).

best pickguard?

white
22
63%
tortoise shell
4
11%
gold
9
26%
 
Total votes: 35

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by HarlowTheFish » Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:33 am

MKR wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:28 am
alright. thanks for the feedback for reaffirming some of my suspicions. I think I will keep the white one on.

I'm a little tempted to get a pearl pickguard, but i think i'll hold off LOL.
If you go for pearl, make sure you get the right one - the more greenish vintagey LPB looks really nice with an off-white aged pearl and the brighter blue looks better with a really bright white one.

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by Larry Mal » Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:12 am

I would use the anodized one if it's really aluminum just for the shielding it would provide. That trumps everything else to me.
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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by Scout » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:21 pm

Yes, Trump would have a gold one.

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by HarlowTheFish » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:27 pm

Scout wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:21 pm
Yes, Trump would have a gold one.
yeah but it would be 24k gold and i'm not sure how good the shielding is on those

or, y'know, the guarding-against-a-pick part of a pickguard

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by FrankRay » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:56 pm

Mint. Or parchment. But of those three definitely white.

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by Sauerkraut » Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:58 am

I'd have voted gold if that particular pickguard had looked a little more subtle/less yellow, more like this. Between those three, the white guard wins. Black might look good too, though I think it looks best with maple necks.

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Re: lake placid blue strat pickguard dilemma (pic heavy)

Post by Pacafeliz » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:41 am

Always white.
That tort looks like pig vomit.
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