Made myself a pickguard.

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  1. Charles Carter

    Charles Carter Member

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    My Masterbilt Century Zenith didn't come with a pickguard and as I like to anchor my pinky a bit closer to the strings I built and installed one.
    I'm really happy with the tortoise colour but the white seems a bit bright.
    Having said that, the originals seem to have been a similar bright white against cream binding on the guitar itself.
    What do you all think?
     

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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker

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    [​IMG]
    looks fine :thumb:
     
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  3. Zero

    Zero Well-Known Member

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    Been eyeballin one of these for awhile….
     
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  4. Charles Carter

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    Do it!
    They're lovely, really worth the investment.
     
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  5. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Well-Known Member

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    Nice work.
     
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    Norton Well-Known Member

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    Killer work!
     
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    Love it! The original models all had white binding, but the finish applied to them yellowed with age. Generally the pick guard would fall apart before they had a chance to yellow.
     
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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    I'm not usually one for the floating style of pickguard, but you pulled that off nicely.
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  9. Charles Carter

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    Thanks for the positive comments and encouragement everyone!
     
  10. Raiyn

    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Occasionally,* you get that around here.



    *Ok, ok, more than occasionally. :cheers:
     
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  11. Charles Carter

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    :lol:
     
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    Looks Great!
     
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    Very Nice!
     

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