Pickguard color for Seafoam Green

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  1. Deafsoundguy

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    I was trying to wrap my head around that light aged looking mint since I've never seen one. Until last night. I ventured out into full germ territory to get some strings at Guitar Center. They had a new Strat with a light mint pickguard. I was impressed. Although I like white and black pickguards I thought the mint color made it look more upscale.

    The one benefit of everyone staying home right now with the cornholio virus wafting everwhere, is that I was able to go into Guitar Center and actually play some acoustics without hearing 10 guitar players with 6 months of experience blasting away on some tone devoid shredder setting. It was awesome.
     
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  2. amstratnut

    amstratnut Peace thru Music. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I went with parchment on mine. Mine really light.

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    The photo above is mint on a sea foam Journeyman
     
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  5. Lonn

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    Yup, that's just like the CS I posted back on page one. It's a great look.
     
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  6. whiteheat777

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    I have white on mine - but I like the black, and the mint!
     
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    Thanks, they do look very similar. This is a 2017 Namm Ltd 63 aged sea foam.
     
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    Thanks...it's a mid-80s 57 AVRI that I bought new over 30 years ago. Awesome guitar!
     
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    WHAT I SAID....

    BUT, ya know, I kinda like the 3-ply white ( and white pearl, too ) with it.
     
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    Parchment pearloid is what you need to look for @Lonn
     
  12. whiteheat777

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    Seafoam vs Surf Green
     
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    I think the black looks fine. But if you just want something different, my other choices would be tort or pearl white.
     
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    Mint for sure!
     
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    I have a bright white one on mine now, but thinking about installing a mint one I have loaded and ready to go. I'll post pics, before and after.
     
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    ...unless you're a pimp in a Louisiana whore-house, as George Patton would say!
     
  19. Lonn

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    I’ve been thinking about tweed.
     
  20. Frijole

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    I'd say go with mint 3-ply or white 3-ply. It needs that black line to highlight the pickguard profile.