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Pickguard color

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by mapleglo, Oct 3, 2019.

What color pickguard works best?

  1. Tort

    17 vote(s)
    29.3%
  2. White Moto

    3 vote(s)
    5.2%
  3. Black

    5 vote(s)
    8.6%
  4. Parchment

    24 vote(s)
    41.4%
  5. Some other color

    9 vote(s)
    15.5%
  1. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    At band practice tonight.

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  2. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm a huge fan of tort especially on solid colors, but you can always go out on a limb and get a distressed brown leather pickguard.
     
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  3. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Strat-Talker Platinum Supporting Member

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    The poll and thread confirm my suspicions: tortoise shell is popular, but most people either really like it or really don't.

    Dig the results the OP got.
     
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  4. SpeedKing

    SpeedKing Senior Stratmaster

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    Let's be honest the guitar looks just sweet with any of the three (not the pearled though!)

    Hope you're happy in your choice and .... you can always swap about again if you want now.
     
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  5. SilverBlues84

    SilverBlues84 New Member!

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    Gotta go with the black. A white Strat with a black PG always looks classy AND modern. The real question is whether you keep the pickup covers black or white...[emoji848]

    I’d likely keep them white.


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  6. YALCaster

    YALCaster Strat-O-Master

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    Black with bright white plastics

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  7. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Yeah, black with white is a classic combination. I easily could have gone that way. Still can, if I get tired of the parchment. Thanks!