Denim Pickguard Redux

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by jjkurtz, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. jjkurtz

    jjkurtz Tele-Meister

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    It's back and better than ever. I still had some denim leftover from my failed Tele project so I decided to put it one on my Strat. Looks good, don't you think? :)

    Here's some before and after action for your viewing enjoyment:

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  2. Bill

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    Are you really, really sure you want opinions?

    Well, in that case, I guess I like it better than if you'd had some material left over from a plaid polyester sports jacket.
     
  3. Daddydex

    Daddydex Friend of Leo's

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    Please rethink this.
     
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    :idea:
    :D

    That would go great on my Squier '51!

    But seriously, I figured everyone would hate it but I like it... and that's ultimately what determines if it stays. I do like hearing how much it disgusts everyone. You guys don't have to worry about my feelings. Give your honest opinions. :cool:
     
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    Regardless of my opinion, if you like it, go for it and make it your own.
     
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    The Ellie Mae Clampett Stratocaster!
     
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    If Daisy's Dukes like it, let me know
     
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    Like I say...If you have to ask the question, you already know the answer...
     
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    I'll keep mine. I really like it. :)

    It's funny though because I've only talked to 3 other people who say they like it and I'm pretty sure that two of them were just being nice.

    My mom was diplomatic about it and said, in a very nice tone, "That's different."
     
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    Interesting idea, and kudos for trying something new.

    It's not my cup of tea though. Neither the frayed edges nor the cloth texture appeal to me. But do your own thing man, that's what it's about.
     
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    Whatever cooks your cookies man...

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    I bet it would look good on a white guitar with maple fretboard.
     
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    Bill, you should have been a diplomat. :lol:
     
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    OK honestly? It's better than it was before. Get rid of the fringe. And, if you can get a hold of some actual brand new Levi 501 denim - the real dark stuff - and figure out a way to get the little orange or red tag in there, you might actually have something.

    I love the "Ellie Mae Clampett" strat line. An Ellie Mae strat as opposed to the Mary Kaye strat.
     
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    I love that idea!
     
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    I was eyeing a white strat at GC the other day thinking the exact same thing...:idea:




    I like the Ellie Mae Clampett line too.
     
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    JJ, I thought you folks up in Memphis were better behaved than that.

    I would prefer you do that to a Gibson. Other than a few G-string bites, what has that strat ever done to you? :D

    As long as you can get it off of there before the vice squad gets there, you're cool. This is the way we learn things, by trying new stuff!


    Bubbanov
     
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    I'm thinking that at least some of the relic-heads would go for the denim pickguard since they always compare a reliced guitar to an old pair of jeans. With this you've got both! :D
     
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    you could use the small coin pocket from a pair of Levis to put your picks in.
     
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