Got A Sunburst Tele? Please Post Pics So I Can See Pick Guards

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    It is tough to choose between the two.
     
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    Nah, man. Parchment on a 'burst is the way to go. Leave it.
     
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    Warmoth has some nice pickguards, I've got a nice brown tort guard from them I quite like it.

    But if you're going to buy a black Tele pickguard from Warmoth, you've got to be whack.
    Their Tele guards are like $30.00 or so plus some substantial shipping plus they're 12 weeks behind right now.

    I've bought three plain black Tele guards from Reverb (Stratosphere) for $10.99 each, with No problems.
    Just sayin'...
     
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    Good point, I had forgotten about them.

    These are my options there:

    https://stratosphereparts.com/new-b...uard-for-fender-usa-vintage-tele-3ply-5-hole/


    https://stratosphereparts.com/new-r...ard-for-fender-usa-vintage-tele-3-ply-5-hole/


    https://stratosphereparts.com/new-t...ender-usa-vintage-tele-5-hole-rosewood-print/


    https://stratosphereparts.com/new-b...ard-for-fender-usa-vintage-tele-3-ply-5-hole/



    I'm thinking that black or the red tort would look best.


    Edit - Scratch that, they want $46 shipping to ship one pick guard to Canada. Allegedly the shipping charges are based on weight! Absolutely moronic. I'll check them out on reverb but don't expect shipping to be cheaper there.
     
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    Classic Vibe body, 60's Fender Classic Series neck.
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    White
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    Cream
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    Mint
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    Tortoise
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    Black
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    Gold
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    Just picked this up this week (love it)

    Already ordered a b/w/b to put on it, should be here next week

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    Perfect, thank you. That is the exact same configuration as my Partscaster.


    Tortoise
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    Black
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    I am so torn between those two. I just cannot decide.
     
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    I like the look of the black guard.
     
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    I also like both. On this one I went with the Tortoise.


    I have another Sunburst with binding that I am changing the hardware to gold. For that one I will either do the black or the cream (ala R. K. Tele).
     
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    You’ve seen the pics, so I won’t duplicate. But pearlescent white is totally the way to go.
     
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    I wasn't a fan of the tort guard so I wrapped it in black vinyl.




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    Here´s my 58 AVRI
     

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    Here's a close up of the one posted earlier...

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    I know.....I know....this is not a tele. But it is a good example of what a copper pickguard looks like on a sunburst finish
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    This is a Warmoth build that I decided to change into........
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    THIS! I traded something for this pickguard from a forum member, anodized aluminum
     
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