NPD - sparkly red pickguard for my MIM

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  1. Whatizitman

    Whatizitman Friend of Leo's

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    Needed a change, new attitude. Called my hairdresser. He recommended a new pickguard.

    What’d y’all think? How’s it sound now? It looks like I’m meditating in front of it. I’m actually worshiping it.

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  2. Cysquatch

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    I'm normally not one for that kind of thing, but the black with maple fretboard just works with that look. But now you need a new strap that matches!
     
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    I like it!
     
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    Looks like that red one belongs there! Much better!!!!
     
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    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    I like the red sparkly!
     
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    Definitely cheaper than a new guitar!
     
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    Is that you in the neck pick up?
     
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    LMAO...... Oh man that is too funny! That just made my whole day.
     
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    No, these days neck pickups come with the reflections painted in. Mine is reliced.
     
  10. hemingway

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    Sorry, I prefer the white.

    <gets chased from thread>
     
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  11. Whatizitman

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    It's ok. I get routinely chased out of my own threads. This one will be no different.

    Nope. Specter. My dadcave studio is haunted. That's how I got it so cheap. It randomly appears. I call it the Crying Whatizitman. It's a faith promoting miracle!
     
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    Much better!
     
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    Gotta admit I was totally ready to not like it, but it’s kinda cool.
     
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    Nice. And we all know what they say about Red Heads!
     
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    Me like.

    Just don't ask if it makes yer butt look big.
     
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  16. Whatizitman

    Whatizitman Friend of Leo's

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    The proper answer is "Mmm... Not the most flattering on you."

    This, in addition to only making very small and inexpensive gear purchases (hence the pickguard) is why I'm still married.
     
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    I like it.
     
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    Nice!
     
  19. beninma

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    Looks good to me, I did the same thing to my black MIM w/White Pickguard, except I switched it to a Red Tortoise guard. I definitely debated going with a sparkly red or green guard.

    White pickguard on black looks too much like this to me:


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    And that is not a look that I think fits a Telecaster if Telecasters are supposed to be dirty back room brawler type electric guitars.
     
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    Three thumbs up!






    Wait, no. Two, two thumbs up!
     
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