Pickguard poll

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by popthree, Sep 29, 2019.

Black or white? The black one is original to this guitar.

  1. Black

    36.6%
  2. White

    63.4%
  1. popthree

    popthree Poster Extraordinaire

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    Which do you prefer
     

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  2. shupe13

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    I like the black on black honestly but black pearliod...

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  3. LowCaster

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    I like contrast, but I like black on black too. This guitar is meant to have a black guard, black headstock, black fretboard, red logo and stripe on the guard. Something is missing without the black red black pick guard.
     
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  4. Andy B

    Andy B Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Personally I can't stand the look of a white pickguard.
     
  5. 24 track

    24 track Doctor of Teleocity

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    for that guitar i like the black
     
  6. RodeoTex

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    Black, but maple neck too.
     
  7. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Cream or mint instead of white is what I’d pick, but that’s because of binding.

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  8. groove guru

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    I like the black pickguard. Black hardware would look cool too.
     
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    Be interesting to know how this goes with the age ranges of pollsters?

    Time was a black guitar either didn't exist or wouldn't be available with a black guard and for many of us, those aesthetics are deep rooted.
     
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  10. theprofessor

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    I'd normally say white, but with that neck and headstock: black.
     
  11. El Tele Lobo

    El Tele Lobo Friend of Leo's

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    Black...but if you could find a dark red transparent that would be even better!
     
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    Either works for me...I mean....it's just a pickguard. Looks good either way
     
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    Only my opinion matter here! And no, I won't tell you what it is. :D
     
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    I think the control plate looks awkward hanging out in the blackness of space without a white pickguard to connect it visually to the neck and bridge.
     
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    SecretSquirrel Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    White. Mind you, I've been stating my opinions on pickguard colors for over 40 years, and I've never been wrong. :D

    If black, then pearloid.
     
  16. VWAmTele

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    White dresses it up. Black also looks pretty good. Anything but tort :)
     
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    White
     
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    I still like the white with a black headstock. I didn’t notice the red layer to the black guard until others mentioned it - that looks pretty cool too.
     
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    sonny wolf Friend of Leo's

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    White is perfect...I love how it contrasts against the black body.I only like black pickguards on butterscotch Teles...otherwise always white or mint green.
     
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    Mint green would be my choice.
     
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