Which Pickguard for my Doghair Telecaster 4 Pics What do you think

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  1. eclecticsynergy

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    +1 on the single layer black. To me, everything else seems to detract from the doghair.
     
  2. S00NERMAN

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    FLAT BLACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. mimmo

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    White or pearl
     
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    Black pearl or tortoise (red pearl)
     
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    White IMO
     
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    1. White
    2. Perloid
     
  7. S00NERMAN

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    FLAT BLACK!!!!!! (OK, so I voted twice, big deal - you know what they say, 'vote early, vote often'.). :cool:
     
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    I'd go with either this or single ply parchment/cream
     
  9. voskarp

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    The white one , of course!:D

    (Yeah, where's the mint one...?)
     
  10. rcboals

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    UPDATE 10/04/2018 TOTAL SCREW UP ALERT!! :( :( I will post a new thread when I get this thang finished the way I want. The screw up involves spilled lacquer and heat from a drying lamp on the front of the guitar. Feeling pretty incompetent and stupid right now. Life is a learning curve but I am having fun, Back in a couple weeks if it goes right. :)
     
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    My vote goes to Flat Black Single Ply
     
  12. TokyoPortrait

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    Oh no, sorry to hear that.

    For what it's worth, I also like the idea of single ply not quite white. Personally, I'm not that keen on the black single ply one (for me, it's close but not quite), but I also find the multi ply ones a bit distracting. Would also be good to see it with no pick guard.

    Good luck.

    Pax/
    Dean
     
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    3 Ply White/Black/White, the Black Pearloid - second choice.
     
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    Damn that bites - she was looking good. You'll get it back.
     
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    I've been in dark places like this. These are the kinds of mistakes you make once - good luck in bouncing back
     
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    Hate to read of the mishap, but you'll get it put right.

    Then you can put the white pickguard on it. Or flat black as a distant second; all the others distract from the finish.
     
  17. darren7

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    Flat black. Give it a light sanding in the direction of the wood grain to give it a similar “brushed” look.
     
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    Any of them...as long as it's NOT the flat black, 3 ply black, pearloid or tortoise.
     
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    White, it looks really classy.
     
  20. rcboals

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    Thanks guys. It was a bummer since the grain was already filled. So I laid a black lacquer color coat down and made my own doghair grain pattern like I did around the edges of the guitar. I think it is going to look good when I am done.
     

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