I’ve been looking around for a custom gold anodized pickguard for a while. I’ve done some searches but haven’t come up with much. I am looking for true metal materials, not the simulated brushed plastic. I recently found that Sims guitars in the UK can make custom metal guards, but I was quoted £165.00 GBP (roughly ~$230 USD) + shipping for one which seems pretty steep. Not to mention paying to ship the original guard to the UK to be used as the template. Otherwise I’ve really only heard of Tone-Guard, but I’ve also read some mixed reviews. Including some mentioning that they were unable to get their original pickguard back after sending it in as a template. Obviously that’s much less than ideal if true, and I don’t want to get into a situation like that if I can avoid it. It seems like there simply aren’t very many shops offering these, but I figured I’d check to see if anyone knows of any other options just in case. I may ultimately just go through Sims if I decide to get one, but that cost is still a little tough to swallow for a pickguard at the moment. Thanks for any input or suggestions!