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Exotic Pickguards... Let's See Them!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    I want to get some ideas for putting a new pg on my black P bass.

    I want to do something different from the same old stuff.

    So let's see some pics of exotic pickguards!

    Here's a couple that I find interesting!



  2. Not quite exotic...and not a P-Bass, but I'm kinda partial to this one. Testers model paint and spare time.
  3. ibanezcollector

    ibanezcollector Yoyo's Hurt When You Crank It Into Your Face

    Feb 18, 2007
    Cleveland Ohio
  4. Green Mind

    Green Mind

    Aug 28, 2007
    BC/AB, Canada

    My peavey's
  5. B.C.

    B.C. Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Hub1d. Me complete with bassface.
  6. -Sam-


    Oct 5, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    you look like adam sandler.:bag:
    nice bass though
  7. uethanian


    Mar 11, 2007
  8. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    That's neat! Did you do that yourself? How?
  9. peterbright


    Jan 23, 2007
    On The Bayou
    I really like the checkerboard one.
  10. BackwaterBass


    Feb 18, 2008
    I've been playing with the idea of cutting out a clear plexiglass pickguard for a custom build I'm doing in my spare time. I think it would look neat showing the guts of the bass, maybe even wire in a little LED to give it a glowing effect.
  11. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Engraved bird I designed
  12. B.C.

    B.C. Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    *sings* Sloppy Joe, Sloppy Sloppy Joe Yea, Sloppy Joe...
    */singing enter tomatoes*

    Thanks man
  13. B.C.

    B.C. Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Thanks, my buddy took the original pickguard and used it as a template on Plexiglass. He is a great designer/builder/luthier.
  14. Here's one I did for my old SBV. All it required was about an hour of CAD and a few minutes on the CNC mill :)


    And the Bongo.......


    And my Peavey/Pinup girls :D


  15. NorCal Dog

    NorCal Dog

    Nov 28, 2005
    check this out,,,

    my Squier went from this,,,

    to this,,,
  16. rusty


    Mar 29, 2004
    Very nice - did you do that yourself?
  17. NorCal Dog

    NorCal Dog

    Nov 28, 2005
    ya,, it's a collage,, actually decoupage is the correct terminology. was very simple to do.
  18. interwebhobo


    Nov 27, 2007
    Houston, TX
  19. Thunderitter

    Thunderitter Bass - the final frontier! Supporting Member

    Jun 6, 2007
    Came across this Brubaker on eBay tonight. Question is can you really call it a pick-guard? I can't make up my mind with about this one! It's either really cool or really crazy!

  20. eastcoasteddie


    Mar 24, 2006
    I like this one much better over the other 2

    With my Stingray (I know it's not a J...but you get the idea), I went with Abalone over the Natural Ash. Kind of a departure from the standard white or black perloid.


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