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painting a pickguard

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Pthump, Jun 24, 2005.


  1. Pthump

    Pthump

    Nov 18, 2004
    how would one go about painting a plastic pickguard?
     
  2. Sonorous

    Sonorous

    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    It chips.

    But... just spray paint it.
     
  3. Pthump

    Pthump

    Nov 18, 2004
    booo :( must be a better way.. figured out fender pickguards don't really fit on essex basses..
     
  4. Sonorous

    Sonorous

    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Is it just the screws, or is something else out of place?

    If so, you can just drill new holes in the bass. Nothing to really worry about because they aren't expensive.
     
  5. ::::BASSIST::::

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

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    If you paint make sure you clearcoat otherwise it will scratch/chip easily. IME, factory paintjobs are usually much better than homebrew.

    If its just that you cant find a pickguard that will fit your bass, I think if you look REAL hard you might find one. There are companies that can make a custom one for you too.