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Sadowsky Metro RS/MS half pickguards

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Rvl, Aug 9, 2004.


  1. Rvl

    Rvl

    Dec 23, 2003
    Aomori Japan
    Just got off the phone with Sadowsky Tokyo
    Was asking about half pickguards for the Metro RS/MS series and said they have just made some up , pricing was around $50(not definite) But it seems that clear is the only option at the moment. Hmmmmmm I told them I wanted one in tortoise or pearl , they said ahhhhhh custom order.....$150....ouch
    Come on guys if we bug them they might offer some more colors.

    Waiting to get my Sadowsky Tokyo JT/J back from the shop and see how the "Vintage Tone Control" sounds before ordering my new Metro.

    Thanks

    Robert VanLane
     
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Half of a pickguard?, I'm not understanding the reasoning behind that. :eyebrow:

    Do you have a picture?
     
  3. Rvl

    Rvl

    Dec 23, 2003
    Aomori Japan
    My bass has a half pickguard on it.
    http://members29.clubphoto.com/robert853565/2306561/guest-8394.phtml

    I like the half pickguard because:
    -it allows more thumb resting space on the neck pickup
    -reduces the distance under the strings for popping
    -reduces the wear on the paint from my nails
    -looks different than other Jazz copy basses
     
  4. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    Ooo, I like it. It'd be neat to see a colour one on a stain finish with a control plate!
     
  5. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Roger said yesterday that down the road they will be expanding on the Metro line. :hyper:
     
  6. boo

    boo

    Oct 12, 2002
    Netherlands


    $150 for a custom made Sadowsky pickguard ???????? :meh: :meh: they must be verry special !!!!

    check this out: http://pickguards.us/pricesadowsky.html