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Wearing out a new pickguard

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by jenderfazz, May 7, 2006.

  1. You know when an old bass has a fantastic faded finish and aged hardware? A new pickguard sticks out like a sore thumb. Any way to prematurely age a new pickguard?
  2. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Take off the pickguard, hold a pick in each hand, and start "picking" (scratching) at it.

    Edit: also, turn it upside-down on a hardwood floor and put your foot on it and slide it around over the floor.
  3. vyse933


    Mar 31, 2006
    Grand Haven, MI
    +1 on the pick in each hand. or you could always use it as a skateboard on a paved road, down a hill. maybe putting it in an oven, or keeping it underwatter for a long period of time. yeah, pretty much anything
  4. Smallmouth_Bass


    Dec 29, 2005
    Does anyone make pre-aged pickguards?

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