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custom pick guard

Post by ok_saint » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:18 pm

I have an old Apollo Japanese offset short scale 12 string that I'm working on- it's a mess. Some questions: Anyone ever had a custom made pickguard made from an old pickguard or template- where did you go and what did it cost?

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Re: custom pick guard

Post by Jaguar018 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:06 am

Here is a place to check out just for starters: Pickguardian

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Re: custom pick guard

Post by chrisrnps » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:37 pm

Pickguardian here too - I sent an original (Hofner Galaxie Reissue) that wasn’t available in the “template libraries” anywhere I could find, and he copied it perfectly, and included my requested modifications as well (different control layout, different pickups, and modifications to the contours to make it closer to the 1960s versions). Fit *perfectly* with no adjustments or cleanup work needed.
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Re: custom pick guard

Post by mgeek » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:28 am

ok_saint wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:18 pm
I have an old Apollo Japanese offset short scale 12 string that I'm working on- it's a mess. Some questions: Anyone ever had a custom made pickguard made from an old pickguard or template- where did you go and what did it cost?
got any pics? sounds cool

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Re: custom pick guard

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Re: custom pick guard

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Re: custom pick guard

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