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So... I made this pickguard! I ordered a white pearloid pickguard for my PJ Mustang, but it took about four weeks to arrive. In the interim I made my own pickguard from a white pearloid blank, using hand tools all the way.




I produced the bevel by mounting a Stanley blade at 45 degrees and running it around the edge of the pickguard, a little at a time. I coloured the edge in with a permanent marker, and stopped scraping once all the ink was removed and the black layer was an even width.




I hand cut/dug the counter-sinking for each pickguard screw:


The pickup route was the trickiest bit.

In place on my Mustang bass, and it fits:




Alas my WD Music has shown up, so I don't need this. For half the cost of the WD pickguard you can have my DIY creation!

My only caveat is that to fit it to my Mustang I had to loosen off the pickups and then re-seat them in the bass. Not sure why, but the pickups mount with two screws per pickup half, and they sit on black foam. Therefore they have a bit of travel to them.

Postage would be about £2 from Edinburgh, or you can collect/meet up if you live here!




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I have a warped pickguard on my Mustang so looking to change it. If you have this one still available, would you consider sending to Sweden?


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12 hours ago, itsalwaysyou said:


I have a warped pickguard on my Mustang so looking to change it. If you have this one still available, would you consider sending to Sweden?



Absolutely! I also have a clean, stock mint-green Fender PJ Mustang pickguard if you want?

Drop me a PM and we can sort something out!




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