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I’m struggling to source a white, single ply 51 Precision style scratchplate. Does anyone know where I could find one? Warmoth’s don’t fit standard bodies, only their own (they claim). 

I’d rather not spray my black one white.

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I can't find any off the shelf but you could easily get one made. Tim at Scratch-It - http://www.originalscratchplates.com/ made a custom pickguard for me, very reasonably priced and I was very pleased with the result. I provided Tim with the pickguard material that I wanted to use along with a pattern and a few days later voila!

You can buy single-ply vintage white pickguard material from ebay here - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-Vanson-315mm-x-240mm-Scratchplate-Pickguard-Material-for-Electric-Guitars/111817601979?var=410802222888&epid=1466518721&hash=item1a08d933bb:g:JPoAAOSw5VFWO7Gi.

Just use your existing black pickguard as a pattern.

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I used a white Fablon type film,bought from LIDL, on both my PB-50 and Dano Wildthing scratchplates.

Cost £3.99 and reckon it'll do about 5.

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I've used a sticky vinyl sheet before to make a matching headstock. It looks okay from a distance but not perfect. It depends what quality you're after. 

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What version?  I’ve got one here to fit a Fender Japanese made 51P reissue. GuitarBuild UK make one for an original, but mine doesn’t fit well around the control plate, probably because the control plate is Japanese reissue sized! 

PM me if the Japanese one is any use..

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1 hour ago, BassBod said:

What version?  I’ve got one here to fit a Fender Japanese made 51P reissue. GuitarBuild UK make one for an original, but mine doesn’t fit well around the control plate, probably because the control plate is Japanese reissue sized! 

PM me if the Japanese one is any use..

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 Thanks, I appreciate that. I’m all sorted now though, I painted it it in the end.

Good of you to offer to help 👍🏻

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