These guards have had the edges softened and been finished with a nitrocellulose lacquer top coat (paint can ring on the back for that vintage touch!)
Please note that the nitro has not been polished and is not glassy smooth. These guards will mark and show wear relatively quickly. A great way to have your own playing influence the look of your guitar!
Based on the pre 1963 spec these are direct replacements for Fender pickguards.
Vintage correct phenolic sheet material.
Screw config: 5 hole
Thickness: 1.5mm (perfect to fit flush with our vintage spec control plates)
Bakelite is a trade name that has been used interchangeably over the years for many different types of early plastic made with phenolic resin.
The sheet material that was used for early Fender pickguards was compressed paper and phenolic resin.
We have found a manufacturer of the modern equivalent product and had these pickguards produced to the vintage specs, including thickness.
Fender would sand and spray their pickguards with nitro.
We've done the same with this batch.
Please note that the nitro has not been polished and is not glassy smooth. These guards will mark and show wear relatively quickly.
Made in USA.
Click here for spec diagram.
Please note that phenolic sheet is an industrial product and there may be some slight imperfections in the material.
- Model: NI-PGESQ-BKLT
- Manufactured by: Axecaster
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