5 hole telecaster pickguard. A pickguard also known as scratchplate is a piece of plastic or other often laminated material that is placed on the body of a guitar mandolin or similar plucked string instrumentthe main purpose of the pickguard is to protect the guitars finish from being scratched by the guitar pick. The telecaster images surrounding this page are of my 1983 fender american telecaster top loader. Add a switching device that can activate the neck pickup. These pickguards fit american and most japanese tele.
There are several solutions available to make this happen but they all have one thing in common. I have a 52 ri that i purchased a bakelite pickguard for but im having trouble getting it to fit around the neck. Looking at the bakelite side by side with the black plastic has me wondering whether its worth the effort of trimming. This is the only hole that varies in location.
The stratosphere is not affiliated with fender musical. Vintage guitars infos vintage fender guitars basses amps. It is identical to jeffs and the serial number denotes that it was produced in the same seriesera as well. When ordering a replacement pickguard pay particular attention to the location of screw hole 5.
There are many tele clones. Pattern telecaster and telecaster bass type fender and squier. Group a group b group c group d group e all squier models require a tracing of the original or the original guard itself be sent for duplication. As well as serving a practical purpose the pickguard may also be used for decoration and is often.
Strat guitar pickguard mounting hole options. Genuine guitar pickguards and covers. The concept behind the seven sound mod is simple.