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Replacement parts - pick guards Pick guards for ES 355

#1 User is offline   Kid1129 

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 06:20 PM

Greetings all. Does anyone know where I can get a turtle-shell pick guard for my ES 355? ...or a suggestion for a replacement. The current one broke into pieces after years of service.
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#2 User is offline   L5Larry 

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 07:01 AM

As the 355 was not a very popular model made in quantities of a gazillion (like the 335), I know of no off-the-shelf replacement pickguards.

There is a tortoise replacement guard for the 335, but it is going to have a beveled laminated edge finish, not bound.
https://www.allparts...335_p_2720.html

I would look into a bound tortoise L-5C guard, and see if the profile will fit. You would then need to have the pickup notches cutout.
https://www.allparts...reg_p_2782.html

There are a couple custom pickguard makers that have been recommended by members here that have the patterns to make many popular shapes, but the kicker is the binding. To make a bound pickguard is a whole different ballgame.
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#3 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:38 PM

Like this one ?


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