Replacement pickguard for Epi Es-355
Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:25 AM
I'm new to the forum here so apologies if something similar has been posted previously.
Having just recently purchased an Epi Es-355, I'm looking to get a replacement pickguard for it and have been amazed by
a: The difficulty in actually finding an genuine one to purchase,
b: The price of some of the aftermarket ones on sale.
If anyone knows of a reputable site/seller that deals in them, or perhaps even someone who has one and just doesn't want it, I'd really appreciate it.
Ps: I'm looking for a bound tortoise one, similar to the attached photo.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:53 AM
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 02:10 AM
Ditto. I got my Custom Truss Rod Cover from them in half the time they advertise. I'll gladly go back to them for any future needs.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:49 AM
If you want to swop your tortoiseshell Epi ES355 pickgaurd for my black Epi ES345 pickguard let me know. The two should be a direct swop.
Alternatively, if you want to sell me the tortoiseshell again send me a PM.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 11:44 AM
I'd be interested to know how you get on with Terrapin.
Posted 18 April 2012 - 04:46 AM
It cost around $35.
The tortoise was a little too light for my liking and the edge was beveled instead of bound.
Pickguardian seems to be the way to go for a bound guard.
I will be contacting them when I can get the time.
As soon as I get it and have it mounted I will post photos.
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