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Tortoise might clash with the red.

White is better than tortoise; but might be too contrasting to the dark red, clash with the binding and pickup rings.

The black with 5ply binding on the pickguard edge would be the best to go with your body binding and pickup rings.

But you do what you like and you can change it anytime to suit your mood.... we just want to see pics!!!

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10 hours ago, sunking101 said:

Black for me. I have a red tortoise pickguard on my pearl white strat elite but wouldn't want one on a red 335. White would look even worse IMO.

Oh and scratchplates are a must on a 335. They look wrong without them.¬†ūü§®


Maybe so; but these guitars aren't 335s. 

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On 6/6/2019 at 12:35 AM, gnappi said:

I put a 5 ply black/white on my walnut finished 339.

Yeah, that looks nice ... and I think it is your best bet.  Honestly, I am not sure pearl white has looked good on anything but a black Strat.  Just my opinion...

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Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I'm sorry to say I don't think that white pearl fits in with your red guitar.  It just doesn't match anything else on it.  I think maybe black would be a better choice.  Tortoise shell is reserved for natural finish guitars.


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