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No problem with the pick guard on my ‘20 HB, but it hasn’t sat on a shop wall for 2 years either.
Action is perfect.

If you want the etched nitro pick guard you can get it on the original series model, or the historic. I’m one of those players that often “anchors” my hand on the pick guard when playing fingerstyle and noticed my pinky was right on the birds head when I tried an original. I’d probably wear it off in a few weeks of playing! 

Ultimately I chose the best sounding bird and to my ears it was a standard over an original. Couldn’t care less about the pickguard being “flubber”.  Frankly I like that the bird won’t be worn off in a few years. 
 


 

 

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read this thread below,  thats going to help you decide if it's worth your time / effort.    

Glad to see what some here jokingly refer to as  "fan boys"  have talked you down from your concerns with the high action.   I'm assuming the shop that has 2 HB;s - New old stock, one 2+ years old,  h

So Martin are not the most disappointing brand? You better watch what you say. Forum members may be at your house right now with pitchforks and burning torches.

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