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Epiphone S310-B Strat copy - black to white change


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Epiphone Strat noob owner here. I am looking to change over from all-black to all-white, but I am not sure what pickup cover mm sizes I need for this guitar. It has three single coil pickups. I am ordering a pickguard from Pickguard Heaven, as I understand from other threads here that finding an exact replacement is nearly impossible, but I'm having trouble figuring out what mm sized pickup covers I should be buying for this guitar, as there seem to be several options, from a 48/50/52mm set to a 50/50/52mm set and several other sizes, yet mine all seem to be the same size (I could be way off on this). I'm not sure about the trem knob size, either. I'd also like to avoid the gold writing on the knobs, hopefully getting either plain white knobs or white with black or silver volume and tone printing. I've used a replacement Strat wiring harness with no problems, and I have already replaced the 5-way switch knob, but I'm getting stuck on these three items, despite spending the last two days trying to nail down the specs online. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Any pics? You may be best using/sending off your pickguard one to get a replacement made. Theres some important dimension differences between an Epi S310 and a strat.

 

Oh, how many frets btw, may have a spare white one.

 

 

Thanks, Pete B.

I am sending the old pickguard out to get the new one made to specs. The angled bridge pickup and the hole alignment are certainly nowhere near a Strat, so I didn't want to do a trace. I'll take a pic or two tomorrow and post here. It's got 22 frets, and the pointed headstock, but I still don't know what mm size the new covers should be, as I'm not sure how to measure them. I'm sorry to be such a noob, but I've never done this kind of change-over before, yet I want to do it right. If I hit a wall, I might just stick with the all-black stuff and just get a new black pickguard, as it's turning out to be more challenging than I thought for a simple color change. I am actually primarily a bass guy, and I've done a bunch of mods on my Fender Jazz and others, but this is my first real guitar mod, and I'm kind of feeling my way through it. I didn't realize the pickup sizes would be different, and it's got me a bit befuddled. I don't know if the trem arm diameter is the same as a Strat or Gibson trem, either, and I don't want to waste any more money than I have to on stuff that won't fit. All the mods I've done previously were using pretty standard-sized replacement parts, and this is turning into more of a project than I expected, but the poor girl is looking kind of funny at the moment, and I'm itching to get finished. Next is replacing all the hardware on my old Epiphone Sheraden, and I wanted to try this one as a practice run. Thanks again for any and all assistance.

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