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TheFamilyGhost replied to the forum post Vintage Plus (Distressed Series) Pickguard

Here's the finished product.  Getting the frets leveled and buffed at the moment.  Installed the DiMarzio HS-3 (Bridge) and HS-4 (Neck and Middle).  More ESP's should come stocked with DiMarzio! ......MORE »
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TheFamilyGhost replied to the forum post Vintage Plus (Distressed Series) Pickguard

So I got my black pickguard from Terrapin.  All the screw holes matched, but I did have to shave the neck pocket slightly to get it to fit.  May have over shaved it by just a hair, making sure it wasn't too tight,......MORE »
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I'd assume they changed a little bit over the years.  Can't say for sure.  Pickguard Heaven has multiple sizes listed for particular ESP strats.  I think there are two for the Vintage Plus (Worn Series and......MORE »
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Update, I checked the size and it should fit.  Printed out a pdf again and lined up the non-original modded pickguard over top.  The screw holes may or may not line up, but should be close or good.  If a few......MORE »
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I'm going to Staples again today to double check the pdf.  I'm holding up a pickguard to my computer screen and it looks pretty close.  They may have just printed it out wrong.  Will let you know if it fits the......MORE »
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I printed out their PDF at Staples and cut it out last year to check the size.  I think it's for the the older vintage plus guitars, as it did not fit.  Staples could have possibly printed out the wrong size. ......MORE »
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Decided I'll try and modify an American sized pickguard, but I'm very skeptical is to how good of a job I can do without an original outline.  It could look just as bad as the one someone already modified to fit......MORE »
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