RG8 Pickguard Thread

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  1. BangandBreach

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    You could use kydex. We use it in firearms to make holsters, mag pouches, etc.

    It isn't a smooth matte, but it's got a cool textured finish to it.
    http://www.knifekits.com/vcom/product_info.php?products_id=1129
     
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    Your RG8 is the reason I went out and bought mine. Nice job, dude.
     
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    looks great...did you make that or buy it somewhere?
     
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    For a matte finish there are a few ways you can go about it

    *Matte Black 3m 1080 car wrap

    *Rub a black acrylic sheet down with a mild steel wool or scotch brite (I think thats it) then polish with a mild window cleaner.

    *Purchase a Frosted (matte) piece of Acrylic.

    (EDIT: I was going to mention media blasting but prob not the best or easiest option)
     
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    i was also thinking you could get a clear acrylic and spray paint the underside (not the top of it) and that would work too....
     
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    Just put this on with matching nut cover. Didn't realize the huge space around the pups but, it'll be ok \m/ Going for a Tosin Abasi vibe :D

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    looks great.
     
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    Im actually selling my white rg8 now with carbon fibre effect pickguard and truss rod cover. Single pup config. Stock pickup.

    Locking tuners with white buttons. Needs new volume pot wiring in. Everything else is fine and shielded.

    Tiny little dent just below bottom of guard the rest is immaculate.

    Pm for pics
     
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    looks good.

    where did you get that from?
     
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    Thanks! I got this from Perle Guitars from eBay. I think it was around $30. Makes me wanna get another and refinish it in gray haha
     
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    So ... Has anyone installed an RG8 pickguard on a RG2228? Can it be placed directly or does the form change? modifications?

    Thank you
     
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    I think it looks great, Space and all.
     
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