2009 R9 pickguard screw

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  1. mluk27

    mluk27 Junior Member

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    Hi all,

    First time posting.

    Was hoping I could get some insights. Just purchased a 2009 r9 and noticed the pickguard screw was screwed in at a slant which I've never seen before.

    What's strange is it looked like the pickguard was made this way to go in at all. Hoping someone could provide me some insights. Thanks!
     
  2. mluk27

    mluk27 Junior Member

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  3. Gold_topped

    Gold_topped Senior Member

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    That looks correct.
     
  4. mluk27

    mluk27 Junior Member

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    Okay cool thanks. I've never seen them where they're drilled at an angle, only straight down.
     
  5. RAG7890

    RAG7890 Premium Member

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    Gibson Quality Control?

    :cheers2:
     
  6. mluk27

    mluk27 Junior Member

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    Haha must be! :dunno:

    Thanks for the help all.

    Also just cuz here's a full pic of the new guitar! 20170915_182503.jpg
     
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  7. Tim Plains

    Tim Plains Senior Member

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    Or the previous owner did it.
     
  8. mluk27

    mluk27 Junior Member

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    I thought that until I saw the groove in the pickguard that leading the screw at an angle.
     
  9. Frozen Rat

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    That is weird, my R8 doesn't have the screw in at an angle. I wouldn't worry too much about something minor like that though.
     

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