Germany, Loaded Pickguards

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  1. thatmanphil

    thatmanphil Senior Member

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    I'm looking for loaded pickguards for Fender Stratocaster in Germany, but I can't find anywhere that sells them. Any Germans here know of a custom shop?
     
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    Thanks! I'm looking for an HSS loaded pickgaurd- Humbucker, single,single. Everything on eBay says from USA.
     
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    Oh, I'm looking for a hard rock/metal type of setup. Maybe Seymour Duncan JB. I usually solder myself but I want 500k pots too and that would mean a lot of time
     
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    Thanks guys! I ordered one from Sigler Music in the U.S. It arrived today and I'm excited to get it plugged in this evening
     
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    Well, the holes on the new pick guard don't exactly line up with holes on the body. But they're close. So close that I can't drill new holes because the new ones will make the old ones bigger. The top 4 screws holes line up fine, but the whole bottom half is just a hair off. Thought I could manage but when I pull the push/pull pot the pick guard bends up. The TremBucker pickup in the new pickgaurd won't fit into the old pick guard and the pickup screw holes are off. JEEZE....
    Any ideas?
     
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    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    Send it back.
     
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