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MF MD HG Fall Rocks 09-23-14

Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard Black 

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      FenderAmerican Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard
       
      4.5

      (based on 17 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

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        (13)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

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      83%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (8)
      • Easy to use (6)
      • Functional (5)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (7), Professional musician (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Good pickguard

        If you want a good black pickguard for an 8-hole Tele, this is it. Just remember to remove the film from it.
        This is your basic 3-ply,...Read complete review

        If you want a good black pickguard for an 8-hole Tele, this is it. Just remember to remove the film from it.
        This is your basic 3-ply, black/white/black, 8-hole Telecaster pickguard. It does not include screws (which presumably will already be in your guitar). It's easy to install with just one small phillips screwdriver, though you might have to loosen your switchplate to get the pickguard seated properly.
        It's fine, but realize that when it's new there's a protective film over the pickguard that makes it look like it was run over with a golf cart. Remove the film and it's fine. Don't be a ding-a-ling like I was and send it back because it looked used. (In my defense, the MF customer service person didn't say anything about a protective film, she just said to return it. I figured out the film part later.)
        It's a pickguard. Nothing special to it.

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        Picking scratches already on it?

        I have been a faithful customer of Musician's Friend for a few years now and this is the first purchase I have made from them that I have been a little less than satisfied....Read complete review

        I have been a faithful customer of Musician's Friend for a few years now and this is the first purchase I have made from them that I have been a little less than satisfied. The pickguard came in the original fender packaging but when I pulled it out I noticed that the pickguard had alot of scratches on it exactly as if someone had already used it before. I do not know if this is Fender's fault or MF's fault by I was dissapointed by the amount of wear that was on this supposedly "new" pickguard. I guess it does not matter too much since pickguards eventually develop scratches over time anyways but I wish that the pickguard I ordered would have been in better/new condition considering the money I spent on it. Oh well. I know now not to order pickguards again here in the future. Good luck with your purchase if you decide to buy this.

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        5.0

        It's a pickguard

        By Bambu

        from Memphis,TN

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

            Got this for a new MiM tele just to change the look. The fit was perfect. Shipping was super fast as well.

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            5.0

            Really pleased with the look

            By MWJD58

            from Chicagoland

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Oe Fit And Quality

            Cons

            • Some Static Buzz At First

            Best Uses

            • Refreshing Your Tele

            Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

            I replaced the white pick guard on my late 80's Candy Apple Red Telecaster with this black one and it really transformed the look for the better. The old white one was yellowed with age, and the black has a much more purposeful look. Fit was perfect, although worth checking out the Youtube videos to figure out the neck pickup connection. Do yourself a favor and hold off until you're ready to change the strings, as they really need to come off to fit. Based on some net wisdom, I would also recommend lightly sanding the back or using a dryer sheet. I did neither, but there was some noticeable buzzing from static when rubbing fingers over it at first, although that went away after about a week

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            1.0

            Surprisingly bad fit

            By brendanprout

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Use
              • Not Functional
              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                I bought this genuine Fender pick guard because I didn't want to deal with aftermarket ones not fitting my 1984 Fender Tele correctly. I figured the extra cost would be good insurance for higher quality and a precise fit.

                Nope.

                The screw holes are in the right place, but the routing for the neck pocket is not. Rather than take the time to send it back and try again, I decided to break out my Dremel and fix it myself, but I'm sorely disappointed that an actual Fender product does not fit the Fender guitar it's intended for.

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                5.0

                American standard 8 hole tele pick guard

                By johnny

                from covina, CA

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                    fit prefect on my hwy one tele looks good well made

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                    4.0

                    Not 100% satisfied.

                    By Northern Man

                    from Quebec, Canada

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Genuine Fender
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                    • Not Entirely Black

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                      When I ordered this we,including customer service representative, tried to determine if this 3-ply pickguard was entirely black and believe this to be so. However the middle ply was white. I wanted an entirely black one so I do not have the look I really wanted for my new Telecaster.

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                      5.0

                      Fit Perfect!!

                      By Dane

                      from NJ

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                          Original Fender pickguard that fits perfectly!!

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                          5.0

                          The Essential Pickguard

                          By Concrete&Water

                          from Pennsylvania

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                          Pros

                          • Beautiful Look
                          • Easy to install
                          • Fits Mim Standard
                          • Good Quality
                          • Solid Craftmanship

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Add Aesthetic Value

                            Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                            I bought this for my MIM Standard Tele in Midnight Wine. The black pickguard makes my guitar look one million times better. Installation was very easy (Be careful not to lose the rubber springs for your neck pickup). The pickguard is exactly the same as the stock one, except the colors are inverted. This one is black with a white middle. The product arrived absolutely flawless. Getting the protective film off was the hardest part!

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                            5.0

                            A whole new look for your Tele

                            By Bob

                            from Oceanside, CA

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts

                              Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                              Putting a black pick guard on my blonde Telecaster gives it a whole new look that I really like. It couldn't be easier to do. I suggest loosening the control plate while changing the pickguard. Don't forget to peel off the protective clear film during installation. This genuine Fender pick guard fits perfectly when completed. A great way to renew the looks of your Tele.

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                              5.0

                              excelent for my fender standard tele

                              By rmatarrita9

                              from san jose, cr

                              About Me Novice

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                                  I bought the fender standard tele last year from
                                  http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/fender-standard-telecaster-electric-guitar/h76527 and wanted to give a different look. It feets perfect, took me like 15min or less to change it. It will afect the sound of the guitar, just the way it looks...

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                                  5.0

                                  Looks great!

                                  By Aaron

                                  from Ohio

                                  About Me Professional Musician

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                                  Pros

                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Concerts
                                    • Practicing

                                    Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

                                    This pickguard made my telecaster look better than before! Just remember to remove the plastic film.. Thanks MF!

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