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Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard  Black

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3-ply, 8-hole Telecaster pickguard for American Telecasters, American Standard Telecasters, Hot Rod Telecasters, American Deluxe Telecasters, Standar...Click To Read More About This Product

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3-ply, 8-hole Telecaster pickguard for American Telecasters, American Standard Telecasters, Hot Rod Telecasters, American Deluxe Telecasters, Standard Telecasters, and Deluxe Series Telecasters.


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FenderAmerican Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard
 
4.6

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (13)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Functional (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (11), Professional musician (4), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good Bargain, Geat Quality

I bought the black 8 hole Standard Tele pickguard to change the look of my MIM second-hand acquisition. This screwed right on, fitting the body, neck joint, neck pickup, and control panel...Read complete review

I bought the black 8 hole Standard Tele pickguard to change the look of my MIM second-hand acquisition. This screwed right on, fitting the body, neck joint, neck pickup, and control panel like a glove. Just peel the protective coating and go. It's got the three-ply black/white/black parchment and is a welcome upgrade.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not 100% satisfied.

By Northern Man

from Quebec, Canada

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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.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good pickguard

    By Review Guy

    from NYC

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    Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster 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, 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.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent cost effective upgrade

    By Tennesee Grey

    from Suffern, NY

    Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

    Is doesn't say in the description, but this is the 3-ply standard pickguard for fender telecasters. i put this on my sunburst tele, replacing my old white pickguard. it looks like a whole new guitar.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    WILL FIT MEXICAN TELECASTER!

    By JansenLewis

    from Lynn, IN

    Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

    I took a chance buying this product, for I didn't not know if it would fit my Mexican Telecaster or not. I have a natural ash Tele that used to have a white pickguard. I thought that the white pickguard looked cheap and I wanted my guitar to look sharper so, obviously, I purchased this pickguard. It only took me 5 minutes to take off the strings, take off the old pickguard, and install the new one. It was the best decision that I have made for my Tele!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Bargain, Geat Quality

    By JIMMY BOONE

    from Columbia, SC

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Make-over
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Fender American Standard 8-Hole Telecaster Pickguard:

      I bought the black 8 hole Standard Tele pickguard to change the look of my MIM second-hand acquisition. This screwed right on, fitting the body, neck joint, neck pickup, and control panel like a glove. Just peel the protective coating and go. It's got the three-ply black/white/black parchment and is a welcome upgrade.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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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