My 2004 platinum special pickguard.

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  1. Dale

    Dale Well-Known Member

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    I want to keep the original in ok shape like it is now. What pickguards fit these. 11 hole with standard bride post holes?
     
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    Best thing is to make a template and order one otherwise it's hard to get a perfect fit.
     
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    I think these are garden variety SG Specials from the mid 2000’s with platinum hardware.

    Had a 2004 SG Special with gloss ebony finish in the past.

    Would not make sense to retool the hole pattern for different color batwing.

    Do you have another SG Special or Standard from this era with batwing to confirm it fits before ordering a replacement?
     
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    I don't. This is my only batwing.
     
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    top: 2004 SG Classic Batwing (P-90)
    bottom: WD Music SG Standard Batwing (Humbucker)

    Screw holes line up on both.

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    I ordered the white batwing for a cream 2000 SG Special with Humbuckers that I had in the past. It lined up perfect.

    This is the one that I ordered.
    Not sure why it reads 1963-1970, when the 1st issue batwings were from 1966-1971.

    https://www.wdmusic.com/wd-custom-pickguard-for-gibson-1963-1970-full-face-sg-details.html

    Also not sure what's up with this version.
    Did the batwing change in 2017?
    Never seen that one before.

    https://www.wdmusic.com/wd-custom-pickguard-for-gibson-2017-present-modern-sg-standard-details.html
     
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    Excellent! Thanks.
     
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    I'd send the stock P/G to www.pickguardian.com
    and order what you want. They'll do right by you.
     
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