SG pickguard question

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  1. Echo79

    Echo79 New Member

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    I hear some SG pickguards referred to as "Batwing" pickguards. Are those the full (not half-size) ones? I really like the look of the full-size ones.
     
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    Biddlin Well-Known Member

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    Yep.
     
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    Biddlin Well-Known Member

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    Here's a couple:
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    The two behind have the half-guard.
    Small is actually my aesthetic preference, but you can't beat the sound of the Specials.
     
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    I have a batwing as well! FB_IMG_1529867925751.jpg

    I do prefer the aesthetics of the "Angel wing" small guard though.
     
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    arcticsg Well-Known Member

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    ...and here's a couple more with an original/standard/angel wing/half wing/teardrop/etc, for comparison :D

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  6. No_Class

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    Nothing beats a black sg with a batwing !!
     
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  7. SG standard

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    Black for a batwing, white for an angel wing. Simple.

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    Batwings in the belfry.

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    In case you couldn't tell, we like any excuse to post SG photos.

    Another batwing.

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  10. Echo79

    Echo79 New Member

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    Bring 'em. They're beautiful guitars.
     
  11. 4wight

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    My feeling is if you're going to have a batwing, you might as well have a full batwing, à la John Cipollina. Here's my Cipollina inspired full-batwing SG...
     

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  12. Susihukkanen

    Susihukkanen Well-Known Member

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    Technically I prefer batwing with bridge pick up installed with a ring.
     
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    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    Susihukkanen Well-Known Member

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    The last photo above shows exactly the reason why my preference is the ring mounting..
     
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