Show us your Gibson SG with 5 ply wide bevel pickguard

PermissionToLand

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Turns out it's not easy to find a place that can make a wide bevel Cream/Black pickguard for you (and especially a matching tenon cover), but I was certainly glad when I did. I wanted 5-ply but apparently nobody even makes Cream/Black 5-ply material.

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The cherry '61 has the stock Gibson CS pickguard and the black '61 has a Creamtone. I prefer the overall look of the CS. I honestly don't know which is more historically accurate but it seems like the vintage guards are closer to the CS with wider white layers and thinner black. I got some material samples from WD but they look thinner than the Creamtone. Looking forward to seeing what everyone else has!

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This one is “almost” perfect. I purchased about 12 years ago after Brian Johnson lost the original. Long story.

Honestly I don’t recall if it’s creamtone or not. I bought about 5, 10-12 years ago and then this one finally fit. Thoughts?
If it is not creamtone, do I need to upgrade?

 

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The white pickguard on my cream SG is a Creamtone 3 ply wide bevel

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5 ply wide bevel pickguard versus stock one :thumb:

Trying is adopting, can’t go back. ;)

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Here is the original pickguard from my 64 Standard. The former owner installed a third P/U and trimmed the guard. The P/U was removed before I bought the guitar and the rout was covered with black plastic. I decided to install a batwing guard to cover the rout.
 

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nate33

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5 ply wide bevel pickguard versus stock one :thumb:

Trying is adopting, can’t go back. ;)

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Your Creamtone guard looks a little more historically accurate than my Creamtone. Mine is part of the "Classic Collection". Is yours the "Absolute Vintage Collection" version?
 

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What is the bevel angle on these?

I had a CNC friend cut me a new one but I dont think the edges were as beveled as we anticipated.
 

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You axt for it, here ya’ go!
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