Acoustic Guitar Pickguard

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Protect and beautify your instrument with our shaped high-gloss self-adhesive plastic and abalone pickguards for Dreadnought guitar.

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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Tortoise


Item # 5860
In stock, ready to ship!


3 or more $7.94
Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Black


Item # 5861
In stock, ready to ship!


3 or more $3.55
Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Clear


Item # 5862
In stock, ready to ship!


3 or more $3.20
Quantity Discount Prices apply when you buy multiples of the same item number.
Total: $0.00
Quantity: 20


Protect and beautify your instrument with our shaped high-gloss self-adhesive plastic and abalone pickguards for Dreadnought guitar.

Our PVC plastic pickguards have the sought-after authentic 1930s Dreadnought shape. They're available in distinctive brown tortoise, black and clear.

Item# Color Dimensions Radius at soundhole edge
5860 Tortoise* 0.025" x 7" x 3-13/16"
(0.64mm x 177.80mm x 80.96mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)
5861 Black 0.025" x 7" x 3-13/16"
(0.64mm x 177.80mm x 80.96mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)
5862 Clear 0.011" x 7" x 3-13/16"
(0.28mm x 177.80mm x 80.96mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)

Need to cut other pickguard sizes? See our Acoustic Pickguard Blanks.

*The tortoise pattern is printed.

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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard

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Best value around for looks, price and ease of installation.

By Charlie Laws from Mountain Rest, SC
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, November 29, 2012

One of the best pick guards on the market.

Printed? So what? It looks GREAT. 

By CWaggs from Illinois
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, September 30, 2012

I did the tortoise. Fantastic bang for the buck. If you're just dressing up a single guitar, why would you care if they're printed? Now, if you're gonna do 3 or 4, & display them side by side, somebody might notice, but I frankly doubt it. Good part.

Perfect fit.

By Alex Orelchikov from Houston, TX
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, September 26, 2012

I needed a replacement of a pickguard for the early 70s Martin acoustic and I got one from the internet - it was too small (surprise, surprise). I got one from StewMac - perfect fit (no surprise here). Thank you guys - you know your stuff.

Really Impressed

By ANeat from Winchester Ohio USA
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 01, 2012

I was looking for something different to put on my 00-15 and was really impressed with the tortoise pickguard. Great price and a big improvement over the original.

nice tortoise pickguard

By tmadorma from Manassas, VA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, June 28, 2012

Like two other reviewers, I replaced the black pickguard on my Martin DC-1E. I had to sand the top curve of it to fit around the sound hole properly and the pickguard is slightly smaller than the Martin one. But since there satin finish on the guitar is so light, you can't really tell. It is thin so you can actually see your guitar slightly through it..which is kinda cool. Overall I am glad I bought it.

Silkscreened! Not very nice

By Big Rand from Traverse City MI
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, May 19, 2012

Low quality.

Clear Guard installation

By AustinGuitar from West Caldwell,  NJ
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, May 03, 2012

The clear guard is thin, smooth, and well made, but needs good technique for bubble free installation. Clean the guitar surface of dust and dirt. Starting at the wide end of the guard, peel back about 1/2 inch of the bottom protective film and fold it back on itself. Keeping the sticky area off of the guitar, align the semicircle cutout with the sound hole. When you're satisfied with the alignment lightly press the sticky edge down into position. If you're not satisfied with the alignment you can gently peel it up and reposition it. Rub across the face of the guard to remove the air bubbles while slowly peeling the protective film off from the bottom. If air bubbles get trapped you can gently peel it up and re-rub it into place. Remove the top protective film. The result should be nearly bubble free and all but invisible.

Tortoise Pickguard

By mainjet from St.Augustine, Fl
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 20, 2012

I purchased this pickguard for a badly abused Alverez AD-70AC I rescued and restored (neck broken near head stock, sound board cracked around bridge, etc. The guard fit had to be trimmed just a tad to match the sound hole radius which was easy and it definetly gave this guitar some character. (the stock guard was standard black) I recommend this product to anyone who wants a high quality pickguard at a reasonable price.

Nice Pickguards!

By Donny Guitar Reed from Idyllwild, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, March 24, 2012

These pickguards are a great value and look incredible for the cost. I'm using tortoise on a number of different acoustics and all look gorgeous. Thanks!

clear pickguard

By Slash671 from Guam
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, February 09, 2012

item was as advertised, and fit well on my taylor nylon string. hoping it will last a good while.

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