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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Tortoise

Tortoise

Item # 5860
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$9.37

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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Black

Black

Item # 5861
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$4.19

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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard Clear

Clear

Item # 5862
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$3.77

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Acoustic Guitar Pickguard

About This Item

Protect and beautify your instrument with our shaped high-gloss self-adhesive plastic 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 96.84mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)
5861 Black 0.025" x 7" x 3-13/16"
(0.64mm x 177.80mm x 96.84mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)
5862 Clear 0.011" x 7" x 3-13/16"
(0.28mm x 177.80mm x 96.84mm)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)

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

*The tortoise pattern is printed.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

A shrinking pickguard cracks the guitar top!

In Dan Erlewine's shop: This Martin D-35 has a cracked top due to the pull of a shrinking plastic pickguard. Dan fixes the problem and shows how to keep this happening from happening again.

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5.0

Great looking Tortoise

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I really like these pickguards, especially the tortoise. Great natural look and quality without the "pepperoni" color you get on most inexpensive pickguards. I use these a lot and they always make the guitar look nice.

5.0

pickgaurd

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Verified Buyer


Very good pickguard, Can not tell that it didn't come on the guitar from the factory..
Thank you very much

5.0

Special Pickguard Application

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Verified Buyer


I used a black Acoustic Guitar Pickguard for the material to make a special pickguard for my resonator guitar. I simply cut a custom shape with a razor knife; then very lightly sanded the edges that I cut with 800 grit paper. I tried to utilize as much of the original supplied edge as i could. The result was exactly what i was looking for. I play an aggressive bluegrass style resonator guitar and this customized pickguard is saving the top of the guitar quite nicely and looks professionally applied.

5.0

A clear pick guard?

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Verified Buyer


You can tell theres a pick guard there but the spruce top isn't hid . easy to apply this one on my recent guitar build, thanks for a great product and price StewMac
Dainard

5.0

LGO

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Verified Buyer


Put it on an old LGO I've been working on. It really stuck down fast.

4.0

Takes some shapin to fit martin

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Verified Buyer


This might be obvious, it is not a drop in replacement for a martin guitar. It's a little oversized. Next time I will buy just a blink of black PG material and make a custom one.

The amount of shaping it needs ruins the adhesive on the back and I had to put new adhesive on.

5.0

Pick guard

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Verified Buyer


Looks good on my fender

5.0

Tortoise pickguard

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Verified Buyer


The pickguard is the closest match in size and shape for a 1968 D 12-20 that was missing the pickguard. I'm pretty sure that black is more appropriate to the era and date, but I think the black pickguards were the ugliest innovation Martin ever made, so tortoise it is!

1.0

Clear Guard: poor quality cutting

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The clear guards have an issue along the edge that causes the adhesive to not adher, leaving an unsightly appearance along the edge. I've tried several of these over an extended period and the issue is always in the same spot along the edge.
After recutting with a good pair of scissors the edge will lay down beautifully, but that defeats the whole point of buying a precut guard. The only advantage to these over the uncut clear sheets is the thickness. The uncut sheets are too thin.

Response from StewMac

Thank you so much for your feedback on this product. If you would like to speak with our Customer Support about a refund for this product, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-848-2273. We look forward to helping you with this.

-Spencer, Customer Support

5.0

Great for D-28

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Verified Buyer


I replaced the original curled black pickguard on my 1970 D-28 and this installed easily with very minor shaving around the sound hole area of the pickguard for an excellent fit.

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