The pickguard debacle...

Discussion in 'Electromatic Gretsch Forum' started by Grand Marquis GT, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Grand Marquis GT

    Grand Marquis GT Electromatic

    Mar 2, 2017
    Abilene, TX
    So, I have a 2005 Peerless (KP serial) 5120. It has the huge F holes, fixed bridge, and B70. Both of the supposed 5120/5122 pickguards I have ordered (one clear, one silver) don't fit. They actually look like the same pick guard, just different color! The size of the pickguard cutout, the holes, none of it lines up. Has anyone seen anything like this before? I know my guitar is an oddball, but I just want it to look more proper. Plus, the holes are already there!

  2. rockape

    rockape Gretschie

    Aug 12, 2009
    Dorset, UK
    Is the pickup spacing on your model the same as the prolines....perhaps? (i.e. wider than the 5120 models).

    Could be you need to order a 6120 guard?

    Just a thought.

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  3. heinzman

    heinzman Synchromatic

    I recommend build one on your own ! That is no Rocket-science and it´s pretty easy !
    I made it and the first try fits perfect !! ;-)
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  4. benjwri

    benjwri Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2011
    Central ON Can
    Agree with Heinzman...make your own!
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