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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 07:57 AM Thread Starter
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Should i pimp my RG?

I recently got an RG1520A that looks like this

I am very pleased with the look as it is today but i thought a little touch up might spark it up a little bit.

First i thought just to put some color on the pups and controls like this.

But something is still lacking so i thought a white pickguard and a white truss rod cover might do the trick.

And wow! I think this looks really good! It looks like a completely new guitar.

Am i stupid to drill holes in a new guitar and put on that pickguard? Will it lower the value much, even if the guitar gets more attractive(up to preference of course)?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 08:02 AM
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Re: Should i pimp my RG?

it looks nice either way you have it lol,but the white scratch plate and white pups does set the guitar off nicely.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 08:10 AM
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Re: Should i pimp my RG?

I think if you're going to do the plate keep the zebra pickups for contrasting dynamics.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 08:27 PM
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Re: Should i pimp my RG?

I like the original look of the guitar.

just my 2 cents
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 08:43 PM
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Re: Should i pimp my RG?

Originally Posted by kmann View Post
I like the original look of the guitar.

just my 2 cents

I think if you drill holes in top of that guitar you will eventually regret it
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