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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-30-2020, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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Rg570 pickguard

Is it possible.to mount an rg550 pickguard on a rg570 body or do I need to modify the pickguard for it to fit?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-01-2020, 03:00 AM
 
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Re: Rg570 pickguard

Jem FP has rear routing and pickguard, and as I think that space around 5way switch is a bit wider.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-20-2020, 08:18 PM
 
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Re: Rg570 pickguard

The pick guards will fit fine, but as mentioned, the 5-way slot is the wild card. A 550 guard will have the narrow slot and might interfere with the #1 and #5 position because of the thickness added by the guard. I use a router table with a 1/4" bit and made a sled that the pick guard screws onto to open the slot(go from 1 screw hole to the other and its perfect). If you're okay with a clear guard, then a Jem FP would already have the slot cut. I've done this mode to several RG and Prestige guitars over the years.

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