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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-2009, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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would screwing holes in finish for pickguard crack or ruin the finish

i was going to add a pickguard and an emg PA2 on my guitar and was sondering if it would leave damage the rest of the finish *cracks,etc. its my rg370dxgp4, i believe its a polyester finish.pickga
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-2009, 04:42 PM
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Re: would screwing holes in finish for pickguard crack or ruin the finish

Just pre-drill the holes and you'll be fine.
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Re: would screwing holes in finish for pickguard crack or ruin the finish

pre drill and then most important, slightly countersink the hole afterwards.
this prevents the screw thread that is pulling its way into the material (and therefore trying to lift the material and paint on top of it) from cracking the finish.
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Re: would screwing holes in finish for pickguard crack or ruin the finish

k thanx guys

do you know where i could get a black RG pickguard for pretty cheap?
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Re: would screwing holes in finish for pickguard crack or ruin the finish

Check evilbay. Item number 370290847045.
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