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ES-330 2012

ZZ Not

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I am ready to buy one of these if I can ever decide what finish I want because they all look so great. Leaning toward the cherry today but...

I played a Vintage Sunburst one and have to admit the mild aging looks really nice but I don't recall it having so much (or really much of any) wear on the pickguard. Asking any current owners if this one in the photo represents the typical look or no? How does your pickguard compare?

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MikeSlub

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No - looks like someone hammered on that guitar a bit. :hank
 

ZZ Not

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Do they have any scuffing and such or just the overall dull, VOS look?
 

g6120

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On mine new the pick guard wear was very evenly worn there was not one particular spot more so than another that stood out . If this guitar your referring to is used that very well be play wear from a previous owner . On mine and others Ive seen the pick guards looked frosted .

Never the less if the guitar plays well and it sounds like what your ears want to hear thats cool .
 

ZZ Not

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Thanks for the reply. The "frosted" look you describe is the way I remember the one I played. It had such a great woody tone that I knew then I would evntually be buying one of these.
 
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