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Offline Stedsrock

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Pickguard on D46 SPK
« on: June 23, 2009, 07:35:41 PM »
I was just given a D46 SPK (1st Washburn)for Father's Day and it came without a pickguard?  Does it need one?  It has a high gloss finish. If so any suggestions for shape, color and/or make?  Thanks.

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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2009, 08:52:56 PM »
You really don't need a pickguard. Alot of the time it's a cosmetic thing. On my Greg Bennet, It's in such a weird spot, it really doesn't do anything.

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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2009, 02:14:20 AM »
   The D-46 SPK doesn't come with a pick guard.....I don't think any of the D-46 series have pick guards.[:)]
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009, 04:44:14 PM »
My D46 does not have a pick guard..and the thing is so beautiful, I would not want it to have one either.
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2009, 02:15:25 PM »
Welcome to the forum.  As you've already heard, the D46S does not have a pickguard.  Some players feel strongly a pickguard negatively affects the guitars tone and/or volume.  Not sure I buy that, but I would not suggest adding one.

FWIW I used to have a D46, which I enjoyed a lot.  Very bright, crisp sound with lots of sustain.

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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2009, 11:06:59 PM »
These are nice looking and sounding guitars. A fellow was playing one amplified at last month's World beat Festival, sounded great!

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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2009, 08:28:45 PM »
I have a D47s and I removed my pickguard. I think they all look better without :)

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« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2010, 09:04:21 AM »
Ok, so I'm LOOKING at a D46 SPK for 350.  I'm VERY new to the whole Washburn experience but am very excited to jump on board.  I recently purchased a Washburn J58 SW and LOOOOVE everything about it.  What is everyone's opinion of the D 46 SPK?

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