View Full Version : Removing plastic pickguard

Feb-04-2004, 12:26pm
The previous owner committed blasphemy and applied one of those self-adhering clear plastic pickguards to my Dawg mandola top. #Is it removable; possibly with the correct solvent??

Feb-04-2004, 12:58pm
I just removed one off mine, I peeled it off slowly and cleaned it off with napha.

Feb-04-2004, 5:35pm
Do you think the pickguard is a liability should I attempt to sell the instrument?

Luthier Vandross
Feb-10-2004, 11:28pm
Heat! Low heat from a hair dryer, back and forth, and not real close... but yeah, get it pretty warm, and start at a point, using a lil wooden shim, or something, to keep it from sticking back, as you work across..

Cover the other areas with cardboard.