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...pickguard.
75 90%
...scratchplate.
8 10%
Voters: 83.
#1
Well...?!
'Slap bass refers to the slap delivered to the bassist when they play too loud or with any kind of attention drawing behaviour...'

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#2
I will not vote...
'Slap bass refers to the slap delivered to the bassist when they play too loud or with any kind of attention drawing behaviour...'

'The dusty end, is not my friend.'
#5
neither. shouldn't ever touch it.

it's a record of your failure to pick plate.
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#7
Quote by AcousticMirror
neither. shouldn't ever touch it.

it's a record of your failure to pick plate.


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#8
i chose scratch plate because I just wanted to be "that guy."
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#10
Quote by Vendetta V
it's called pickguard, it's there for aesthetics



And for front-routed guitars. Like the Explorer and the Stratocaster.
#11
Quote by randomhero93
i chose scratch plate because I just wanted to be "that guy."


That was that guy? :O

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#14
Pickgaurd because Scratchplate sounds like you have it on your guitar because your a retard who keeps scratching the guitar with his pick.
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#16
They should be called routing covers because that's all they're there for.
They don't exactly protect your guitar from being scratched.
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#18
I've always called it the pickguard. I think the proper name should be electronics cover, but that doesn't sound nearly as cool.
#19
I've honestly never been a fan of front routed guitars. To me, it seems that if I make too many adjustments to the electronics, then I'll wear out the wood and the pickguard won't fit back on.

Seems silly, I know
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#21
i interchange between both.

picks or plectrums? fretboard or fingerboard? tremolo or vibrato or WHAMMY LOLZ?

who really cares so long as we know what it's referring to?
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#22
I was taught to call it a pick guard, but scratch plate sounds cooler so I call it that.
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#23
Well the pickguard on my SG doesn't cover any electronics...

Quote by Blompcube
i interchange between both.

picks or plectrums? fretboard or fingerboard? tremolo or vibrato or WHAMMY LOLZ?

who really cares so long as we know what it's referring to?

Hey, you must be the same Blompcube who was trying to bring sense to that troll's world on Youtube.

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#24
Hmm...
Yeah, I might just call them routing covers now.

But I'll call them whatever I want to thank you
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