Prewired Strat Pickguard

    (234 genuine reviews)


    Don’t settle for some one-size-fits-all generic pickguard. Design your own with the finest-quality materials in the industry. Our Strat Prewired Pickguards are the perfect product for anyone who wants the Fralin Tone, instantly. We use the finest materials available: from CTS® Pots, USA-Made Pickguards, and CRL® Switches.






    Select options for our Prewired Strat Pickguard:

    Lead Time

    A Lead Time of 3-4 Weeks is just an estimate. Lead Times are subject to change depending on the current shop capacity and size of the order. We will always try to complete your order quicker than the stated lead time.

    Select Options Above To Display Add-Ons

    Split Steel Pole Strat Bridge Upgrade

    Upgrade your Strat Bridge to a Split Steel Pole Strat Bridge. Available in White or Black only. Available in only one output.

    Left Handed Pickguard

    If you want your pickguard Left-Handed, we can do it! Selecting this option removes all Push-Pull Pot modifications.

    Volume Pot Push-Pull Mods

    Add an extra dimension of tone by modifying your Volume Pot with a Push / Pull Pot. Please use the “Additional Information” field below to tell us how you want it to work. Choose between the Bright Switch and the Engage / Disengage Volume Kit.

    Tone Pot Push-Pull Mods

    Add even further functionality to your guitar with a Tone Pot modification. Choose between the Bright Switch and Two-Tone Cap Mod.

    Tone Cap

    Select your Tone Cap(s). Please be sure to let us know where each tone cap goes if selecting different values. If selecting higher output pickups, be advised the Magic Cap will not work normally.

    Browse additional Add-Ons, like Output Jacks, Tremolo Covers, Modifications, and more. The Baseplate and Volume Kit can add tonal functionality to your Prewired Pickguard.

    Additional Info:

    To speed up your pickguard, please include any additional information here. If you have selected more than one Tone Cap, let us know where each value goes.


    Due to the nature of Raw Nickel, Raw Nickel may contain slight cosemetic defects or abrasions.


    We recommend using 2-Conductor With Shield Lead when purchasing a single pickup. 2-Conductor lead allows you to reverse the phase should you have phase issues. Learn About Lead Choice


    While we do our best to match double-white bobbins, there may be subtle differences in color due to different dye lots from the manufacturer.

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    Heads up!

    We may make minor changes to your order to optimize your pickguard's wiring with your pickup selection. However, we will not make any drastic changes without your consent.

    What's Included?

    Fully prewired and assembled and includes a set of Knobs, a Matching Switch Tip, and Mounting Hardware.

    Our Pickups, Your Personality.

    Want to learn more about our Prewired Strat Pickguard? Here's all the information you'll need:

    Prewired Strat Pickguard FEATURES:

    At Fralin Pickups, we’re always trying to make you sound better. The Fralin Prewired Pickguard offers the best tone and highest quality available. We use our world-famous pickups with the best ingredients we can get. We hand-wire our prewired pickguard with painstaking attention to detail.

    Furthermore, you can customize your pickguard exactly how you want it! With this Prewired Pickguard, you can have the famous Fralin tone and ease of mind. All you need to do is solder a few wires, screw it in, string it up, and you’re off rocking!


    • The ultimate “Build Your Own” Stratocaster Pickguard
    • USA-Made pickups & electronics for superior quality
    • Hand-wired with USA-Made vintage cloth lead for a traditional look
    • Fully customizable – from appearance to function
    • Features a variety of Push-Pull mods for a personalized tone
    • Hand-assembled signed and dated by our pickguard craftsman
    • 10-year warranty on materials and craftsmanship






    Sound & Look

    Choose Your Pickguard

    We use the finest quality pickguards available. These are standard USA-Made 11-hole Stratocaster pickguards. The following options are available:

    We wanted to use the highest-quality, USA-Made pickguards available. We have Single Ply White (8-hole vintage style), 3-Ply White, Mint Green, Parchment, Black, White Pearloid, Parchment Pearloid, and Tortoise.

    Please note: that while we try and make every effort to make sure everything matches, different manufacturers and dye lots can cause subtle differences in hue and tone.

    Fralin Pickguard Colors

    Choose your pickups

    With our pickguards, you can choose any combination of pickups you would like. Load in a calibrated set of pickups like our best-selling Vintage Hots or Blues Specials, or mix and match!


    Choose your Cover Color

    Lindy Fralin Strat Covers In A Line


    Customize your look further with our Strat Pickup Covers. We have White, Black, Mint Green, Parchment, and Yellow covers available.













    Customize your pickguard’s wiring by selecting between two powerful wiring options. Select between Fralin Pickups Wiring and Standard Stratocaster® Wiring.

    Fralin Pickups Wiring features an intuitive layout: a Master Volume, Master Tone, and a Blender Pot. The Blender Pot delivers incredible versatility by allowing you to combine the Neck and Bridge, for Telecaster-type tones, and more. Fralin Pickups wiring is Lindy’s favorite way to wire a Stratocaster.

    Lindy Fralin Wiring

    Standard Stratocaster Wiring delivers a classic take on the Strat – a Master Volume, Neck & Middle Tone, and a separate Bridge Tone. This wiring allows you to select multiple cap values for a bit more tone versatility.

    Standard Strat Wiring

    Custom Requests can be made using the “notes” field.


    We have a ton of add-ons available for your pickguard. Want a baseplate installed on your bridge? How about our Volume Kit? Need new pickguard screws? Just let us know!

    Matching Backplates:

    Fralin Pickups Matching Backplates

    Complete your look with a matching backplate for your Strat. We have matching backplates for all of our pickguard colors.











    Check out our installation guide below to put your new pickguard in! With 20 minutes a few easy steps, you can get your pickguard in your guitar and start rocking out with some of the best sounding pickups in the world! Follow the Installation Guide below, or watch the video:





    Tech Specs

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    Prewired Strat Pickguard FAQ's

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    234 Genuine Reviews for Prewired Strat Pickguard

    1. Ruben Meza
      Verified Buyer

      Best choice I could have ever made , traded my son a Elite Tele for a US special Strat . Only catch was he had to also buy me a loaded vintage hot pickguard with a blender knob for the Strat I was given . Well he bought it , I installed and I have no regrets . That Strat now sounds amazing . Love it , thanks Lindy for such great pickups !

    2. Serki
      Verified Buyer

      I don’t know much about pickups at all. Most important to me is that they sound good to my ears and how they behave while playing.
      For my modded Strat I went from 3 noiseless stock single coils to CS69s after much consideration of other pickups. I liked them way better, but it still did not feel and sound perfect. Fuller sounding, lot of dynamic range, nice attack, but I had a feeling there could be more. There is. In the Fralins. I was convinced from positive comments only and tried the Vintage Hot SSS pre-wired pickup version with plate under the bridge and the tone blender. What’s to loose? I was sure some other guy would pick them up second hand for a good price if I wasn’t happy.

      Wow. I am totally blown away. My okay Strat now sings and is taken off the rack more often. So much versatility, great sounds, awesome attack. I do not even consider changing these.
      Not my last Fralin pickups, I’m sure…

      From purchase to installation: Everything went perfect.

      So I totally agree with the previous reviewers. If you’re on the verge I’d suggest to pull the trigger

    3. David Lauler
      Verified Buyer

      I called Fralin to discuss an upcoming Strat project, luckily ended up with Lindy on the phone! From start to finish, Lindy patiently walked me through every component in order to get what I wanted in a pre-loaded pickguard. Just a few weeks later, the meticulously packaged product arrived. I could not be more impressed!

      From start to finish, a 5 star experience.

      I have a 339 in need of some new humbuckers, I know who I am going to call.

    4. Cory Austin-Avon
      Verified Buyer

      In love. I am more in love with my guitar than ever before!

    5. Ryan Stuber
      Verified Buyer


      Picked up the vintage hots with the tone blender knob on a pre-wired pickguard, l easily installed it in a matter of minutes and was off to the races!! If you read this, buy them now! You will not be disappointed

    6. Harold Winer
      Verified Buyer


      I have a 30 year old Strat, custom built by Rick Turner. It had an active pickup system he designed and built, including hand-wound pickups, custom preamp and 2x 9v batteries. It sounded like heaven. Shimmering, detailed, and punchy sounds like I had never heard before. But the constant battery replacement was driving me crazy. It seemed like every time I reached for that guitar, the batteries were dead. I decided to try a Fralin prewired Strat pick guard with Vintage Hots as a replacement for the electronics – just hoping that I wouldn’t loose the character of the original system. Man, I’m sorry I didn’t think of this earlier … these pickups are just amazing! I’m getting every sound I ever had with the old pickups, plus a whole range of fantastic new tones I never expected. I’m just so happy with the new setup! It’s beyond my expectations in every way! I couldn’t be happier! Thanks so much Fralin folks! You rock!

    7. Eugene Nikitin
      Verified Buyer

      Magic Vintage Hot

      I didn’t realize what Stratocaster sound is until changed my old Laces Sensors to Lindy’s Vintage Hot. Wow. It is not about that little difference in tone that you barely hear. It is a moving from one reality to another. It is motivates to improve your style, technique and even change playlist in your headphones. And there is more – if you turn your tone to zero in the neck position, you’ll get something magical I can’t really describe in words. There is all in the tone. Thanks to Lindy and all the team for completely changing my experience! Pure magic!

    8. Manuel Groben
      Verified Buyer

      Now my Strat sounds like a Strat. 10/10

    9. Esteban Nieves
      Verified Buyer

      Fantastic product from Fralin!

      I put a Fralin’s Blues Special loaded pickguard into my CiC Modern Players Strat and they are absolutely fantastic! A little more powerful and darker than my Eric Johnson strat pickups, but they retain that vintage strat tone. Perfect for many styles of music, but I’m mainly using them for rock and blues. If you’re looking for great full sounding Pups, these won’t disappoint!

    10. Frank Lucadermo
      Verified Buyer

      My Favorite Strat Pickups

      I have 2 American Strats with Blues Specials….One is new and one has had the Blues Specials for over a decade. Love em both.

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    • Please note that while we strive to provide the most accurate color representation possible, different computer monitors, manufacturer dye lots, and other circumstances may prevent the color from matching perfectly.
    • Since we cannot guarantee color matching, we cannot provide a return to you if you are unhappy with the color matching of our Prewired Strat Pickguard.
    • Our parts and wire lengths are designed to work seamlessly with our Prewired Strat Pickguard. Due to various guitar and instrument designs, we cannot guarantee that our parts will fit properly, and due to this, we do not offer Wiring Harnesses.