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    I like the rounder woodier tone of rosewood for a Strat or Tele.

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    I do too, Doug, and I just prefer the way it looks too. Welcome to Fender-Talk!
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
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    Big difference in appearance and stability but not tone. If you like playing a bare maple neck with just a bit of tung oil, you'll get a lot more mileage out of a roasted neck.

    I need some roasted maple in my life!

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    I just ordered the coolest neck yet, from Musikraft. It is a Snakehead Tele neck of roasted maple. The fretboard is something called "Brazilian Walnut", not really walnut. Also locally called "Ipe", it is very hard and probably similar to Rosewood. The coolest thing is, this wood was reclaimed from the old Coney Island boardwalk!
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    Want one, but without pics it doesn't exist!
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

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    That does sound tasty. Can’t wait to see this develop.
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    maple or ebony.

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    Maple or Ebony? Ebony.
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
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    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

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    I have always enjoyed the sound of an ebony board around Christmas.
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    Hmmm... me too, and I never really thought about it before. I tend to play my Carvins a lot this time of year and they all have ebony boards. And I've been playing one of my Custom Shop Les Pauls lately, and it has an ebony fingerboard too. Very interesting.
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

 

 

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