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Poplar Bodies from GFS

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Freekmagnet, Jan 5, 2014.


  1. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    IME, I prefer paulownia to poplar/tulipwood for weight reasons.
     
  2. audioglenn

    audioglenn Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2012
    Pennsylvania
    I've never bought any of their bodies(not that I wouldn't, just never needed one), but I have bought two of their maple bass necks and they were fine. The only thing some people may nut like is the width at the nut, but that measurement is listed on their site.
     
  3. pfox14

    pfox14

    Dec 22, 2013
    I'm not crazy about poplar for bodies. Just too soft IMO.
     
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  5. RSBBass

    RSBBass

    Jun 11, 2011
    NYC
    I have a poplar tele guitar body from them. It is cleanly routed but required a bit of sanding. Poplar is a good "tone wood" and the lower weight is nice.