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What kind of wood is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ironrat, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. ironrat

    ironrat

    Sep 24, 2008
    Just curious. The manufacturer site doesn't tell what wood is this.

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  2. ironrat

    ironrat

    Sep 24, 2008
    ash? hmmmmm so thas why the highs sound sooo good
     
  3. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
    ash for sure.
    could be alder...but the grain has more ash like feature than that would.
     
  4. Joel Graham

    Joel Graham Exiting Gracefully

    Feb 1, 2004
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    Groom Lake, NV
    Disclosures:
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    You know, I'd say paulownia before I'd say ash on that body. It doesn't look like ash to me. Here's a paulownia guitar body.

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  6. Ash normally has a larger and more open grain with significant curvature and less straightness than what we see here. I would like to know what this is too.
     
  7. RED J

    RED J Play what you want how you want & quit arggerin ! Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2000
    Tennessee
    ugamugabuglia veneered with spalted momagommaspeleno. Best tone wood .
     
  8. eddododo

    eddododo

    Apr 7, 2010
    Definetly not thinking ash. Not even a little
     
  9. throbgod13

    throbgod13 Supporting Member

    Mar 26, 2005
    Texas
  10. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    Groom Lake, NV
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    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    No.
     
  11. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
    White limba perhaps?
     
  12. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    Groom Lake, NV
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    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Perhaps.
     
  13. georgiagoodie

    georgiagoodie It's all fun&games 'til the flying monkeys show up Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    that's what she said....
     
  14. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

  15. :D
     
  16. Yay zombie-poker. BTW, ash:)
     
  17. Fenwick

    Fenwick

    Dec 9, 2012
    Montreal
    I dunno, my vote goes to alder, looks like the stuff on American Fenders to me...
     
  18. Joel Graham

    Joel Graham Exiting Gracefully

    Feb 1, 2004

    It looks like a Chinese bass and that would be Paulownia... The stuff looks a lot like ash... Check out Gilmer Woods (dot com) for a blank for $120.00... It's regarded as a superior wood in China and it just happens to grow like wildfire...

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    I'd bet my coffin on it!! (What do I have to lose?)...
     
  19. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    Groom Lake, NV
    Disclosures:
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego



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