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Alder or Ash? Guess the G&L top

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Stinkoman20xx, Jan 8, 2005.


  1. Stinkoman20xx

    Stinkoman20xx

    Oct 19, 2003
    Im getting this in on trade. its a 1991 L2000. Im wondering if its made of swamp ash or alder?
     

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  2. phxlbrmpf

    phxlbrmpf

    Dec 27, 2002
    Germany
    I'm pretty sure it's ash, judging from the grain and the fact that it's used for a nice transparent finish like that, alder tends to be a bit more "plain"-looking.
     
  3. FireAarro

    FireAarro

    Aug 8, 2004
    austr-
    Looks ash to me.
     
  4. Funky-Wunky

    Funky-Wunky

    Jun 15, 2004
    Maryland
    Looks like ash. Ash is nice and has a nice grain. Good luck. :bassist:
     
  5. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Looks like ash to me. Wider grain.
     
  6. I say ash.


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  7. JRBrown

    JRBrown

    Jun 21, 2000
    North Carolina
    Ash.
     
  8. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Ash has that kind of grain to it.
     
  9. Definitely looks like ash to me.