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What's the Difference?????

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StartingLineBass, Jul 30, 2002.

  1. StartingLineBass


    Jul 24, 2002
    What's the difference between Rosewood and Maple fretboards???????:confused: :confused:
  2. Different wood :D

  3. StartingLineBass


    Jul 24, 2002
    I know that, but does the sound differ or its it just looks?
  4. sorry, i couldn't resist it! :)

    some say that maple is a little 'brighter' in its sound, its also softer then rosewood. These are really the only differences. Its a matter of opinion whether it makes any difference to the overall sound of an instrument.

  5. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Maple is brighter, and rosewood gives you a better tone on the lowend, in a nutshell. Actually, I think rosewood is softer than maple.