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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Levi, Jul 10, 2004.
I like maple alot. The color the look but why ain't many bodys mad e out of maple? too much weight?
plenty of bodies are made of maple....
I have a solid 1 piece quilt on my Zon Legacy 6...
Maple is a good wood which gets better and better growing old.
My Godin is made out of maple (silver leaf maple). Looks really nice. Its a 3 piece body but the middle piece has an awesome figuring on the back and the top is slightly flamed.
My Ibanez Soundgear is maple. Bright tone.
Quake basses from Knuckle guitar works are maple as well, but a different kind that sounds more like mahogany.
Spector makes a lot of bass out of solid maple.. like my Czech 5 string. I love maple.. very heavy though.
kubickis are maple bodied, but if there is a lack of maple bodies its maybe becuase its a fairly soft wood
Tends to be very heavy, and is usually very very bright.
My Steinbergers are made out of maple. See?
Figured maple, such as quilt is a softer wood, but other maple is not soft.
My Spector is a great example. The body is quilted maple, which is a softer wood, although very heavy. The neck, on the other hand, is rock maple which is very hard and stable. Here's a pic:
My ric is 100% maple.
Crikey my Essex is flame maple...............
My Alembic Edwin van Huik Signature model has a maple body, 3-piece maple neck (and a flame walnut top). It's a wonderful 'punchy' bass, and I just love how maple ages visually...
why isn't everybody made out of maple?
hmmm. . ..
my name is pinocio, my body is made of maple
Yeah my ReBop 5, 5 string Czecher is made outta maple too, doesn't seem that heavy to me, but maybe I'm just used to it.