Poll: Swamp Ash vs Alder
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View poll results: Swamp Ash vs Alder
Swamp Ash
4 36%
Alder
7 64%
Voters: 11.
#2
I though I read somewhere that he had the majority of em made from mahogany because he wanted the sound of a les paul but the feel of a tele type guitar. May be wrong but I'd probably go with mahogany body and maple neck.

Ash or alder might sound a little too thin for a muse kinda sound?
#3
Quote by jscustomguitars
I though I read somewhere that he had the majority of em made from mahogany because he wanted the sound of a les paul but the feel of a tele type guitar. May be wrong but I'd probably go with mahogany body and maple neck.

Ash or alder might sound a little too thin for a muse kinda sound?


Mahogany costs a little too much for me though.
I think im going to go for Swamp Ash
#4
Swamp ash is one hell of a lot brighter than Mahogany.
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#5
Out of all the things that could get you that muse tone...wood is not going to be one of them when everything else is taken into consideration
#6
Get Sapele then
Then there's this band called Slice The Cake...

Bunch of faggots putting random riffs together and calling it "progressive" deathcore.
Stupid name.
Probably picked "for teh lulz"

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#7
Quote by Turnitdown
Mahogany costs a little too much for me though.
I think im going to go for Swamp Ash


You'll find that a nice Swamp Ash body wont cost far off a mahogany body. Spunk up that little bit extra and go with mahogany.

Quote by marko'd
Out of all the things that could get you that muse tone...wood is not going to be one of them when everything else is taken into consideration


True!
#8
Quote by jscustomguitars
You'll find that a nice Swamp Ash body wont cost far off a mahogany body. Spunk up that little bit extra and go with mahogany.


True!

Its my dad thats paying for it though/
£52 Swamp Ash
£85 Mahogany

Hmm, Ill talk to him about it over dinner.