#1
hey, I got an Ibanez RG350DX the other day and it is made of alder. I had a Gretsch Corvette which i liked a lot but i had to return it because it would cost 300$ to fix. So, i my question is, does the type of wood used make a difference in the sound between Alder and Mahogany? my gretsch had Mahogany and this one has Alder.
#2
Alder is a lot more rounder tonewise as apposed to mahogany. Mahogany is a bit darker sounding.

You won't really notice it though. Not many people do. Especially if you use a lot of gain.
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#3
yea, there's a huge sound difference in sound. you'll find that alder will give you a brighter, springier sound, whereas mahogany will give you a darker and deeper sound. it all depends on what you're into though. but you wont get the same sound out of the 2 guitars.
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#4
ok thanks. well im into rock and a little metal, but what do you think about the RG350DX anyways? better than epi les paul?
#5
Not better. Different though.
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