NGD: PRS Wood Library Semi-hollow Custom 24 with a question about Brazilian rosewood fretboard

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  1. Glenn W. Whitehead

    Glenn W. Whitehead Member

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    Try Google Brazilian Rosewood, Images! As far as differences, Brazilian is better, sounds better, is more valuable...whether it is worth it is up to you and your gut!

    For some reason i can't post a damned picture any way i try on this site!

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  2. Steadfastly

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    This is sometimes true but not always.
     
  3. Bluesful

    Bluesful Supporting Member

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    Very nice.

    Give us a bit of Ghost of Perdition on it.
     
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  4. phretbored

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    nice PRS i bet it sounds amazing

    the really nice BRW that I have owned/seen often looks dark and dense and sometimes almost oily looking but it doesn't feel oily it feels silky

    the color can vary though quite a bit...idk if the variation in colors means anything about quality...it's all good stuff to me

    nice IRW is also great stuff but it seems to look less rich/dense than BRW...it's all good stuff to me as well

    i will say i prefer BRW over IRW if had a choice probably due to the richer look and that silky feel

    that being said ebony is by far my favorite for fingerboards :)
     
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  5. Shark Sandwich

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    cool guitar love the specs. Nice that it has all nickel hardware--seems like every new PRS has that weird mixed gold/nickel hardware. Where'd you get it?
     
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  6. niassist

    niassist Garage Rock Star Silver Supporting Member

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    Sweetwater. The hardware is incredible. I love the smoked chrome.
     
  7. xzacx

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    I don't think fretboard wood has the slightest impact on tone—and it woundn't even be testable without swapping fretboards on the same guitar. It's all about look, tradition, and prestige with BRW. I love it here, this is a killer looking guitar. Ebony would have probably been the more obvious pairing with that finish, but this dark BRW fits just perfect and has more character than ebony would have.
     
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  8. niassist

    niassist Garage Rock Star Silver Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the thoughts fellas! Really seems Brazilian is probably more appearance than anything. It's a great looking board all the same! Love the guitar as a whole!
     
  9. Glenn W. Whitehead

    Glenn W. Whitehead Member

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    So, there is no difference between a maple board and a rosewood board Tele?
     
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  10. xzacx

    xzacx Member

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    I’ve never played the same Tele with the same neck with two different boards on it, so I couldn’t possibly say. Have you?
     
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  11. tonedover

    tonedover Silver Supporting Member

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    i say this out of jealousy

     
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  12. aleclee

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    Based on my time owning a BRW-necked Singlecut, I'd say feel.
     
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