Re: PING: CARL RE:Gibson Obeche fretboards
- From: boardjunkie1 <boardjunkie1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:44:32 -0700 (PDT)
On Nov 1, 3:12 pm, "Carl" <croth...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Tony Done wrote:
"jtees4" wrote in message
I give Gibson credit for answering my email...
The Obeche fretboards undergo a specialized, environmentally-friendly
dying process in order to permanently colorize the wood all the way
Thank you for the inquiry, and I hope this helps!
Gibson Customer Service
I still think it is too soft for fretboards.
It'll get that worn in, finger-divoted look that fretboards get when guys
play 12 hours a day for 20 years, but you'll only have to play it
occasionally...perfect for me... :-)
And sound like crap in the process. I bet it sounds dead if its softer