Holy smokes, this is the prettiest thing I've ever seen.

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by muttonbuster, Sep 13, 2021.

  1. muttonbuster

    muttonbuster Strat-O-Master

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    Next to my girlfriend of course. Way out of my price range especially considering my recent raging case of the syndrome, but this one has me drooling.

    Tamo 1.jpg

    What's cool is they put another cap on the bottom. Or at least I'm assuming it's not a veneer as the price of the guitar is way up there. You'd think Fender would try limited runs of species for caps that go beyond flamed maple to see if there is a market.

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    Wow! That's amazing grain!
     
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    That's Hot! I love fancy grain!
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist

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    It looks like it has built in heating.
     
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    And
    The red coffin doesn't hurt the effect either...
     
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    Electgumbo Not Of This Earth

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    Too fancy fa me…. I’ll pass
     
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    Sarnodude Most Honored Senior Member

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    Needs a 22 fret neck... but still very nice.
     
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    I don't care for it, looks strange. Like it's fake grain or something. What kind of wood is it supposed to be?
     
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    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    Must have taken ages to paint those squiggly lines on it:rolleyes:
     
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    Eeek! Migraine attack!
     
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    Apparently roasted ash with tamo ash top and bottom.

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    I'm not usually a fan of wild grain, but that's funky enough to light up my meter. I'd prefer it in a translucent red though. But that might just be because I like cherry/red guitars.
     
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    muttonbuster,
    Do you have dreads? Just sayin'. They would work.
     
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    Quoting the OP "You'd think Fender would try limited runs of species for caps that go beyond flamed maple to see if there is a market."

    I'm sure Fender does extensive market research before putting anything in production.
     
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    muttonbuster Strat-O-Master

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    Nope. Just a covid mullet. I'm all for grain as crazy as possible just as long as it came from a felled tree and isn't a veneer.
     
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    That is gorgeous! I've never seen one like that and it is a beauty.

    I wonder how they did that. The CS spec sheet says Roasted Ash. I'm curious if the wavy-line grain appeared due to the heating process, how they cut the wood, or something else? Can any wood experts answer this?
     
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    As FM said above, it's a wood called "Tamo" or "Tamo ash" on the front and back:

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/873277...JLeF_tftR4p0NCqJ2QqYJzyrNR-GnvuBoCikAQAvD_BwE

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    comes in other cool patterns, too:

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    Amazing grain, how sweet the sound..