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Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
We agree that there is diversity of genotype and phenotype within a species. No problem.
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Howard Klepper

05/26/16 9:40 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
What we are talking about is genetic diversity within a certain species That was not clear in your previous posts. 
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Arnoldgtr

05/26/16 8:45 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
Hi Howard.Gary. But one of the criteria of speciation is that there is normally in the wild no interbreeding between species. What we are talking about is Genetic diversity within a certain species, where in the case of Dalbergia nigra,...
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Mister Shakey

05/26/16 8:33 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
I knew what you were talking about, Gary. But one of the criteria of speciation is that there is normally in the wild no interbreeding between species. You claimed that dalbergia species interbreed, and that this is the source of...
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Howard Klepper

05/26/16 5:27 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
How do you know this? I hate to say it's because I have a degree in Horticulture and Psychology because that may seem rather presumptuous, but I do. I studied plant morphology, statistics and plant genetics. The point I'm trying to...
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Mister Shakey

05/26/16 4:45 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
quadropuss wrote:Click on the photo of the back.  Wild mahogany.  Hope it remains stable!http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MD18/snM1915717The grain is fairly straight. What gives the impression it wouldn't be stable?
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jscio

05/26/16 2:02 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
Not the wildest I've seen...  should be fine.   Mahogany is typically very stable which is one of the reasons it's been used so much, for guitars and furniture among other things.
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Tahoeguitar

05/26/16 12:58 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
Sorry it's been years since I posted.  Need to revisit posting technique for pics.  Apologies all!
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quadropuss

05/25/16 10:30 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
No 'here' to click. At least not for me.
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printer2

05/25/16 10:19 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
Click on the photo of the back.  Wild mahogany.  Hope it remains stable!http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MD18/snM1915717
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quadropuss

05/25/16 9:44 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
Mister Shakey wrote:Dalbergia species can be interbred. The problem is they need to be mature trees that are of flowering age so the pollen can travel through the air and interbreed. That's why there are so many physically different...
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Howard Klepper

05/25/16 6:52 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
BTW, that's some good looking wood on this page!
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Mister Shakey

05/24/16 10:09 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
Dalbergia species can be interbred. The problem is they need to be mature trees that are of flowering age so the pollen can travel through the air and interbreed. That's why there are so many physically different types of any Dalbergia...
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Mister Shakey

05/24/16 10:06 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
Curves in the grain of the sides near the neck block or tail block rarely give problems because the sides are glued to a thick piece of mahogany.
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Arnoldgtr

05/24/16 2:13 AM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
What John said.  Another thing to think about,  given decent care most issues with wood stability will show up within first 2-5 years.   If it's older than that it's probably gonna be pretty stable.   This doesn't include long term body...
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Tahoeguitar

05/23/16 10:36 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
I saw this set of D. Spruceana at Gilmer Wood ... it seems, to my untrained eye, to be more similar in appearance to the OP's wood vs the Tucurensis examples.. 
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0021fan

05/23/16 10:28 PM
Re: Side wood not straight grain....issues? (reply)
no need to worry your fine , Seldom is the wood perfectly straight from tail to neck.
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tippie53

05/23/16 5:37 PM
Side wood not straight grain....issues? (topic)
Have a lead on an otherwise very good newer D-18 ( post 2012)............just wondering....the side wood as it approaches the neck heel kind of swirls Up to the neck at an angle......both sides match up perfectly....just not straight...
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4beagles

05/23/16 4:41 PM
Re: Panamanian Rosewood (reply)
Allied marketed that wood as Panama Rosewood. I have seen others call it Honduran Rosewood. What ever name it goes by it has a great tap tone.
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dockii

05/23/16 4:01 PM
Re: MRW quality on Authentics (reply)
The stuff is getting rarer and rarer,  with anything approaching quartersawn hard to get.   I think it will soon be (if isn't already) just like braz,   in that they'll be selling all kinds of  ugly stuff for $1,000 a set.  Right now I'd...
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Tahoeguitar

05/22/16 11:19 PM

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