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Old 12-28-2018, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by ChalkLitIScream View Post
You pay thousands extra for the BRW for it's availability. Not for its tone. A BRW guitar won't sound 3k better than the same one with EIR. In fact, I'd argue the opposite. Now that brw is so rare, you're left with the scraps and all the great pieces have likely already been used

If its just for show or a bucket list, go right ahead. But if you're looking for a nice guitar to play and love, I feel the extra money could go toward better grades of wood, bling, ergonomics (rib and arm bevel), or even a more prestigious builder.
Yep, this. (Doubt there is any discernible tone difference between each of the rosewood species and agree that you are paying a whole lot extra for the Brazilian variety because of its rarity).

Last edited by Steel and wood; 12-28-2018 at 07:35 AM.
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