Covering the pros and cons of each type of nut, so you can decide which is best for you.
Graphite vs plastic vs bone nuts: one of the best ways of improving your guitar’s tone is by changing its nut. The cheap nut that is used in so many guitars will rob you of your sparkling high end and your sustain. But, when it comes to deciding on a replacement, you’ll find that there are quite a few different types, and making a choice can be difficult.
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Rosewood is great for guitar necks, but there are other dark woods out there that are worth considering. One of the really good ones is Goncalo Alves.
Also known as “Zebrawood” or “Tigerwood,” the species that yield this wood go by such barely pronounceable Latin monikers as Astronium fraxinifolium and Astronium graveolens. But who cares about lineage, right? What we want to know is how does it feel and sound? Answer: Great and Great, which is what we want to hear when we consider the Goncalo Alves neck.
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