Originally Posted by Thumpalumpacus
I wasn't talking about you being popular, River Side; I was talking about your view, which is somewhat sensible, gaining a broader audience. But macht nicht, apparently, because you don't care.
But if you're wondering why people might think the way they do, as you say you do, you might get more substantive responses with an approach that doesn't belittle your interlocutor.
Also, I think Colchar gave a story about a Taylor being seized, in post #15 in this thread. He apparently knows of someone to whom this has happened.
Did you read the Fretboard Journal article he linked? Pretty interesting stuff there.
So if Indian rosewood over 6mm is retroactively classified as an appendix I species then the same thing could happen to people's beloved guitars? It seems that clarification and grandfathering of Lacey and CITES regulations would be a good thing.