For The Love of Flame...

BKS

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So mine would be fiddleback too? Gibson advertised it as AAA(A) flame.
 

PeteNJ75

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411 .... THAT is "Fiddleback" grain, NOT "Flame" they are distinctly different grains to a Luthier and Wood instrument maker, whether it's Fender, Gibson, Guild, Martin, PRS etc, ,.,,, you really ought to know the diff before starting a thread about it ;)

Learn please - https://gobywalnut.com/blogs/articles/lets-talk-about-figure
That sure looks like flame to me, and I think most people would call it as such. When I hear fiddleback I think of Pearly Gates.
 

Rick

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411 .... THAT is "Fiddleback" grain, NOT "Flame" they are distinctly different grains to a Luthier and Wood instrument maker, whether it's Fender, Gibson, Guild, Martin, PRS etc, ,.,,, you really ought to know the diff before starting a thread about it ;)

Learn please - https://gobywalnut.com/blogs/articles/lets-talk-about-figure
Well that's just like, your opinion, man. Or the opinion of the one person that wrote that article. I haven't seen a single guitar manufacturer refer to it as "fiddleback." They all call it flame.

But since we're being ultra pedantic, it's not fiddleback "grain." It's fiddleback FIGURE. Grain and figure are not the same thing. ;)
 

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Here's mine, a 2014 AAA top in Desert Burst, SD JB in the bridge and a '59 PAF in the neck, a TonePros bridge and locking stopbar posts with an aluminum stopbar, Gotoh locking tuners, Rewired as 50's style with CTS 8% tolerance brass shaft 500K pots setup with volumes as coil cut and neck tone as phase. Also has the ZerO Glide nut system (Got it from StewMac). All hardware is Nickel plated.
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