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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-28-2008, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question Skunk stripe wood?

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Hey, does anyone know what wood the skunk stripe on the Ibanez JS is made of?

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Re: Skunk stripe wood?

I believe it's rosewood.

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Yeah, I just read somewhere else on the internet that it's rosewood, as well.

Interesting how not all JSs seem to have the stripe. I don't think the JS2PRM has one, iirc. Makes me wonder what the reasoning behind those decisions were.
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Bubinga.

Only the 92'/93's and BDG's don't have the skunk.
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Bubinga... I see. Thanks.
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My JS90th doesn't have the stripe
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Neither does the 90th from the ibanezrules gallery.
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It's been so long since I had one I forgot
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I thought some also had Walnut?
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I've never seen an official spec for what it is. I look at some of it, I could buy walnut. I look at some, I'd think lighter bubinga.
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Re: Skunk stripe wood?

Hey Rich, you own some JSs from 1992 and 1993, right? Do you notice any warping in the necks?
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Non stripe means they changed the truss rout to a straight rout under the fretboard, like a JEM. The stripe is just a fillet and nothing else.
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Non stripe means they changed the truss rout to a straight rout under the fretboard, like a JEM. The stripe is just a fillet and nothing else.
I assume this is the same as on a Fender....just a fillet ?...either way I have sometimes wondered myself what woods were used as the skunk stripe.
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Just like a Strat
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Re: Skunk stripe wood?

Check this out:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...kBlueprint.jpg

That's kind of interesting, isn't it?

Anyway, I thought because Joe uses the whammy all the time (and quite intensively) the skunk was there to prevent warping. But it's a 'fillet' you say? I don't see why you can't have a Strat-like truss rod without the strip, really. What am I missing, guys?


Last edited by Myst and rain; 11-29-2008 at 11:51 AM. Reason: Moved the skunk around. Typo (Strat like truss rod).
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