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    Albert Lee SSS with Rosewood Neck?

    Hi All,

    I bought an Albert Lee HH a few months ago with the full rosewood neck and really like how it feels, plays, and sounds. And the bodyís shape is growing on me! Thinking about acquiring an SSS model and it seems the SSS is made with only a maple neck, and I really donít like maple. Iím considering finding an SSS to my liking and then buying another HH with a rosewood neck to swap necks with. Iíd then probably sell the other HH with the swapped maple neck. Thoughts? Has anyone done this? Or is is possible to find an SSS model with a rosewood board?

    Thanks in advance.
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    There have been some. There was a trans red one for sale, NOS, at Merchant City Music in the UK couple of years ago
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    Ahem ...


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    Nice Alberts!
    I did a neck swap on a pair of Luke IIIs and it was a perfect swap.

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    Beej, that white one... drool
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrapperJ View Post
    Beej, that white one... drool
    Indeed! But is it stock or the result of a neck swap?
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    Silo Special (2004), CAR
    AL HH (2011), Black
    Steve Morse (2013), Sunburst
    Assorted Fenders and G&Ls...

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    There have been a few limited runs where rosewood necks were offered on the AL sss - there are quite a few of them out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteDuBaldo View Post
    There have been a few limited runs where rosewood necks were offered on the AL sss - there are quite a few of them out there.
    It may be time for another "return of the rosewood" run... lol
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    Thanks! The white one was the result of a neck swap with another forum member who wanted a maple neck for his HH.

    It's pretty sweet. Those RW necks really are slick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stratty316 View Post
    It may be time for another "return of the rosewood" run... lol
    I agree, my rosewood neck JP is my #1
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    Quote Originally Posted by beej View Post
    Thanks! The white one was the result of a neck swap with another forum member who wanted a maple neck for his HH.

    It's pretty sweet. Those RW necks really are slick.
    Yes, they sure are. Thanks for confirming it was a neck swap. Need to give that some serious thought.
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    Steve Morse (2013), Sunburst
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    I've got one =)



    pretty sure I got it from Pete too

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    Quote Originally Posted by phatduckk View Post
    I've got one =)



    pretty sure I got it from Pete too
    That is gorgeous!
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    Silo Special (2004), CAR
    AL HH (2011), Black
    Steve Morse (2013), Sunburst
    Assorted Fenders and G&Ls...

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    Quote Originally Posted by phatduckk View Post
    I've got one =)
    pretty sure I got it from Pete too
    Do you want another one? I may be able to help...
    Have you got G.A.S. for another EBMM???
    Visit the all new
    https://DUBALDOMUSIC.com! <--- My Store --->DuBaldo Music on Facebook & on twitter
    Do you want to TRADE your used EBMM in for a NEW one? -- Email me for details!
    pete@dubaldomusic.com <--- My email
    www.YELLOW9.com <--- My band

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteDuBaldo View Post
    Do you want another one? I may be able to help...
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