Do rosewood necks need to be oiled/maintained in any different way vs. Maple/Mahogany necks?

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  1. Casi1

    Casi1 New Member

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    This happened to one of my SAS NF models... nothing fixed this kind of fret sprout except a fret dressing. After the filing, the guitar was humidified and it never had that problem again (even after it dried out the following year). The frets were filed down in its worst condition.
     
  2. FunkyFreeman

    FunkyFreeman Moo Panuwat

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    I oiled my MEQ neck with TruOil once, probalbly more thaan half a year ago after finishing 'neck reshape project'. Nowadays it gets a oilier/shinier from my left hand. In my opinion oiling isn't necesary as long as the neck gets some hand contacts from time to time.
     
  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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  4. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I’d cry on the PS you shared. Well, when I had to hand it back!!
     
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  5. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    TruOil is a finish, it's a 'hardening oil', so it polymerizes and turns into a form of plastic coating.
     
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