Bought my first roasted maple neck - anyone just oil theirs?

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  1. rze99

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    Looks awesome. Which Allparts neck did you get?
     
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    The one in the link I posted, above, in the Axecaster page.
     
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    Ahh. TMO-CR. My favorite is the TMO-FAT. They make great necks.
     
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    here it is finished in Tru-Oil only, with an in-progress build, with Kluson Tone Pro tuners.

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    Have you considered trying it with no finish at all?

    I have a roasted maple neck on order with Warmoth with the intent of playing it without a finish. They are very strict about insisting on a hard finish for most woods or the warranty is void, but even they don't require a finish on their roasted maple necks.

    Just a thought... unless you don't like the feel and smell of pure, unadulterated, uncontaminated natural roasted maple.
     
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    Yes, I thought about that. It's fine not to apply a finish according to lore.

    Truthfully, I just thought it would look more sumptuous and rich with an oil finish and..I was right, I think.
     
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    Got a roasted maple neck from Warmoth last week. After reading so much about Tru Oil I decided to give it a try. The neck is great looking unfinished but after the first coat it really brought out the grain. In the process of building up the coats and really like the ease of application, will definitely be doing my next build with Tru Oil.
     
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    I saw those roasted models a month or so ago and they look great.
     
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