Scientists may have found a way to save ash trees

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  1. 68tele

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    Gee, I figured you'd tear me limb from limb. I've been pining to make some tree puns. Is that oak k? Of course I'll have to stretch a fir piece to spruce up my approach.
     
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    and here I was just goin with the phloem.
     
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    I've always found Gold Bond to be good for swamp ash.
     
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    Oh, of course. There's no telling how this would pan out for the long-term quality of the wood as a resource. But, I'll put my money down that there's more likelihood that people who know nothing of how an ash tree's genetic makeup affects the wood stock at the consumer end will be piping up about their GMO ash sounding fake, dead, etc. than there is likelihood that these genetic changes would have a measurably significant effect on a guitar body made of ash.
     
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    Don't tell Fender about this development. I was counting on my 2011 production guitar going way up in value. I had the ebay pitch all ready...."Last of the Ash guitars produced by Fender"...Oh Well.
     
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    I wouldn't get too concerned.

    By the time they create a stable GMO Ash tree,plant them in enough numbers to be viable,wait on the trees maturing (30 years) then fell and kiln dry for lumber.

    You,me and every body here will likely be dead :lol:
     
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    There's a fungus among us.

    EVERYBODY knows that non GMO ash is tonally superior and breathes better

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