would this grain pattern on the headstock bother you?

Toto'sDad

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Looking at this on one of those online sites - guitar checks almost all my boxes but noticed this funky pattern - anything to be cautious about, like potential weakness or warping? Thanks!
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One of my Strats has grain like that on the fretboard. It looks like a topography map, it’s why I bought it. Total character.
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That is one of the most perfect grain patterns I have ever seen.
The 9th fret marker looks like the summit of a hill on a map.
It puts a whole new slant on the phrase 'neck contour' which tend to say instead of 'neck profile'.
Something tells me the layout of that grain isn't just a coincidence.
 

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More Gibsons necks have broken than Fenders.
I’ve heard this too. Yet out of 40 plus Gibsons that I’ve owned and 30 plus Fenders that I owned I’ve never seen any broken necks, just one broken truss rod in a Fender. Plenty of both have fallen over and taken a good knock and I always expect the worst, but nothing yet. “Knock on wood.”
 

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I’ve heard this too. Yet out of 40 plus Gibsons that I’ve owned and 30 plus Fenders that I owned I’ve never seen any broken necks, just one broken truss rod in a Fender. Plenty of both have fallen over and taken a good knock and I always expect the worst, but nothing yet. “Knock on wood.”
I've broken my melody maker three times in 48 years. The 335 only once.
 




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