67 neck heels are dark?

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  1. Onstage76

    Onstage76 New Member

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    BF36E35B-786B-4D5A-9921-21A760DD1607.jpeg Hi guys. Why do so many pics of 67s have darker neck heels? Is it something to do with the shape for this year?
     
  2. PermissionToLand

    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    Could be the grain orientation as it tapers. They used a really dark grain filler in the late '60s to darken the Cherry, it seems.
     

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