In this month's Vintage Guitar magazine, there’s a blurb about the Altered States guitar, which features mahogany on the upper bout and swamp ash on the lower about, with the bridge and pick ups also split to match each side. I know there are those who would argue that tonewoods make a difference in a solid body guitar, I don’t think anyone can argue that gluing two separate species of wood together with divided hardware would make any tonal difference. Seems like a gimmick, or at best a solution in search of a problem. What do you think? Especially for over $4000! (Now I'm thinking gimmick, although they are "master builders.") http://www.alteredstatesguitar.com/guitarcollection/ Doesn't sound or look bad, but I doubt much is due to its unique construction.