Sully Guitars thread

Discussion in 'Dealers & Group Buys' started by SullyGuitars, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. feraledge

    feraledge Black Walnut Pounding Bragger Contributor

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    How do you like richlite?
     
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    Aso EDM Sludge Music Contributor

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    You should get the first Sully 8 string Raven
     
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    KnightBrolaire tinkerer/aspiring builder/8 string hoarder

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    hah I don't think sully will build 8 strings iirc, that would be awesome though..
     
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    As long as we're dreaming... 8 string Elita, fanned fret :hbang:
     
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    feraledge Black Walnut Pounding Bragger Contributor

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    I think Sully will build you two 4 string basses.
     
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    KnightBrolaire tinkerer/aspiring builder/8 string hoarder

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    oh so you want my exploder basically :lol:
     
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    Well yes...but I really like the vintage look of Sully's stuff. I wish he would bring back the Elita at the same time I get money. :lol:

    I love all explorer-style shapes, from the 50s to the future.
     
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    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    glad the "like" button is working again...so much to love in sullys threads
     
  9. SullyGuitars

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    It's okay so far; I'm not a fan of dyeing ebony, so it might be a nice option for those who want truly black fretboards.

    I'm 100% up for making 7 string Ravens, but if I do, I have a feeling that I'd have to make them 24 fret, which would be a pain in the ass with this model and require more design tweaking. I don't see myself doing 8s, but I think that if the right customer wanted to have one done, it might maybe happen.

    Sully
     
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    Samark SS.org Regular

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    Beautiful work Sully, may need to get one of these...
     
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    This one should go home today; I'm waiting on a replacement Pigtail wraparound.

    '71 Trella for Stevie D (Buckcherry/Josh Todd and the Conflict)
    Mahogany body/maple cap, mahogany neck/ebony board
    Stainless steel frets, 12-16 compound radius
    Paint/relic work by Billy at Rock N Roll Relics.

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    Good times!
    Sully
     
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    Relish the relic! That checking gets the ideas flowing. When the time is right and stars align, I'll be in touch again.
    But, realistically, probably a good bit otherwise until then too.
     
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    The 1 SS.org Regular

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  14. SullyGuitars

    SullyGuitars Vendor

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    Some odds and ends:

    624/7 (24/7?) Lefty strung righty, spanish cedar/wenge neck, 16-20" compound radius birdseye maple fretboard, pickups made specifically for the guitar by Willy Houston at Rocket Pickups, Mahogany body, controls similar to Keith Merrow sig, Hipshot tuners/bridge. Kinda fun to make a lefty I can actually play!

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    Stardust - There are some future developments involving this model; some of which may be obvious if you follow me on facebook or instagram, but I've got something else planned for this as well that I'll share at NAMM. This one has an alder body, maple neck, rosewood fretboard, tortoiseshell binding all around.

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    '71 Trella - This was part of the batch I built with Grover Jackson, but is different from the others in that it's got a rosewood fretboard and a painted silver logo instead of the normal chrome ones. The top isn't spectacular; we made some extras for dealer stock replacement that were intended to have solid colors. The owner of this one really wanted a blue fade, so here it is. Also noted that you can see the little risers I use for photos. D'oh!

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    '71 Trella - another part of the batch with Grover; was also one of the "plain top" extras, but still works with a burst.

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    '71 Trella custom - built like the prototype (slash inlays, no tone knob) Mahogany body/maple top, mahogany neck, richlite fretboard. Something about glossy black that just rules.

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    '71 Trella - the test guitar from the batch with Grover. This one is mine and was made with whatever we had ready to use. It's got an alder body with a maple top, mahogany neck with a rosewood fretboard and nickel jumbo frets. One of my favorites from the batch of guitars we made had a silverburst finish; it's a flamethrower and quite frankly, I really wish I held on to that one, but that's okay. I wanted to do something different with the headstock, and I figured that the test guitar would be a great candidate for it. There are some more silverbursts in the channel (Stardust and Raven), and I'm really happy with how they're coming along

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    Lots more, but that's good for now
     
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    That silver burst from the Grover run was amazing. The more 71s I see the more I want one.

    That Stardust and the body biding is top notch.
     
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    Available Raven:

    Mahogany body and neck (speed neck profile - .790 at the 1st), ebony fretboard, routed for two hums and a recessed floyd. We collaborate on the paint and hardware color. This needs final sanding and can be off to paint quickly. Retails at $3150, get in touch for pricing.

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