Ran guitars - any news?

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  1. Edika

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    It means soup!






    (Just kidding, no idea what it means)
     
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    My guess was "sorry for all the deposits" but soup works.
     
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    They updated their facebook photo too. Hopefully they make it right with the people who didnt get thier guitars before taking new orders.
     
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    I saw that. Glad they appear to be back in business. I hope they make everything right with their customers.
     
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    Webmaestro Ibanez Fanatic Contributor

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    Looks like their website design has changed a bit too.
     
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    Looks the same to me? What makes you think it has changed?
     
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    It was a silly joke from The Big Bang Theory where supposedly Penny had athe Chinese character for courage tattooed on her butt cheek and Sheldon pointed out it said soup.
     
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    it looks like it's falling apart slowly
     
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    I have no clue what it means but all I see is "F U"
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    I'm not sure if they intend this, but it's a kanji which is said like "ran", but means "disorder" or "riot".
     
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    KnightBrolaire grossly incandescent

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    That's a bit on the nose lol
     
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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    It does look similar to the "ran" kanji used for the Akira Kurosawa film but either there are two of them (possible) or the handwritten brushstrokes make it look different.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I would like to believe it is from this (i know nothing about the language). All i know is if you looked at my writing of English letters a lot of ypu would scratch your and go 'wtf is that '. :2c:
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    This is the kanji: 乱

    It looks to be the same as the Kurosawa movie, even if it's pretty heavy stylization. I have a ton of trouble just reading kanji not in my phone's font, but these sorts of things are everywhere.
     
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    乱 means confusion , muss
    and it's pronounce close to ran
     
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    Must be sad for a 30 or more years company this all ended like that, a joke about phonetics and kanjis. I hope they are not desperately broke, resumed their lives in some other way and every client got what they paid for or at least something worth it.
     
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    I hope they some how can come come back.seems unlikely but who knows.i love ran.i own a 7 string crusher and a 6 string invader.which are just awesome guitars.Jeff waters got me lusting after the invader.finally got one just a couple months before ran went down.i actually got into ran cause of vogg.i forget what custom he had from them.
     
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    I think it was thor.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    Came in here just to make that joke, but it seems it already RAN it's course.
     
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