Thorn Carbon Fiber Build….

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by JP Universe, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. JP Universe

    JP Universe Giggity Contributor

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    Ron and I have been in talks for quite a while now and we have came up with a new shape - RUNE - Get excited guys!!!!!

    Plenty more details to come…. In the meantime 24 frets/Direct mounts/Superstrat!!! Get in contact with Ron :)


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  2. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Ah, this is yours? Yep, that makes sense :yesway:

    I'm torn - I sort of want into the Rune run but I think I want to see more pics of yours or more of what these will look like with more traditional specs.
     
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    Cloudy Pacific Wood Lab

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    even the inlays are awesome.....

    yep this is guna be good
     
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    Looking great, I'm fairly keen on this and been a fan of Ron's work for ages.

    Gonna see what I can do :yum:
     
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    That is a cool neck joint!
     
  8. elq

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    ... I really don't need another Thorn... but I must have one of these... Damn you JP!!!!

    I suspect I may have one less Suhr modern because of this guitar


    edit: grr deposit sent...
     
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    MetalDaze Repless in Seattle

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    Zack and Mehtab have their hands in this, don't they? Buzz kill.
     
  10. elq

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    Well, I just sent Ron an email to get in on the run and sent my deposit directly to the paypal address I've always used to send Ron money, so I don't think there is anything to worry about. :2c:
     
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    It's a reasonable discount they arranged too. I was interested but I just have to put my money somewhere else right now, and I already have a custom in the works with Jillard.
     
  12. JP Universe

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    This should be fully complete by January :)

    I think Ron might have this done in the next couple of weeks with some nickel hardware to see how it plays etc as he is waiting for the black hardware.

    One day I will catch you in the Thorn hoarding department Eric :lol:

    You guys do know that you can get a 7 string of this model right ;)
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Ron posted a much better shot of the body:

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    Grrr - so on the fence about this one!
     
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    So I guess lefties are a go on this one!...... May have to jump in on this run as well. But know I shouldn't.....:wallbash:
     
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    :lol:

    Ron Thorn making a 7-string?!?!?!? Really?

    What bridge is he using?
     
  16. JP Universe

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    ^ :agreed:

    When we talked about the proposed specs for the model there were hardtail/2tek/trem options and a 6 string or 7 string option. Based off that I ended up speccing out a 7 with a 2tek. Ron then showed me the prototype and I was like... "Want!" :lol: I would assume that he will do any of the above bridge options on a 7 however it will be delayed due to the machining the new parts.
     
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    Update pic of the prototype

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    Gorgeous :) got in on the run as well, too good of a deal to pass up on a Thorn.
     
  19. JP Universe

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    Headstock…. Should have the guitar in my hands by February!

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  20. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    I like the evil Thorn font. Looks like it belongs on a 80's fantasy slasher video game.
     

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