NGD... Red Rocket Atomic Six

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  1. brittwin

    brittwin Silver Supporting Member

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    Well, it came a few days ago, but hadn't had a chance to post.

    Here's the specs:

    Body: Chambered One Piece Mahogany
    Body Binding: Single Ivoroid Binding and Custom Checkered Purfling
    Neck: Mahogany w/Hand Rubbed Oil Finish
    Machine Bolts w/Threaded Inserts
    Double Acting Truss Rod In Heel
    Neck Profile: Med C w/10″ radius
    Nut: Bone
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Frets: 6105 Med Jumbo
    Top: Maple
    Tuners: Gotoh Vintage Style
    Bridge: TonePros AVT
    Pickups: TV Jones Powertrons
    Volume, Tone, Three Way Toggle w/ Premium Paper in Oil Tone Cap
    Finish: Sonic Blue
    Finish Type: Thin Waterbase Crosslink Lacquer
    Hardware: Electrosocket, USA Switchcraft & CTS, Chrome Barrel Knobs
    Custom Red Rocket Neckplate


    Excellent build quality.... Love the TV Jones Powertrons, especially the middle position. Also a special mention to Rebel Guitars... Wes is a straight shooter.

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  2. Gene46

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    Sweet guitar! Love the binding and the neck plate.

    Congratulations.
     
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    Absolutely beautiful!!

    How would you describe the sound?

    Congrats!!
     
  6. rreiser

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    Very nice ! Yes , a sound description would be great. Is it in the Tele camp or Gretch ect. Thanks
     
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    Love it! Beautiful color and concept. I agree that Wes and Rebel deserve some proper support on the forum.. he is currently having an amp put together for me. :bow
     
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    Love it.. what's the weight like?
     
  10. brittwin

    brittwin Silver Supporting Member

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    It definitely feels all Tele. The TV Jones gives you some jangly Gretsch like twang and grind.... A very pleasing tone... The bridge is all business ballsy Tele twang, neck is bluesy, but can pull off creamy jazzy stuff too. Combined its a sweet amalgamation of tone.



    Weight is about 7.5 lbs.




     
  11. Blessed Tone

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    Congrats, she is a beauty! (Awesome color!) :aok

    I also agree that Wes is a straight shooter & Good guy :beer

    As for the tone... I think you nailed it on the description 100% but I would add that the maple top and chambered mahogany body adds a nice woody/percussion to the overall tone.

    The Atomic Six's offer a variety of tones but over-all... they flat out ROCK :rockin

    Matt is building Top Flight guitars!
     
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    I love the look of these guitars, the binding is sweet!
     
  14. brittwin

    brittwin Silver Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the kind words..
     
  15. mullytron

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    Too much! Looks awesome, post some clips!
     
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    that is one cool guitar!
     
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    Painfully cool!
     
  18. singing6string

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    Very nice new guitar. Enjoy! BTW can you please PM me back about the EB Volume Pedal Jnr feet? You responded to a WTB post of mine for some. Are they still available?
     
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