Ron Thorn SoCal incoming (Glamour shots added!)

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  1. GregProulx1

    GregProulx1 Supporting Member

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    A few months back I order a strat style guitar from one of my favorite builders...Ron Thorn. We decided on a roasted alder body and roasted flamed maple neck, in shoreline gold. It'll be equipped with Ron Ellis 50/60 pickups, with the fat bridge pick up.

    Needless to say, I'm kind of exited about it. I feel like it's redundant to mention this here, but Ron has been awesome to deal with through the whole process. I will have photos by Monday at the latest.

    STAY TUNED!!!!!
     
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    Shoreline Gold is beautiful- looking forward to the pics!
     
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    My Deluxe is a gold top, I bet the shoreline gold will be KILLER!

    Ron is truly one of the stellar builders out there right now... Ive been fighting Grantura GAS for months...

    Ive never played an S Type Thorn! Can't wait to see the pics! And I bet the Ellis PUs will slay!
     
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    Great guy and guitars, I hope to be able to order one someday
     
  7. GregProulx1

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    Ron said he'll get me some pictures today!
     
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    fishleehooker Supporting Member

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    Hooray!!!!
     
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    How soon is today?
     
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    Congrats!!
    Can't wait to see pictures.
     
  11. GregProulx1

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    I'm wondering the same thing! Unfortunately Ron is on the West coast, so he probably just waking up
     
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    Ron is finishing up, but here are a couple that I just got.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Alright. I'll just get this out of the way and say it; I hate you:)





    Congrats......
     
  14. Dana Olsen

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    Me too, and WE'RE just the ones who are man enough to say it (GRIN).

    Beautiful guitar, you're gonna love it!

    You're (nearly) STOKED, thanks, Dana O.
     
  15. Bryan T

    Bryan T Guitar Owner Silver Supporting Member

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    Oh, wow! That neck!
     
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    Nice R/S....and I don't hate you.....just a bit jealous.
     
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    The grain on the neck had me thinking for a second that you were getting fanned frets...

    Looks great!
     
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    I certainly don't hate that! Beautiful.
     
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    That is some seriously pretty roasted maple!
     
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    Gorgeous! But it is a Thorn. How could we expect any less?
     

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