Thorn #44...

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by JMintzer, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. JMintzer

    JMintzer Burned Out Mod

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    This just arrived as part of a trade for my PRS Limited Edition:

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    Here are the specs:

    Body - White Limba
    Top - 5A 1 Piece Flame
    Neck - Brazilian Rosewood
    Headstock Overlay - None
    Fingerboard - Brazilian Rosewood / 12" Radius / 25" Scale / 22 Fret
    Nut - Tusq
    Fretwire - 6150
    Neck Carve - Medium 'C'
    Matching Inlaid Truss Rod Cover
    Bridge - Tremolo / Nickel
    Tuners - Nickel Sperzel Locking w/ Pearl Buttons
    Dunlop Straploks
    Fingerboard Inlays - Firesuns Pearl + Paua
    Purfling - None
    Inlaid Logo - Paua / Pearl
    Side Dots - Mother of Pearl
    Pickups -
    Neck - Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro
    Bridge - Seymour Duncan JB
    Controls - Vol. x 1, Tone x 1 (push/push), 5-way Megaswitch Model E, plus coil tap push/push switch on tone
    LR Baggs Piezo saddles + active CTRL-X preamp
    Color -
    Top - Yellow/orange double stain
    Body Back - Orange
    Neck - unfinished

    With the departure of my BRW SC and the 513, I needed to replenish my BRW stash. I mean, I have a reputation to uphold! :D


    Jamie
     
  2. JDJ

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  3. Green Pro Am

    Green Pro Am Supporting Member

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    Nice guitar! Those picups look like Anderson pickups not Duncans?
     
  4. Down and Out in NYC

    Down and Out in NYC Gold Supporting Member

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    Either that or rio grande's. that top looks bookmatched. Doesn't look like a 1 piece. It sure is purty though.
     
  5. tjensen

    tjensen Gold Supporting Member

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    Damn you, Mintzer, you snagged another one from me!

    I was offered that guitar in a trade for my 513.

    I said yes and was all ready to go. The dude e-mailed me the next morning and said he'd decided to keep it. :crazyguy :rotflmao :rotflmao
     
  6. JMintzer

    JMintzer Burned Out Mod

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    Uh Oh...

    Looks like I won't be traveling thru N.C. any time soon... :eek:


    Jamie

    P.S. I'm still really sorry about that! :D
     
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    You could detour thru Colorado, just ship that sweet axe ahead & we'll take good care as we pass it around. Please?

    Mike
     
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  10. paintguy

    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Daaaayam Jamie!!!

    I couldn't imagine what would be half as cool as your Prs. Now I understand.:AOK

    A Thorn as part of the trade????? Nice!!!!

    Your clues of Reggie had me thinking of a Jackson:confused:. A decent clue, but not the best bro. :rotflmao I now understand the 44 thing.

    Anyway, great score and it all makes sense now.:D
     
  11. kingsleyd

    kingsleyd Frikkin genyus Gold Supporting Member

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    So, Jamie, what was the other part of the trade?

    A guitar to be named later?!?

    Thorn #44 looks sweet. Right up my alley, actually.
     
  12. JMintzer

    JMintzer Burned Out Mod

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    $$$ :D


    Jamie
     
  13. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    The wood and finish are quite reminiscent of my '86 Custom so you know I dig it! Enjoy, Jamie. :)
     
  14. lhallam

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    Hmm, I recall you saying you were expecting a shipment but I guess it didn't register with me that it was a Thorn or you left out that little detail. :) It looks like it was worth the extra day. Very very nice, enjoy.
     
  15. big mike

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    Yeah it's okay I guess.

    if you like guitars that are perfectly built in every detail.
    Are made out of gorgeous woods.
    Have beautiful neck inlays
    INcredible tones.
    Built by one of the nicest guys in the biz.

    Yeah, it's okay I guess. :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  16. Drunkagain

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    Congratulations. That should certainly help with the wait for #147. :D
     
  17. EunosFD

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    Meh, I've seen better...erm, well okay only in my dreams. :p #44 may very well be my favorite Thorn to date. I think I say that every time I see one, but I mean it this time. Seriously. :D Very nice score!
     
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    That's beautiful Jamie!!

    I definately think it's time for a new Harem shot...unless there is another $800 beauty just about to fall from the heavens into your lap ;) :D

    Shad
     
  19. mgrier1

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    Beautiful guitar (of course!)
    Have fun with it!:BEER

    Mike
     
  20. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm back again for a rare SECOND rave. That axe screams "class!" :dude:
     

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