Thorn "Empirial" Grantura Guitar

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  1. Jazzandmore

    Jazzandmore Gold Supporting Member

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    D’Aquisto made a guitar for you?!?! Wow!

    I would totally play this guitar. I play mostly jazz and have a light hand, my guitars never get beat up.
     
  2. StevenA

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    No, it was just a conversation I had with him on the phone. He told me you had to beat the s..t out of the guitars. Still have his letter, photographs, and price list, though.
     
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    So you let the opportunity pass you by....
     
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  4. StevenA

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    My wife got him on the phone and handed it to me in the shower saying... it’s Jimmy D’Aquisto lol. Anyway, I didn’t have 8500 in 1990. Don’t remind me.
     
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  5. Jazzandmore

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    The OP @noodle_world is back with us!

    Dude you haven’t been around for a long time. Please make us all jealous about the guitar :):):)
     
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  6. noodle_world

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    Updated shots.

    Hope everyone's doing well and safe. To be honest, I still have anxiety taking this guitar out of the case. I still feel like the luckiest guy in the world. Thanks again @Ron Thorn

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  7. Jerrod

    Jerrod Silver Supporting Member

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    You're not feeling ill, are you?
     
  8. WayneM

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    Long time no see Noodle!
    Hope your are doing well and are safe!
     
  9. big mike

    big mike Gold Supporting Member

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    Love it
    What up noodle!!!
     
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    Absolutely staggering Thorn! Love it.
     
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    Ron, I've got it. Bring back the Robben Ford with Empirial appointments. Heck, I dunno, even a Starcaster. That guitar is just achingly beautiful.
     
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    What was the Robben Ford?
     
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    Oh, I'm with you now.

    You're referring to RT being at Fender now and asking him to bring back the Fender RF, Esprit model.

    I thought you were referring to a Robben Ford RT guitar.
     
  15. j.s.tonehound

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    Coronado Grantura....
     
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