Thornton Guitars!!

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  1. dukew

    dukew Supporting Member

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    I now have two, a Blues Queen and a Legend and Chuck is building great guitars. There is nothing I would change on either guitar but the strings when they wear out. These guitars have the best playability, neck shape, upper neck access, balance, pickups, tuners, pots, caps, hardware, fret work, finish, everything. They are just off the charts visually and sonically. The tone is just to die for and you need to check these out. Walter Becker just bought several new guitars from Chuck. www.cpthorntonguitars.com or just give Chuck a call. A truly class individual who is building stellar guitars! Go there!!!
     
  2. Ches

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    Agreed. Both of mine are killer!
     
  3. derekd

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    Chuck is a great guy and builds amazing guitars.

    Congrats!
     
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    Still a huge fan of Chuck. My Professional is the best semi-hollowbody that I have played. Comfortable, versatile and toneful.

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  5. BluesLou

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    Absolutely, Chuck is an outstanding luthier and person.
    I have several of his guitars and each one is a dream to play, flawless construction, each one has it's own great tone.

    I think some photos of his 10th Anniversary limited edition are on his Facebook Page, talk about awesome craftsmanship, design and execution, they are awesome guitars.

    Chuck is a cool guy also. I believe he is adding in building some basses also now. Definitely check him out and give him a call, he is great to talk with.

    Included photos of my Cp Thornton Professional on Chucks web site.
    First guitar I bought from Chuck and it is a amazing guitar in all ways.

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  6. dukew

    dukew Supporting Member

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    Truly one of the 1st class luthiers in the business!:drink
     
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  9. Oz Hofstatter

    Oz Hofstatter Gold Supporting Member

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    CP Thorntorn Guitars are among the best in the biz!!! Chuck is a joy to deal with too. I hope to get the dealership soon.
    Cheers,
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  10. dukew

    dukew Supporting Member

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    BluesLou,

    That is outstanding!!! Too Cool!!

    Oz, You'll Love 'em!
     
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    Guitarbean25 Silver Supporting Member

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    Chuck's guitars really are top notch with not much else that can be improved outside of custom factors.

    Mine is out for bate to see if I can trade for a flamey Thornton.
     
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    Whomever owns Blues Queen 40...call me!
     
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  14. dukew

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    Several great pieces out there!
     
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    artguy47 Ol' CuRmUGeOn

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    Love my Professional! Although I'm currently thinning my stack, it will be hanging around for a while.
     
  16. Oz Hofstatter

    Oz Hofstatter Gold Supporting Member

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    We just got the dealership for CP Thornton Guitars. I'm extremely happy to worh with Chuck and have his AMAZING instruments at my shop.
    Cheers,
    Oz
     
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    Super nice guy, and his take on the tele is on my short list of desired guitars.

    I wish you luck with Thorntons, Oz.
     
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    I have three Thornton; an semi-hollow improv, an elite, and a fussion. All guitars are perfect. I can't give Chuck a higher recommendation!!!!
     
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