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New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby MarshallTSL » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:43 am

Waiting on my first Aries!

I ordered it with a Flamed Redwood top and no bezels. This was the look I was going for:

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CT6 Deep Blue Quilt, HH2 Claro, TL60C Black Cherry Quilt, Master Grade Ziricote SH65, Aries A6X Flamed Redwood Top In The Oven!!!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby gumbynotpokey » Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:56 am

Good seeing you on here - seems like it's been a while.

WELL THIS should be a real looker, eh?

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Wife: C350, Claro top SH550, Vintage 16
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Youngest: C750, GK1, CT624M Deep Black Cherry on flame, V3MC Celestion,
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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby spudmunkey » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:22 am

Do you mean no bevels?

Can't wait to see it!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby RockCrue » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:05 pm

Sounds like it will be a beauty!!!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby gumbynotpokey » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:44 pm

Crue!

(Go look at our SH550 NGD!)

Sorry, back to the thread.
Wife: C350, Claro top SH550, Vintage 16
Oldest: DC400M greenburst, C980TMW
Youngest: C750, GK1, CT624M Deep Black Cherry on flame, V3MC Celestion,
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Me: LB70P jet black, LB70PF Claro BEM HAN, MB 10

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby skully13a » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:03 pm

:hijack:
It's all good. T'was temporary, lads!

I'll be stoked to check out your NGD when your redwood Aries gets there. Until then, I hope the wait ain't too bad for you. :wink:
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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby EL_SUPER_BEASTO » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:21 am

You're going to love it, I have a flame Redwood top and it's dead gorgeous from any distance.
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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby peoplearestrange » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:25 pm

wow i didn't even know they offered redwood tops! should look amazing

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby MarshallTSL » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:33 pm

Um. Yeah. Thanks for the linguistic checkup!

spudmunkey wrote:Do you mean no bevels?

Can't wait to see it!
CT6 Deep Blue Quilt, HH2 Claro, TL60C Black Cherry Quilt, Master Grade Ziricote SH65, Aries A6X Flamed Redwood Top In The Oven!!!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby MarshallTSL » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:46 pm

Getting to know the team in Escondido really helps. Being a courteous, enthusiastic good guy, with exceptionally realistic expectations helps.

I flew in from DC to meet with Flock my last three guitars. It helps to go in person when you're doing a really special build. When I ordered the Ziricote SH65 (the last one they ever made), I got a personal tour from Jeff and we went through his wood closet. Don't expect that, unless you let them know well in advance that you're coming and that you're trying to buy something really exceptional and are ready to pull the trigger while you're there. Expect your showroom order to take longer than you think it will. In other words, plan for more than 15 minutes, even if you know exactly what you want.

It was in Jeff's personal closet I saw some of his flamed redwood, and when I saw this Melancon, it all just clicked.

BTW, here's my SH65 from Facebook. What you can't see is a ridiculous "Baked" Kiesel Treated Flamed Maple neck, and a Mother Of Pearl Logo. And the hefty price tag. It is the sexiest neck I've ever played. Maybe the completely sick Flamed Koa Neck on this Aries will top it!!!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby MarshallTSL » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:54 pm

Thanks Gumby! Hope you're doing well.

And it has been a really, really long time. Thanks for remembering me!

Merry Christmas.

Mark

gumbynotpokey wrote:Good seeing you on here - seems like it's been a while.

WELL THIS should be a real looker, eh?

:applause:
CT6 Deep Blue Quilt, HH2 Claro, TL60C Black Cherry Quilt, Master Grade Ziricote SH65, Aries A6X Flamed Redwood Top In The Oven!!!

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Re: New Aries Flamed Redwood

Postby gumbynotpokey » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:48 pm

MarshallTSL wrote:Thanks Gumby! Hope you're doing well.

And it has been a really, really long time. Thanks for remembering me!

Merry Christmas.

Mark

gumbynotpokey wrote:Good seeing you on here - seems like it's been a while.

WELL THIS should be a real looker, eh?

:applause:


LOL! Remember?!? LOL!!! Of course!

Bro, I beg you to look at the SH550 NGD thread I put up. :)
Wife: C350, Claro top SH550, Vintage 16
Oldest: DC400M greenburst, C980TMW
Youngest: C750, GK1, CT624M Deep Black Cherry on flame, V3MC Celestion,
SH550 white/white, black binding, gold hardware
Me: LB70P jet black, LB70PF Claro BEM HAN, MB 10


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