My New Kirn Barnbuster

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Donnie B., Apr 13, 2010.

  1. Donnie B.

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    Thought you might dig a before and after side by side shot!

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  2. Dflo

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    Ok,, Im new,,, An am now drooling,,, what is the price range and where can I get one??
     
  3. Donnie B.

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    All you need to know is here:

    http://www.ronkirn.com/tele.htm
     
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    Your Barn Burner guitar is unique for sure. Not my personal taste, but I can admire and respect that it is a fine, fine instrument. A nice OLD piece of wood like that must be nice and resonant. Congrats.
     
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    Ron is an Ace, that is smokin'

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    Wow!

    That guitar is way too cool!
     
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    I've been pricing out building myself a nice instrument with CNCd parts from one of the manufacturers that are discussed here frequently. When you take everything into consideration and compare that to what you could get from Ron Kirn, there's no question in my mind which is the better choice.

    Yeah, there's something to be said for and a certain pride you get by doing it yourself. But I think I'd get over that as soon as I opened the case and introduced myself to the RK. Only problem is that it would obsolete all my other stuff!
     
  8. Donnie B.

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    Wow! Almost 3 years already.

    Still digging the hell outta this guitar. The nitro finished out-gassing after about 6 months and now it feels almost like broken in denim. Ultra smooth. I also figured out that switching picks (from a red Jazz III to a black Jazz III) takes a bit of the high end edge off of the bridge position.
     
  9. Ronkirn

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    ya haven't used up all the MoJo yet?? ;)

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  10. Donnie B.

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    Ran out of vibe about 6 months ago. The mojo meter is still fully in the green! :D
     
  11. Stringbender11

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    Beautiful guitar.. reminds me of my Squier. I keed I keed. :)

    Seriously though, that's one of the nicest Teles I think I've ever seen. Beautful wood grain and a great overall look.
     
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    Thanks! If you look at the top view picture showing the two horns you can see that it's made out of the center sections of two trees. And the centers run completely through to the bottom of the guitar - the same two rings are on either side of the lower strap button!

    Kinda like two stumps spooning. :D
     
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    Yeah I see what you mean, lol.

    I really like the overall look, it's really eye-catching, but not over the top. Looks like a guitar you want to pick up and play, not something always hidden away in a case which is how i often think of high end guitars..
     
  14. Sacdubro

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    Very nice wood on that Tele congrats!
     
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    Cool, Donnie B. & Ron.
     
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    So very cool. Great work!
     
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