12/30/2014

Winter 2014-2015 GOTS Winner has been chosen

Author: Jesse

A hearty congrats to our friend  Remain0Silent and his stunning Ran guitar.

For anyone interested, the specs of this beast:

Scale length: 25.5”
Construction method: Ran AANJ w/NTB style heel
Body shape: Crusher
Body material: Mahogany
Top wood options: Carved – Plain maple
Body binding: Top
Binding material: White plastic
Body finish: Hand-rubbed oil (black stain)
Headstock shape: Crusher
Headstock: Regular
Headstock finish: Match body finish (ebony veneer)
Headstock binding: White plastic
Truss rod cover: Ebony
Logo: White mother of pearl
Neck material: 3P Ovangkol
Neck shape: RAN-shape
Nut width Thickness at 1st/12th:19-21mm
Neck finish: Natural satin
Fingerboard material: Ebony
Fingerboard binding: White plastic
Number of frets: 24
Fret size: Dunlop 6100
Fingerboard radius: 15”
Fingerboard side inlays: Luminlay dots
Nut:GraphTech Black TUSQ
Hardware color:black
Bridge system: Hipshot Fixed 6-string
Tuning machines: Schaller M6 locking
Straplocks: Schaller
Pickups: BareKnuckle Warpig set (black coils)
Control knobs:1 x volume, 1 x tone
Pickup selector:3-way toggle

Great guitar from a company that will just about build you anything, I hope one day to take the plunge myself

All hail the RAN!

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