The Ramonas Reps (12/09/2015)

These guitars were built for a “Ramones” tribute band called, “The Ramonas“. Both Martin and I were big fans of the band and would spend many a drunken night out, at their gigs. The business was just getting on its feet and we were really keen to have some bands playing our instruments, out there in the wild. We approached The Ramonas and offered to build them these guitars, thankfully they had some faith in us and agreed!

The Ramona guitars were my first properly commissioned builds and it was a daunting feeling to be making guitars for customers, rather than just as a stock or on a “hobby” basis. It forced me (in a good way) to “up my game” and building these was a big learning curve. Thankfully, both guitars were greatfully recieved and used on many tours and shows. I still have a big place in my heart for these two and consider them a milestone in the business’s history.


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Rohnny Rep Specifications

Body
2 Piece – Poplar

Neck
Bolt on joint
3 Piece – Maple

Fretboard
Indian Rosewood
Mother of Pearl Dot Inlay
25.5″ Scale Length
22 Stainless Steel Frets (Medium)

Hardware
Chrome Axesrus® Tuners
Chrome Jazzmaster® Style Bridge
1 Chrome Volume Knob & 1 “Top Hat” Tone Knob
Graphtech® Black TUSQ® Nut
2 way Truss Rod

Electrics
Axesrus® Boubon City Mini Bridge Pickup
Axesrus® Texas Blues Neck Pickup
250K Volume & Tone Pots
Switchcraft® Output Jack

Finish
Royal Blue Cellulose Paint
Nitrocellulose (Body)
Satin cellulose (Neck)

Pee-Pee Rep Specifications

Body
3 Piece Alder

Neck
Bolt on joint
3 Piece – Maple

Fretboard
Flamed Maple
Black Dot Inlay
34″ Scale Length
20 Stainless Steel Frets (Medium)

Hardware
Chrome Wilkinson® Tuners
Chrome Wilkinson® Bridge
Chrome Knobs
Graphtech® White TUSQ® Nut
2 way Truss Rod

Electrics
Dimarzio® DP122 Pickups
500k CTS Volume & Tone Pots
Switchcraft® Output Jack

Finish
Olympic White Cellulose Paint
Nitrocellulose (Body)
Nitrocellulose (Neck)