Is this a Westone ?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Is this a Westone ?

Post by DuoFuzz on Tue May 26, 2009 4:00 pm

Well, is this any Westone you know of?

It's advertised as a Westone and it's similar in style to the Thunder 1A model, but it seems to me like it's carved on the front a bit like a PRS scratch .Also the neck pick-up has been swapped for a single coil and the truss rod cover is wrong.

It could be DIY modified I guess clown . Any idea's?

DAN. Suspect

Senior Member

Number of posts : 640
Age : 39
Location : Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.
Registration date : 2009-05-18

Back to top Go down

Re: Is this a Westone ?

Post by Warrn on Tue May 26, 2009 5:03 pm

The headstock doesn't look Westone, but it could still be a Mat. Or they could have taken a Thunder and not only carved the body but the headstock as well? Can't say I'd buy it.


Number of posts : 1093
Age : 28
Location : Gainesville, FL
Registration date : 2008-08-03

Back to top Go down

Re: Is this a Westone ?

Post by corsair on Tue May 26, 2009 5:19 pm

I think you may be right in that it is a Thunder 1A with a few 'modifications'! The carved top looks good, I reckon and putting it back to OES shouldn't be too hard; MMK45's turn up reasonably often on ebay and the TRC can be fabricated by any decent engraver.
However, I'd be asking for some more, better detailed pix of the headstock and the rear of the body etc.! Very Happy

FWIW, an after market esoteric nut is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist, and a great way to convert your money into someone else’s.


Number of posts : 5310
Age : 57
Location : Hervey Bay, Australia.
Registration date : 2008-04-08

Back to top Go down

Re: Is this a Westone ?

Post by norfolkngood on Tue May 26, 2009 8:17 pm

I looked twice at this one, when is a Thunder not a Thunder?

Given that Thunders are coming up regularly on UK ebay (and in original trim) I'll be leaving this one for someone else.

Senior Member

Number of posts : 421
Age : 59
Location : Norfolk, England
Registration date : 2008-12-08

Back to top Go down

Re: Is this a Westone ?

Post by Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum