kramer guitar van halen seymour duncan evh
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-20)
Price : US $152.50
this is a custom Kramer guitar. the neck is a U.S.A. Kramer maple neck with maple fretboard off of a late 80's Pacer. it features Kramer's hockey stick headstock. the frets are jumbos and have plenty of meat on them, this fretboard is fast. the body is an early 80's Kramer Striker and is a dead ringer for a Kramer Barreta. i like the Striker because it's body is exact to the Barreta in every way, except the bolt pattern of the neck pocket. the unique bolt pattern is different than all other Kramers and all other strat style guitars as well! this makes these guitars TRULY interchangeable and compatible as the bolt pattern does not interfere with the bolt pattern of other Kramer/strat style necks. no filling, modifications, or drilling -a straight and solid connection. the pick-up is a Seymour Duncan humbucker. she also features a licensed Floyd Rose tremelo system with locking nut. this is a new double locking system and not the cheap string through design like on the later Strikers. as a finishing touch, i added a chrome volume knob.
the metalic red finish is 25 years old but still shines like new, as well as all of the chrome. i originally wanted to give this guitar the 'hot for teacher' paint job, but the factory finish was too nice! this guitar is a beauty and the maple fretboard is what really makes her stand out among other Kramers. Barretas, Strikers, and Focus series guitars all came with rosewood fretboards, Van Halen's were the only ones with maple boards like this one.
the neck has had a crack near the 3rd tuner and was repaired CORRECTLY! it is smooth to the touch and neat. no buzzing, no vibrations. there is a
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-20)
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