any Framus love around here?

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  1. Joeydego

    Joeydego your mom is a nice lady V.I.P. Member

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    I Have something cooking, just wondering.
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Older one or new one ?
     
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    Joeydego your mom is a nice lady V.I.P. Member

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    new stuff, made in Germany, mid level. Not custom shop but not import, either. 3K or so pricetags.
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Not much new guitars are still made in Germany
     
  5. Joeydego

    Joeydego your mom is a nice lady V.I.P. Member

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    from what I gather, Standard is MIC. Teambuilt and masterbuilt are MIG. Im looking at a couple of teambuilt pieces. They were very impressive at NAMM. Hard to not like German products.
     
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    Left Paw Senior Member

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    The new ones are cool, just like so many brands that have been brought back by new owners who mostly source production in Asia. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
     
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    German engineering is superb. I love me some German guns.
     
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    charlie chitlins Senior Member

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    I know this isn't helpful, but...
    Whenever I hear the name Framus, all I can think of is this old dude I knew when I was a kid, who taught me some mechanics.
    He never used the right words for things and would say stuff like, "You put this little nort into the framus...."
     
  9. brokentoeswalker

    brokentoeswalker Senior Member

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    Rik Emmett from the band Truimph played one way back in the 80's as i remember.

     
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    S. Rock Senior Member

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    I love the old Framus guitars. I bought a Framus acoustic at the PX when I was stationed over in Germany in 1972. I came across a Framus hollowbody at Willie's American Guitars in St. Paul, MN a few years ago. I would have bought it, but he was asking way too much for it. plus I didn't have that kind of money at the time(still don't). the neck on it was very similar to the one on my acoustic. there is another guitar shop in the area that sells the newer Framus electric guitars.
     
  11. Petergrifindor

    Petergrifindor Senior Member

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    Always loved the look on this one



    And how it was made:



    Never tried one, but it seems they are top game guitars.
     
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    Petergrifindor Senior Member

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    Another one made for Devin.

    I love seeing guitars being made. LOL

     
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    The only experience I had with Framus was my brother in laws old 12 string acoustic. It was a nice guitar.
     
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    man, that neck through work looks awesome.

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  15. Lungo

    Lungo Silver Supporter

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    Are they single pickup guitars with an X in the name?
     
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    Not familiar with the new ones, but a high school buddy (we're talking early '70s here) had a Framus acoustic that was wonderful; played like a wet dream and sounded sweeter than a girl saying yes.
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    yup, the ak175 i believe..?
     
  19. Hector Arcadius

    Hector Arcadius Senior Member

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    Are you getting a Panthera, Joey? They look very, very nice and I agree with you that's hard to not like MIG products, in general.


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    Post some pics, when you get it.
     
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  20. Les Paul Newb

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    As soon as I saw this thread I was like "wonder if it's a phil x signature".

    I want to know how wide the necks are on those. Wide as 2015 Les pauls?
     

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