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Re: show us yer hollow/semi-hollow guitars.

Post by PJazzmaster » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:22 pm

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Niiice one Andreas :-*
Do you still have your 1 PU Gretsch?

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Post by gringopig » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:41 am

What a beauty!!

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Post by sirspens » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:24 pm

Pacafeliz wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:00 am
found myself this amazing unknown model Framus from 1973 - LOVING IT!!!

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(it's 100% hollow and feather light)

:-*
It's a Television. And I've f***ing wanted one of these for a long time!

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

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Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:49 am

First week back home after some time at the technician. :-*
I just love that guitar! And it's incredible what a difference it makes in playability and creativity compared to my other four electrics!

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Re: show us yer hollow/semi-hollow guitars.

Post by Andreas N » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:42 am

PJazzmaster wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Niiice one Andreas :-*
Do you still have your 1 PU Gretsch?

Thanks, no the rambler is sadly gone.
Another one of those guitars I should have kept.

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Re: show us yer hollow/semi-hollow guitars.

Post by PJazzmaster » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:38 pm

Andreas N wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:42 am
PJazzmaster wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Niiice one Andreas :-*
Do you still have your 1 PU Gretsch?

Thanks, no the rambler is sadly gone.
Another one of those guitars I should have kept.
:o :( I guess that your Gibson is a better player and better sounding but that Rambler was killer :freako: !

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Post by Andreas N » Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:15 pm

I wouldn't say the Gibson sounds better, just different.
That Gretsch had a lovely woody acoustic tone that I really miss.


I have other guitars to Comfort me though. :)

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Post by PJazzmaster » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:24 pm

Andreas N wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:15 pm
I have other guitars to Comfort me though. :)

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:-* 8)

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Post by sirspens » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:45 pm

sirspens wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:24 pm
Pacafeliz wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:00 am
found myself this amazing unknown model Framus from 1973 - LOVING IT!!!

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(it's 100% hollow and feather light)

:-*
It's a Television. And I've f***ing wanted one of these for a long time!

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.
I just won an Ebay auction for a red Framus Television!

I'm so excited! I've wanted one for so long. I hope it can live up to my expectations.

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Post by SuperAxe » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:04 pm

lususnaturae wrote:
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oooh, do tell us more about this one. Someone with iron hair on his arm used it a lot? ;)
Love that colour and burst. What year is it?

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Post by lususnaturae » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:45 pm

Thanks! The guitar is a '67 Tennessean. I thought the factory finish was an odd factory brown sunburst, however the color was originally a dark burgundy - which is revealed under the Bigsby and pickup surrounds. Somebody loved this guitar and played it hard and put away wet way. I just recently had a refret with 6105's. Plays and sounds great!

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Post by Kinx » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:08 am

Pacafeliz wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:00 am
found myself this amazing unknown model Framus from 1973 - LOVING IT!!!

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(it's 100% hollow and feather light)

:-*
Awesome ! I've spent some time with earlier version of television ('66) with three metal-housed slanted pickups (ala strato deluxe) and I loved the shape + the quirks of the guitar, but I wasn't super excited about those pickups - the "Lorento" black pickups in yours seem to be way more towards my liking + the colour ! If you would ever consider parting with it, let me know ;)
Check out my band, The Atavists ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG-HZtrljMg

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Post by Kinx » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:54 am

here are my current hollowbodies :) '66 Jolana Alexis Bass and '61 Jolana Diskant

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I love using both in the studio - I even used the Alexis Bass in several live situations. The Diskant on the other side is a bit unstable, the pickups are super microphonic and I had to string it with 9s to prevent neck from excessive bending - however I just love the sound, I used it all over our new album and it blends perfectly with my Jazzmaster. One day, I'm going to get myself built a "gigable" Diskant, but with those vintage Brilant pickups.

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Re: show us yer hollow/semi-hollow guitars.

Post by Ceylon » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:30 am

I guess I never posted this here. Here's my only hollow guitar, an Ibanez ASR-70, the Artcore and thus more modern equivalent of the Epiphone Casino.

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This model was discontinued after just like a year or two, so they're not all that common, but it's a sweet guitar. I got it on a whim after having had a number of beers in the sun and feeling really good about everything, finding it randomly on Thomann and deciding that shit, what's money anyway? I wanted something that could do the JAMC/Beatles thing and I wasn't all that attracted to any of the Casinos in my price range. This one plays amazingly once I nailed the set-up, has a really nice acoustic ring to it and, though I might switch out the P90's somewhere down the line, they're not bad at all, especially in a guitar that was less than 400€. I've wanted to put it up for sale to raise money for Jags and stuff several times, but I always play it and change my mind again. It's a keeper.

If you stumble on to one of these and a good thinline hollowbody on the cheap is your thing, I highly recommend it.
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Re: show us yer hollow/semi-hollow guitars.

Post by Pacafeliz » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:25 am

Kinx wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:08 am
Pacafeliz wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:00 am
found myself this amazing unknown model Framus from 1973 - LOVING IT!!!
(it's 100% hollow and feather light)

:-*
Awesome ! I've spent some time with earlier version of television ('66) with three metal-housed slanted pickups (ala strato deluxe) and I loved the shape + the quirks of the guitar, but I wasn't super excited about those pickups - the "Lorento" black pickups in yours seem to be way more towards my liking + the colour ! If you would ever consider parting with it, let me know ;)
OH btw look what i found in the great Framus book:
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...it says it never appeared in any catalog, no known model number
i love delay SO much ...that i procrastinate all the time.

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