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Latest Activity: Jan 31

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ISO Case for Framus longneck guitar 4 Replies

I found a rare Framus 12 string at a flea market and I didn't even notice it had a 16 fret neck. With all that neck and all that head the only case I can use is a gig bag and it sticks out about 6".…Continue

Started by Stan Wells. Last reply by Stan Wells Jan 31.

Amatuer 5/1 bridge 4 Replies

Hi, do you know where I can get a bridge for a Framus Amatuer 5/1?  Thanks.  The action is heck.  I'm going to drop the bridge a bit with a belt sander.  Before I do I'd like to know where I can get…Continue

Started by Rowland Vela. Last reply by Rowland Vela Jan 8.


I am anxiously waiting the delivery of my Framus Western model. The suspense is killing me already, and it ain't supposed to be delivered until Wednesday!So while I wait, I thought I would ask a few…Continue

Started by Bobby Ratliff Aug 24, 2013.

Which archtop have I got? 1 Reply

Is it a Hobby or a Calypso? I've seen pics labelled both ways. What's the difference?Both models seem to be designated 5/50. Mine is dated 61K, ie. November 1961, if that helps.Also, it has had a…Continue

Started by Mark Harwood. Last reply by Mark Harwood Aug 14, 2013.

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Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 27, 2010 at 3:17pm
This one is going for $695 at a Hollywood Guitar Center. I wouldn't buy it without playing it and couldn't consider it at this point in my new lower paying (but I still got one) job.
Comment by Downtown Freddy Brown on November 27, 2010 at 11:53am
Oh!!!! I love the double neck acoustic. I've wanted one for years but there are so few acoustic ones (other brands) available (at a price I can afford LOL)
Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 27, 2010 at 10:28am

Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 27, 2010 at 10:28am

Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 27, 2010 at 10:28am
Came across some nice "Frami" for sale at various GCs. Hey Ginger...a 12 String Texan!!

Comment by Jerry Gordon on November 24, 2010 at 5:48pm
That is way cool, Ted. Gosh, wonder if my gal is a Doc. Will have to download some Doc & Chickie tunes...just love the Framus connection to so many talents.
Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 24, 2010 at 5:18pm
DOC WILLIAMS For this musician born 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, Framus built his own guitar model.
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Comment by Jerry Gordon on November 24, 2010 at 5:10pm
Thanks, Ted. Great looking guitar. Mine doesn't have a moustache...wonder if Framus made this one with both style bridges? Has anyone seen a Doc Williams model? I've search for photos without luck. Would like to see that model as my label says 5/95.
Comment by Ted Hechtman on November 24, 2010 at 4:46pm

This may be your guitar Jerry. Let me know. Looks really similar.

1969 FRAMUS Western model 5/195
Comment by Ginger on November 24, 2010 at 4:37pm
The Texan's are notorious for having high action which I'm sure is why people don't buy a Framus when they see used ones. But not all Framus are Texans. =)
There was just a show (somewhere) in the US & it was reintroducing the Framus. The guitars, both acoustic & electric got rave reviews. So who knows? Our guitars may start appreciating at a rapid rate. I'm still not selling tho'. That would be like selling my right arm.

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