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Richard S Barrett
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  • Rehoboth, MA
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Peter Martens commented on Richard S Barrett's photo
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12 String Framus

"This looks a lot like a Framus I restored several years ago as a senior airman stationed at Pope AFB.  I found the guitar, badly neglected, in a pawn shop in Fayetteville, NC.  It originally was yellow and black in color, but when I sanded…"
Apr 12, 2012
Richard S Barrett commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Hello Allen, The Texan I have with a sound Hole pick up is the same as the one pictured except that mine doesn't have that square piece of plastic around it. When I purchased it the seller said it was factory installed. The pick up I bought if…"
Nov 18, 2011
Richard S Barrett commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"It does sound great . For a small guitar it has some volume. It almost feels like it should have nylon strings on it tho. No cracks but it does have a few nicks and could use new tuners on one side and 3 ferrals(?) and fret work and saddle. By…"
Jul 25, 2011
Richard S Barrett commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Here is a picture of my Flea Market find serial 30259-359 "
Jul 25, 2011
Richard S Barrett commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Awhile back I posted a picture of what was sold as a sound hole pick up by Framus asking if anyone had ever seen one. Everyone thought it was from an electric guitar. I saw a Framus 6 string on ebay recently with the same pick up installed in the…"
Apr 30, 2011
Richard S Barrett replied to Shahir's discussion 12 string guitar choice help!
"I have to agree with Chuck on that the second guitar should be very different from your first guitar and a 12 string defiantly fits the bill.My first 12 string was an old Yamaha that was very hard to play because of the high action.Then I bought a…"
Apr 30, 2011
Richard S Barrett left a comment for Reg Hayes
"Thank You for all the information.  I've been to the Framus site  and asked but I never heard back."
Jan 15, 2011
Reg Hayes left a comment for Richard S Barrett
"Hi Richard,  Reg Hayes here.  The "EX" does indeed stand "Export" I have a Framus 12 String Texan and contacted the Framus Historical Site.  They said the "EX" meant the guitar was made in Germany for the…"
Jan 15, 2011
Martin left a comment for Richard S Barrett
"Usually 72K on a Framus label would mean Nov 1972"
Jan 15, 2011
Martin left a comment for Richard S Barrett
"I think it might be Export."
Jan 15, 2011
Richard S Barrett left a comment for Martin
"Thank You Martin. I thought it might be a 5 but it looked a lot like an S. Any idea what the EX means? I've seen it on other Framus guitars"
Jan 15, 2011
Martin commented on Richard S Barrett's photo
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12 String Framus

"Could be a Framus Texan 12string 5/296"
Jan 15, 2011
Richard S Barrett commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Just posted pics of my 12 and one of my 6 string Framus I have another 6 string like the pic  model 73C  0531 serial 020652 and one with a set neck with the sunburst (?) color  looks like it says model S/196 serial 29419 also has the…"
Jan 13, 2011
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Jan 13, 2011
Richard S Barrett left a comment for Martin
"I do. I collected most of them some time ago 5 are new. Couldn't afford much but always looking for the perfect guitar. Recently I went to the  the Guitar Center  recently to look at what I still couldn't afford and there on the…"
Jan 13, 2011
Martin left a comment for Richard S Barrett
"Do you own all those guitars in your profile pic ?"
Jan 13, 2011

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
20-30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
I have a Framus Model 79c 05991 6 string
serial # 020652
also Framus 12 string but I can't read any numbers
also Framus model 72K 0531 6 String
serial 65926
I also have a couple smaller bodied Framus 6 string guitars
What type of music do you like to play?
Country, Pop, Pop Rock
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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At 5:51pm on July 25, 2011, buck gales said…

try this site  http://www.framus-vintage.de/modules/site/site.php

 

The Picture there looks very similar.

At 7:10pm on January 15, 2011, Reg Hayes said…
Hi Richard,  Reg Hayes here.  The "EX" does indeed stand "Export" I have a Framus 12 String Texan and contacted the Framus Historical Site.  They said the "EX" meant the guitar was made in Germany for the export market, ie. North America.
At 6:33pm on January 15, 2011, Martin said…
Usually 72K on a Framus label would mean Nov 1972
At 6:32pm on January 15, 2011, Martin said…
I think it might be Export.
At 4:23pm on January 13, 2011, Martin said…
Do you own all those guitars in your profile pic ?
 
 
 

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