"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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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?
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
I also have a couple smaller bodied Framus 6 string guitars
What type of music do you like to play?
Country, Pop, Pop Rock
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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.