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steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Hi Larry- Dr Christian Hoyer will be able to help. He helped me with my 1964 Dix. heres his e-mail Christian Hoyer <c.hoyer@warwick.de>;"
Aug 26, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"hi ginger- Dr. Hoyer emailed me and gave me the hook up on parts. I am good to go. will be sending pics soon! cheers."
Aug 17, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"or receipt rather....doh!"
Aug 11, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"ginger=your baby is utterly gorgeous! Fred is truly talented! BTW. Any luck on finding the precept for those parts?"
Aug 11, 2011
Ginger commented on steve diamond's photo
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"Baby has one of these too...not quite as sharp edged as Eva's ding but I laid Baby in the case one time onstage & this guy dropped his Zippo lighter right on the front. It left a nice little dip in the wood. grrr..."
Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Thanks Martin! You'll be the first to hear it."
Aug 10, 2011
Martin commented on steve diamond's photo
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"Love the guitar and it's a fixed neck would love to hear it when the restoration is complete."
Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Thanks robert- most likely the restoration will be a mechanical one (frets, machine heads etc). I kinda like the way she looks. i'll keep an eye out for an archtop for you."
Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"hi robert- Definitely slope shoulder dread. Dimensions are as follows: Depth at tail 4.5, Lower bout 15, upper bout 11.75, body length 19, scale length 26, and nut width 1.75. 14 fret. Thanks for the info on the french polishing technique!"
Aug 10, 2011
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Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"HI All- pictures of Eva are now in my photos on my page. I welcome all suggestions, criticisms, and comments. If anyone can tell me where to get parts or knows people who do good work (frets, finish, etc), please let me know. Thanks again!  "
Aug 10, 2011
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Aug 10, 2011
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Bridge Eva pre-resto
Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Thanks Ginger! Your baby sure is beautiful!!!! Excited to learn more about this guitar (that is so cool about the bracing!!). You said your friend was a finish and restore guy at Martin, do you have any idea how much a good re-finish costs? I'…"
Aug 10, 2011
steve diamond commented on Ted Hechtman's group Framus Guitar
"Hi Folks,-First of all let me say thanks to all for your helpful posts. Second, how cool is it that there is a forum for us to share our passion and help each other out!!! I am getting really excited about my Framus Dix and the upcoming restoration.…"
Aug 10, 2011
Martin left a comment for steve diamond
"I found some pics of a Framus Doc Williams neck is fixed and head looks very different from normal Framus head.  http://www.classicrockguitars.nl/fotos/?content%2FHome%2FFlattops%2F1961+Framus+5+95+Doc+Williams%2F"
Aug 10, 2011

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
fender. gibson. ibanez. martin. taylor.framus
What type of music do you like to play?
all styles
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At 7:33am on August 10, 2011, Martin said…
I found some pics of a Framus Doc Williams neck is fixed and head looks very different from normal Framus head.  http://www.classicrockguitars.nl/fotos/?content%2FHome%2FFlattops%2F1961+Framus+5+95+Doc+Williams%2F
At 10:03pm on August 4, 2011, Jerry Gordon said…

Steve,

I posted some pictures on my page under the photos tab that may help answer some

questions about your Framus.

Jerry

 
 
 

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