Duncan Ultimate humbuckers in da house

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  1. HHB

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    I got a hold of a pair of Duncan Ultimates machine wound humbuckers, I say machine wound cause these are wound to the same specs as the Ultimate handwound Seymour did for Hamers Ultimate Artist series only machine instead of hand ( I'm not sure I appreciate the difference, but anyway ) hand signed by SD himself! Gonna try them in my spruce top Hamer Monaco ( I still own this guitar, some thought that I sold it, I just could not part w/ it, a custom piece made for me ) report back soon, should be way cool!

    ps they are gold and they would look better in my LP custom, hmm
     
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    Very cool! I recently stumbled upon the Hammer Newort Pro with the Spruce top. Sounds like it woudl be a remarkable guitar for the money as is your Monaco!
     
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    Hamers are amazing guitars , the most recent stuff is really outstanding
     
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    Since I have a strong prospect of a respectable day gig I have been searching for a guitar that would suit my needs-a single guitar.

    I wanted mahogany back and neck, semi-hollow or thinline and a solid spruce top with humbuckers.

    Well, there is the PRS which costs more than I have. And then there is the Benedetto Benny which costs more than most cars I owned in college... And then I stumble upon the Newport Pro for about $1500 NEW!

    I started looking at Hamers as I remember Scott, Ben and yourself mentioning them. What a remarkable buy and according to all accounts remarkable even at twice the price.

    Once I finish having my old Law Suite Era L5 setup with new pots, caps and a new nut I'll be ready to go. And then I can practice while saving for the NewPort.
     
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    I am jonsing for that ultimate artist bad! it sounds so good.i just can't afford it :eek: aren't the in the 4-6000k range? VDG
     
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    Yeah, thats retail, I know a guy selling a few on ebay, if you want private email me and I'll ask him what his best price is , used very little, near;y new, killer tone and appointments!
     
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    Hail Mary mother of God, the Lord is with thee.....................:D VDG
     
  8. Shai`tan

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    "Hamers are amazing guitars , the most recent stuff is really outstanding"

    I had a Hamer Chaparalle a few years back. Amazing guitar. shoulda kept it. lol I wonder why they don`t still have them as a production model? They rocked.
     
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    Heh heh...I just re-strung my old Hamer Chapparal today and was squealin' like old times. The volume pot sounds like sandpaper (can I fix that?) and the SD-59 in the bridge is half crusted in rust and corrosion (still sounded fine).

    Which us how I found this old thread. I was searching for a bridge humbucker replacement.
     

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