HAMER USA Sunburst JR...kinda

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  1. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    I picked up this Murkat Special last week.....just got it yesterday. This guitar started its life as a 1982 USA HAMER Special.

    First off, I have to say that Jay did an awesome job modding this Special! It plays great, it sounds awesome!!!

    I'm calling it a Sunburst JR....since Jay added the Sunburst logo on the headstock. The neck is nice and chunky....its chunkier than my 79 Sunburst. I'm very tempted to add a neck pickup.:hide

    I'm very impressed with the tone and playability! That Slammer pickup is awesome!!! It looks great too....the binding, the crowns, the vintage Grovers....its the whole package!!!

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  2. Caretaker

    Caretaker Silver Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    I`d put a P90 in the neck.
     
  3. custom53

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    Personally I would leave it as it is, but that is just me. I love a single pickup, single knob guitar..
     
  4. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    Yeah, um change nothing!
     
  6. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    I wont

    although, it wouldn't be terrible to add a tone knob????
     
  7. Seafoam Green

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    Needs aged cover on that 'bucker, and yes, a tone knob. Awesome guit!!
     
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    No tone knob, wicked how it is.
     
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    Yes!! You'll never get a better bridge tone.
     
  10. Dale

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    Looks and sounds great! I would probably like, but not need a tone knob.
     
  11. minorseventh

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    I would not add a tone knob. That guitar is lean and mean and perfect as it is. how about a concentric vol/tone knob instead ?
     
  12. big mike

    big mike Moderator - EL34 Emeritas Staff Member

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    Love it.

    Make mine with a p90 and a tone knob
     
  13. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    pardon my ignorance, what is that?
     
  14. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    never thought about putting a cover on the pickup....hummmm??
     

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