SuperShredder: Is this for real?

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by Karmateria, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. Karmateria

    Karmateria Member

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    In my quest for knowledge I ask those of you who know better than I do... does/did hamer really make this? Not their style I know, but is it a limited edition of some sort. The serial number looks fake to me.

    Karma
    Shred!
     
  2. jgraham

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    I'm sorry I'm not an authority on Hamer, but I do recall seeing their ads in the 80s for guitars with significantly more than 24 frets.
     
  3. wodka

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    Yep, they did make those. I'm not a Hamer expert. I would ask on hamerfanclub.com
     
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    It's a Hamer Virtuoso. There are I believe only about 20-30 made. Pretty rare.
     
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    I remember seeing a seafoam green Virtuoso back in the day in I think GP mag or somewhere like that. It had a soooooper flamey neck & I definitely GAS'd for it back then. I don't know much about them either, but that one on eBay looks exactly like the others I've seen.
     
  6. MOJO

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    very very rare to come across..i just never understood the single coil pickup though on that model ??? ( can't see the above Picture..but from what i remember about the Virtuoso )

    I think Gary Moore had one of them in his shredder days..
     
  7. Karmateria

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    Gary Moore? On a Hamer...for real?
     
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    Ask for Tobereeno on the HFC. He plays Virts live all the time. Snakeskin finish IINM.
     
  9. MOJO

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    he played quite a few Hamers in the 80's..i think he had an endorsement at some point..
    i found this list of alll the guitars he's used over the years..

    click on the the guitar Links on the left side of the page it's pretty cool check it out

    the Virtuoso is not listed here but i'm almost positive i've seens him with one...... click on the most of the guitars for pics


    http://www.garymoore.hu/magazines.htm
     

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