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Framus Launches New Strato Deluxe, Akkerman, Wolf Hoffman Guitars

 
Framus Strato Deluxe V68

Framus Strato Deluxe V68

Framus’ Vintage 5/168 Golden Strato De Luxe is based on  the company’s ’60s guitars, with a mahogany body, bolt-on maple neck and bound rosewood fingerboard. It uses Framus Vintage machine heads, Framus Vintage single-coil pickups and has dot inlays, 21 medium jumbo nickel-silver frets, gold hardware, and a Tune-o-matic bridge with a vintage vibrato system.

Framus’ AK 1974 S is a modern rendition of the Jan Akkermann guitar from the mid ’70s. It has a hollow body with mahogany neck-through construction, a flamed-maple top with binding, an f-shaped sound hole, ebony fretboard, 22 extra high jumbo nickel-silver frets and fluroescent side dots installed with Framus’ Invisible Fret Technology and dressed with Plek technology. It uses Seymour Duncan pickups in closed gold covers, and its passive electronics come with a single-coil boost, and it has gold hardware, Sperzel Trim-Lok machine heads, TonePros bridge, and a GraphTech Black Tusq nut.

Framus Jan Akkerman

Framus Jan Akkerman

Framus Wolf Hoffman

Framus Wolf Hoffman

The Wolf Hoffmann Signature was devised in the Framus Custom Shop with Accept guitarist Wolf Hoffmann. It has a maple body with an ergonomic shape, its fretboard is ebony with block/pyramid inlays, and the 24 nickel-silver frets are installed with Invisible Fret Technology, dressed by Plek technology. It has an active EMG 81 bridge pickup, EMG SA neck pickup, passive electronics with a single-coil boost in the electronic compartment, a Floyd Rose bridge. Learn more about these and other new Framus guitars at framus.de.

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One Comment

  1. Fuzzlover1996
    Posted May 30, 2013 at 12:21 am | Permalink

    Glad theyre re-realeasing some of these quirky old guitars, any idea when this somm’bitch is gonna be available, or the MSRP? thanks

    -jesse

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