The Hamer Special Junior Electric Guitar Natural Mahogany finish PRO-SCM setup
2017 was a proud year for Hamer Guitars as it marked the rebirth of America’s original boutique guitar brand — a line created in 1973 in Wilmette, Illinois by Paul Hamer and Jol Dantzig.
From humble beginnings handcrafting guitars in the back of their small Illinois guitar shop, Hamer went on to become the guitar of choice for acts spanning the globe, representing all musical genres and four decades of performing artists.
How about this for an Artist Roster: Aerosmith, Bad Company, Blackfoot, Blues Brothers, Bon Jovi, The Angels, Cheap Trick, The Cars, Def Leppard, Del Fuegos, Dire Straights, Eagles, George Golla, Sammy Hagar, Hall & Oats, Billy Idol, Jethro Tull, Billy Joel, Kiss, Huey Lewis & the News, Bruno Lucia, Gary Moore, Motley Crue, No Doubt, Neville Brothers, Night Ranger, Ted Nugent, Robert Palmer, The Police, The Pretenders, Judas Priest, Ratt, The Romantics, Savoy Brown, The Sex Pistols, Steve Simmons, Billy Squire, Third Eye Blind, Steve Vai, The Who, Wishbone Ash, Warren Zane and many others…pretty impressive!
This great iconic brand is back and already meeting the pent-up demand from a new generation of players with exact reissues of Hamer’s most popular models.
A slightly downscale version of the Sunburst was originally released by Hamer in 1980. This killer guitar became a favourite of the punk and new wave fraternity with it’s “balls to the wall” and “no frills” ethos differing from the Sunburst with its unbound slab mahogany body.
The Hamer’s custom-shop build quality remains with a full depth dovetail neck joint and just like the original – a single Hamer Dog Eared P-90. The Hamer Special may be called a junior but it is definitely made for grownups . . . with attitude. It may look like a one-trick pony but what a ride!
Our price includes a PRO-SCM setup: This includes hand rolling the fret ends then polishing the frets to a silky sheen. The fretboard will be oiled and conditioned and the action adjusted as required to ensure the optimum playing experience. Our setups are booked out weeks ahead – this one is included in our price.
• Model: The Hamer Special Junior
• Body Style: Double Cutaway
• Body Type: Solid Body
• Body Material: Solid Mahogany
• Body Colour: Natural
• Body Finish: Gloss
• Orientation: Right handed
• Neck Material: Mahogany
• Neck Join: Set-in
• Scale Length: 25.5″
• Truss Rod: Standard
• Neck Finish: Gloss
• Fretboard Material: Ebony
• Fret size: Jumbo
• Number of frets: 22
• Fretboard Position Markers: Dot Inlays
• Nut Width: 1.63″ (41.4 mm)
• Nut Material : Graphite
• Bridge Pickup: Hamer Dog Ear P90
• Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone
• Bridge Type: Tune-O-Matic
• Tailpiece: Stop Tailpiece
• Tuning machines: Die-cast Sealed
• Hardware Finish: Chrome
• Setup: PRO-SCM
• Case: Case or Gig Bag available seperately