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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:34 pm 
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Ok. So here it is. This guitar was bought new 1/30/85. It has the case candy with it. Originally it had the white painted banana style head stock. Well the scarf joint did what 90% of them did and started to come apart. He sent it back to Kramer and they called him and said they had a new neck coming out and asked if he would mind if they replaced his neck with the new one. Of course he didn't mind and the rest is history. Kramer Block logo, seems wide to me, not like a R2, maybe a R5? The body has the cutout for the truss rod, the neck has the truss rod at the headstock. They sent him the truss rod cover, which is still in the plastic, and the neck was not drilled for the cover screw to be put on. It's been in the case for over 10 years now. It's a C plate baretta. So far I need to clean it and set it up but it's in great shape other than the very tip of the pointy headstock having some wear from the case.
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1984 Pacer Special Custom Paint (Won on the Kramer Forum)
1999 Baretta (Holoflash)
1985 Baretta
1990 Baretta 1 Klein Naked lady reverse bound headstock
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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Another thing of beauty, good job dude :thumbs drool

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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Freakin' love it! I'm pretty sure it's a R5 though. Not a scratch on the body at all and there is 0 fret wear. Woohoo!!!

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1986 Focus 1000 "Spidey"
1984 Pacer Special Custom Paint (Won on the Kramer Forum)
1999 Baretta (Holoflash)
1985 Baretta
1990 Baretta 1 Klein Naked lady reverse bound headstock
Stagemaster Deluxe "Guido"


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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Craig is on a ROLL! drool drool drool drool drool drool

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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Damn fine, sir!

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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Pulled the nut. It is a R5. We're the naners R5s? The neck is flawless playing though. Different, but plays awesome.

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1986 Focus 1000 "Spidey"
1984 Pacer Special Custom Paint (Won on the Kramer Forum)
1999 Baretta (Holoflash)
1985 Baretta
1990 Baretta 1 Klein Naked lady reverse bound headstock
Stagemaster Deluxe "Guido"


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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
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Yep most were.
Some were one piece R2s.


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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:48 am 
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She sure is purrrrrty. Congrats on the buying spree.

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 Post subject: NGD 1985 Baretta 1 owner
PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:18 am 
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It has a recessed Floyd? Can't say if it's factory or modified though.

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1986 Focus 1000 "Spidey"
1984 Pacer Special Custom Paint (Won on the Kramer Forum)
1999 Baretta (Holoflash)
1985 Baretta
1990 Baretta 1 Klein Naked lady reverse bound headstock
Stagemaster Deluxe "Guido"


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