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    Finally had the chance to take some decent photos of the family…

    So, here it is:




    Kramer 5150 – KnE poplar body, AllParts maple neck, hand shaped headstock, Peavey Wolfgang pickup!
    Frankies (counterclockwise):
    AllParts ash body and Allparts maple neck with 22 frets, Bareknuckle VHII pickup – my very first Franky assembly, this guitar now belongs to a friend I just installed a Bourns pot;
    KnE northern ash body and Musikraft maple neck, current Franky version, EVH Frankenstein humbucker;
    Divebomb swamp ash body and Divebomb maple neck, with a temporary Peavey Wolfgang pickup – the neck one. I just love this guitar so much that I installed this humbucker here to play it.

    I’m waiting (for a long time) for two SIN pickups - one for the 5150, one for the DB Franky. Unfortunately, Chris Carter, true to his reputation, has taken too long to deliver the goods. Let’s hope that the goods are also true to their reputation…

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    I love em bro.

    man you really love them frankies eh?

    I love the 5150 with the zebra pickup (wolfie)

    nice family photo for sure,

    Rob

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    Yeah, I like the zebra pickup in there, but it looks too modern. The 5150 pickup I have orderd will be all black.

    Man, if I could, I'd make a Franky version of each modification it went through...

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    I dislike you, sir.

    I'm green with envy, so I dislike you


    Seriously though, that is awesome.
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    Thanks! At first I thought of doing two different versions of Franky. Then I figured that the Musikraft neck was not accurate enough, so I ordered one fron Divebomb.Now, I figure that the Divebomb is truer tio all I've read about EVH's necks. Then, why not keep them both?

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    Man, those are some beautiful fiddles.
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    nhotas,

    Awesome job with them. Which is your favorite?

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    Seriously wicked, I was wondering too how would you rate them playability and tone wise.

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    Tell you what, guys! Let me receive those SIN, and then I'll let you know. THe Wolfgangs are cool, but not really "there" yet. They work a lot better on a Peavey Wolfgang, expectadly. That guitar really is very well thought.

    As far as playability... It's complicated. The 5150 has the most comfortable body. The Divebomb has the thinnest neck, really easy to reach the higher frets. The Musikraft neck is narrower, but a bit thicker. The KnE is a lot heavier... I'm betting that overall, the Divebomb will be my safest bet, I didn't like it as much with the EVH Franky pickup, I'm hoping that the SIN will have that tiny extra "something".

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    Ok, so today the sun was shining and I took them out to photograph them in daylight. Not that it did any good, as I’m a terrible photographer, but you get the idea.








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    Nice!

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