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Haha!

So is that forum unlocked today at 7 and then you choose the winner by the 28th or is it unlocked on the 28th and then you pick? Also by post do you mean we reply to your thread or make a new one in the forum? Just gotta make sure!

Cool prizes!
 

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Haha!

So is that forum unlocked today at 7 and then you choose the winner by the 28th or is it unlocked on the 28th and then you pick? Also by post do you mean we reply to your thread or make a new one in the forum? Just gotta make sure!

Cool prizes!
The Hamm Guitar giveaway works like this. You would go to the forum and the thread that I created. Right now if you try to post a reply to it, you cannot. It is locked. On Thursday night I will unlock that thread at 7:00 PM and anyone that wants to enter will just reply to my thread. We extended the closing to 10:00PM EST to allow all West coast members a chance to get in.
 

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This time, you get a choice....

The winner of this contest will get a choice of which model they want. It will be set up with the string guage of their choice. The model options are:

The FGS-FT1


The HTS-SC1



The HLS Model Two in Ugly Tabaco Sunbust


or an SS6 which can be seen on this page:
http://www.hammguitars.com/softtails.htm

If I get some better pics, I'll post them before the 28th.

Andy
 
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Can you explain the differences to someone who knows FK all about electric guitars?
 

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The winner of this contest will get a choice of which model they want. It will be set up with the string guage of their choice. The model options are:

The FGS-FT1


The HTS-SC1



The HLS Model Two in Ugly Tabaco Sunbust


or an SS6 which can be seen on this page:
http://www.hammguitars.com/softtails.htm

If I get some better pics, I'll post them before the 28th.

Andy
Wow, once again, thanks for doing this Andy, you're too cool!:food-smiley-004:
 

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Can you explain the differences to someone who knows FK all about electric guitars?
The FGS-FT1 - Telecaster style body shape, red finish (what do you call that finish anyway? Never seen it before.) black hardware, H-S-H pickup config, string thru-body with a tune-o-matic bridge.

The HTS-SC1 - Stratocaster style body shape, red finish (what do you call that finish anyway? Never seen it before.) chrome hardware, H-S-H pickup config, string thru-body with a tune-o-matic bridge.

The HLS Model - Double cutaway body shape, tabacco burst finish, chrome hardware, H-H pickup config, not sure which bridge...

The SS6 - Check the site...

Those are the basic differences that I can see, I'm sure Hamm will post all the technical ones... I'm assuming they're all basswood bodies?
 

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Can you explain the differences to someone who knows FK all about electric guitars?

Sure,

The first two, FGS and HTS models are built on a 25½" scale. Other than the body shape, hardware colour and the fact that the HTS has neck binding, these two models are the same. The 25½" scale has a 'twangy-er' sound to it than that of the shorter scale models. These models have a 22 fret bolt on maple neck with a satin/oiled finish, a basswood body and a hard tail tune-o-matic style bridge with no tail piece (strings run through the body).

The electronics include two zebra himbuckers and a single coil. They have a five-way selector switch, 1 volume and two tone controls. The bridge pickup is not affected by either tone control in the standard wiring configuration.

The HLS Model is a soft-tail (trem or vibrato system equiped). It is built on a 24.75" scale and the 22 fret maple neck is set. The body is basswood and it has a flamed maple venner on top, with abolone laced body binding. This guitar is equiped with locking tuners and a graphtech trem nut to compliment the tremolo system and stabalize the tuning when it is used.

The electronics include two zebra humbuckers, a three way toggle switch and a volume and tone on the output in their stock configuration.

The SS6 is more or less a metal/shreder style guitar. It has a 24 fret 25½" scale bolt on maple neck with a satin/oiled finish. The body is made of basswood, is contoured and very hard to get an accurate photograph of the lines. The bridge is a licenced Floyd Rose with the standard acompanying locking nut.

The electronics are two hot humbucking pickups with a three way selector switch and 1 volume and tone on the output.

To sum things up, the FGS and HTS models have the most versatile pickup configurations of all of the models and are built on a longer scale. The HLS is tremolo equiped and built on a shorter scale. The SS6 is more or less geared towards players with heavier tastes in music.

Let me know if tou need more info.

Andy
 

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(what do you call that finish anyway? Never seen it before.)
Keeping with my Canadian named colour themed names - 'Cardinal Red Burst'

I couldn't come up with anything Canadian for the transparent blue HLS 2's though.

All production model guitars will have a basswood body unless otherwise stated. All figured tops are veneers unless otherwise stated and the finishes arew polyurathane.
 
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Thanks for the 411 Andy! Most helpful indeed!

As a total N00b, my inclination would be to chose the FGS or HTS if I won....

(Though my wife'll kill me if another guitar comes into this house! LOL )

Andy.. clear out your PM box!!!
" I couldn't come up with anything Canadian for the transparent blue HLS 2's though."

Can you send me a pic? I've got a couple of name ideas, involving Blue and Canadian (That aren't stupid beer references) if you're interested

:)
 
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I'll reply via the info-email addy on yer web site! :)

(Niiiice colour that! )
 

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Keeping with my Canadian named colour themed names - 'Cardinal Red Burst'

I couldn't come up with anything Canadian for the transparent blue HLS 2's though.

All production model guitars will have a basswood body unless otherwise stated. All figured tops are veneers unless otherwise stated and the finishes arew polyurathane.
Very cool! Glad to here they're all basswood.

I love basswood compared to mahogany or any other wood. I was playing my step dad's Les Paul and it sounded pretty good, then I picked up his Iceman II and it was very bright and had more bite to it... did some research and found out the Iceman II is basswood (surprised the hell out of me, I thought all Iceman axes were mahogany)! So from now on all guitars I buy are going to be made of basswood.

Lookin' forward to more Hamm models, hopefully a flying V *nudge nudge* :D
 
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I guess we shoulda discussed consulting fees first eh?

,-)

Story of my life....

Heh

She's a beautiful guitar, no matter what the name. (kinda reminds me of an old girlfriends eyes... but don't tell my wife.)
 

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Very cool! Glad to here they're all basswood. ...
Lookin' forward to more Hamm models, hopefully a flying V *nudge nudge* :D
I like basswood as it is kind of a middle ground as far as tone wood goes and it sits in a mix nicely. The fact that it is light doesn't hurt either.

I've considered a V, but I haven't found a way to make one mine yet.
 
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