Framus 17 - Double Neck Bass and 12-String Guitar 2002 natural ebony fishbone

Used – Mint
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About This Listing

There are only 2 of this masterpiece instrument!

Because the Rickenbacker 4080 was too heavy,  did not stay in tune and could not be played well, and also the Shergold Double Neck had clear weaknesses (very head-heavy and not very tunable), this instrument was created, which was designed by Warwick Masterbuilder Steffen Manz at the time.

Most double neck instruments are one-offs that were built in very small numbers. Most of them have weaknesses, which disappear with time, because the instruments are developed further. The guitar offers a range of classic 12-string electric sounds with the fantastic Seymour Duncan SDBR-1 duckbucker pickups. It is very stable in tuning and easy to play.

The 5-string bass was designed in the direction of the Music Man Stingray. It features an MEC MM pickup and an active circuit with controls for treble and bass plus a switch to passive electronics.

Please read the attached article from the German guitar magazine Gitarre & Bass 08/2003.
The flightcase was specially designed by Mega-Case.


Von diesem Instrument gibt es nur 2 Stück!
Weil der Rickenbacker 4080 zu schwer, überhaupt nicht stimmstabil war, sich schlecht spielen ließ und auch der Shergold Double Neck deutliche Schwächen (extrem kopflastig und wenig stimmstabil) hatte, entstand dieses Instrument, das seinerzeit von Warwick Masterbuilder Steffen Manz entworfen wurde. Die meisten Double Neck Instrumente sind Einzelanfertigungen, die in sehr kleinen Stückzahlen gebaut wurden. Meist haben sie daher Schwächen, die bei größeren Stückzahlen mit der Zeit verschwinden würden, weil die Instrumente weiterentwickelt werden.

Die Gitarre bietet eine Reihe klassischer 12-String Electric Sounds mit den fantastischen Seymour Duncan SDBR-1 Duckbucker Pickups. Sie ist sehr stimmstabil und gut spielbar.

Der 5-Sting Bass wurde in Richtung Music Man Stingray entworfen. Er hat einen MEC MM-Pickup und eine aktive Schaltung mit Reglern für Treble und Bass sowie einen Schalter auf passive Elektronik.

Bitte lies den anhängenden Artikel aus Gitarre & Bass 08/2003
Das Flightcase wurde speziell entworfen bei Mega-Case.

Product Specs

Listed9 months ago
ConditionMint (Used)
Mint items are in essentially new original condition but have been opened or played.learn more
Made In
  • Germany

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