Markneukirchen, Germany (March 6, 2017) -- The 2017 Winter NAMM Show took place in Anaheim / California / USA from January 19 to 22. We are pleased to introduce our new Framus guitar models The Blank and Television, both available as Masterbuilt Custom Shop and Teambuilt Pro Series instruments.

Framus Masterbuilt The Blank T
Both models feature a T-style control plate. The Blank T is also equipped with a T-style bridge / string mount and two Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound T-Style single coil pickups. The Framus Masterbuilt Blank T also features a Flamed Maple Neck and a Flamed Maple Fingerboard with dots inlays.

Specifications Framus Masterbuilt The Blank T

  • Strings: 6 string
  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Headstock: Standard Framus Black Fiber
  • Headstock Angle: 8.5 degrees
  • Machine heads: Graph Tech Ratio Locking Machine Heads with wooden knobs
  • Nut: Graph Tech Black Tusq low friction nut
  • Neck Wood: Flamed Maple
  • Neck Shape: Standard
  • Fingerboard Wood: Flamed Maple
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Dots
  • Fluorescent Side Dots: Illuminated Side-Dots
  • Fingerboard Radius: 305mm / 12
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
  • Fret quantity material and size: 22 Extra High Jumbo Nickelsilver Frets (Width: 2.9 mm / Height: 1.3 mm), rounded edges
  • Frets: IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology, Plek Fretwork
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 20.5mm
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 23mm
  • Nut Width: 43mm
  • Neck Width at 12th Fret: 52.8mm
  • Body Shape: Flat top and back
  • Body: 2pcs Red Alder
  • Neck Pickup: Original Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound STR-3
  • Bridge Pickup: Original Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound STL-3
  • Electronics: passive MEC
  • Rear E-Compartment Cover: none
  • Pot layout: Volume / Tone
  • Switch: 3-way switch
  • Function of switch: selecting pickups
  • Control Knobs: Domespeeds
  • Pickguard: None
  • Bridge System: Framus T-style bridge
  • Strap Locks: Warwick Security locks
  • Hardware color: Chrome, black or gold hardware
  • String gauge: Cleartone Strings: .010" - .046"
  • Available from March 2017

Specifications Framus Masterbuilt The Blank H

  • Strings: 6 string
  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Headstock: Standard Framus Black Fiber
  • Headstock Angle: 8.5 degrees
  • Machine heads: Graph Tech Ratio Locking Machine Heads with wooden knobs
  • Nut: Graph Tech Black Tusq low friction nut
  • Neck Wood: Flamed Maple
  • Neck Shape: Standard
  • Fingerboard Wood: Tigerstripe Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Framus Custom Trapez
  • Fluorescent Side Dots: Illuminated Side-Dots
  • Fingerboard Radius: 305mm / 12"
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
  • Fret quantity material and size: 22 Extra High Jumbo Nickel-silver Frets (Width: 2.9 mm / Height: 1.3 mm), rounded edges
  • Fretwork: IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology, Plek Fretwork
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 20.5 mm
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 23 mm
  • Nut Width: 43 mm
  • Neck Width at 12th Fret: 52.8mm
  • Body Shape: Flat top and back
  • Body: 2pcs Red Alder
  • Neck Pickup: Original Seymour Duncan Humbucker SH-1
  • Bridge Pickup: Original Seymour Duncan Humbucker SH-4
  • Electronics: passive MEC
  • E-Compartment Cover: None
  • Pot layout: Volume / Tone
  • Switch: 3-way switch
  • Function of switch: selecting pickups
  • Control Knobs: Domespeeds
  • Pickguard: None
  • Bridge System: Tonepros Tune-O- matic
  • Strap Locks: Warwick Security locks
  • Hardware color: Chrome, black or gold hardware
  • String gauge: Cleartone Strings: .010" - .046"
  • Available from March 2017

Framus Masterbuilt Television Humbucker

The brand-new Framus thinline hollow-body model Television is based on a vintage Framus guitar. The model Television Humbucker is equipped with Tune-O- Matic Bridge, Stop Tailpiece and two Seymour Duncan APH-1 Humbucking Pickups. The Framus Masterbuilt Television Humbucker also features a mahogany neck with Tigerstripe ebony fingerboard and Framus Custom trapezoidal inlays.

Specifications Framus Masterbuilt Television Humbucker

  • Strings: 6 string
  • Construction: Set neck
  • Available in both Left and Right-hand versions
  • Headstock: Standard Framus Black Fiber
  • Headstock Angle: 8.5 degrees
  • Machine heads: Graph Tech Ratio Locking Machine Heads with wooden knobs
  • Nut: Graphtech Black Tusq low friction nut
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Standard
  • Fingerboard Wood: Tigerstripe Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Framus Custom Trapez
  • Fluorescent Side Dots: Illuminated Side-Dots
  • Fingerboard Radius: 305mm / 12"
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
  • Frets: 22 jumbo frets, (Width: 2.9 mm / Height: 1.3 mm)
  • Fretwork: IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology, Plek Fretwork
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 20.5 mm
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 23 mm
  • Nut Width: 43 mm
  • Neck Width at 12st Fret: 52.8mm
  • Body Shape: Carved top and back
  • Middlepart of Body: Mahogany
  • Top wood: AAAA Flamed Maple Top and back
  • Binding: 1.5mm Creme + 0.5mm Black Binding on top and back
  • Pickup Neck: Seymour Duncan APH-1 Humbucker Neck
  • Pickup Bridge: Seymour Duncan APH-1 Humbucker Bridge
  • Electronics: passive MEC
  • E-Compartment Cover: None
  • Pot layout: Volume / Tone P/P
  • Switch: 3 way Toggle switch
  • Function of switch: selecting pickups
  • Control Knobs: Framus Vintage Knobs
  • Pickguard: None
  • Bridge System: Tonepros Tune-O- matic
  • Strap Locks: Warwick Security locks
  • Hardware color: Chrome
  • String gauge: Cleartone Strings: .010" - .046"
  • Weight: 3.5 kg
  • Included accessories: Framus "User Kit"
  • Packing: Handmade Genuine Leather Bag by Rockbag (RB 20213 B F)
  • Available from March 2017

Framus Masterbuilt Television P90

The brand-new Framus thinline hollow-body model Television is based on a vintage Framus guitar. The Model Television P90 is equipped with Tune-O- Matic Bridge, Stop Tailpiece and two Seymour Duncan P90 pickups. The Framus Masterbuilt Television P90 also features a mahogany neck with Tigerstripe ebony fingerboard and Framus Custom Trapez inlays.

Specifications Framus Masterbuilt Television P90

  • Strings: 6 string
  • Construction: Set neck
  • Available in both Left and Right-handed versions
  • Headstock: Standard Framus Black Fiber
  • Headstock Angle: 8.5 degrees
  • Machine heads: Graph Tech Ratio Locking Machine Heads with wooden knobs
  • Nut: Graphtech Black Tusq low friction nut
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Standard
  • Fingerboard Wood: Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Framus Custom Trapez
  • Fluorescent Side Dots: Illuminated Side-Dots
  • Fingerboard Radius: 305mm / 12"
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
  • Frets: 22 jumbo frets, (Width: 2.9 mm / Height: 1.3 mm)
  • Fretswork: IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology, Plek Fretwork
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 20.5 mm
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 23 mm
  • Nut Width: 43 mm
  • Neck Width at 12th Fret: 52.8mm
  • Body Shape: Carved top and back
  • Mid-Body: Mahogany
  • Top wood: AAAA Flamed Maple Top and back
  • Binding: 1.5mm Creme + 0,5mm Black Binding on top and back
  • Pickup Neck: Seymour Duncan P90 RW / RP
  • Pickup Bridge: Seymour Duncan P90
  • Electronics: passive MEC
  • E-Compartment Cover: None
  • Pot layout: Volume / Tone P/P
  • Switch: 3 way Toggle switch
  • Function of switch: selecting pickups
  • Control Knobs: Framus Vintage Knobs
  • Pickguard: None
  • Bridge System: Tonepros Tune-O- matic
  • Strap Locks: Warwick Security locks
  • Hardware color: Chrome
  • String gauge: Cleartone Strings: .010" - .046"
  • Weight: 3.5 kg
  • Included accessories: Framus "User Kit"
  • Packing: Handmade Genuine Leather Bag by Rockbag (RB 20213 B F)
  • Available from March 2017

2. Framus Teambuilt Pro Series – Made in Germany

  • The Blank T
  • The Blank H
  • Television Humbucker
  • Television P90
  • Panthera II Supreme

In contrast to the Masterbuilt instruments listed above, the following specifications apply to the Framus Teambuilt novelties:

  • Framus Teambuilt Pro Series The Blank T: Maple-Neck / Rosewood Fingerboard / Dot Inlays
  • Framus Teambuilt Pro Series The Blank H: Maple-Neck / Rosewood Fingerboard / Dot Inlays
  • Framus Teambuilt Pro Series Television Humbucker: Maple-Neck / Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Framus Teambuilt Pro Series Television P90: Maple-Neck / Rosewood Fingerboard / Dot Inlays

The further equipment details correspond to the Masterbuilt instruments described above. Available each from March 2017.

For international pricing please contact your local distributor or dealer.

For more information:
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