The new Framus Diablo models Progressive and Progressive X models are geared toward guitarists in the "hard and heavy" category.

Markneukirchen, Germany (March 16, 2010) -- The new Framus Diablo models Progressive and Progressive X models are geared toward guitarists in the "hard and heavy" category. The Diablo Progressive is pure mahogany construction, with an arched top, set neck and a TonePros Wrap-Around one-piece bridge combined with two Seymour Duncan Active Blackout pickups. The Diablo Progressive X comes with the proven Framus bolt-in construction, maple neck and an Original Floyd Rose tremolo bridge that delivers extreme dive bombs with ease. Both models are available as a right- or left-handed version with no additional cost.

Framus Diablo Progressive Specs
- Set neck
- Arched mahogany body
- Mahogany neck
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Dot Inlays
- Scale: 25,5“ (648 mm)
- Nut width: 43 mm
- 22 jumbo frets
- The guitar has been setup using Plek technology
- Seymour Duncan  AHB-1 Active Blackouts (Neck), AHB-2 Active Blackouts Metal (Bridge)
- Framus 3-way selector
- 1 x volume and 1 x tone control
- Finishes: Natural satin, colored oil, high gloss top with satin backside and neck, or high gloss top, back and neck
- Framus standard tuners
- TonePros Wrap Around Bridge
- Warwick Security Locks
- Black hardware
- Low-friction nut
- Strings: .009“ - .046“
- Includes Framus “User Kit“
- Includes “Premium Line Plus“ RockBag

Framus Diablo Progressive X Specs
- Bolt-in neck
- Mahogany body
- Maple neck in natural oil finish
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Dot Inlays
- Scale: 25,5“ (648 mm)
- Nut width: 43 mm
- 22 jumbo frets
- The guitar has been setup using Plek technology
- Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Model (Neck), STB-6 Distortion Trembucker (Bridge)
- Framus 5-way selector
- 1 x volume and 1 x tone control
- Finishes: natural satin, colored oil, high gloss front and back
- Framus standard tuners
- Original Floyd Rose bridge
- Warwick Security Locks
- Black hardware
- Locking nut
- Strings: .009“- .046“
- Includes Framus “User Kit“
- Includes “Premium Line Plus“ RockBag

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