Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

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Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by Takemebackto84 » Tue Oct 12, 2021 11:48 am

This one popped up on Marketplace in the UK and looks a bit odd - can't tell if this is a unique Kramer and factory or a home made fuck up :chainsaw dielaughing

"Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom with Custom Paint job (wood stain). This is a Vintage 1987 Kramer American Series PCM Pacer Custom with a one-of-a-kind paint job.

I am reluctantly selling this due to having to buy a new car. This guitar has been my pride and joy for just over 6 years, it has been cared for and well maintained.

This guitar has a Floyd Rose Tremolo System with locking nuts on the neck for those of you that like to dive bomb whilst playing hard rock. It also has cut off switches for each of the pickups (perfect for those Tom Morello style

This guitar has Seymour Duncan Pickups that give that classic 80’s hard rock sound but also give a warm tone when playing more mellow types of music (blues, classic rock etc). The clean tones the guitar achieves are some of the best I’ve ever heard; clean and crisp with a lovely warm undertone.

There is some wear and tear on the guitar a couple of scratches on the back and around the edges but nothing major. Because of the custom paint job being just stained wood most of these scratches just polish and buff out."

What are your thoughts ... still undecided on whether I even like it :roll !!!

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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by wizball » Tue Oct 12, 2021 11:56 am

Someone has added the horn scoops & fucked with the finish, ruined imo vomit toliet
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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by Takemebackto84 » Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:04 pm

New tuning pegs too
1984 Baretta - White - C Plate
1984/85 Baretta - Black - D Plate
1985 Baretta - Black - Custom Plate
1988 Baretta I - Cream w. maple fretboard
1992 EBMM EVH Signature Model - Trans Red
1996 Peavey EVH Wolfgang 'Patent Pending' Standard - Black
1997 EBMM Luke I - Pearl Blue
2012 Suhr Modern Koa - Reb Beach Spec
Yamaha Pacifica 1611 Mike Stern Signature

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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by _xxx_ » Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:18 pm

Is that even a Kramer body? The neckplate is not installed properly, hangs over the edge on the right side. I guess he removed some wood there while doing that scoop.

Headstock looks like a refin too. Ugly jackplate added. The whole thing is just vomit toliet

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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by SWANTECH » Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Just as a comparison. In that general serial number range. On Vintage Kramer there is a lot of large soloist style Pacer Custom's.

Possible the body was highly modified, by looking at the distinct Kramer style back cover plate.
At first I thought it was some sort of 1980's Washburn guitar body. Most companies back then had unique back plate covers. The Washburn guitars had a different shape electrical routing, and back plate.

I have some old boots around here I would trade him, and I can give him a picture of my car.
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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by menace » Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:48 pm

Moved to appropriate forum.... :thumbs
Where are we going.....and why am I in this hand-basket?

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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by Takemebackto84 » Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:45 pm

menace wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:48 pm Moved to appropriate forum.... :thumbs
The piece of shit forum hahahaha

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1984 Baretta - White - C Plate
1984/85 Baretta - Black - D Plate
1985 Baretta - Black - Custom Plate
1988 Baretta I - Cream w. maple fretboard
1992 EBMM EVH Signature Model - Trans Red
1996 Peavey EVH Wolfgang 'Patent Pending' Standard - Black
1997 EBMM Luke I - Pearl Blue
2012 Suhr Modern Koa - Reb Beach Spec
Yamaha Pacifica 1611 Mike Stern Signature

Hit me up if you have a Ripley to sell :thumbs

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Re: Kramer American Series 1987 PCM Pacer Custom (UK)

Post by sixstring » Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:33 pm

While the guitar as a whole is fukd, the faux wood grain finish is kool.
But let's face it, someone buys a Kramer b/c it has a Floyd.

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