Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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How its feels and plays in your hands is the measure of a good guitar regardless, strat, superstrat etc.

This was meant to be a cheap player that I didn't expect much from. Even less because of the painted neck (not my thing) . But it feels great in my hands.... so its good afaic.

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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Slowy wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 7:54 pm So what makes a great superstrat?
Thin neck, sharkfin inlays, high output humbuckers, black everything :mrgreen:
Slowy wrote: That's the problem; everything rewarding is just such hard work. Regret takes much less effort.

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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jeremyb wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 8:20 am
Slowy wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 7:54 pm So what makes a great superstrat?
Thin neck, sharkfin inlays, high output humbuckers, black everything :mrgreen:
You forgot reverse headstock! :mrgreen:
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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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matman wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 11:12 am
jeremyb wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 8:20 am
Slowy wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 7:54 pm So what makes a great superstrat?
Thin neck, sharkfin inlays, high output humbuckers, black everything :mrgreen:
You forgot reverse headstock! :mrgreen:
Apart from the inlays, I own this guitar.
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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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jeremyb wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 8:20 am
Slowy wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 7:54 pm So what makes a great superstrat?
Thin neck, sharkfin inlays, high output humbuckers, black everything :mrgreen:
Poly so thick it'd withstand a nuclear blast. Seven-way switch that is never moved out of the bridge humbucker position.
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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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robthemac wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 12:00 pm Seven-way switch that is never moved out of the bridge humbucker position.
Some people resolved this issue... why pay for a neck pickup and selector switch that never got used? Or a tone knob, for that matter.
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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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I've done the one hum a lot in the past. I contemplate it with almost every guitar I own.

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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matman wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 11:12 am
jeremyb wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 8:20 am
Slowy wrote: Tue May 23, 2023 7:54 pm So what makes a great superstrat?
Thin neck, sharkfin inlays, high output humbuckers, black everything :mrgreen:
You forgot reverse headstock! :mrgreen:
Ye gods the essential! Here’s mine!
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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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Sorry but without a Floyd its basically a crippled superstrat.
Pointy headstock, Floyd, Humbuckers, Decent neck joint rather than the blocky horrible thing strats have. Everything else doesn't matter.
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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Bg wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 3:53 pm Pointy headstock, Floyd, Humbuckers, Decent neck joint rather than the blocky horrible thing strats have. Everything else doesn't matter.
That's a super strat for me. Without the floyd it's just a fat strat :rofl:

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Re: Budget NGD: Kramer Baretta FR404S

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Lyle wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 4:33 pm
Bg wrote: Wed May 24, 2023 3:53 pm Pointy headstock, Floyd, Humbuckers, Decent neck joint rather than the blocky horrible thing strats have. Everything else doesn't matter.
That's a super strat for me. Without the floyd it's just a fat strat :rofl:
yep with a fat arse :D
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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