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Kramer SM-1 Electric Guitar

Shred the night away with this Kramer. Features Coolr Rail pickups and a Floyd Rose. (13) Read 7 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Kramer SM-1 Guitar Black
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Features: What it does for you:
Coil-tapping option Splits humbucking pickups into single-coils
EMG SA pickups Focused and precise tone with great attack
EMG 81 TW pickup in the bridge Aggressive, focused tone; great midrange presence
Floyd Rose locking tremolo Stays in tune through dive bombs or light vibratos

Product Description

The Kramer SM-1's sleek, Mahogany neck through body features a 25.5 inch scale, 24 fret playground topped with an Ebony fingerboard. Its recessed Floyd Rose provides solid reliability for the most aggressive dives and pulls while firing through an assortment of pickups.

EMG Version

The EMG version has 81TW (bridge) and 2 EMG SA (middle, neck) pickups. The EMG's are controlled by 1 volume, 1 tone and a 5-way position selector, but that's not all. The Kramer SM-1 features a unique push/pull feature on the volume control that will engage the bridge pickup in any of the 5-way's positions. Combine this and the mini-toggle coil tap switch and a world of tones are at your fingertips!

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EMG Version

The EMG version has 81TW (bridge) and 2 EMG SA (middle, neck) pickups. The EMG's are controlled by 1 volume, 1 tone and a 5-way position selector, but that's not all. The Kramer SM-1 features a unique push/pull feature on the volume control that will engage the bridge pickup in any of the 5-way's positions. Combine this and the mini-toggle coil tap switch and a world of tones are at your fingertips!
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 4 in
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "A killer shred machine"
Overall: I wasn't sure at the outset about Kramer quality, I did a little research and they are owned by Gibson (now), however these guitars are mass produced in Korea. After taking the SM-1 for a spin I lowered the action and dropped the middle pickup a touch. Other than that fit, overall craftmanship are excellent. I really do like the push-pull pot and the mini toggle. When you combine the 3 way switch you really have a unique guitar. All in all a 5.
Style of Music: Shred!!
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Overall: I wasn't totally sure about buying a Kramer, knowing they were owned by Gibson. I remember this brand from the 80's, and they seemed like good shred machines, but nothing prepared me for the guitar I received. The Kramer SM-1 is a shred monster! I ordered the EMG version, and have never looked backed. Even my other guitar (which has EMG's) doesn't sound as good as the Kramer. The 3 p/u configuration - H/S/S, the coil tap mini switch, and push-pull volume pot turn allow for a variety of sounds, not just shredding. If you can have only one guitar, try this axe, I have been won over by it.
Style of Music: modern shred.
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