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The Kramer Baretta Special electric guitar with maple fingerboard is a tribute to the influential '80s rock era. This sleek reissue of the historic Baretta model features a tone-rich mahogany body and a slim maple neck for familiar playability and comfort. Powered by an open-coil Alnico V humbucker, the Baretta Special produces the volume and crunch that defined the '80s hard rock sound. A single volume control lets you dial in just the right amount of gain.

Iconic '80s Style with Modern Playability

The Baretta Special's classic Kramer profile evokes memories of the hard rock and hair metal genres that the original Baretta dominated. A matching painted headstock, black hardware, and a maple fingerboard with dot inlays complete the retro look. While the styling harks back to the '80s, the neck has a comfortable 12" radius and 22 medium jumbo frets for smooth playability by today's standards.

Powerful Alnico Humbucker Delivers Legendary Tone

The Baretta Special owes its tone to an open-coil Alnico V humbucker in the bridge position, the same pickup that gave the original Baretta its characteristic hard rock sound. This high-output humbucker produces punchy lows, crisp highs and plenty of gain when cranked through an overdriven amp. A single master volume control lets you dial in the perfect amount of distortion and sustain for solos and power chords.

Kramer Deluxe Hardware Provides Stability and Tuning Accuracy

The Baretta Special features dependable Kramer Deluxe die-cast tuners and a synchronized tremolo bridge for solid tuning and intonation. The tuners have a 14:1 gear ratio for precise tuning adjustments, while the tremolo bridge allows subtle pitch modulation without going out of tune. These components give the Baretta Special the stability and accuracy needed for aggressive techniques.

Kramer Baretta Special Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Ebony
Kramer Baretta Special Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Ebony
Kramer Baretta Special Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Ebony

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  • Mahogany body
  • Slim profile bolt-on maple neck
  • Maple fingerboard with 22 medium-jumbo frets and black dot inlays
  • Alnico V "zebra-coil" humbucker

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  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Neck shape: Slim
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Black dots
  • Nut width/material: Locking
  • Configuration: H
  • Bridge: Alnico V zebra coil humbucker
  • Brand: Kramer
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2, Master Tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way selector
  • Bridge type: Tremolo
  • Bridge design: Kramer traditional tremolo
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast

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