The Hamer SCARAB XT Series model (introduced in 2005) uses the radical explorer style Hamer Scarab body design dating back to the mid 1980's. The Scarab XT Series featured a set maple neck and alder body with a 22 fret rosewood fingerboard and dot...
Hamer Scarab, serial # 513231 was commissioned by Fernando Van Arb of Krokus. The graphic design of lightning bolt with stars was conceived by Fernando. Before the guitar was completed the band had left the USA to return to Switzerland:, Pearl White w/graphics, Rosewood fretboard, Kahler, all original, no fret wear, a crazy cool & RARE guitar, small guitar stand stain on the neck back, tiny imprint nick on the lower face-see pictures, otherwise like new condition, has the original hard case. ( https://reverb.com/uk/item/313208-hamer-scarab-krokus-model) The Scarab guitar can be seen is fragments of the "Ballroom Blitz" video by Krokus:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fPjQZwhrOE The Scarab ad with von Arb can be seen at: http://www.buddlejagarden.co.uk/hamer/krokus.jpgmore
The Hamer SCARAB XT Series model (introduced in 2005) uses the radical explorer style Hamer Scarab body design dating back to the mid 1980's. The Scarab XT Series featured a set maple neck and alder body with a 22 fret rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. The two powerful Hamer humbucking pickups were designed to drive your amp into heavy distortion. Finish colors were black or fire engine red. The XT Series Scarab was discontinued around 2008.
Body * Body material alder body * Body shape features single cutaway * Body style Explorer-style body Hardware * Bridge tune-o-matic bridge * Hardware color black hardware * Tailpiece stop tailpiece Fretboard * Fingerboard material rosewood fingerboard * Fingerboard position markers dot fingerboard position markers General * Finish colors black finish, red finish * Made in China * Number of strings 6 strings * Scale length 24.75 inches scale-length Neck * Neck joint set neck * Neck material maple neck * Number of frets 22 fret * Tuner layout six-in-a-row tuners Controls * Pickup selector controls 3-way selector switch * Tone controls 1 tone control * Volume controls 1 volume control Electronics * Pickups configuration 2 humbucker pickups
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