Since its original release back in the 1980s, the Jersey Star is arguably the ultimate Kramer!
The Kramer Jersey Star reissue brings back that 80's style and finesse with iconic Mother-of-Pearl Jersey Star logo and gold hardware. With its original release back in the 1980s, the Jersey Star is arguably the ultimate Kramer. Scroll below to get the full scoop and our personal take on the Jersey Star, available now on our site!
Kramer Jersey Star Reissue Specs
- Solidbody Electric Guitar
- Solid Maple Body
- Maple Neck
- Maple Fretboard
- 25.5” Scale Length
- 22 Frets
- Seymour Duncan Jazz Neck, JB Bridge & Middle Pickups
- 1 Volume Control with Coil Tap Toggles
- 1000 Series Floyd Rose Tremolo
- Gold Hardware
Kramer Jersey Star Reissue Tone
This axe is driven by a set of Seymour Duncan humbuckers, specifically an SH-4 JN/JazzNeck in the neck position and an SH-4 JB in the middle and bridge positions, making it a go-to metal-lovers guitar.
The JN pickup boasts a clear and warm tone great for rhythm, while the SH-4 JB is perfect for those singing highs and aggressive harmonics. These things can scream if you really want them to.
Kramer Jersey Star Reissue Feel
The three-piece bolt-on Maple neck has a comfortable Elliptical “C” profile. The Maple fingerboard is smooth and definitely accentuates the high-end character of the humbuckers. Lastly, the nice and flat 16” radius and a 25.5 scale will have you flying down the fretboard with ease.
Why We Like It
We dig the vintage aesthetic of the Jersey Star that pays to the model of old. It comes with gold hardware, a Floyd Rose 1000 Series Tremolo, Floyd Rose R2 Lock Nut, and gold strap buttons. The guitar also has easily accessible truss rod adjustments, and two hex wrenches are fastened to the back of the headstock for the tremolo.
You Might Also Consider
If you want a tad more versatility, try the Kramer SM-1 on for size. The SM-1 is an easy go-to, built of a solid mahogany body with a through-neck design, ebony fretboard, and loaded with two Seymour Duncan Cool Rails pickups, as well as an Alternative 8 humbucker in the bridge for both chimey cleans and red-hot leads.
Kramer Jersey Star Reissue Price
$1049.00 Retail at the time of this post. Pricing subject to change.
Kramer Jersey Star Reissue Colors
The Kramer Jersey Star Reissue is available in Alpine White and Candy Apple Red.
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