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Ultimate Hamer USA replacement parts resource list


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We all know certain parts wear out, break, or otherwise fail and need replacement periodically. I thought a list of what's still available and what the best substitute is for parts no longer available, like "Hamer" pots, was in order.   

Please add your suggestions with part numbers and links, if possible.  

This list is for most "standard" Hamer electrics with 2 HB, 3-way toggle, and V-V-T controls.  

Schaller - http://schaller.info/en

GTM Bridge #1209

Stop Bar Tailpiece #1205

M6 180 Tuners

Schaller also makes all Floyd varieties and parts, if you need em.

Gotoh - https://g-gotoh.com/product/ge101z-t/?lang=en

Stop Bar Tailpiece GE101Z-T

(Some seem to have Schaller tailpieces and some have this Gotoh)

Mannmade USA - http://www.mannmadeusa.com/ Sustainblock bridges/saddles, etc.  

Dunlop Straplocks and Buttons - https://www.jimdunlop.com/products/accessories/strap-retainer/

Rickenbacker 08834 3-way toggle switch - https://reverb.com/item/6111373-rickenbacker-08834-standard-3-position-toggle-switch

 

Switchcraft 152B barrel jack - https://www.switchcraft.com/Product.aspx?ID=2268

 

Potentiometers - I know there are certain models that replicate the original Hamer pots accurately from CTS, but don't know which models they are. Help please!

 

Knobs - every USA Hamer seems to suffer at least one cracked knob. Open to suggestions for who makes the best quality amber top hats and black reflector top hats as replacement.

 

Switch tip - Does anyone know who made/makes long switch tips for the Rickenbacker switch? Both Amber/Gold and Black?

 

Looking forward to everyone's input to complete this resource list!

 

ETA - retyped for lighter color text.

Edited by joshoowah
added switchcraft jack and Gotoh tailpiece
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2 hours ago, joshoowah said:

Switch tip - Does anyone know who made/makes long switch tips for the Rickenbacker switch? Both Amber/Gold and Black?

 

These are simply NOT AVAILABLE in any finish but black.  If they are, they were manufactured decades ago.  Maybe somebody like CrazyParts in Germany might take up the challenge, but short of lucking into one or more from a vintage radio supply bin, they're unobtainium.

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unhearthing this topic to ask for some information on tuners: are the black Hamer stamped tuners on most chaps and calis SCHALLER M6 minis? is that correct? I have to get replacements for my Chap. thanks!

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As far as the Pot's go closest I have found are the Vintage Mojotone pots. Checking them against original Hamer pots on a DMM pretty close, also made by CTS. I put a FYI in a while back how to fix broken Hamer Split shafts. I'm terrible on the search function...

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              Yes, most likely "Hamer"-stamped Schallers  6 hours ago, Xavier180 said:  unhearthing this topic to ask for some information on tuners: are the black Hamer stamped tuners on most chaps and calis SCHALLER M6 minis? is that correct? I have to get replacements for my Chap.thanks!       

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