Site Updates

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4/14: The Tech section has its first update - information on Strings has been added. 12 new pages.


3/24: Several new articles and interviews; more pages were added to the Hamer section. 8 new pages total. The site now includes 200 pages.

3/20: A new Unsolved Mysteries page has been added to the Appendix section; The Interviews section is nearly complete with the addition of 8 more including a couple new ones; Additions to the Custom 12’s, Discontinued 12’s and Discography sections. 14 new pages total.

3/16: Two more Hamer pages added; Interview with Ian Ringler; and six more pages in the Discography section. 9 new pages total.

3/14: Starfire and Shine 12-string basses added to the Discontinued Basses section; more discography updates. 6 new pages total.

3/11: More discography updates, 5 new pages.

3/10: Discography section updates, 2 new pages.

3/6: The Videography section is now up and running with nine artists listed to start. A few more albums have been added to the Discography section including the two 12-string compilation albums. 13 new pages total.

3/2: Four more albums have been added to the Discography section.


2/17: Discography section is now officially up and running. The old site combined all the albums on 3 pages but here we’re creating separate pages for each artist / band. TONS of new information and lots of new photos. 47 pages total to start.

2/10: Discography section now has an entry for HIKS, a very cool band from France. New entries on the Promotional Items page.

2/2: Section for Unsung 12-string basses added, including 7 brands such as Carlo Robelli and Galveston; Phil 12-string bass and Hamer Blitz 12-string bass added. 13 new pages total.


1/2: Vehicle sticker from Rockford, IL added to Souvenirs page; Section for 12-string bass Conversions; two more 12’s added to the Custom Basses section. 10 new pages total.

1/6: Four additional pages have been added to the Custom Basses section including a double-neck 12 built by William Fellows; new pages have been added in the appendix for t-shirts and ads; a license plate frame and shopping bag were added to the Souvenirs page. 7 new pages total.

1/12: A new Articles section has been added; 45 RPM record sleeves have been added in the Appendix - Printed Material section. 4 new pages total.

1/19: Interviews from the original website have been added, some new images are included; three more custom 12’s have been added; and a Hamer ad from the 1980’s added. 13 new pages total.

1/20: More interviews added, some with new images; Appendix section now has a ‘Weird Stuff You Can Do With A 12’ section. 9 new pages total.

1/26: Section has been added for the Dean Rhapsody 12-string basses, tons of new info. 7 new pages.

1/27: Interview with Jeff Ament from Hamer Tone added; Hamer Editorial added. A Site Map is now in the Appendix section - I figured I’d better get this started while the site is still small. 4 new pages.