Gary Moore’s 1980s Hamer Special

Gary first used this guitar sometime around 1985, and it can be seen during a gig played with Phil Lynott that year on Channel 4’s ECT show.

Gary Moore & Phil Lynott on ECT – 1985

The guitar was likely made specifically for Gary, although it was mostly based on a mid-80s Hamer Special model. It featured a white finish on a mahogany body, two DiMarzio humbuckers, a 22-fret mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, and a Floyd Rose tremolo bridge.


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