Downing used all kinds of Vee's. Hamer made him numerous one
of a kind models.
Several years ago I had one of KK's signature model personally owned
Vee's by Hamer and I must say it was exactly like any other one I
Usually the guitar that belongs to the rock star is generally a
much better made guitar than you can buy. Usually it may look the
same but they generally play much better and sound much better.
For example Slash supposedly plays Gibsons "NOT" most of
his guitars are Ghostbuilt by small L.A. Luthiers like Kris Derrig &
Max Baranella. Yes they may look like Gibsons but the difference is
Not so in the case of Hamer guitars that I have owned that Rock
Stars have owned. I have owned one of Slash's personal Hamer's and I
can testify that it is the same thing that you could buy in the
stores during the 80's & 90's.