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Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar

Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar

This guitar is built by Japanese and Korea luthiers, it is with excellent quality and reasonable price. You can choose from all kinds of finish, wood and hardware. Left handed is also available!

This is a customized guitar, it was made according to our customer's requests, if you don't like the settings of this guitar, and want a personalized body shape, finish, logo, woods or hardware, please email us to place the order.



Our Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar Specifications



Hamer GlennTipton GT guitar

Body Wood


Neck Wood







Black dot Inlays

Scale Length





2 Humbucker


1  volume pot


ST style tremolo


White body with black outlining 

Optional colors:

Black body with white outlining

Black body with white shape line




Black Hardware


The owner of the Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar


Glenn Tipton is one of the Grammy Award-winning guitarists and is one of two guitar players for the heavy metal band Judas Priest. Tipton and guitarist K.K. Downing are long-time tennis players and also both of them took up golf during an early 1980s American tour with Def Leppard.


Glenn Tipton is known for his complex, sometimes classically-influenced solos, and he has a unique guitar laying technique. Many of his solos are very difficult to transcribe, and his playing is notable for his double lead guitar trades with fellow Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing. Tipton's solos have maintained a consistent style for most of his career, but he has continuously incorporated new techniques into his playing over the years as he has developed as a guitarist. The usual arrangement on Judas Priest songs featured Downing playing rhythm guitar and Tipton solos, although the two would alternate places and some songs such as "Burnin' Up" and "Screaming For Vengeance" feature riffs and leads by both guitarists. Starting with Judas Priest's fourth album, Stained Class, Tipton began to dominate the band's songwriting, especially on the more commercial tracks which almost exclusively featured his guitar leads. Following the release of their sixth album, British Steel, most songs in the live set lists were Tipton's. On the whole, his solos feature in almost 60% of Judas Priest's total catalog.


The Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar wasn't actually a production model guitar. They just made them for Tipton to use, so it's going to be very hard to find one. 



The Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar


For the TURBO/Fuel For Life tour in 1986, Hamer introduced a new non-production custom model called the Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar. Its black angular body loosely resembled a Gibson Explorer, causing it to be often mistakenly called a Scarab GT, though it is not a Scarab model at all. This guitar features a maple fretboard with black dot inlays, two Duncan and EMG humbucking pickups, a Kahler locking tremolo and a white stripe outlining the body shape.




     "The Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar is my own design and it looks a bit strange, but there's always method in madness. For me anyway, this is a great thing, because onstage, I still play some stretch stuff, so I need to get the guitar at this angle and as you can see, it just fits nicely to me. So this was all tailor-made. It's got a very narrow neck which is how I like to play. But the beauty of this Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar is we can do anything onstage, you know, play with our teeth or jumping around, and then I can just find the right position to play. So it's got a certain nice line to it, but it's very functional and it also balances the guitar. If you ever tried to design guitars, they can look very good, but they can be top or bottom heavy, but with this guitar, it's really nicely balanced and it's always in a good position to play."


Our Custom Made Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar 


 This is the first Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar replica we have ever made.  It was made for one for our customer's order. The way to this intoxicating result was not that easy.  There are only  very less information about the specific parameters of this Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar,  also very limited photos of the original Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar we can use as the reference.  We have tried  many of times in the begining for making the right shape of the body and the proportion. Finally we lauched this great Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar for all of you.  Lots of people seeking this Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar on the market, and have been disappointed. Because this Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar was Hamer custom made guitar for him and designed by Glenn Tipton himself . It never released to the market at all.  But now, with our strive, we made great copies for the Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar ,  you can always order this GT guitar from us now ~ ! 


 Detail photos of our custom made hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar



We are using Mahogany to make the guitar body , Maple neck , Malpe fingerboard with black dot inlay, just exact copy from the original Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar. The neck is Set-in , becase the original GT was set-in neck . But if you like, we are able to change stranger and better Neck Thru Body Construct.  

As for other parts, It has 22 frets and the standard layout for the Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar, which has only one volume  pot, and pickup selector switch. Our replicated Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar is strictly in accordance with controls.  About the bridge, the original Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar using a Kahler Tremolo, but in our photos showing anther kind of bridge, it was because it was for customer order. In order to to keep the same with the original Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar to the greatest extent, we have adopted the high-quanlity Kahler Bridge. Please refer to below pictures.  This bridge has already using on our other guitars, Click to see aother guitar which we are using the same Kahler Tremolo.




Our replica  Hamer Glenn Titon GT Guitar come with 3 different finish colors which you can choose from,  to maximize the satisfacations for all needs of different customers.



1, White body with black outlinling. Just like the main photos shows , it has all white body and black outlining. This verson is the one you most common to see in all Grlnn Tipton's GTs. He offten using it for stage performances. 
2, Black body with white outlinling. This verson was he's very first  Hamer Glenn Tipton GT guitar. 
3 All black body with white shape line which he use it in the Turbo Video. 



 Also there is a special signature version ever appear,  some how,  we are able to make the signature version, let us know you like this Hamer Glenn Tipton GT Guitar with his singnature on when you place the order.





Other Guitars Glenn Tipton has used Guitars we can make for you



  Hamer  Glenn Tipton Phantom GT Guitar 
  Glenn Tipton Gibson SG with chorm pickguard

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Aiming to build your dream guitar!


Except the copies of guitars from famous players, most of the guitars that we build are custom-made based on the customers’ needs. There are so many different options and variables that it doesn’t make sense to have a standardized order form. The best way to go about obtaining this information is for you to contact us and let us know what it is that you’re looking for. We can discuss these options and figure out what is best for you. Your business is important to us and we want to provide you with the best customer service we are capable of. We want this to be the best guitar-buying experience you’ve ever had.

And please, don’t be shy if have any questions about our guitar. And don't be afraid to bring us troubles. Our customer service staff and other workers are pleasant to exchange with our customers, as they can learn new knowledge and get some exercise from the process



Notice For All Buyers:
Thank you for your attention. Here are something you might want to know about this guitar.

1. This guitar is available in both right handed and left handed version. Even it is not showing in lefty version, we still able to customize this guitar in left handed for you. You just have to tell us when you place the order.

2. If you want to place the order, just send us email, we will help you to place your customize order.

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Interested in white model with black edges, but with a floyd rose tremolo. Give me the prices also with the Kahler.

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Interested in a white body with black edges, 24fret stainless, EMG 81 and 60, with floyd rose.
Set neck price and neck through prices please.
Also, can you do a 16-20 compound radius fretboard?

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I am very interested in this Glen Tipton guitar...What is a price

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hello, i'm interested in this axe. how much would it cost to ship it to pakistan?.

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Hi, im interesting in the Glenn Tipton Guitar, you send guitars to Chile (South America)?


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