The Premier Gear Award is an honor bestowed upon a piece of gear—whether guitar, amp, effect, or other gear— that has been extraordinary enough to impress the staff of Premier Guitar. Despite the high quality of all gear reviewed by Premier Guitar, only exemplary items earn the award.
“It’s simplest to say that Huber’s intention to disguise the Krautster as a purely plain and practical guitar hasn’t entirely succeeded,” says reviewer Chris Burgess. “because despite the humble, stripped-down look the guitar portrays to an audience, it still betrays enough conspicuous craftsmanship to treat the eyes, hands and ears of the player who straps it on… When all is said and done, Nik Huber’s Krautster is clearly a rockmobile, but it’s not as ‘plain Jane’ as it might appear.” Premier Guitar awarded the Krautster a rating of 5.0, the highest possible rating. The full review can be accessed at: http://www.premierguitar.com/
“An awful lot of gear comes through here every year and we enjoy playing with all of it,” says Premier Guitar’s editorial director Joe Coffey. “We reserve Premier Gear Awards for the best of the best.”
About Nik Huber Guitars http://www.nikhuber-
Nik Huber Guitars was founded by Nik Huber in 1996. Since then, the company has grown slowly but constantly. Today, a team of 5 highly skilled specialists is building around 120 instruments a year, all hand-crafted. Since their first attendance at the Frankfurt MusikMesse in 1997, Nik Huber Guitars gained a worldwide reputation as a serious manufacturer of high-class electric guitars. In 1999 the expanding company moved to a commercial park in its hometown, Rodgau (20 km south of Frankfurt, Germany), and resides now in a fully, state-of-the-
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Premier Guitar offers guitarists a multimedia source for news, gear info and education/instruction, PG is the media home for players who are serious about their tone.