Review – Hagstrom Guitars Super Viking

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Here’s the latest review from our sister-site Electric Guitar Review looking at a Hagstrom Guitars Super Viking, featuring…

Body

  • Material: Ply Maple
  • Top: Contoured
  • Style: Semi-Hollow

Neck

  • Joint: Set Neck
  • Material: Canadian Hard Maple
  • Truss Rod: H-Expander™

Fingerboard/Nut

  • Material: Resinator™
  • Radius: 15″
  • Inlays: Pearl Block
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Nut: GraphTech Black Tusq XL
  • Nut Width: 43 mm

Electronics

  • Pickups: 2 x Custom HJ-50’C
  • Pickup Selector: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Controls: 2 x Volume / 2 x Tone (Push/Pull for Coil Splits)

Parts

    • Bridge: Long Travel Tune-O-Matic with Hagstrom Trapeze Tail Piece
    • Tuning Keys: Hagstrom Design 18:1
    • Strings: D’Addario EXP 110 (10-46)

Hagstrom Says…“Versatile tone, incredible playability, and sleek looks have powered the Hagstrom Viking® to its commanding position in the in the semi-hollow body guitar world.  The Super Viking® continues in the Viking® tradition by incorporating key features from Hagstrom’s legendary Super Swede model into a Viking® platform.

An important trait inherited from its Super Swede cousin is the Super Viking’s® longer, 25.5 inch (648mm) scale length.  Drop tunings are a breeze with this longer scale, maintaining brilliance of attack and powerful resonance throughout the instrument as lower tonal realms are explored.

Sonic versatility is further enhanced by Hagstrom’s new, open framed H-50’C humbucker pickups designed specifically for the Super Viking®.  Add to this mix independent switching between humbucker and single coil mode via push/pull tone pots, and the Super Viking® vastly expands your tonal horizons, creating a new range of sonic worlds to ravage.

All Super Vikings® feature gorgeous flamed maple bodies with block fingerboard inlays, and are available in six luscious colors”

Find out the team’s thoughts in the video above!!

Hagstrom Super Viking – UK RRP: £919.00

www.hagstromguitars.com


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