Hagstrom Super Swede Left Hand Guitar in Black Gloss

Expansive Articulate Tone from a Swedish Classic

$1,399.00
Recommended Retail Price

SKU: HSSUSWELBLK




Comes with Hagstrom Hardshell Case


First introduced in the late 1970’s, the Super Swede has always been considered one of Hagstrom’s flagship models.

Each Super Swede is crafted using a mahogany body, maple top, and set mahogany neck. With a 25.5” scale length and a pair of coil-split-capable Custom 58 Alnico pickups, the Super Swede provides a brighter sounding, longer sustaining, and more flexible single-cutaway guitar for players looking for something more than any regular single-cut can offer.
Naturally, the Super Swede is equipped with Hagstrom’s renowned H-Expander truss rod and Resinator fretboard for a playing surface that provides the ultimate in stability, comfort and tone.

H-Expander
All Hagstrom electric guitars and basses include our patented H-Expander truss rod. Providing tension at both ends and running the entire length of the neck, the rigid yet light-weight alloy truss rod allows for a very low action and thin neck, two factors that were instrumental in earning Hagstrom its reputation as the world’s fastest playing guitar. The H-Expander truss rod not only provides ultimate neck stability, but it also contributes to Hagstrom’s unique tone. Longer sustain and a round attack are some of the sonic characteristics the H-Expander adds to the tonal essence of Hagstrom.

Sustain Block Tailpiece
Hagstrom’s unique Sustain Block Tailpiece™ was the result of design work starting in 1976 and made its first appearance on Swede and Super Swede guitars produced in 1978. Since then it has been a signature feature on many of our solid body models. Each string terminates in a single, massive brass block coupled directly to the guitar’s body. The blocks are detached from one another to reduce interference between the strings, maximizing each string’s unique contribution.

Set Neck
Hagstrom uses a variety of different neck joints throughout our range. Our set-neck recipe is the classic and time-tested Mortise and Tenon joint, a design that most efficiently transfers string energy from neck to body, and can often only be found on more expensive custom-built guitars. A team of experienced and dedicated craftsmen hand carves every neck joint, insuring perfect execution of this traditional technique preferred by luthiers for generations.

Resinator Wood
Resinator wood is a wood composite material that is both more uniform in density and more stable than any standard wood product. These characteristics eliminate dead spots or "wolf tones" sometimes associated with conventional wood fingerboards. Resinator wood has an articulate sound similar to high quality ebony, but without any of the problems associated with ebony. It provides a stable and clear tone, and also adds higher overtones and harmonics which uniquely detail each note. Like our H-Expander truss rod, Resinator wood is a major contributor to the distinctive "Hagstrom tone".

Hagstrom Machine Heads
Hagstrom models use 18:1 or 15:1 gear ratio machine heads based on our own designs to insure accurate tuning. Viking and HB series basses feature machine heads with a 17:1 gear ratio.

(HSSUSWELBLK)

SKU HSSUSWELBLK
Brand Hagstrom Guitars
TypeSolid Body Electric Guitars
SeriesHagstrom Super Swede Series
FinishGloss Black
Body StyleSingle Cutaway
Body WoodMahogany
Body Top10 mm Carved Maple
Neck WoodMahogany
ConstructionSet Neck
Truss RodH-Expander
FretboardResinator Wood, Radius of 15"
Frets22 Medium Jumbo
InlaysSuper Swede Block
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
NutGraphTech Black Tusq XL, Nut Width is 43 mm
Machine HeadsDiecast Hagstrom Design 18:1 Gear Ratio
BridgeLong Travel Tune-O-Matic with Hagstrom Stop Tailpiece and Single Brass String Blocks
Pickups2 x Hagstrom Custom 58 AlNiCo
Pickup Selector3-Way Toggle Switch
Controls2 x Volume / 2 x Tone Mini Toggle coil tap switch
Unique FeaturesLeft Handed, Strings:D'Addario EXP 110 (10-46)
Comes withHagstrom Hardshell Case in Tan Tolex with Hagstrom Logo

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