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❌ SOLD ❌ Strandberg Boden 6 String Guitar, 2016


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Strandberg Guitars are designed in Uppsala Sweden, about an hour north of Stockholm. The headless Strandberg Boden instruments use a number of innovative features, including multi-scale or ‘Fan Fret’ necks, the patented EndurNeck shape, custom hardware and a body design intended to evoke the antlers of Swedish reindeer.

While they are designed in Sweden, Strandberg builds in various locations, including Sweden, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and the USA.

Here we are looking at a Strandberg Boden 6 string guitar with a thin translucent black stain finish. It was buit during 2016 in Japan, likely at the Dyna Gakki plant.

The body is chambered Swamp Ash with a flame Maple top, and the bolt-on neck is a three-piece Maple laminate using the EndurNeck shape. This anglular shape comes as a bit of a surprise at first, but quickly becomes comfortable and promotes better hand position, leading to less muscular and joint fatigue and stress. As a ‘Fan Fret’ instrument, the scale length varies depending on where you are; the treble strings start at around 25 inches and the bass around 25.5. The fingerboard is ebony, with 24 stainless steel frets.

As a headless guitar, the combination bridge and tailpiece are the key item of hardware. Strandberg’s design makes it easy to scale it up from 6 strings to their 7 and 8 string models. Intonation is set by loosening the string, then a bolt that holds the saddle in place, sliding it and retightening. Tuning is a simple matter of turning the splined string receiver.

On this model, the electronics are Oil City Blackbird neck and bridge pickups with a 3-way switch, master volume push/pull and master tone.

It takes a few moments to adjust to the fan fret layout and EndurNeck shape, but past that this is a very comfortable guitar.

The original grey Strandberg gig bag is included.

Note:  We also have in stock Strandberg Boden 7 and 8 String examples, which will be posted shortly. 

Price: $2,599.99 CAD
  • Model: Boden 6
  • Year: 2016
  • Finish Trans Black
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: D1607057
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 06/06/2018

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Not Consignment

  • Required CITES documentation
  • Including original Gig Bag case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.7lbs 2.04kg
  • Scale Length: 25in
  • Nut Width: 1.63in 41.5mm
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