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Hagstrom Viking 4 String Semi-Hollow Short Scale Bass, Cherry Transparent

£795.00

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With long sustain and a rounded attack
  • Laminated Maple Body
  • Canadian Hard Maple Neck
  • Resinator Fingerboard
  • Single Coil (Neck) & Humbucker Pickups (Bridge)
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Hagstrom Viking® Bass (49VIKBWCT)
The semi-acoustic Viking bass with short scale length, skillfully combines a beautiful appearance with a wide range of sounds.

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.

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.

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”.

Trapeze Stringholder/Tailpiece
The classic Viking® trapeze stringholder/-tailpiece design, is a work of art in itself. Right underneath the top part, where the two beautifully swept beams meet, it features a string claw for easy access and super comfortable string changes. Adorned with the legendary Hagstrom crest it truly is elegance defined.

Specs
Body Ply Maple
Style Semi-Hollow
Neck Canadian Hard Maple, Set Neck, long Mortise&Tenon neck joint
Truss Rod H-Expander™
Fingerboard Resinator™
Scale Length 30,75″ (781 mm)
Radius 15″
Inlays Pearl Block
Frets 21 Medium Jumbo
Nut GraphTech Black Tusq XL
Nut Width 40 mm
Pickups 2 x Dyna Rail – Viking® Bass N/B
Switch 6-Way Rotary (Neck + Bridge, Single coil (Outer coils); Bridge, Single Coil (Outer Coil); Neck, Single Coil (Outer Coil); Neck + Bridge, Humbucking; Bridge, Humbucking; Neck, Humbucking
Controls 2 x Volume / 2 x Tone
Bridge Long Travel Tune-O-Matic with Hagstrom Trapeze Tail Piece
Tuning Keys Hagstrom Design 17:1
Strings .45 – .95

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