Hagstrom Ultra Swede
Hagstrom Ultra Swede
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Posth 02/16/2014

Hagstrom Ultra Swede : Posth's user review

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Made in China.
Body: Basswood
Top: flamed maple
Neck: Mahogany paste, thin profile D
Nut: Graphtech Black Tusq XL 43mm
Key: Resinator ™ with thin rectangular abalone inlays (imitation perhaps, remains durable and very pretty)
Frets: 22 medium jumbo
Mechanical: Design Hagstrom 15:1 ratio
Scale: 24.75 "/ 628mm
Pickups: 2x Custom 62 humbuckers with passive Splitter
Controls: 1x volume/1x tone, 3-position, Splitter for both pickups via a mini switch
Bridge: TOM Longtravel Stoptail tailpiece with Hagstrom and 6 individual brass stretchers


Soft knobs and without hiccups.
Channel end and fast.
Due to its size, light weight and good ergonomics it proves to be comfortable.
Access to acute carefree.


This guitar seems very versatile, but in return may be missing a bit of personality. The bridge pickup is very sharp but lacks a bit of bass in tuning in D is still good but lower I think it is not optimal. However, with a pedal and / or a suitable amp can draw what you want ... I play mostly thrash, it works well.


3 years of loyal service, nothing to report, it seems to age well. Frankly for the price paid for the product deserves no criticism on a whole, it was well worth the money, in addition to seem more expensive in terms of his violin. Guaranteed purchase without regrets =)
PS: for standard tuning I recommend strings D'Addario XL nickel wound 10-46, this is what I found most enjoyable to play while being sufficiently slamming.