The Hagstrom Viking Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar covers all genres from blues/rock to jazz/fusion and back again.
With an arched semi-hollow maple body, its looks are as sweet as its tone. Click To Read More About This Product Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks.
However, due to concerns of durability, these were given the brand name ‘Kent’.
With the plastics used, they also featured a molded plastic pickguard with a ‘swimming pool’ between the two rounded single coil pickups.
And no Hagstrom is complete without their famous, fast-playing neck.
The Viking has the patented H-Expander truss rod which provides tension at either end and runs the entire length of the neck.
But before that, here's an engineer's view of an old KENT or PB24G of the early 60's No serial supplied, and as you see from a sorry state it was once in, I think it's been brought back to something of interest I think it has a unique appeal and a halfway house to those resin guitars of the 70's - without the weight of course!
You can see all the stress cracks of the last 40 odd years, but the wood is actually nice under all that plastic, lucite and vinyl...
With an arched semi-hollow maple body, its looks are as sweet as its tone.
2 Hagstrom humbuckers, combined with the resonant, semi-hollow body, provide plenty of power.
A curved control plated offered switches for pickup and tone (capacitor) selection, plus a mute switch, and a volume control.
An all-new Hagstrom vibrato tailpiece was also added.
Haven't released anything official like, but it's the guitar that's the star. The models with a raised white plastic pickguard with the grill inside have been likened to a 50's 'lido' with the grill being the rippling water... Your Futurama is a perfect example of the lido being filled in even if a third pickup wasn't there in place of the grill! I would be proud to see it on your site, which is excellent.