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SKU STRAND-BOD-METAL8-BLKPRL-1

Strandberg Boden Metal 8 8-String Headless Guitar, Ebony Fretboard, Black Pearl

$2,195.00

Manufacturer's Description

Visually sleek and futuristic, the Metal model was designed for over-the-top metal sounds that are still articulate and expressive as well as being exceptionally versatile to cover various other genres of music. The model name certainly belies what is hidden beneath its aggressive yet refined look. From brutal heavy to crystalline clean and everything in between, the Metal delivers them all with authority and musicality.

What makes it special?

Developed with the needs of the modern metal and prog players in mind, the Metal features American Basswood body for a strong low midrange with a quarter-inch Maple top that provides an ideal balance for both chunky palm-muted metal sounds and searing lead tones. The roasted Maple neck with Ebony fretboard plays fast while adding punch and a cutting attack to the overall sonic character to cut through the most dense mix.

What does it do?

The Metal was designed for speed and power while providing the intangible musicality and feel that discriminating musicians demand. The patented EndurNeck is fast playing and ergonomic so you can play longer with more precision and less fatigue in your hand and arm. The Ebony fretboard with the Jescar stainless steel frets feels super slick, allowing you to zip through the most difficult and speedy passages. The Fishman Fluence Modern pickups and electronics integrate perfectly with the guitar to provide power and versatility.

Who is it for?

The Metal is for the modern innovative musician who is not bound by tradition and seeks to expand musical boundaries with new sounds and techniques. With its highly-touted ergonomic features, superb playability, sonic flexibility and righteous tone, the Metal covers all the needs that today’s musician seeks in a guitar. Whether it’s brutal metal rhythm, sparkling clean or blistering lead sounds, the Metal has them all along with the ease of playability so you can focus on your playing and your music.

Specifications

General

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • Chambered Body with Arm, Torso and Heel Carves
  • Solid Maple Top
  • Basswood Body
  • Finishe: Black Pearl
  • Approximate Weight: 2,6 kg / 5,7 lbs +/- 10%
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Hardware

  • .strandberg EGS Series 5 fixed bridge & string locks
  • Black Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Side Dots
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Inlays

Neck & Frets

  • Roasted Maple Neck, Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • EndurNeck Profile
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • 20″ Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 51100 Stainless Steel Fretwire (57110 for zero-fret)
  • D’Addario 09-84 strings
  • Standard tuning F#BEADGBE

Accessories

  • Standard Lightweight Gig Bag included
  • Allen Key Kit included
  • Collapsible guitar stand optional
  • Strap optional
  • Deluxe Toolkit optional
  • Optimized Tension 7-String Set optional
  • Optimized Tension 8-String Set optional

Sonic Profile

  • H – H Pickup Configuration
  • Neck: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico, Black Plastic Cover
  • Bridge: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic,Black Plastic Cover
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector
    • Neck
    • Neck + Bridge in parallel
    • Bridge
  • Master Volume w/ push-pull for Split Coil
  • Master Tone w/push-pull for Voice 1/2

Miscellaneous

  • Instrument Weight: 5.7 lbs
  • Serial #: C2007225

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Strandberg. This Boden Metal 8 is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.