Hagstrom Ultra Swede ESN ULSWE-ESN-BLK Single Cut Guitar Black #72
Hagstrom Ultra Swede ESN ULSWE-ESN-BLK Single Cut Guitar Black
This is a new guitar with a small scuff on the headstock, a small scratch near a neck screw and two small indentions on the back of the body. These are cosmetic only and do not affect the structure of the guitar.The essential Hagstrom pro features packaged together for todayâ€™s modern player in the most affordable platform weâ€™ve ever offered. Of course, the ESN is equipped with Hagstromâ€™s exclusive H-Expander Trussrodâ„¢ for the ultimate in neck stability. Our Sustain-Block Tailpieceâ„¢ uses six massive brass blocks to individually couple each string directly to the body, generating a clear, bell-like sustain way beyond the ESNâ€™s price-class. Added to the mix is a matched pair of Hagstrom-designed Custom 62 open-coil humbucking pickups for a tight, controlled modern tone suitable for a wide spectrum of musical styles. A solid carved mahogany body bolted to a maple neck featuring Hagstromâ€™s UltraSlim-D profile, one of the fastest youâ€™ll ever play, completes this value-priced yet feature-rich package.
Ultra Swede ESN Standards
Hagstrom Machine Heads
Hagstrom models use 18:1 or 15:1 gear ratio machine heads based on our own designs to insure accurate tuning. VikingÂ® and HB series basses feature machine heads with a 17:1 gear ratio.
All Hagstrom electric guitars and basses include our patented H-Expanderâ„¢ 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 worldâ€™s fastest playing guitar. The H-Expanderâ„¢ truss rod not only provides ultimate neck stability, but it also contributes to Hagstromâ€™s unique tone. Longer sustain and a round attack are some of the sonic characteristics the H-Expanderâ„¢ adds to the tonal essence of Hagstrom.
Sustain Block Tailpiece
Hagstromâ€™s unique Sustain Block Tailpieceâ„¢ was the result of design work starting in 1976 and made its first appearance on Swede and Super Swede guitars produced in 1978. Since then it has been a signature feature on many of our solid body models. Each string terminates in a single, massive brass block coupled directly to the guitarâ€™s body. The blocks are detached from one another to reduce interference between the strings, maximizing each stringâ€™s unique contribution.
Slightly brighter and more vivid tone Ample amounts of attack/"snap" Strong resonance and sustain Great serviceability
Ultra Swede ESN Specs