Where is the Hagstrom Ultra Swede made?

Where is the Hagstrom Ultra Swede made?

Hagström were the first company to mass-produce 8 string bass guitars as well as the first to build a guitar/synthesizer hybrid (Swede Patch 2000). The company ceased production in 1983. In 2004 the brand was resurrected and is now in production in China.

Who plays a Hagstrom bass?

The 8-string Hagstrom H-8 bass was produced from 1967-69, and has been made famous by the well-known players that have used them such as John Entwistle (The Who), John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), Jeff Amet (Pearl Jam), Mike Rutehrford (Genesis), and Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix).

Who plays Hagstrom Viking?

Tim Armstrong of punk band Rancid plays three Hagström Vikings in red, black and pink finishes. Richard Bennet who have played with Mark Knopfler, Neil Diamond and many others plays a 1959 Hagström De Luxe.

What does the name Hagstrom mean?

Swedish (Hagström): ornamental name formed with hag(e) ‘enclosure’ + ström ‘river’. See also Haggstrom.

What nationality is Hagstrom?

Swedish (Hagström): ornamental name formed with hag(e) ‘enclosure’ + ström ‘river’.

What kind of name is Hagstrom?

Swedish (Hagström): ornamental name formed with hag(e) ‘enclosure’ + ström ‘river’.

What makes a Hagstrom ultra Swede so special?

The Ultra Swede is everything that makes a Hagstrom special combined together in a platform for the 21st century. Hagstrom’s Custom Ceramic 62 pickups shine in both humbucker and in single-coil mode.

What kind of guitar is the Hagstrom Swede?

Scandinavian musicians have always had a special influence beyond their home. Hagstrom’s Swede is an example of a guitar with similar roots and similar powers of influence.

When did Hagstrom make the sustain tailpiece?

Hagstrom’s unique Sustain Block Tailpiece™ 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 guitar’s body.

What kind of machine heads does Hagstrom use?

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. All Hagstrom electric guitars and basses include our patented H-Expander™ truss rod.

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