Strandberg Boden Essential 6 Electric Guitar (with Gig Bag)

See what all the fuss over Strandberg guitars is about! The Boden Essential is a lightweight, ergonomic ax with a headless design and a reasonable price tag.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Strandberg Custom OEM humbuckers Custom-designed for rich, natural tone
Strandberg EndurNeck neck profile Ergonomic; promotes correct playing position
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength

The Boden Essential is a true .strandberg instrument with all the key features that has made it an electric guitar icon of the 21st century: lightweight headless design and ergonomics, EndurNeck profile, .strandberg* EGS hardware, and a unique sonic character that is balanced and versatile. It is also the most affordable .strandberg* instrument to date and will appeal to casual guitar playing hobbyists as well as the most experienced pro players. It is a .strandberg* that can be played and enjoyed by guitarists of all stripes from aspiring students to serious gigging musicians.


- Lightweight, headless ergonomics design
- Unique sonic character that is balanced and versatile
- Patented EndurNeck keeps the fretting hand and wrist in a more natural position
- EGS Arc hardware makes string changes and fine adjustments easier than ever
- Set of .strandberg*-designed custom OEM pickups
- Unique 5-Way Switching system provides single-coil and humbucker tones
- Solid Meranti Body with Arm and Torso Carves
- 1-Piece Roasted Maple Neck
- Rosewood Fretboard with EndurNeck profile
- Gig back included

True to the .strandberg* heritage, the Boden Essential is a lightweight electric guitar with the acclaimed ergonomic features to keep you playing for longer and without fatigue. The patented EndurNeck keeps your fretting hand and wrist in a more natural position up and down the neck and the lightweight design keeps the instrument read more balanced in both sitting and standing positions. The reduced weight is also easy on your shoulders and back, allowing you to enjoy the experience of playing and making music for longer periods of time than "standard" electric guitars. The EGS Arc hardware makes string changes and fine adjustments easier than ever and all these features combine to produce an instrument that is light, comfortable, resonant, and easy to use. This sound is then captured by a set of .strandberg*-designed custom OEM pickups to provide a plethora of both humbucker and single-coil sounds to cover all musical genres and playing styles.

The Boden Essential is for all electric guitar players who are interested in a modern state-of-the-art electric guitar with innovative ergonomic features that can cover virtually any musical genre and playing style. It is also for the open-minded and forward-looking musician who is willing to try something different that is also practical and logical. It is for all players who seek an organic and balanced sound that will inspire them to focus on the music and be more creative.
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-Assembly: Bolt-On Construction with sculpted neck joint heel
-Body Wood: Solid Meranti Body with Arm and Torso Carves
-Available Finishes: Black Granite, Astro Dust, Elemental Blue satin Acrylic
-Body Width: 315 mm (12.4)
-Full Length: 800 mm (31.5")
-Body Thickness: 42 mm (1.65)
-Scale Length: Straight 25.5"
-String Spread at Nut: 35 mm (1.38")
-String Spacing at Bridge: 10.5 mm (.41)
-Approximate weight: 2.15kg (4.7 lbs)
-Manufactured in: Indonesia
-Bridge & String Locks: .strandberg* EGS Arc cast zink fixed bridge & string locks
-Hardware: Black
-Inlays: Glow-in-the-dark face inlays and side dot
-Neck: Roasted one-piece Maple
-Neck Shape: EndurNeck Profile
-Fretboard: Rosewood
-Fretboard Radius: 20"
-Frets: 24, DHP Stainless Steel Fretwire
-Strings: D'Addario NYXL 10-46
-Case/Bag: .strandberg* Essential Gig Bag included
-Accessories: Allen Key Kit Included
-Neck Pickup: .strandberg* custom OEM neck humbucker
-Bridge Pickup: .strandberg* custom OEM bridge humbucker
-Controls: Master Volume + Master Tone
-5-Way Pickup Selector:
1. Bridge Series Humbucking
2. Bridge Series Humbucking + Neck Outer Coil
3. (Bridge Series Humbucking + Neck Outer Coil in parallel) in series with Neck Inner Coil
4. Neck Inner Coil
5. Neck Series Humbucking
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Astro Dust
Shipping Weight: 5.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 39 x 21 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BD6CT-24E-R-S-AD
Black Granite
Shipping Weight: 4.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 39 x 21 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BD6CT-24E-R-S-BK

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