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The Hagstom Alvar Compact Elf Warrior is proof that big things come in small packages. Named after a god from Norse mythology, the Alvar is the petite brother of the Hagstrom Viking, but every bit as mighty.

This semi-hollowbody is made of multi-ply maple, with a Canadian hard maple set neck. It features the magic combination of a thin profile with very low action, thanks to the H-Expander truss rod. The Hagstrom Alvar uses a GraphTech Black Tusq XL 43 mm nut. The fretboard is Resinator—a sustainable wood/composite with the tone of ebony, but more consistent. It’s lined with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid block inlays.

Dual Hagstrom HJ-50 alnico-5 humbuckers go from full crunch to pristine clean; the passive RC-Circuit maintains the highs at lower levels on both volume pots. Two tone controls allow the Alvar to make the transition from heavenly to hell-raising with ease.

Strings pass over a long-travel tune-o-matic bridge for accurate intonation before anchoring in the trapeze tailpiece. The Hagstrom-designed tuners have an 18:1 gear ratio for even further precision.

Despite its meager size, the Hagstrom Alvar Compact Elf Warrior offers an exceptional feel with sounds to match.
Hagstrom Alvar Compact Elf Warrior Transparent Wild Cherry Black Pickguard
Hagstrom Alvar Compact Elf Warrior Transparent Wild Cherry Black Pickguard
Hagstrom Alvar Compact Elf Warrior Transparent Wild Cherry Black Pickguard

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• Multi-ply maple hollowbody • Canadian hard maple neck, Resinator fretboard, medium jumbo frets • Long-travel tune-o-matic bridge, 18:1 tuners, Tusq nut

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  • Body Type: Double Cutaway Semi-Hollow
  • Body wood: Ply Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck wood: Canadian Hard Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: H-Expander
  • Fingerboard
  • Material: Resinator
  • Radius: 15"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearloid Block
  • Nut width/material: 1.69 in. (43 mm) GraphTech
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Hagston HJ-50 Humbucker
  • Bridge: Hagstrom HJ-50 Humbucker
  • Control layout: Independent Volume and Tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze
  • Tuning machines: High-ratio
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold Separately
  • Orientation: Right handed

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