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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.

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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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