Hagstrom

Description

The Ultra Max shares the same small body concept of the Ultra Swede, yet with a slightly larger proportioned mahogany body topped with a thick custom carved flame maple top. The body joins to a mahogany set neck utilizing a mortise and tenon neck joint with a 25.50” scale length, which naturally features Hagstrom's H-Expander truss-rod and Resinator fingerboard. Its sleek and “ultra-comfortable fast neck” is paralleled with Custom 60 Alnico-5 pickups with their eloquent Aluminum Brushed covers, delivering the cutting voice that this instrument demands.

Each of the Ultra Max’s specially wound Custom 60 humbucking pickups utilizes Nylon coated wire united with an Alnico 5 magnet (unmistakably familiar to the “Custom 58”). However, the Custom 60 ultimately packs a mighty punch and hot sizzle compared to the vintage voiced Custom 58.

Each pickup is controlled with its own independent Volume pot featuring a standard R/C circuit on each potentiometer, to help focus on its cleaner tones with a slight turn of the pot. Its single Master Tone also features a dual coil split, using its push/pull tone configuration to allow for players to switch from “Full Humbucker Tilt” to “Spanky Single Coil Clean” in a heartbeat.

The Ultra Max combines all of the power, long sustain, clarity and attack, as found with the “Ultra Swede”, yet offers players a fresh tonal pallet with additional flexibility and comfortable playability with its compact body. With its longer 25.50” scale length the Ultra Max handles drop tunings with ease, where players looking for a slightly slimmed body with a searing tone will have found their long-term mate.

The Ultra Max is available in beautiful satin finishes. The most surprising aspect of these instruments will be their reasonable price. These are Hagstrom through and through, and built to be driven long and hard. Case sold separately.
Features
Body Body Type | Not Specified Cutaway | Not Specified Top Wood | Not Specified Body Wood Back and Sides | Not Specified Body Bracing Pattern | Not Specified Body Finish | Not Specified Orientation | Right Handed Neck Neck Shape | Not Specified Nut Width | Not Specified Fretboard | Not Specified Neck Wood | Mahogany Scale Length | 25.5" Number of Frets | 22 Neck Finish | Not Specified Electronics Acoustic/Electric | Not Specified Other Headstock Overlay | Not Specified Tuning Machines | Die-cast Bridge | Not Specified Saddle and Nut | Not Specified Number of Strings | 6 String Case | Not Specified Accessories Included | Not Specified Country of Origin | China
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Flame Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim D
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Resinator
  • Radius: 15 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm) GraphTech
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Custom 60 AlNiCo-5 Humbucker
  • Bridge: Custom 60 AlNiCo-5 Humbucker
  • Brand: Hagstrom
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Special electronics: Bridge coil splitting
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, volume 1, volume 2, tone control
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Hagstrom Sustain Block Tailpiece
  • Tuning machines: Pin-Lock
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: China

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