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The .strandberg* Boden Essential 6 elecric guitar blends modern industrial design with innovative features for unparalleled comfort and playability. Its unique sonic character sets it apart from other solidbody electrics. The .strandberg* sound has a carefully crafted balance, with warm, rich lows, brilliant, defined highs and a focused, punchy midrange. The solid Meranti body with a Maple top reduces costs while still delivering outstanding value and performance. The Boden Essential 6 was developed to provide key features like the .strandberg* EndurNeck profile and custom humbucking pickups at a more affordable price point.

With a Comfortable, Ergonomic Body Design

The Boden Essential 6 features the acclaimed .strandberg* EndurNeck profile for unmatched comfort over long playing sessions. Its asymmetrical neck shape supports your hands in the optimal position. Combined with the lightweight body that weighs under seven pounds, you can play for hours without fatigue. The satin matte acrylic finish and contoured body make this guitar a true player's instrument.

With a Uniquely Balanced and Versatile Sonic Character

From aggressive, growling leads to warm, rich cleans, the Boden Essential 6 delivers exceptional tonal balance. Its custom .strandberg* humbucking pickups provide a focused midrange, articulate highs and tight low end. With the 5-way switching and dual tone controls, you can sculpt your tone for any genre. The solidbody construction yields a bold, defined sound. From the studio to the stage, the versatile Boden Essential 6 excels.

With Custom-Designed Humbucking Pickups for Focused, Articulate Sound

This guitar features .strandberg* custom-designed humbucking pickups, providing a clear and focused sound. The bridge pickup delivers tight lows and singing highs, while the neck pickup has a smooth, rounded tone. Used together, they produce balanced output with excellent note separation. The 5-way switching provides a variety of useful tones.

With Thoughtful, High-Quality Components

The Boden Essential 6 is crafted with premium components like a roasted maple neck, stainless steel jumbo frets and name-brand hardware. It features integrated .strandberg* headless tuners for stable tuning and quick string changes. The 20" fingerboard radius and 42 mm nut width provide a comfortable feel familiar to most electric players. With its modern design and boutique appointments, the Boden Essential 6 punches above its price class.

Integrated Bridge Tuners Streamline Tuning and Enhance Sustain

The Boden Essential 6 features integrated tuners, streamlining the tuning process. The tuners are smoothly integrated into the bridge, eliminating the need for traditional tuning pegs and enhancing sustain. Tune up quickly and reliably, then unleash singing notes that bloom with resonance. The EGS bridge is stable and responsive, providing rock-solid tuning stability.

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  • Solidbody construction for a distinctively different sound and response
  • Roasted flame maple neck for stability and tone
  • Rosewood fingerboard with stainless steel jumbo frets
  • Strandberg OEM humbucking pickups for a balanced and defined tone
  • 5-way switch with series, parallel and single-coil options
  • Volume, tone and 3-way mini-toggle controls
  • Fixed bridge for perfect intonation and sustain
  • EndurNeck profile for comfort and playability
  • Glow-in-the-dark side markers and fingerboard inlays
  • Integrated tuners in the bridge for efficient tuning

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  • Body Construction: Solid
  • Body Wood: Meranti
  • Body Finish: Acrylic satin matte
  • Material: Roasted plain maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Profile: Strandberg EndurNeck
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Finish: Satin Urethane
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 20"
  • Inlays: Glow-in-the-dark
  • Side Markers: Glow-in-the-dark
  • Finish: Natural
  • Frets: 24
  • Fret Size: Stainless Steel Jumbo
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Nut Width: 42 mm
  • Hardware Color: Black Anodized
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Strandberg EGS Arc 6-string 
  • Bridge Design: Fixed bridge
  • Knob Type: Aluminum Black Anodized
  • Tuning Machines: Strandberg EGS Arc bridge integrated tuner
  • Bridge Pickup: Strandberg OEM Bridge Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Strandberg OEM Neck Humbucker
  • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Switching: 5-way 
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Number of Strings: 6

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