Boden Prog NX 7 Charcoal Black

Boden Prog NX 7 Charcoal Black

SKU: BD7TCT-21P-L-F-BK

Aggressive and sophisticated, the Prog NX models are an extension of the Original model design with the new EGS Pro Rev7 Tremolo System and the smooth and slick-playing Richlite fretboard. With a more cutting tone than the Original, the Prog models are ideal for modern progressive and metal players using high-gain amplification systems. The versatile Fishman pickups and switching system provide a wide range of sounds for virtually any playing style and musical genre.

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Aggressive and sophisticated

Boden Prog NX 7 Charcoal Black and Twilight Purple

WHAT MAKES IT SPECIAL?

The Boden Prog NX is built for speed and aggression as well as all-encompassing tonal versatility. Featuring a lightweight chambered Sassafras body mated with solid Maple top and premium grade Flame or Quilted Maple veneer along with carbon-reinforced Maple neck and Richlite fretboard, the Prog NX is acoustically resonant with a full-yet-cutting sound that is faithfully delivered to your amplification system with either Suhr™ passive pickups for the 6-string model or Fishman™ active pickups for the 7-string models. The Prog NX is equipped with the EGS Pro Rev7 Tremolo System that operates smoothly while providing excellent tuning stability.

WHAT DOES IT DO?

The acoustic character of the Boden Prog NX is lively and balanced with superb articulation for both rhythm and lead playing but with a more “open” sound than the Original NX due to the tremolo system and the spring cavity. Tonally, it emphasizes the high midrange like the Original NX but with a cutting edge that punches through mix with authority due to the Richlite fretboard. The patented EndurNeck™ provides both comfort and strength to your forearm and wrist, allowing you to play longer without fatigue and with improved technique so you can focus on your playing and music. The new Rev7 hardware facilitates quick string changes and setup work to keep your guitar in optimum playing condition. The new Venture Gig Bag allows you to take your Boden anywhere with comfort, ease, and robust protection for virtually any environment.  

WHO IS IT FOR?

The Boden Prog NX is for the forward-thinking musician who is not held back by traditions and is always seeking to innovate and break new ground. The tremolo system of the Prog NX expands the tonal and technical palettes for the adventurous musician who is not afraid to take chances. Embracing the best of the past but incorporating new concepts such as headless design, multi-scale construction, the radically innovative EndurNeck™, and aircraft-grade aluminum hardware, the Boden design has stood the test of time and continues to evolve and expand into new frontiers to help modern musicians to be the very best they can be. 

Aggressive and sophisticated, the Prog NX models are an extension of the Original model design with the new EGS Pro Rev7 Tremolo System and the smooth and slick-playing Richlite fretboard. With a more cutting tone than the Original, the Prog models are ideal for modern progressive and metal players using high-gain amplification systems. The versatile Fishman pickups and switching system provide a wide range of sounds for virtually any playing style and musical genre.

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Measurements

  1. Width: 320 mm/12.6”
  2. Length: 820 mm/32.3″
  3. Thickness: 42 mm/1.65″
  4. Long Scale: 26.25”
  5. Short Scale: 25.5”
  6. String spread at nut: 42 mm/1.65”
  7. String spacing at bridge: 10.5 mm/.41″
  8. Neutral fret: 10

General

  • Bolt-On Construction with new sculpted neck joint heel
  • Chambered Sassafras Body with Arm and Torso Carves
  • Solid Maple Top with 4A Flame Maple or Quilt Maple veneer
  • Available Finishes: Charcoal Black for Flame, Twilight Purple for Quilt
  • Approximate Weight: 2.5kg / 5.5 lbs +/- 10%
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Hardware

  • .strandberg* EGS Pro Rev7 7-string tremolo system & string locks
  • Black anodized hardware
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Side Dots
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Inlays

Neck & Frets

  • Maple neck – Quartersawn, Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • EndurNeck™ Profile
  • Richlite Fretboard
  • 20” Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 51100 Stainless Steel Fretwire (57110 for zero fret)
  • D’Addario NYXL 095-64 strings
  • Standard tuning BEADGBE

Accessories

  • Venture Gig Bag included
  • NX Multitool and Allen Key kit included
  • Strap optional
  • Deluxe Toolkit optional

Sonic Profile

  • H-H Pickup Configuration
  • Neck: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico HB Mount, Brushed Stainless
  • Bridge: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic HB Mount, Brushed Stainless
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector
    1. Neck
    2. Neck + Bridge in parallel
    3. Bridge
  • Master Volume w/ push-pull for Split Coil
  • Master Tone w/ push-pull for Voice 1/2

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The Boden NX Concept

Unique Qualities

Anatomy of a Strandberg

There are many design elements and factors that comprise a .strandberg* guitar. Each aspect - from the materials and components used to the ergonomic design features - has been carefully thought out and implemented to produce a guitar that is light weight, easy to play and has a big woody organic sound. Explore these different aspects that set a .strandberg* guitar apart from the rest.

Headless

By removing weight from the headstock, your guitar can be made very light and yet balanced. You can play with greater comfort for longer.

Versatile Body Shape

The body shape provides multiple seated playing positions for maximum comfort and versatility.

Scale Lengths Adapted to You

A multi-scale design allows your wrist to remain relaxed throughout the range of play. A longer scale length for the heavier strings provide better tone, and shorter in the thinner strings better playability.

Patented Neck Profile

Our patented EndurNeck™ profile promotes a more correct playing position. The result: you can play longer, faster, better and avoid injury.

Space Age Materials

Our hunt for great tone and low weight led us to using aircraft grade aluminium and carbon fiber for maximum performance.

Proprietary Hardware

The custom .strandberg* hardware is a vital contributor to the tone of the instrument. Lightweight aircraft grade aluminium and tight coupling of components ensure that nothing prevents the strings' vibrations from entering the body.

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Artist Profiles

What our artist say

The extremely talented artists who play .strandberg* guitars have a clear vision of where they want to take their art and how to get there with the instruments they play. The guitar they choose to play is a statement of who they are as an artist and a reflection of the music they create. Find out why some of the most cutting-edge players in the world today choose a .strandberg*.