Boden Classic 6 Trem Graphite

Boden Classic 6 Trem Graphite

SKU: BD6TCT-18C-M-A-GP

The Boden Classic is the .strandberg* take on the tried-and-true traditional bolt-on solidbody electric guitars with a pickguard. Featuring solid Alder body with Maple neck and Maple or Pau Ferro fretboard, the overall sound is familiar yet with the distinctive .strandberg* sound and feel. The 6-string Classic 6 Tremolo features .strandberg*-designed humbucker bridge pickup and two vintage-flavored single-coil pickups while the 7- and 8-string models feature two humbuckers that were all wound to .strandberg*’s exacting specifications.

1,550.00 (incl. 310.00 VAT)

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  • 2 year warranty*

Classic styling and sound with the modern .strandberg* design and ergonomics

The Boden Classic

What makes it special?

The Boden Classic is the .strandberg* take on the tried-and-true traditional bolt-on solidbody electric guitars with a pickguard. Featuring solid Alder body with Maple neck and Maple or Pau Ferro fretboard, the overall sound is familiar yet with the distinctive .strandberg* sound and feel. The 6-string Classic 6 Tremolo features .strandberg*-designed humbucker bridge pickup and two vintage-flavored single-coil pickups while the 7- and 8-string models feature two humbuckers that were all wound to .strandberg*’s exacting specifications.

What does it do?

Premium-grade two-piece Alder body coupled with roasted Maple neck and roasted Maple or Pau Ferro fretboard produces a big and fat sound with a focused punch that .strandberg* guitars have become known for. The new colorful satin finishes not only look striking but feel luxurious and smooth to the touch while the 3-piece roasted Maple neck with carbon fiber reinforcement provides rock-solid stability while the expertly dressed stainless steel frets facilitate fast and precise playing and silky-feeling string bends.

Who is it for?

Although the styling and sound may seem ideally suited for classic rock, the Classic can easily cover a wide range of sounds from pop and reggae to shred and modern metal without missing a beat. The solidbody construction and the pickups on a pickguard give the Classic models a different type of feel and sound from our other models but it is still uniquely .strandberg* with its trademark clarity, articulation, and an organic woody character.

The Graphite Classic 6 Tremolo features a black pearloid pickguard and roasted maple fretboard.

During the course of manufacturing of this guitar model, the color of the roasted maple has varied to some degree. The wood is roasted to achieve the desired properties (tonal response and dimensional stability in different weather conditions) and not to a certain color. This means that the color sometimes does not match that of the product photos, which were taken of the first produced sample guitars. We are working on a revised process and acquiring new equipment for roasting maple that will give us greater control of the results, which should be in place in early 2021. Until then, if you have any concerns about the color of the roasted maple neck or fretboard before ordering, please reach out to us through the contact form at the bottom of this page, and we will be happy to send you a photo in advance, or talk you through the process. For more information about roasted maple, and colors, please see: https://support.strandbergguitars.com/article/95-how-dark-is-roasted-maple

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Measurements

  1. Width: 315 mm/12,4”
  2. Length: 800 mm/31,5”
  3. Thickness: 42 mm/1.65″
  4. Long Scale: 25.5”
  5. Short Scale: 25”
  6. String spread at nut: 35 mm/1,38”
  7. String spacing at bridge: 10.5 mm/.41″
  8. Neutral fret: 0

General

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • Solid Body with Arm, Torso and Heel Carves
  • White (Burgundy Mist/Malta Blue) or Black (Graphite) Pearloid Pickguard
  • Alder Body
  • Available Finishes: Malta Blue/Burgundy Mist/Graphite Semi-gloss Metallic
  • Approximate Weight 2,4 kg / 5,3 lbs +/- 10%
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Hardware

  • .strandberg* EGS Series 5 tremolo bridge & string locks
  • Chrome Plated Hardware
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Side Dots
  • Original Luminlay™ Green Inlays

Neck & Frets

  • Roasted Maple Neck, Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • EndurNeck™ Profile
  • Roasted Maple (Burgundy Mist/Graphite) / Pau Ferro (Malta Blue) Fretboard
  • 20″ Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 51100 Stainless Steel Fretwire (57110 for zero-fret)
  • D’Addario NYXL 10-46
  • Standard tuning EADGBE

Accessories

Sonic Profile

  • H-S-S Pickup Configuration
  • Neck: custom OEM .strandberg* Single Coil
  • Middle: custom OEM .strandberg* Single Coil
  • Bridge: custom OEM .strandberg* Humbucker
  • 5-Way Pickup Selector
    1. Neck
    2. Neck + Middle
    3. Middle
    4. Middle + Bridge
    5. Bridge
  • Master Volume + Master Tone
Customer Reviews
4.6 Based on 8 Reviews
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AG
22 Jun 2021
Adam G.
GB GB

Great guitar!

I love the neck profile and it’s super light to boot!

22 Jun 2021

.strandberg* Guitars EU

Thanks for the 5 stars, Adam!

AB
18 Mar 2021
Alexander B.
DE DE

Angekommen

Ich spiele jetzt seit ca. 30 Jahren Gitarre - im Laufe dieser Zeit habe ich einige Teile in den Fingern gehabt - jetzt, mit dieser Strandberg habe ich das Gefühl angekommen zuu sein - sie ist die Eine welche ich die ganze Zeit gesucht habe. Bei dieser Marke bleibe ich - meine nächste Gitarre ein anderes Modell werden, aber garantiert eine Srandberg! vG Alex

01 Apr 2021

.strandberg* Guitars EU

Vielen Dank for the 5 stars, Alexander! /Ola

AR
15 Mar 2021
Andre R.
PT PT

Just buy it...

Stunning guitar, incredible playability, best customer service ever! I want more Strandbergs now!

01 Apr 2021

.strandberg* Guitars EU

Thanks for the very kind words and glowing endorsement! /Ola

GM
15 Dec 2020
gerard m.
GB GB

Strandberg Classic

Excellent Guitar, lightweight with superb intonation and tone. You have to plug in one of these instruments to fully appreciate the tonal variation possible and the great Trem system.

28 Dec 2020

.strandberg* Guitars EU

Thanks for the 5 stars, Gerard! /Ola

KS
01 Dec 2020
Kieran S.
GB GB

Strandberg classic six

This guitar feels and plays so damn nice, the neck feels so incredible and comfortable that I can't even go back now

03 Dec 2020

.strandberg* Guitars EU

Thanks for the great review, Kieran. Sorry for ruining your other guitars! /Ola

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The Boden Classic 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*.