Boden Plini Edition Natural

SKU: BD6TCT-17I-E-V-NA

Based in Sydney, Australia, Plini has taken the prog-metal genre to a new level of complexity and sophistication with his virtuosic command of the guitar and an advanced compositional style that draws from many genres of music – both traditional and modern. Taking our close working relationship to the next level, Plini and .strandberg* Guitars developed the Boden ‘Plini Edition’ model that covers all of his musical bases as well as his aesthetic tastes.

The Boden ‘Plini Edition’ features chambered Swamp Ash body with a Maple top for a superbly balanced and punchy sound with Australian Blackwood veneer top that Plini specifically specified in a nod to his home, roasted Maple neck with Ebony fretboard accented with his trademark moon inlay at the 12th fret, Suhr SSH+ and SSV pickups with a 3-way switch since he only uses those three sounds, one volume pot only since he never uses the tone knob, and the EGS 5 Pro tremolo system.

Simply described as “sick” by Plini, the Boden ‘Plini Edition’ is an instrument that lives up to the artistic vision that one of the premier instrumental guitarists and composers of this era relies on for both recording and live performances night after night.

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2,595.00

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  • Free EU shipping
  • Free returns - No questions asked
  • 2 year warranty*

Simplicity, understated sophistication, and broad tonal range for the prog virtuoso

The Boden Prog 'Plini Edition'

What makes it special?

Based in Sydney, Australia, Plini has taken the prog-metal genre to a new level of complexity and sophistication with his virtuosic command of the guitar and an advanced compositional style that draws from many genres of music – both traditional and modern. Taking our close working relationship to the next level, Plini and .strandberg* Guitars developed the Boden ‘Plini Edition’ model that covers all of his musical bases as well as his aesthetic tastes.

What does it do?

The Boden ‘Plini Edition’ features chambered Swamp Ash body with a Maple top for a superbly balanced and punchy sound with Australian Blackwood veneer top that Plini specifically specified in a nod to his home, roasted Maple neck with Ebony fretboard accented with his trademark moon inlay at the 12th fret, Suhr SSH+ and SSV pickups with a 3-way switch since he only uses those three sounds, one volume pot only since he never uses the tone knob, and the EGS 5 Pro tremolo system.

Who is it for?

Simply described as “sick” by Plini, the Boden ‘Plini Edition’ is an instrument that lives up to the artistic vision that one of the premier instrumental guitarists and composers of this era relies on for both recording and live performances night after night.

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General

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • Chambered Body
  • Arm, Torso and Heel Carves
  • Australian Blackwood veneer over Solid Maple Top
  • Swamp Ash Body
  • Roasted Maple Neck, Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Approximate Weight 2.3 kg / 5 lbs
  • Standard Lightweight Gig Bag Included
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Vital Stats

  • 25.5″ – 25″ Scale Length
  • Plini signature inlay on 12th fret
  • EndurNeck™ Profile
  • 20″ Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 57110 Stainless Steel Fretwire
  • .strandberg* EGS Series 5 tremolo bridge & string locks
  • Black Hardware
  • Original Luminlay™ Blue Side Dots’
  • Original Luminlay™ Blue Inlays
  • Natural Semi-gloss Polyurethane

Sonic Profile

  • H – H Pickup Configuration
  • Neck: Suhr SSV
  • Bridge: Suhr SSH+
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector
    1. Neck
    2. Neck Inner Coil + Bridge Inner Coil
    3. Bridge
  • Master Volume

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 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*.