Boden Metal 7 Black Pearl

SKU: BD7CT-19M-E-M-BP

Visually sleek and futuristic, the Metal model was designed for over-the-top metal sounds that are still articulate and expressive as well as being exceptionally versatile to cover various other genres of music. The model name certainly belies what is hidden beneath its aggressive yet refined look. From brutal heavy to crystalline clean and everything in between, the Metal delivers them all with authority and musicality.

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  • 2 year warranty*

Over-the-top brutal yet musically articulate and expressive

The Boden ‘Metal’

What makes it special?

Developed with the needs of the modern metal and prog players in mind, the Metal features American Basswood body for a strong low midrange with a quarter-inch Maple top that provides an ideal balance for both chunky palm-muted metal sounds and searing lead tones. The roasted Maple neck with Ebony fretboard plays fast while adding punch and a cutting attack to the overall sonic character to cut through the most dense mix.

What does it do?

The Metal was designed for speed and power while providing the intangible musicality and feel that discriminating musicians demand. The patented EndurNeck is fast playing and ergonomic so you can play longer with more precision and less fatigue in your hand and arm. The Ebony fretboard with the Jescar stainless steel frets feels super slick, allowing you to zip through the most difficult and speedy passages. The Fishman Fluence Modern pickups and electronics integrate perfectly with the guitar to provide power and versatility.

Who is it for?

The Metal is for the modern innovative musician who is not bound by tradition and seeks to expand musical boundaries with new sounds and techniques. With its highly-touted ergonomic features, superb playability, sonic flexibility and righteous tone, the Metal covers all the needs that today’s musician seeks in a guitar. Whether it’s brutal metal rhythm, sparkling clean or blistering lead sounds, the Metal has them all along with the ease of playability so you can focus on your playing and your music.

Each Metal model features the innovative Fishman Fluence humbucker pickups that combine the power and clarity of active pickups with the organic sound and feel of passive pickups as well as superb single-coil tones, making it an incredibly versatile instrument for many other musical genres besides metal

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Measurements

  1. Width: 315 mm/12,4” (6-string) | 320 mm/12.6” (7-string) | 330 mm/13″ (8-string)
  2. Length: 800 mm/31,49” (6-string) | 820 mm/32.3″ (7-string) | 850 mm/33.5” (8-string)
  3. Thickness: 42 mm/1.65″
  4. Long Scale: 25.5” (6-string) | 26.25” (7-string) | 28” (8-string)
  5. Short Scale: 25” (6-string) | 25.5” (7-string) | 26.5” (8-string)
  6. String spread at nut: 35 mm/1,38” (6-string) | 42 mm/1.65” (7-string) | 49 mm/1,92” (8-string)
  7. String spacing at bridge: 10.5 mm/.41″
  8. Neutral fret: 0 (6-string) | 10 (7-string) | 7 (8-string)

General

  • Bolt-On Construction
  • Chambered Body with Arm, Torso and Heel Carves
  • Solid Maple Top
  • Basswood Body
  • Available Finishes: Black Pearl/White Pearl Satin Urethane
  • Approximate Weight 2.3 kg / 5 lbs
  • Manufactured in Indonesia

Hardware

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

Neck & Frets

  • Roasted Maple Neck, Carbon Fiber reinforced
  • EndurNeck™ Profile
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • 20″ Fretboard Radius
  • 24 Frets
  • Jescar 57110 Stainless Steel Fretwire
  • D’Addario NYXL 10-46 (6-string) / 095-64 (7-string) / 09-84 (8-string) strings
  • Standard tuning EADGBE (6-string) | BEADGBE (7-string) | F#BEADGBE (8-string)

Accessories

Sonic Profile

  • H – H Pickup Configuration
  • Neck: Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico, Black Plastic Cover
  • Bridge: Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic,Black Plastic Cover
  • 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

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*.