NGD: Strandberg Boden 7 Trem USA Select

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  1. Casper777

    Casper777 Slow Player

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    Hey… got this one a few weeks ago and forgot to post about it ;)

    I'm one of the lucky owners of these USA Select Bodens… There was quite a delay in orders and guess we all know why now! :( Should have specified a more "burled" burl top, but anyway… ;)
    Anyway, this thing is immaculate! Ash body, Burl maple top, Fluence Modern…
    Fretwork is perfect (even better than on some of my Swedish CS), flawless…

    Sounds great. I'm not an actice pickup guy, but really like those! even cleans are amazing!

    Pics now :)

    That's my 8th Boden so my view could by biased as you imagine I Love those guitars… So take my review with a grain of salt haha!

    The one Boden I sold was an old OS that was frankly more than average… Can't be happier with the new ones…

    Will post a NGD of my Boden J as well.

    And soon, for my 9th Boden… I know I know…

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  2. shupe13

    shupe13 SS.org Regular

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    Nice!
     
  3. Catalyst Collide

    Catalyst Collide SS.org Regular

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    Congrats! Looks great. I have the same strandberg bias.
     
  4. Musiscience

    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    What happened with the USA Select series? I just assumed they were not released yet / shop not yet opened.
     
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  5. The 1

    The 1 SS.org Regular

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    They closed up already. As of now, strandberg will only be doing production models. No more custom shop at all.
     
  6. Dumple Stilzkin

    Dumple Stilzkin Don’t be afraid to fart when you pee.

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    I have a hard time understanding Strandberg's business model.
     
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  7. AkiraSpectrum

    AkiraSpectrum SS.org Regular

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    super super cool!
    the minimal burl is actually kinda cool, especially with that color.
     
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  8. crackout

    crackout The Yellow One

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    Maybe it's due to angle and lighting of your shots, but the fret ends do not seem beveled at all. ôo
     
  9. CovertSovietBear

    CovertSovietBear Polylinker

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    Never thought chrome could look so good. Usually looks cheap but damn this thing pops.
     
  10. JSanta

    JSanta SS.org Regular

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    Apparently so does Strandberg.
     
  11. Psionic

    Psionic three headed monkey

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    looks very nice! I think the lesser burl on this one works quite well looks a little bit like the moon.
     
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  12. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    I like it :yesway:
     

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