NGD: Strandberg Boden J7

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  1. Casper777

    Casper777 Slow Player

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    Hoooo! This one is veeeery special!

    Mahogany body, buckeye burl top, wenge/walnut neck, ebony freatboard bound with walnut, BKP Aftermath

    for those who are wondering, no bass is not muddy because on the non-slanted pickups. ;)

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  2. Seabeast2000

    Seabeast2000 Tropospheric Holocenian Contributor

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    Wow that thing looks great. I don't know anything about Strandbergs so I'll also ask about that very interesting neck carve. Any effort to adapt to that coming from a standard type half round C/D/etc type profile?
     
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    Casper777 Slow Player

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    Can definitely understand that it’s not a neck for everybody... personally I find it very comfortable even if I don’t always play with my thumb behind the neck. Adapted quickly and can go back and forth between endurneck and regular shaped ones without effort.
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Well I'm disappointed you're not joining my boycott of J-bodens for their ridiculous prices, so I can go in with some haggling power later this year, but looks pretty cool. Love the bridge -- I really wanted to get a pearl white with red hardware boden back in the day, before all the custom shops closed up.
     
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    Casper777 Slow Player

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    Yeah the price pull was a bit hard to swallow on this one LOL... and shame that all custom options are now gone for production only :(
     
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    ramses Guitar/pizza regular

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    Very nice.

    How did you get your hands on this one? Trip to Japan?
     
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    Yeah, I´m totaly not envious of your guitar collection. :bowdown:

    Happy NGD, fantastic looking guitar.
     
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    Holy cow, that is an incredible guitar. HNGD!
     
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    Catalyst Collide SS.org Regular

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    Looks killer man, congrats and HNGD! The neck woods look especially great.
     
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    looks so so hot. love that bridge, really pops.
     
  11. Toxin

    Toxin no, i don't drink vodka

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    Is this one heavier than not J series? Every J model seems to be not chambered
     
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    There were some chambered J models from 2017 or so, last I checked. Maybe some more recently as well. Or maybe they just wrote the spec page incorrectly, which is possible.
     
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    Nope ordered through Ikabe Gakki... very nice guys... and as there was no rosewood or similar there wasn't any Cites issue...
     
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    Do you have a familiy pic of all your Strandbergs?
     
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    Congrats looks awesome the combination of the wood and the pickups works pretty well!
     
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    This Boden J is clearly chambered… (but knocking on the top you hear it clearly).. but yes the Boden J classic made of basswood are often not chambered… which Don't mean they Don't sound good…
     
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    Here it is!!
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    Shame that they are so expensive. This guitars speaks to me at a spiritual level :lol: Just not ready to shell out the kind of money they are asking for them
     

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