The Hagstrom Viking bass is a reconstruction of the classic Concord bass from yesteryear. Keeping the soul and look of this retro classic, however providing the functionality and versatility to satisfy the modern day player as well. The pickups on the Viking bass are “Vintage voiced”, however a six position rotary switch has been placed in the lower horn to provide the player with a pallet of different tones to choose from.
Possible pickup configurations using the 6-way rotary switch are as follows: 1 – Neck + Bridge, Single coil (Outer coils) 2 – Bridge, Single Coil (Outer Coil) 3 – Neck, Single Coil (Outer Coil) 4 – Neck + Bridge, Humbucking 5 – Bridge, Humbucking 6 – Neck, Humbucking This bass provides a warm vintage tone, with an amazing sustain thanks to the H-expander truss rod. This medium scale length bass will please the performing musicians in thought to the lower weight of the bass, but also continue to impress due to the multitude of different tonal variations to suit many playing styles.
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HAGSTROM VIKING BASS BLACK IS SEMI HOLLOW WITH A 30.75 INCH SCALE.
This semi acoustic bass guitar has classic styling. It comes with some very modern touches though. Playability wise the maple set neck is slim and very comfortable. The Hagstrom Viking Bass in Black includes an H-Expander Truss Rod. This adds stability to the neck. Important given its slender proportions. Resinator wood is a composite used for the fretboard. It delivers tones similar to that of ebony. It is more consistent though. Housed in the semi hollow contoured ply maple body are two Dyna Rail pickups. These are controlled using a Rotary switch and volume and tone knobs. A huge range of tones can be got with this combination.
THE ROTARY SWITCH WORKS AS FOLLOWS:
- Neck + Bridge, Single coil (Outer coils),
- Bridge, Single Coil (Outer Coil)
- Neck, Single Coil (Outer Coil)
- Neck + Bridge, Humbucking
- Bridge, Humbucking
- Neck, Humbucking
This setup gives you access to a massive range of tones on the Hagstrom Viking Bass Black.