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Review: Hagström Viking P + Pat Smear Signature

Kitarablogi.com – Finland's premier Guitar and Bass blog

Hagström Guitars’ new models, which had been announced at Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013, have finally arrived in Finland a few weeks ago!

Kitarablogi had the pleasure of receiving two of these guitars for testing:

Hagström Viking P – body beauty 2

The Viking P is a new version of Hagström’s very popular semi-acoustic, and it comes equipped with two Custom P-50 singlecoil pickups.

Hagström Pat Smear – body beauty 2

The Pat Smear Signature is a solid-body electric tailored to the Foo Fighters-guitarist’s needs.

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Hagström Vking P – full front

The Hagström Viking is probably the company’s best-known guitar model, not least because of Elvis Presley’s use of a Viking during his legendary ’68 Comeback Special TV show.

The brand-new Hagström Viking P (street price in Finland around 650 €) adds a pair of P-90-style singlecoils to the mix.

Hagström Vking P – full back

The Viking P’s maple neck is glued into the body, which is made in traditional style from form-pressed plywood maple.

A solid wood centre block – made of what…

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