Review: Hagström Viking P + Pat Smear Signature
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:
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.
The Pat Smear Signature is a solid-body electric tailored to the Foo Fighters-guitarist’s needs.
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.
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…
View original post 1,070 more words