Hagstrom Metropolis C

By April 9, 20142014, New Release
Hagstrom Metropolis C Cream

Hagström introduce the new Metropolis C solid body electric guitar. Features a bolt-on neck with a fingerboard made with Hagström’s “secret-recipe” composite Resinator Tonewood. The pickups borrow from the double Custom 58’C humbucking pickups from the revolutionary Hagstrom Viking Baritone which give the C in the name. There is also an almost identical version Hagström Metropolis S featuring single-coil pickups…

The Hagström Metropolis C is a new guitar from Swedish musical instrument manufacturer Hagström and is manufactured in China. The body shape is a flat top single cutaway body made with Empress (Paulownia). The screwed-in Maple neck has a D profile and is equipped with the in-house Resinator Tonewood fingerboard, which is made of laminated Finnish birch and is provided with 22 frets. The truss rod H form (H-Expander) is also a proprietary development of Hagström.

The pickups are matched Custom 58C humbuckers in both the bridge and neck positions combined with a 3-way toggle switch and a respective volume and tone pots. The characteristic Hagström headstock has closed tuners in a gear ratio of 15:1. Bridge is a Tune-O-Matic with stop tailpiece. A three-layer pickguard and a Tusq saddle by Graph Tech is installed. The scale length is 25.5 inches or 648 mm. The Hagström Metropolis C is available in the colors Black Gloss, Cream, Italian Red and a left-handed model in Black Gloss. An almost identical version of the single-coil guitar is the Hagström Metropolis S.

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Hagstrom Metropolis C Black Gloss
Hagstrom Metropolis C Cream
  • Body: Empress
  • Neck: Hard Maple, Bolt-On
  • Fingerboard: Resinator™ composite tonewood
  • Inlays: Hagström 6mm Dot Position Marks
  • Fretboard Radius: 15
  • Trussrod: H-Expander
  • Scale Length: 25,5“ / 648 mm
  • Nut: Graph Tech™ Black Tusq XL 43mm nut
  • Pickups: Custom 58’C Bridge & Neck
  • Pickup Selector: 3-Way Toggle 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Bridge: Long Travel Tune-O-Matic w/ Traditional Stop Tail
  • Tuning Keys: Hagstrom 15:1 Die Cast
  • Controls: 1 x Volume 1 x Tone
  • Colours: Black Gloss, Cream, Italian Red
  • Country manufactured: China
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