Strandberg unveils limited-edition Suhr pickup-equipped Boden Classic Tremolo LE Svarten

Strandberg Boden Classic 6 Tremolo LE Svarten
(Image credit: Strandberg)

Swedish headless electric guitar specialist Strandberg has returned with yet another eye-catching ergonomic offering, the limited-edition Boden Classic 6 Tremolo LE Svarten.

Unveiled via a series of posts on Instagram, the boutique brand’s latest pickguard-equipped six-string serves up a series of Strandberg-specific specs, as well as a fresh electronic addition in the form of new-for-Boden pickups.

The model, which will be officially released on July 18, will be made as part of an ultra-limited run featuring only 100 units.

In terms of build, the Svarten sports a solid alder body with bolt-on roasted maple, carbon fiber-reinforced neck and fretboard. As per the rest of the Boden line, the classic wood combination is manipulated to Strandberg’s forward-thinking ergonomic body shape, which boasts a traditional double-cutaway and modern body contour.

The headless neck also comes equipped with the company’s proprietary EndurNeck profile, which aims to promote flawless fretboard commutes through a unique tapered design. Elsewhere, the fretboard plays host to 24 Jescar 57110 stainless steel frets and Luminlay Green inlays.

Under the hood, the Svarten boasts a Suhr Thornbucker Plus bridge humbucker, as well as a pair of Suhr V60LP single-coils. The HSS pickup configuration, which complements the classic pickguard aesthetic, aims to introduce a new sonic variety to the Boden line suitable for a range of contemporary and classic tones.

These fresh pickups work alongside a five-way selector switch, featuring a hum-canceling neck and middle position, and master volume and tone controls for a conventional, easy-to-tweak sound-sculpting control layout.

Other appointments include Strandberg’s EGS Series 5 fixed bridge and string locks, Luminlay Green side dots and a Black Satin finish.

The Strandberg Boden Classic 6 Tremolo LE Svarten will be available on July 18 at 11:00am UTC (7:00am EST) for $1,995.

For more information in the meantime, head over to Strandberg.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.