With numerous features of Hagstrom's strictly limited Three Kings series, the Dark King guitars open up the appeal of these great guitars to a wider audience.
Sustain, Definition and Attack
Hagstrom designers have enriched the "classic" body shapes of the Swede and Super Swede with bold as well as elegant elements, taking design cues from their stunning three kings range.
The mahogany body with a thick maple top is crowned by a mahogany neck, which is held steady by Hagstrom's unique pin system. There's also a H-Expander truss rod and a Resinator fingerboard. The sound is full of sustain, definition and attack - typical of Hagstrom. True to the "Dark King" name, these models feature black nickel hardware that meets all Hagstrom specifications: 18: 1 ratio tuners, the unmatched Sustain-Block ™ tailpiece, and a perfectly tuned Tune-O-Matic -Bridge.
The pickups are designed by Swedish pickup designer Johan Lundgren, whose work was instrumental in the success of the Dark King predecessor. Lundgren's AlNiCo 5 pickup creates a sensation on the bridge, while its AlNiCo 2 neck design delivers expressive, dynamic and extremely versatile sounds.Both models can be push-pull split the tone controls, while the volume controls incorporate Hagstrom's proven resistor / capacitor (R / C) circuitry.
Super Swede & Swede
The Dark King is available in two versions, which look the same at first glance, but differ in scale from each other: 24.70 "(628mm) for the Swede and 25.5" (648mm) for the Super Swede version, This choice guarantees that every guitarist will find his voice to summon the Dark King powers.
Given these features, you may not believe the affordable price of these guitars. But you should not be misled: these guitars are full Hagstroms with many professional features. Discover the power of darkness today.