Hagstrom Retroscape Series Impala Black Electric Guitar

Hagstrom

$499.00

 
Availability: 1 in stock

Hagstrom Retroscape Series Impala Black Electric Guitar

Hagstrom introduced the Impala and Condor models in 1963, and the instruments quickly found their way into the hands of many professional and aspiring musicians throughout the world. This was a period of great experimentation and innovation in electric guitar design. With their futuristic body shapes and unique assortment of tone-shaping options, the Impala and Condor stood out and became integral in creating great music and inspiring amazing artists. They have become highly sought after as collectibles, and vintage instruments still find their way onto stages worldwide since being discontinued by Hagstrom decades ago.

With their re-introduction in 2015, Hagstrom has taken great care to keep the set-neck “soul” of the Impala and Condor intact while incorporating important design improvements that will immediately appeal to modern players. The neck profile has been slightly rounded, weight balance of has been optimized, and important improvements to the “Vintage Tremar” tremolo have been made. Finally, an improved switching array maintains the look and function of the originals while incorporating modern, dependable, and ergonomic slide switches.

Since the tone of these instruments carved such a powerful space in the hearts of players, countless hours have been spent to reproduce the essence of the original pickups used in the Impala and Condor. The hard work has paid off with Hagstrom’s “Retro-S” Alnico-5 pickups, which expertly recreate the essence of the ‘60s sound and, at the same time, keep the door open for more modern sonic possibilities. Case sold separately.

Features

  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: H-Expander
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard Material: Resinator
  • Radius: 15 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearl dot
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Alnico-5 Retro-S
  • Bridge: Alnico-5 Retro-S
  • Brand: Hagstrom
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: R/C Tone Circuit
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: Three on/off switches
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: Mute
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic with roller saddles
  • Tailpiece: Vintage Tremar
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately

Original Retail Price (msrp) - $899.99


Condition:

When this guitar arrived at the refurbishing center the authorized technician found no issues with the guitar. It has no flaws or repairs noted. Otherwise, It is in like new mint condition played for testing purposes only. Save Big!

More Info: This is a refurbished instrument. These guitars are sent directly from the manufacturer to the authorized refurbishing center where they are fully inspected and cleared by a certified technician. The guitars are sent there for many reasons, including: Cosmetic flaws, Minor repairs & Discontinued or Last Years Models.

Most of the Instruments that we sell have no flaws or repairs. For any that do, we will describe the flaw or repair in the listing and include a photo if it is visible. Item specifics may very from stock description. "The actual guitar for sale is shown in the photographs"

All of our guitars come with a new standard factory setup, but may require a small amount of adjustments or fine tuning upon arrival to fit the players personal taste or to offset any normal changes that may occur from transit or climate. Accessories and Warranty are not included unless stated otherwise in the description however, we offer a 30 day return on every guitar. The guitars are given a new serial number and the back of the headstock is lightly stamped "used" or "2nd" by the authorized refurbishing center. These guitars are the next best thing to buying new!