New-era Hagstrom Super Vikings. Anyone have experience?

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    There's a nice one on consignment at my local store at what seems like a fair price ($700 USD, new was around $950?) given its condition. Not sure on electronics, but it's got a well-adjusted Bigsby which I don't think was a factory option.

    It's in 'Dandy Dandelion:' https://www.hagstromguitars.com/electric-guitars/super-viking.html

    The setup on it is great, put my Tele to shame and I thought I'd dialed 'er in pretty well. Sounded alright through a Tonemaster they had plugged in and on, but I was really evaluating feel, which again was pretty amazing.

    I played a burst one a lot like it in the 70s, friend's old man had one and was gracious with it. I have no experience with the brand since they've been mfr'd in China and that gives me a little pause, but it felt pretty great and was in good nick.

    Any thoughts welcome and appreciated.
     
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    Made in Muse factory. They make Washburn, Oscar Schmidt, Jay Turser, Bootleg brand amps and guitars and others. Hagstrom's are great quality and I love them. The single cut rocks. The new ones are reissues of what one of my favorite singers played. Elvis played one. I want it but it is expensive.

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    Nice, thanks for the follow ups! It was sold before I visited a week later, but I did snag a pic the day I played it. Someone really took care of it. I played the Revstar and the G&L Tele on the sides of it too ($1500 lol), but both were vastly inferior to the Hagstrom imo.

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    I would have bought it. Great quality from the Muse factory.
     
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