Solar unveils new Artist Series guitars with premium specs

Ola Englund's Solar Guitars have released three new Artist Series electric guitar models featuring a Black Open Pore finish with 3-piece roasted maple necks and fingerboards with six- and seven-string options.

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The AB1.6BOP Artist LTD ( $/€ 1,199) six-string bolt on S-style model with a  swamp ash body, thin-C neck profile neck and 25.5-inch scale neck, 24 stainless steel frets, Luminlay side dots, EverTune bridge, Solar locking tuners, and locking strap pins.

The Duncan Solar pickups feature a push/pull coil-split and three-way blade switch. The guitar includes a gigbag.

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The AB1.7BOP Artist LTD ( $/€ 1,299) features the same spec but with seven strings.

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The second new six-string Artist Series model is the V1.6RBOP Artist LTD ($/€ 1,199) is a V-shape with a set neck but offers the same impressive feature set elsewhere as the other two models. 

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Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar in the UK. When I'm not rejigging pedalboards I'm usually thinking about rejigging pedalboards.