Chapman Signature Series ML1 Norseman Midgardsormen Svart
Includes Hard Case
Manufacturer's ID: ML1-NRS-MGS
What we say:
This special Norseman ML1 from Chapman guitars has been designed to ‘honour the Scandinavian contribution to music’ and in this context, that means it’s a Superstrat built for high octane genres like Metal and Shred.
So, what does this Norseman guitar have that the ML1 doesn’t? Let’s have a look!
First off, the body has a solid slice of figured Maple over a weight-relieved Mahogany body. It’s dark looking and opulent, just the thing for a moody Metal guitar. The front also has a ‘spoon’ cutaway in the lower horn to facilitate upper fret shredathons!
Elsewhere, the guitar has premium Hipshot open gear tuners, an Ebony fingerboard (with rolled edges for an instantly appealing feel) and stainless steel frets. These are some excellent specs!
The control knobs have been repositioned, with the Volume control placed nice and close to the bridge pickup for ‘violining’ techniques, and the selector & Tone knob are both moved behind the bridge slightly.
Talking of bridges, this has a proper Floyd Rose tremolo installed for pyrotechnic whammy bar trickery, with the tuning held in place via a locking nut.
Two Chapman Stentorian humbuckers provide the guitar’s voice, with a push-pull coil split on the Tone knob. Versatility is built in!
The finish on this model is known as ‘Midgardsormen Svart’, which, to the best of our limited linguistic abilities, translates as ‘World Serpent Black’. Or indeed Translucent Black, if you prefer. It’s a very attractive top, regardless. This finish is also applied to the headstock, with the rest of the instrument (the neck, sides and back) being finished in a satin stain that is a beautiful contrast to the Nordic Black.
Unleash your inner Viking with this powerful, well-equipped axe of Rock from Chapman!
|HEADSTOCK||Straight Heritage Headstock|
|TUNERS||Hipshot Classic open (18:1 Gearing)|
|STRING NUT||Locking Nut|
|NECK||Mahogany with Satin Finish|
|NECK JOINT||Recessed Bolt-on Neck|
|TRUSS ROD||Dual Action|
|FRETBOARD||Indian Ebony Fretboard with Rolled Edges|
|FRETS||24 Jumbo Stainless Steel Frets|
|FRET MARKERS||Glow-In-The-Dark Side Dots|
|12TH FRET INLAY||Pearl Infinity|
|SCALE LENGTH||648mm (~25.5mm)|
|BODY TOP||Quilted Maple Solid Flat Top with Gloss Finish|
|BODY BACK||Mahogany with Satin Finish|
|BODY CARVES||Arm Carve, Front Lower Spoon Cut, Rear Tummy Cut, Rear Lower Spoon Cut, Rear Heel Contour|
|BRIDGE||Floyd Rose Tremolo|
|NECK PICKUP||Chapman Stentorian Humbucker
MAGNET: Alnico 5
OUTPUT: 8.21k ohms
|BRIDGE PICKUP||Chapman Stentorian Humbucker
MAGNET: Alnico 5
OUTPUT: 14.1k ohms
|PICKUP SWITCH||3 Way Toggle Switch with Coil Split on Push-Pull Tone Knob|
|CONTROLS||Master Volume (500k), Master Tone with Push-Pull (500k)|
|STRAP BUTTONS||Chapman Strap Locks|
|STRINGS||Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Nickel Wound, 10-46|
|CASE||Chapman Pro Hard Case|
|TONE KNOB IN||Position 1:Bridge, Position 2:Bridge+Neck, Position 3:Neck|
|TONE KNOB OUT||Position 1:Bridge Coil Split (Outer Coil), Position 2:Bridge+Neck Both Split (Outer Coils), Position 3:Neck Coil Split (Outer Coil)|
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