Schecter Announce New 2018 Guitar Series!
So Schecter has released 2018’s guitar models ahead of the NAMM 2018 show. Along with the usual updates to its already unique range of instruments, Schecter has created the brand new SLS Elite Series, made for the guitarist/shredder who requires high-quality playability, looks, and on some exclusive models, Sustainiac pickups.
Schecter has also added new guitars to their new Retro range which show the diversity and makes Schecter Guitars a serious competitor in this years market. These guitars combine the classic looks from a lost era with a playability that is completely up to date for today’s modern player.
The Schecter SLS Elite is “Elite” by name and by nature. It is a forward-thinking and looking guitar with every spec being focused on new technology and outstanding playability. The SLS stands for “Slim Line Series”, an instrument that provides a “no holding back” approach to achieving an outstanding playing experience. With modern Fishman Fluence pickups (and sustainiac in some models), a fast spec neck, streamlined construction, and quality tonewoods, this guitar is the ultimate shred machine.
introducing the new 2018 Schecter Sun Valley SuperShredder. Released as part of Schecter’s stunning 2018 series, the Sun Valley Super Shredder is exactly that; a guitar built from the ground up for the technically advanced shred-master. Everything about the aesthetic, the incredible build quality and features lend itself to the fingers of one knowledgeable in the ways of guitar chops!
The Schecter Synyster Gates Custom has been expertly designed from the ground up to be the ultimate shred machine. The satin finish looks and feels great, the mahogany neck is super fast and the ebony fingerboard with its Xtra jumbo frets. With a Synyster Gates signature humbucker in the bridge delivers a massive tone with high output and immense clarity, while the sustainiac in the neck lets you sustain infinitely when it is engaged. If you’re looking for a guitar that really can handle anything you throw at it, look no further than the Schecter Synyster Gates Custom and Custom S.
The Schecter Spitfire is the perfect combo of vintage looks, tonality, and player experience. Look beyond the vintage aspect and you’ll find an awesome playable instrument, with a modern neck specification. The Spitfire has a Bigsby tremolo for creating smooth vibrato sounds. The guitar also has Schecter UltraTron pickups, giving you that signature Filter’tron sound.
The Spitfire’s striking looks are matched to a modern neck spec with 22 x-jumbo frets and a flat 14” radius. Here you have a modern take on classic guitar design that combines a unique hybrid of vintage tonality and aesthetics with a modern effortless playing experience.
The Schecter Coupe is a vintage-inspired hollowbody guitar with a classic tonality. It features gold hardware calong with with a gloss black finish body and neck, for a classy a look. The Coupe has a Bigsby tremolo for a smooth vibrato effect on single notes and chords. The Coupe is fitted with Tesla FilterTron pickups for a signature tonality that provides the perfect blend.
The Coupe delivers a surprisingly modern feel with extra jumbo frets and a modern 12” radius fingerboard. It is the ideal instrument for jazz, soul, blues, rockabilly, country, and even rock if you’re looking to stand-out from the crowd.
The Schecter PT Apocalypse t-style solidbody looks as though it’s been to the underworld. Its swamp ash body and distressed pickguard gives a look of a battle-ready instrument, while its Apocalypse humbucking pickups sounds just as ruthless. The guitar’s deep body contours, Ultra Access heel, and Schecter locking tuners make this guitar a high-quality, player-friendly instrument. The PT Apocalypse may be the most aggressive t-style guitar you’re going to find in the Schecter series.
Exotic and aggressive, Schecter Guitar Research’s new C-1 Koa makes a visual and sonic impact. A mahogany body in Schecter’s famous C-1 shape is paired with a 3-piece mahogany neck and an ebony fingerboard, then capped off with an eye-catching koa top, resulting in a combination of timbers that oozes with sustain and resonance.
The Schecter E-1 Koa brings a new look and tone to the loved E-1 design. The koa-topped mahogany body breathes warmth that, when paired with the Ceramic 8 San Andreas pickups, gives near-endless sustain. The Vintage “C” 3-piece mahogany neck with 14″ fingerboard radius fills your hand but still allows for flawless leads. The E-1 Koa includes an Ernie Ball compensated nut for top class intonation up and down the neck. A matching headstock, block inlays, black body binding, and black hardware gives the Schecter E-1 Koa the perfect look and feel.
The Schecter Hellcat VI is a unique instrument that bridges the gap between guitar and bass. While it looks and feels like a baritone guitar, it is tuned an octave lower than traditional guitars for an authentic bass range. The Hellcat has a vintage look and a unique player experience, making it the ideal instrument to stand out from the crowd, both visually and tonally.
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