Advice please schecter vs strictly 7 G

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  1. wildrat666

    wildrat666 SS.org Regular

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    Ive got an offer on a s7G solar 6 strings and an offer to buy a schecter km -7 guitar. I need another guitar for B tunings so... 6 or 7 doesn t matter, I just want the best one....S7g is more or less handmade? should I go for it or turn to a massproduced korean KM 7? what would be the best choice in quality?
    they have the same price so...

    thanks for advice
     
  2. CaptainD00M

    CaptainD00M Lungsman

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    S7G name is mud around here.

    Get the KM7 IMO.

    Sure S7G at one point may (please read as unlikely) have made some guitars that were decent, and yes they were hand made. But the general rule of thumb is stay the hell away from them. Use the search function for more info on the badness of S7G.

    S7G have a terrible quality control record and often produced lemons rather than other more desirable fruit, there are many tails of woe on this forum.

    Schecter's Korean guitars which are much more consistent. I own a Korean made Banshee and its one of the best guitars I've owned given the price range.

    EDIT:

    Speaking of names being mud:
     
  3. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Hand-made by people who don't give a shit about quality and are just looking to make a quick buck at the expense of others.

    Get the Schecter. Shit, get ANYTHING except the S7. I'd get one of those Indo-made $600 Washy Solars over a S7G.
     
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    Chokey Chicken mouth breather

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    Yeah, s7g are ....ed. Even the guitars that weren't fire wood were still not worth nearly the price paid. The KM7 is a great guitar with great features.
     
  5. oneblackened

    oneblackened Doesn't Actually Play a Seven String

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    Go for the KM7.

    People are not kidding when they say S7G is ....ing bad.
     
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    Discoqueen Dang tootin

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    The KM7 looks pretty sick, and SG7 looks sketchy as hell. Go with the SG7 for sure! Just kidding :lol: The Schecter seems to be the better of the two.
     
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    ImNotAhab ChronicUnderachiever

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    Can't speak for the S7 but I have a KM and it really is a solid guitar. Great features for the money.
     
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    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    KM-7. Don't touch anything S7G.
     
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    S7G may cause :barf: because they are :poop: and should be :nutkick: then :guns:
     
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    Literally no one on this board would ever tell you to get a s7g over anything. /thread
     
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    ittoa666 /)'3'(\

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    Schecter for sure. Like everyone else will tell you, S7G has one of the worst track records on here.
     
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    I have never played a Schetcer guitar I didn't hate.

    Get the Schetcer.
     
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    You can return a lemon KM-7
    You can't return a lemon S7
     
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    Was already laughing to myself coming in to this thread. Get the Schecter.
     
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    Semi-pro SS.org Regular

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    A little lesson on terminology:

    When I took my old Roter to a local luthier for a little "touch up", he kindly told me that "we like to call this kind of guitars self-made rather than hand-made" :lol:
     
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    [/thread]

    :hbang:
     
  17. chassless

    chassless Don'tDeserveMyGuitar

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    your double negative there is confusing!
     
  18. Alberto7

    Alberto7 ΩGJ :3

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    That's the genius of it! ;)

    B-b-b-b-but... worm holes passed off as strategically placed knots! :(
     
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    HighGain510 Contributor

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    KM7: Well thought out guitar with great specs, quality pickups and (at least in my case) a great setup right out of the box thanks to Schecter's double-check stop in California before she shipped.

    S7G: You're lucky if the truss rod is functional, the neck is likely more or less a barely-carved 2x4 and odds are high that there will be a litany of things wrong with the guitar you might not realize the first time you look at it if you don't have a decent eye for finding flaws. RUN FAR AWAY.

    Did you ask the guy why he's trying to get rid of it? Regardless of what the seller tells you, you are substantially better off buying the KM7, no two ways about it. I would never buy anything produced by S7G, they are scamming, lying douchebags who churn out piece of shit after piece of shit and unfortunately for them their happy owners have posted enough pictures of the guitars to allow the flaws to become quite common public knowledge now. ;)
     
  20. bostjan

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    I was going to post on here "Get the Strictly 7" then put a bunch of spaces and a :rofl:, but I honestly couldn't bring myself to do it.

    You can search the forum here, but, basically, a lot of S7G's got out there with very fundamental problems, like the kind that cannot be repaired without major surgery.

    Even assuming you get a decent one, with their reputation lately, your guitar might as well be covered in swastikas and say "Hitler" on the headstock.
     
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