Schecter KM-7 (Keith Merrow) Signature Thread

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  1. metallifan3091

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    For sure. Have you played the Banshee Elite 8s? I've heard pretty good things. That's what Wes Hauch was playing with Black Crown Initiate when he was still with Schecter I think.
     
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    excuse bad photoshop

    you get the idea with maple for anyone curious -
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    I've played some banshees and they were really nice. hell, even my blackjack avenger 8 is a really great guitar considering the price. As far as I'm concerned for production 8 strings Schecter is the king.
     
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    Right on. 8s aren't really up my alley but if they made a Banshee Elite 7 or KM7 with a maple board I'd buy one as soon as they dropped. I love the JL except for the Gothic crosses, which I don't really dig.
     
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    How you like the superchargers?
     
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    I've never played them myself but I've heard great things. I'd love to give them a shot.
     
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    When were his USA models made?

    The ones I have were all made 2014- Present, after they jump started the custom shop. Their USA Stuff is IMHO on par with Suhr and Anderson these days.

    Here is my most recent one. A stellar instrument to say the least.
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    Taken from Agufish's facebook:

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    Keith is about to start a grimfrost Black Metal band.
     
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    If it was a regular model it would $4k + but remember Keith pushed hard to keep the price of the KM7 down. The Synyster Gates model is for sale around $3300.
     
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    I guess well'have to wait to know. I'm also waiting for some USA Solo endorsers, but whe it comes to LPs players are quite picky and traditional
     
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    Well, plans were to buy a Diezel amp but looks like I'm going to wait on that and get a USA KM-7. My MKII is just an unbelievable guitar and I always wondered what the US version would be like.
     
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    "
    Red Dragon Guitars is very fortunate to be getting 4 of the 10 Keith Merrow USA Custom Shop KM MKIII. All will be signed by Keith. Two of the four are pre sold there are still two available for pre order. Red Dragon Guitars is very proud to be an authorized dealer for Schecter Guitars.

    # 6 of 10 SOLD
    # 7 of 10 SOLD
    # 8 of 10 Available
    # 9 of 10 Available

    Here's a look at a prototype Schecter USA KM7 MKIII guitar. Crafted by master builder, John Gaudesi at the Schecter Guitars USA Custom Shop.

    Current specs-

    Body- Swamp ash
    Neck- Wenge, maple, purple heart
    Top- Burl maple
    Board- Ebony, compound radius
    Scale- 26.5"
    Stainless frets
    Fishman custom pickups, voiced specifically for this guitar
    USA Hipshot Products Inc Gibraltar style bridge
    USA Hipshot locking tuners
    Ernie Ball Compensated nut
    Hardshell Case Included"


    Rumors says that they still have one left. Pricetag is 4300 USD.

    Not cheap by ANY means, but then again, an Axepalace Mayones Duvell in pukeburst is 4.8k, so that's kind of fair price imho.
     
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    Eek man. Somebody's buying them, so more power to them.
     
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    Sounds like he is getting Fishman sig pups. Has this already been confirmed perhaps? I haven't paid attention.
     
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    Great video. But that still looks like a Mayones Duvell Elite to me ... Same top, same body geometry, very similar headstock ... It's a bummer schecter couldn't come up with their own guitar and had to replicate a Mayones.
     
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