Schecter KM-7 (Keith Merrow) Signature Thread

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    Look at his old BRJ and it's a lot more similar.

    It's silly to say they're copying Mayones when a Mayones Duvell itself is essentially a copy of an RG/BRJ.

    Schecter have lots of Original ideas, this was Keiths. Keith used to have a Signature Strictly 7 which also had Predator inlays...It's all just a culmination of what he likes.
     
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    Yeah when it's about signature guitars you can't really blame the brand if there are similarities to something else, more importantly all modern superstrats look quite the same, with the exception of some nuances. Imho this one looks way nicer than a regular Duvell, which looks quite fugly to me.
     
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    Man I need that Revv in my fucking life asap
     
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    I really hope that they release a US production model version of the KM-7...
     
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    I hope they do a MiK version of the US KM7III. Do you guys think Bernie would sue? I could just see it. Bernie comes out of hiding to sue Schecter over that design only for the ghosts of customers past to come pouring out of the woodwork to sue him lol.
     
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    I hope it will remain an US Prod. exclusive.. then can't establish themself as highend brand if they make a cheaper version of their best designs...I'm pretty sure the USA Ashba sign will sell much less now that they are doing a Diamond version.
     
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    After finishing the design process, there will be a US production model. After that, there will be a cheaper import model. Late 2018 or NAMM 2019. Keith said so in one of the comments on one of the posts
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Thinking out loud...how cool would a KM-7 MKIII be is it came in snow leopard?
     
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    What would a MIK version look like? Ie what would they cut to control costs?
     
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    Besides labor costs, the most obvious is the quality/thickness of the body cap. After that standard fare is electronics and hardware.
     
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    Hopefully not that sweet ass headstock.
     
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    EDIT: Dang, that IS a snow leopard model. Jeez, I seriously hope if they do a MIK version they don't Schecter it up. i.e., if there's abalone or a bunch of binding on it, that's going to suck. This KMIII is a departure from the normal Schecter design language, so I'd love to see them keep that esthetic.
     
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    This. Non-american labor wages plus a pretty veneer vs an actual cap and bummy electronics.

    If they do it in that finish above, I may very well be tempted to buy one. Too poor to get the usa though.
     
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    Regarding the KM-7 MK III:

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    Could u guys tell us what was on that video ^? Seems to have been taken off line or something. Thanks.
     
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    It's Keith's Signature doing don't think you have to worry about that.
     
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