Schecter KM-7 (Keith Merrow) Signature Thread

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by MikeH, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. possumkiller

    possumkiller Goose stepping in front of a mirror

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    Damn. Keith Merrow kicks ass.
     
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    Bolt on model sold me
     
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    Snagged a brand new KM-7 Mk II for $850 on Prymaxe! I’ve gotten some good deals on Black Friday but I felt like this one was highway robbery. Got my shipment notification today :)
     
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    Anyone have solid info on the mk-iii?

    Looking to know when the Production line of the 6 string version will be available, exact specs and pricing.

    Help a guy out? I've got this sweetwater card burning a hole in my pocket.
     
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    Production as in Korean models? Between end of 2018 and NAMM 2019. Hard to track the IG post and comment now but I'm sure Keith said so. They are/were still planning the US production models at the time of that comment.
     
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    Yeah, not sure where they are made. As in Non USA models that I can afford and DAMN...Not to question you here but someone else told me Jan/Feb 2018. Seemed realistic since the USA 7 strings mk-iii are already in the hands of some dealers.

    Do you have a source or can verify that they won't be ready until 2019?

    Sweetwater is doing the no interest through Dec 31 on other guitars so if I have to wait until 2019 for the KM I will just buy another ESP right now. But if the KM will be Jan/Feb 2018 like this other guy told me I will wait. That is why I am trying to confirm.
     
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    Pretty sure those were the 10 mk3 prototypes. Jan/Feb 2018 sounds like a reasonable time for the USA "production" models.
     
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    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    Keith said Target date for USA production 7 string models are Jan 2018. The ones the dealers have now are the 10 USA custom shop prototypes.
     
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    Ahhh yes.. Those were prototypes I guess.

    Damn, well thanks for the depressing info. I really wanted to get the 6 string version of this but I need a guitar now and can't wait another year.

    :(

    And oh... Well lets say Feb for the 7 string.

    I doubt it would really take a full year for the 6 string to follow would it?
     
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    I'm trying to find the comment I saw but I can't find it. All I can find now is "Both USA and import versions will be available". No dates specified or anything.
    Can you wait? Or buy a cheapo guitar to make do until official news are out?
     
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  11. TedintheShed

    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    Probably not as the MiK versions are targeted for that time frame. If they make them, I would assume they'd be released about the same time as the 7.
     
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    I can wait until Dec 31st.

    I just got a Sweetwater card and they are doing the 0% Financing until Dec 31. I wanted to take advantage of that IF the KM6 was going to be very far out. If it is coming Jan-March 2018 I will wait for that but I would not wait a full year.

    I have a couple of guitars so this isn't a dire need but I want to get something soon. Or at least find out for sure about the KM6 by the end of the year to make my decision.

    This is what another guy told me elsewhere and what I was banking on. Just wanted to post here to see if any of the insiders knew for certain.
     
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    I'm going through all the posts and comments trying to find the import model release dates. I'm 100% sure I read late 2018/NAMM 2019 but I'm also pretty sure that comment was deleted. Maybe it is January 2018
     
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    Cool, well don't go out of your way on my account.

    All I know is that if the KM-6 is coming Jan/Feb 2018 I will be getting one.
     
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    It's ok. I've got nothing to do for the next 25 minutes until I clock out. Also I'm super curious
     
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    If anyone besides myself cares, the only info I could get was from one of the dealers who is getting one of the prototypes said that the prototypes are not shipping until Feb.

    :(
     
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    Ok so my KM-7 Mk II will be arriving tomorrow. I’m curious, how’s the guitar setup? 10s tuned to C standard I would assume?
     
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    I've been gasing that guitar so many times, so what I remember it should have 9-62 strings tuned to B standard or drop A.
     
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    Got mine a month ago and can confirm this
     
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    In other news, I would do ungodly things for a KM7 hardtail in the Lambo Blue that the FRS has.
     

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