New Schecter Models Megathread

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  1. StevenC

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    I've survived the blue and pink NJs, so orange won't be an issue. Interested to try the new pickups, though, because I really loved the set in the USA I played recently.
     
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    For anyone that has played a USA model bolt on, how is the neck heel/joint? I’m tentatively interested in the sunset 24-7 model but I’d only spend that money on either neck throughs or bolt ons with Ibby AANJ or Mayones Duvell level access
     
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    The new set is more vintage oriented than the previous one, alnico3 magnets and formvar wire. Very promising spec wise.
    I play a Traditionan and feel super comfy, but Ive always played strats with no issue. @Church2224 might help you on this tho.
     
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    I tend not to have a big issue with square neck joints, and I find the Schecter one pretty inoffensive on the USA 7s I've played.
     
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    I think that's going to be a personal thing that comes down to the player. I have no trouble with big block heels, so any of the Schecter heels are totally fine with me. But some folks seem a lot pickier.

    The quality of a USA Schecter is going to be phenomenal, though. Ibanez definitely makes nice stuff, and Mayones seem to be nice from all accounts too (never played one), but the Schecter USA stuff is as nice as it gets IMHO.
     
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    Yeah, great guitars. You wont raise webhype tho.
     
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    Thanks guys! If only I could get my hands on a Shecter USA to try out...you would think living in walkable distance to one of the best music stores in the US (Chicago Music Exchange) would be an advantage here but nope, never seen one there.
     
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    No surprise, unfortunately Schecter is still identified as metalemokids brand, so high profile shops - those who carry stuff as Fano, DeTemple, Collings, Nash, Leo Scala, Lentz, Huber, Trussart, MarioMartin etc - would hardly carry Schecters, no matter how cool and vintage vibed their Wembley line sounds and looks.
     
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    i've found, at least at CME, your only chance is someone sells one to them. They definitely won't ever have any new models.
     
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    :shrug: no chance at all then
     
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    It's a bit of a trek, but look into Chondro Guitars down in Milwaukee/Waukesha. They're listed as one of the Schecter Masterworks/Custom retailers in the US, and I think the only one in the Midwest.

    I've been and don't remember them having any in stock, tons of CS Jackson and Charvel though. Might be worth emailing them to see if anything is in-coming.
     
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    They are sooooo worth it. I love mine to death
     
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    It's fairly unobtrusive, but I have big hands.

    If it helps your purchase I played my Sunset 7 against several Mayones including 2 master built, and a musicman JP and the Schecter won hands down for me.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I'm gonna pick up the pink NJ at some point next year, but now I'm curious to see how the orange looks
     
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    The orange one will likely be super limited. Also the pic was posted by Custom Shop page, so there might not be a diamond series version
     
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    I still kinda want to see a Blue or Green Reign Apocalypse.
     
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    You beat me to it. Saw DCGL had several of these.


    Also, upload_2019-10-5_9-50-59.png

    I think probably mentioned on this board somewhere already, but I think its cool they offer these at the price point. My cynical self would expect there to be a $16K custom Elven hand crafted rare earth ultra limited run to exlusivize the only way for fans to get their hands on a Cloud shape.
    Also, 24.75" and EMGs FWIW.
     
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    fun fact, the guy that built the OG cloud guitar is from Minneapolis. I think he built his ankh guitar as well.
     
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