Schecter Hellraiser Hybrid C-7 FR or Jackson Pro Series Soloist Alien Burst?

Discussion in 'Beginners/FAQ' started by TheMattleHead, Mar 14, 2018.

Which one?

Poll closed Mar 21, 2018.
  1. Jackson Pro Series Soloist Alien Burst

    46.7%
  2. Schecter Hellraiser Hybrid C-7 FR

    53.3%
  1. TheMattleHead

    TheMattleHead SS.org Regular

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    I'm completely stuck on which one of the two to get, I like both a lot but I can only choose one right now.

    So any advice would be good?
     
  2. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    The soloist is a sick guitar, I nearly got one myself. The only reason I didn't was because other guitar came up at the time. Still probably going to get one.
     
  3. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire We need ERG Ironbirds

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    Do you have the ability to try one (or both) in person before you buy?
    Personally I've had terrible luck with finding good pro series jacksons and when I do they're not worth their price point imo. I'd go for the schecter.
     
  4. feraledge

    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    I voted Schecter, but I'm a bit horny for both personally. I don't think there's necessarily a wrong answer here. Buy both and pick the best of the two that show up? Send the other back. Or to me.
     
  5. Werecow

    Werecow SS.org Regular

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    I voted Jackson as i have a weakness for them. Also i've got a Schecter C-6 with that black chrome hardware, and the chrome has sort of degraded and a layer or coating of it is peeling off a tiny bit. The output jack has gone dodgy too.
     
  6. TheShreddinHand

    TheShreddinHand Uber Stringer

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    Does scale length matter to you? Schecters are 26.5 i believe and Jackson is 25.5.
     
  7. RND

    RND SS.org Regular

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    Both of those guitars are sweet, but I'd go with the Schecter simply because I prefer the longer scale length. Just a bit more tension, and room up high.
     
  8. erdiablo666

    erdiablo666 Do not go Djently

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    I have the Schecter and it punches way above its weight class. I'm a Jackson fanboy but gonna have to go Schecter here.
     
  9. The Silent Man

    The Silent Man Savatage,Evergrey, Shadow Gallery,Vanden Plas fan

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    I might soon get a Jackson Soloist SL7Q Alien Burst.

    I recenty tried a Jackson Soloist SLAT3-7 (no longer produced) and a used Schecter Hellraiser.
    I was impressed with both of them! Extremely smooth and easy to play: my playing speed and precision suddenly increased by 30% when trying those guitars.

    I suggest to choose the one you would later regret not buying.
     

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