Sun Valley, CA (January 17, 2018) -- Schecter Guitar Research is proud to introduce the Apocalypse Bass Series for the 2018 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased upstairs in their Hall D Corridor D-1 & D-2 room. With its high-end specs and aggressive style, this bass will withstand the apocalypse. Powered by Schecter US Custom Shop Apocalypse Bass Humbucker Pick-ups. These earth-shaking, high-transparency passive pickups deliver massive slabs of warm, defined low-end tone with a strong upper-midrange presence and the punch of a meteor-impact. 24 Extra-Jumbo stainless steel frets, Mother of Pearl Triangle inlays at the 12 th and 24 th fret, Glow in the dark Side Dots, Grover 144 tuners and a Graph-Tech BlackTusq XL nut provide smooth and stable tuning, while the Schecter Custom Bridge allows for either top-mounting or through-body string mounting. This beast comes in an apocalyptic Rusty Grey finish that delivers a jaw-dropping look that is both hostile and elegant, and combined with its high-end performance.

Available models:

  • C-4 Apocalypse MSRP$1649/STREET $1149
  • C-4 Apocalypse EX MSRP$1649/STREET $1149
  • C-5 Apocalypse MSRP$1749/STREET $1229

Available colors:

  • Rusty Grey (RG)

About the Schecter APOCALYPSE BASS SERIES

  • Construction: Set-Neck w/Ultra Access
  • Body: Swamp Ash
  • Binding: Black 1-ply
  • Neck: Maple/Padauk Multi-ply w/Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Triangle at 12th & 24th Fret
  • Side Dot Markers: Glow in the Dark
  • Scale: 34” (863mm), EX & 5 string 35” (889mm)
  • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
  • Fretboard Radius: 16” (406mm)
  • Nut: Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
  • Bridge Pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse™ J-Bucker
  • Neck Pickup: Schecter USA Apocalypse™ J-Bucker
  • Controls Volume: Volume/Tone/3-Way Switch/3-Way Series-Split- Parallel Pickup Switches
  • Nut: Graph Tech BlackTusq XL 42mm
  • Bridge: Schecter Custom Hardtail w/ String Thru Body
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Hardware: Satin Black
  • L/H: No

Schecter Guitar Research is proud to introduce the C-1 SLS Elite line of guitars for the 2018 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased upstairs in their Hall D Corridor D-1 & D-2 room. Designed for contemporary cutting-edge guitarists, this series comes with everything you're looking for to distinguish you from the rest of the pack. Fishman Fluence Modern Ceramic and Modern Alnico humbuckers, you also have the choice of a Sustainiac Pick up in the neck, Jumbo stainless steel frets, 7-ply Maple/Walnut/Padauk neck-thru construction, reinforced with carbon fiber rods for stability and utilizing a spoke-wheel truss rod to facilitate easy adjustment. Also introducing our multiscale fret option. This beauty comes in our famed C shape body with either a Hipshot Bridge or Floyd Rose 1500 Series Bridge.

Available models:

  • C-1 MSRP $1699/STREET $1189
  • C-1 FR MSRP $1799/STREET $1259
  • C-1 FR-S MSRP $1899/STREET $1329
  • C-7 MSRP $1799/STREET $1259
  • C-1 FR MSRP $1849/STREET $1999
  • C-7 Multiscale MSRP $1899/STREET $1399

Available colors:

  • Antique Fade Burst (ANQFB)
  • Black Fade Burst (BFB)

About the Schecter C-1 SLS ELITE SERIES

  • Construction: Neck-Thru w/Ultra Access
  • Body: Swamp Ash
  • Top: Flamed Maple
  • Binding: Ivory 1-ply
  • Neck: Maple/Walnut/Padauk Multi-ply w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Inlay: Abalone Offset/Reverse Dots
  • Side Dot Markers: Abalone Dots
  • Scale: 25.5” (648mm) - C-1 / 26.5” (648mm) - C-7 / 25.5”- 27” (648mm-685.8mm) – C-7 Multiscale
  • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel Frets
  • Fretboard Radius: 12”-16” Compound Radius
  • Nut: Ernie Ball Compound Radius
  • Bridge Pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern (Ceramic Magnet) Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern (Alnico Magnet) Humbucker
  • Controls Volume: (Push-Pull)/Tone (Push-Pull)/3- Way Switch
  • Battery Compartment: 9-volt Clip-in Battery
  • Nut: Ernie Ball Compensated Nut
  • Bridge: Hipshot Hardtail (.125) w/ String Thru Body / loyd Rose 1500 Series
  • Tuners: Schecter Locking
  • Hardware: Black
  • L/H: Black Fade Burst

Schecter Guitar Research is proud to introduce the Spitfire Guitar Series for the 2018 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased upstairs in their Hall D Corridor D-1 & D-2 room. With fresh features ideal for capturing classic vibes, the Spitfire from Schecter Guitars is destined to be a faithful companion on stage or in the studio. Sporting a funky and comfortable retro-inspired offset body crafted out of alder wood, a thin-C Canadian maple neck meeting the body at a contoured bolt-on neck joint, and a 25.5” scale ebony fingerboard with 22 frets, the Spitfire is built from the ground-up like a true vintage rock machine. Premium hardware including a Bigsby B50 vibrato with rolling bridge, a GraphTech TusqXL nut, and Grover Vintage Deluxe tuning machines ensure worry-free performance and solid tuning stability through even the longest jams. And because an instrument that looks this good has to sound phenomenal, it’s been outfitted with a pair of Schecter U.S. Custom Shop’s boutique Filtertron pickups, delivering pristine broad-spectrum medium-output tones capable of covering vast tonal territory. Available in Purple Haze or Black Leopard, the Spitfire is a retro-modern rock machine perfect for today’s musician who wants to write their own page in rock history.

Available models:

  • Black Leopard (BLKL)MSRP $1299/STREET $899
  • Purple Haze (PURH) MSRP $1299/STREET $899

About the Schecter SPITFIRE SERIES

  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Blocks
  • Scale: 25.5” (648mm)
  • Frets: 22 X-Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 14” (355mm)
  • Nut: Graph Tech XL Ivory Tusq
  • Bridge Pickup: Schecter USA UltraTron™
  • Neck Pickup: Schecter USA UltraTron™
  • Controls Volume: Volume/Tone (Push-Pull)/3- Way SwitchNut: Graph Tech BlackTusq XL 42mm
  • Bridge: Bigsby Flat Top B50 w/ Roller TonePros TOM TPFR – T3BT
  • Tuners: Grover Vintage Deluxe
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • L/H: No

Schecter Guitar Research is proud to introduce the new Sun Valley Super Shredder III line of guitars for the 2018 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased upstairs in their Hall D Corridor D-1 & D-2 room. Dominating studio sessions as well as the stage, the new Sun Valley Super Shredder III is tailor-made for today’s modern guitarist who demands an instrument with head-turning looks, buttery playability, and supreme tonal versatility. With a comfort-contoured mahogany body, figured maple top, 24 X-Jumbo fret, 25.5-inch scale bolt-on maple neck, Floyd Rose 1500 Series Bridge and also comes factory-equipped with EMGs new Retroactive pickups, a Hot 70 and 2 Single Coil Pickups. Available in Aurora Burst equipped with a maple fingerboard and abalone offset/reverse dot inlay, or Sky Burst, ebony fingerboard, and pearloid inlay. The Sun Valley Super Shredder III ups the ante with boutique looks and performance at a price that is accessible for the average working musician.

Available models:

  • SVSS III FR MSRP $1149/ STREET $799
  • SVSS III FR 7 MSRP $1249/ STREET $879

Available colors:

  • Aurora Burst (ARB)
  • Sky Burst (SKYB)

About the Sun Valley Super Shredder III Series

  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Quilted Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Inlay: Offset/Reverse Dots
  • Scale: 25.5” (648mm)
  • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
  • Pickups: Bridge EMG Retro Active Hot 70 / Middle Retro Active Single Coil / Neck Retro Active Single Coil
  • Electronics: Volume/Tone/5-Way Switch
  • Nut: Floyd Rose 1500
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose 1500 Series
  • Tuners: Schecter
  • Hardware: Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw
  • Color: Black
  • L/H: No

For more information:
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