Damien Platinum 6, Kenny Hickey Signature, TSH Classic, Hellraiser C-1 FR S, PT Fastback-II, Hellraiser 006, Banshee 6 FR, Corsair Special Edition, Damien Platinum 8, S-1 Custom II, Omen Active 8, and Solo Custom III

Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2013) -- Schecter has announced details of 12 new models for 2013 on their website. Here's what's in store for the new year:

Damien Platinum 6
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany
Neck: 3-pc Maple
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: Platinum Bats
Bindings: Platinum Multi-Ply
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: EMG Active 81/85
Electronics: Volume/Tone/3-Way
Available Bridges: TonePros System
Scale: 25.5"
Hardware: Satin Chrome
Available Colors: Satin Black (SBK)
Price: $789


Kenny Hickey Artist Model
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: Green Blocks
Bindings: Black Multi-ply
Tuners: Schecter Locking
Pickups: Seymour Duncan JB (SH-4)/Sustainiac
Electronics: Volume/Tone/3-Way Toggle (pickups)/ On-Off Mini Toggle/ 3-Way Normal-Mix-Harmonic Mode Mini Toggle
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM w/Thru-Body
Scale: 26.5"
Hardware: Black Chrome
Available Colors: Steele Green (SG)
Price: $1,429


TSH-1 Classic
Construction: Set Neck Available Bodies: Maple
Neck: 3-pc Maple
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 22X Jumbo
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Blocks
Bindings: Creme
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: Schecter Diamond Tubebucker
Electronics: 2 Vol/2Tone/3-way switch/2-way coil-tap switch
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM w/Schecter Vintage S Tailpiece
Scale: 24.75"
Hardware: Chrome
Available Colors: Vintage Natural Burst (VNB)
Price: $929


Hellraiser C-1 FR Sustainiac
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany, Mahogany w/Quilted Maple
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: ABALONE "GOTHIC CROSSES"
Bindings: ABALONE W/MULTI-PLY B/W/B
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: EMG Active 81/Sustainiac
Electronics: VOL/TONE//INTENSITY/3-WAY/2 MINI DPDT
Available Bridges: Floyd Rose 1000 Series
Scale: 25.5"
Hardware: Black Chrome
Available Colors: Black (BLK), Black Cherry (BCH)
Prices: $1,499 / $1549 (lefty)


PT Fastback II B
Construction: Bolt-On
Available Bodies: Alder
Neck: Maple
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 22X Jumbo
Inlay: Dots
Bindings: Creme
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: Schecter Diamond SuperRock Custom Alnico
Electronics: Vol/Vol/Tone (tap)/Tone (tap)/3-Way Switch
Available Bridges: Roller TOM w/Bigsby B-50 Vibrato
Scale: 25.5"
Hardware: Chrome
Available Colors: Dark Emerald Green (DEG), Metallic Red (MRED)
Price: $856


Hellraiser 006 CRB
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany w/Quilted Maple
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: Abalone Gothic Crosses
Bindings: Abalone
Tuners: Schecter Locking
Pickups: EMG Active 81tw/89R
Electronics: Vol (tap)/Vol (tap)/Tone/3-Way Switch
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM w/Thru-Body
Scale: 25.5"
Hardware: Black Chrome
Available Colors: Crimson Red Burst (CRB)
Price: $1,069


Banshee 6 FR Passive
Construction: Bolt-On
Available Bodies: Alder
Neck: Multi-Laminate Maple & Walnut
Finger Board: Ebony
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: MOP Offset Dots
Bindings: Natural (Body), Maple (Fretboard)
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: Seymour Duncan JB SH-4/'59 SH-1N
Electronics: Vol/Tone (tap)/3-Way Switch
Available Bridges: Floyd Rose 1000 Series
Scale: 25.5"
Hardware: Black Chrome
Available Colors: Faded Vintage Sunburst (FVSB), See-Thru Black (STBLK)
Price: $1,149


Corsair ABSN
Construction: Set Neck
Available Bodies: Maple
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Ebony
Frets: 22 Medium
Inlay: MOP Dots
Bindings: Creme Multi-ply
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: Duncan Designed HB-101
Electronics: Vol/Vol/Tone (tap)/Tone (tap)/3-Way Switch
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM System
Scale: 24.75"
Hardware: Gold
Available Colors: Aged Black Satin (ABSN)
Price: $1,299


Damien Platinum 8
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany
Neck: 3-pc Maple w/Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: Platinum Bats
Bindings: Platinum Multi-Ply
Tuners: Grover
Pickups: EMG Active 808
Electronics: Volume/Tone/3-Way
Available Bridges: Schecter CTM-8
Scale: 28"
Hardware: Satin Chrome
Available Colors: Satin Black (SBK)
Price: $929


S-1 Custom III
Construction: Set Neck
Available Bodies: Mahogany
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Ebony
Frets: 22X Jumbo
Tuners: Schecter locking w/ Pearl Buttons
Pickups: Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM w/Schecter Vintage S Tailpiece
Scale: 24.75"
Hardware: Gold
Available Colors: Vintage White (VWHT)
Price: $1,285


Omen Active-8
Construction: Bolt-On
Available Bodies: Basswood
Neck: Maple w/Carbon Fiber Rods
Finger Board: Rosewood
Frets: 24X Jumbo
Inlay: Pearloid Semi-Goth
Bindings: Creme (BLK), Aged Creme (SBK)
Tuners: Schecter
Pickups: Duncan Designed HB-105/8B-105/8N
Electronics: Volume/Tone/3-Way
Available Bridges: TOM w/Thru-Body
Scale: 28"
Hardware: Satin Chrome
Available Colors: Black (BLK), Satin Black (SBK)
Price: $719


Solo Custom III
Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Access
Available Bodies: Mahogany
Neck: 3-pc Mahogany
Finger Board: Ebony
Frets: 22X Jumbo
Inlay: MOP Split Crown
Bindings: Creme Multi-ply
Tuners: Schecter locking w/ Pearl Buttons
Pickups: Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro
Electronics: Vol/Vol/Tone (tap)/3-Way Switch
Available Bridges: TonePros TOM w/Schecter Vintage S Tailpiece
Scale: 24.75"
Hardware: Gold
Available Colors: Black (BLK)
Price: $1,285

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