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Schecter Blackjack ATX C8 8-String Electric Guitar

Go as low as you can with this 8 string guitar. It features Seymour Duncan Black Out humbucker pickups, which deliver deep, growling tone. (9) Read 4 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Schecter Blackjack ATX C8 Aged Black Satin
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Features: What it does for you:
Set neck with Ultra Access joint Reach high notes easily via contoured neck joint
Seymour Duncan Active Blackout pickups Articulate tone; wide dynamic range; hot output
Schecter locking tuners High 19:1 ratio, locking screw pin for stability
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain

Product Description

The 8 String Blackjack C8 ATX Guitar from Schecter provides an incredibly low playscape for the player who wants their guitar to growl. Excellent for dark metal and other similar styles, the C8 offers hard and heavy tones with high output due to its active Seymour Duncan Black Out humbuckers. Utilizing a mahogany body, 3-piece mahogany neck and Schecter's Ultra Access neck joint, the C8 ATX maybe a behemoth, but it plays like no other.

Features

- Mahogany body with Abalone binding
- 3-piece mahogany set-neck with ultra access
- 24 fret, rosewood fingerboard
- Seymour Duncan Active Black Out humbuckers
- Schecter locking tuners and Black chrome hardware

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Construction: Set Neck w/ Ultra Acess

Body: Mahogany

Neck: 3-Pc. Mahogany

Scale: 26.5-inch

Tuning: F#/B/E/A/D/G/B/E

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Frets: 24 X-Jumbo

Inlays: "Active Symbol" at 12th Fret

Pickups: Seymour Duncan Active Blackouts

Electronics: Vol (tap)/Vol (tap)/Tone/3-Way

Bridge: Hipshot

Tuners: Schecter Locking

Hardware: Black Chrome
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 19 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-660-6621
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Best 8 String for the Price"
Sound: This guitar is very resonant! Even unplugged you can hear every string ring out clearly, even the low F#. The Seymour Duncan Blackouts are very clear, with a good, even response for all strings. The clean sounds are great, but when using them with a distortion setting they really shine. The only gripe I have is the oddball size set of strings it shipped with. They're a little too heavy on some strings while a little too light on others, but this is usually the case with any guitar sent straigt from the factory. Feature: Came with the proper tools needed to adjust the guitar's truss rod and bridge. The all mahogany body/neck is extremely resonant. It's 3 piece neck with carbon-fiber reinforcement rods should keep it straight for a long time, even with the added tension of the 8 strings. I LOVE the ebony fretboard! So beautiful and snappy! I purchased the Walnut Satin color, which allows you to see the grain of the wood through it. The satin neck feels very smooth to the touch and does not cause you to get stuck like a gloss finish would. The locking tuners are a nice touch as well. Ease of Use: Out of the box it just needed tuning up a little, and I'll be adjusting the action to suit my preference. This is very easily accomplished with the Hiphot bridge. My only gripe here is the placement of the bridge volume knob. It is right in my way when playing on the higher strings, but this is a personal preference. I'll be taking that one out and going with a single volume setup. Quality: This guitar is extremely well made! I have played Schecters in the past and was never really impressed with the build quality. This guitar is different, Schecter has really stepped up their game in the past few years! I feel this guitar will last for as long as I can play it. Value: For the money, you cannot find a better 8 string guitar. There are others out there, but in this price range they are missing the quality pickups and Hipshot bridge. Manufacturer Support: Never had to deal with Schecter, so I gave it a neutral score. The Wow Factor: This thing is beautiful! The Walnut Satin finish is very classy looking, and the ebony fretboard is awesome. I like the fact that it doesn't have all the gaudy binding of Schecter's Hellraiser series. Overall: If this thing was lost or stolen, I would try my best to get another one and hunt down the person who took it from me! Great guitar for a number of applications.
Style of Music: Heavy Rock
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"Go for it irrespective of the genre you play . I mostly play METAL, JAZZ and some CLASSICAL stuff which i have recently started"
Sound: The active seymour duncans are just fabulous with really awesome transient response with growling mids n really nice lows with the stock strings. Sometimes when compared to RG2228 this beast fared better with both clean n distorted sounds so much so that he wants to now replace the EMGs in it. :) But this may well be also because of the light gauge strings that RG has. just my opinion about the sound. Feature: I have AGED WHITE SATIN with a beautiful binding to it.And no camera can do justice to the beauty of this guitar and you gotta see it in real to understand it . Ease of Use: It was very well setup and directly playable out of the box. The action was very nice and there was almost no buzz on frets except some parts on the 8th string but thats not amplified so its ok. Mighty impressed with the setup and +1 to ZZOUNDS for that. Quality: There are absolutely no cosmetic blemishes on this one as opposed to a little marks on higher frets . As to the hardware and parts all i want to say EXCELLENT :) The EBONY fretboard is very oily and fluidy compared to rosewood and much better IMO. The HIPSHOT bridge is quite fine with holding up the tuning but since i always keep changing my tuning it is not to be blamed. The tuners and POTS are an awesome piece of work and are very smooth. Value: I feel it is priced well. And its well worth it. Manufacturer Support: I haven't dealt with the support for my guitar but before buying this i intended buying the hellraiser C7 FR for which i had tried contacting the company as an individual for which i did not get any response but when i went through an agent then they wrote us back within a couple of days after sending them lots of mails :P. The Wow Factor: OMG i can go on and ramble a lot about this as i and whoever has seen this guitar has been beggared description. Eternal beauty in WHITE i must say :) Overall: I gave it a 9 only because of its scale length. If you intend to drop it down to other tunings it wont hold up and a lot of buzz appears and for recording that's really annoying . Probably 27 or 27.5 scale length will make this piece worth 10.5 stars.
Style of Music: JAZZ , METAL ,CLASSICAL
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