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Schecter BlackJack SLS C-8EX Electric Guitar, 8-String

This brutal 8-string guitar unleashes dark, thick tones -- focused and tightened by Seymour Duncan Blackout active pickups made with ceramic magnets. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Schecter BlackJack SLSC8E Satin Black

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Features: What it does for you:
Seymour Duncan Blackout AHB-1 pickups Full, aggressive tone with less hum; more output
Carbon fiber neck reinforcement rods Strong, light rods help prevent warping/twisting
Hipshot Custom-8 bridge Offset string-thru location for great intonation
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain

Product Description

The Schecter Blackjack SLS C8 8-String Electric Guitar provides beefy eight string tone with great note definition and a fantastic feel. The Seymour Duncan Blackout active humbuckers are low noise and offer a superb dynamic range. The mahogany body with three piece maple set neck gives the Schecter Blackjack SLS C8 guitar a great, comfortable feel that is rare on 8-string guitars.

Seymour Duncan Blackouts 8-string AHB-1 Pickups

9-volt active pickups. Perfect for old school metal and new school screamers, especially dark pounding metal that incorporates extreme lows. Balanced inputs with a differential preamp for reduced noise. Ceramic magnets and calibrated wind for both neck and bridge versions provide this Schecter guitar with greater dynamic range and allow for specific character in each register.

Neck

Made with three pieces of maple for extra stability. Where standard necks may show aging defects from temperature and moisture changes throughout the years, the three piece neck of the Blackjack SLS C8 guitar will stay nice and straight for a lifetime of playability. Two carbon fiber rods are installed next to the truss rod for extra stability. Stronger than an equivalent volume of steel, carbon fiber adds little weight, but adds significant stiffness.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Schecter products.
- Construction: Set Neck with Ultra Access
- Body: Mahogany
- Neck: 3-pc Maple with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
- Finger Board: Ebony
- Frets: 24X Jumbo
- Inlay: Dot
- Bindings: Black Multi-Ply
- Tuners: Schecter Locking
- Pickups: Seymour Duncan Blackouts 8-string AHB-1
- Electronics: 2-Vol/Tone/3-Way Switch
- Bridge: Hipshot Custom-8
- Scale: 28 inches
- Hardware: Black Chrome
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-660-6621
Customer Reviews
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Overall: I received this guitar in the mail today and ordered it from Zzounds. All I can really say is wow. I was impressed right off of the bat. Appearance: Really sleek, and curvy. Nicely done matte black finish with white binding around the body, neck, and headstock. The dark chrome hardware looks nice with the paint job. Somewhat simple appearance. Nothing too flashy or wild. Very solid looking guitar. Sound: A guitar that sounds absolutely crushing and wretched under a lot of distortion thanks to a beautiful ebony fretboard, 3 piece maple neck, mahogany body, and 28'' scale to provide that extra tightness in the lower register strings. Not to mention the incredible Seymour Duncan Blackout active pickups. These things handle distortion very well. Very tight, crunchy, wonderful pickups. The clean tones are handled beautifully as well. Warm and clear sounding. They do a nice job with massive chords. Every note is articulated, and not one note seems to be louder than the others. Comfort/Ease of playing: This is surprisingly comfortable to play for an 8 string guitar. The SLS stands for Slimline Series, which means the guitars in this series are overall slimmed down. The body feels nice resting against you, and the neck is thinner and more comforting in comparison with the other schecter 8 string models, in my opinion. The ebony fretboard is super slick and lets you move around quickly. The matte finished neck is easier to slide your thumb around on in comparison with glossy finished necks. The only reason why I gave ease of use 4 stars is because when it arrived, the neck was quite warped. But only the weather is to blame for that, because it's awfully cold in the north east. It was easily fixed with a truss rod adjustment. Overall: I recommend this guitar highly. After playing it for hours on end already, and testing out other various 8 string guitars before this one, I can tell that I'll have this one for quite some time. In my opinion, it's the best you're going to get for around this price. It is worth every penny. You can play with a lot of diversity on this guitar. Ranging from crushing heavys to crystal clear jazzy cleans, and anywhere in between. Wonderful job, Schecter.
Style of Music: Progressive, Jazz, anything bright and happy sounding.
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