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Rating and Reviews: Schecter BJ SLS C-1 FR S

The slim Schecter BlackJack SLS C-1 combines the infinite sustain of the Sustainiac driver with the scorching tone of the Seymour Duncan Full Shred pickup.

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"Great Guitar " submitted June 27, 2014

By Curtis R in Milledgeville, GA
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Musical Background: semi-pro playing music for over 20 years
Music Style: rock, blues, Christian, r&b
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Sound: The sound quality is great. The bridge pick-up bites but is very warm. I was actually surprised by it thinking it was going to be very tinny but I was dead wrong. Of course the sustainiac in the neck is the reason why I bought it works to no end. Playing with the feedback is great! The coolest things is how you can get feedback using a clean sound! Talk about a change in pace! Feature: As mention above, the sustainiac is the best and what makes it work the best to me is the fact that it has a floyd rose tremolo. I wouldn't buy one without a floyd rose if you really want to have fun with that pickup. Pictures doing a dive bomb and coming back up with screaming harmonics! There you go!! Ease of Use: I'm coming from a fender strat to this and it is an adjustment for sure. The sounds are cleaner and thicker which I had to adjust to be a little tweaking of my amp and the sweet warm gibson like sounds start coming out. No it's not a Gibson but it surely reminded me of one when dialed in a certain way but this beast has it's own identity. Quality: Nice satin black finish. The binding was perfect and the neck and setup was pretty good out of the box. I made a few small adjustments for my liking and I've been rocking ever since. This is the lowest action guitar I've ever had. I barely have to press down and I'm there on the jumbo frets. The frets are easy to get accustomed to. It's not even a passing thought if you're used to smaller frets. Quality parts such as a real floyd rose and grover tuners makes this one a steal at the price. Beside that and Duncan pickups(not designed) makes this a must have. Value: This is worth the money all the way. If this was made in the U.S. it would be twice as much. Look at the specs for yourself. All of those appointments would cost your hundreds each to do what Schecter did on this. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to deal with support yet. The Wow Factor: Sustainiac = Wow Floyd Rose = Wow Construction = Wow Pickups = Wow This is a great guitar! Glad I have it! Overall: This is a really aggressive and sound exploratory guitar!
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