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Rating and Reviews: Hellraiser Hybrid C-8

Unleash some heavy riffs with this brutal 8-string guitar. Its EMG active humbuckers and legendary Schecter style make it the perfect axe for raising hell.

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"well worth the money." submitted October 2, 2014

By Matthew E in San Jose, CA
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Overall: Received it yesterday and plugged into my Marshall 1960av thru my axe fx 2. What a beast of a guitar! It came perfectly intonated with just the right action. It only took 2 goes to get it perfectly in tune. It feels and sounds amazing. Even unplugged, it has a beautiful tone. The strings have perfect tension and no annoying buzz. Action just right. It fits perfectly into my schecter case. I can't wait to get home after work and write out some 8 string melodies and riffs. Buy this guitar!
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"My first 8 string" submitted June 25, 2015

By James G in Pensacola, FL
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Musical Background: Closet metalhead.
Music Style: Retro metal, thrash metal, speed metal, prog metal and strawberry tart. Well, it's got some metal in it.
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Overall: Still have no clue how to play it. The F# and B strings open a whole world of possibilities, but take some getting used to. This is my second Schecter instrument. I have a Stiletto Studio 4 bass and it is great. The high quality to reasonable price of that bass led me to try the SGR guitars as well. These are made in South Korea by World Instruments for Schecter then the final inspection and setup is done by Schecter in Van Nuys, Ca. Mine is simply the finest instrument I have ever seen much less owned. The fit and finish are flawless. The setup was perfect fight out of the box. On hardware and features this machine can't be beat. The EMG 57/66-8 pups give great PAF like tone without the sterile clean sounds that their metal screamers are known for. Satin finish in the neck so I don't stick fast to it when my hands get sweaty, hipshot bridge and great high ratio tuners.
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