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Rating and Reviews: Schecter PT Fast-Back

Made famous by Pete Townshend in the 80s, this guitar features an alder body with a classic T design as well as Duncan designed Alnico pickups.

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"Gorgeous Telecaster looks with better tone and a lower price!!!" submitted September 9, 2011

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Musical Background: Active Musician
Music Style: Rock of all sorts
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Sound: This guitar is amazing! The sound quality is great with the humbuckers and with the coil taps it has that nice twang to it as well. It plays like a dream! Feature: The 3 way toggle switch with 2 volume and 2 tone knobs is always nice, plus the added benefit of coil taps, what more could you ask for? Ease of Use: The guitar sounds great, stays in tune. The neck on it is amazing, nothing better than a guitar that just feels great in your hands! Quality: The guitar is extremely durable and is very well put together, then ONLY issue I ran in to was that the knobs sometimes came off with the push pull coil taps but its a very easy fix and now I dont have the problem. Value: This guitar is a steal for the price, played MUCH higher priced Fender Telecasters that didn't sound or feel nearly as good as this guitar. If you like the Tele design and not the Fender price tag (or poor quality by comparison) this guitar is a must! Manufacturer Support: Havent needed anything so far! The Wow Factor: The black finish with full black pickguard, creme colored binding and maple neck is absolutely GORGEOUS, I have had many compliments about how pretty my guitar is. Overall: Definitely plan on keeping this axe a long time, only thing I would consider doing to it is putting in some higher end Duncan pups. However the pups it has sound great, much fuller than most fender tele's with humbuckers. Love this guitar, and cant stress enough how great it feels in my hands!!!
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"VERSATILE AXE!" submitted July 24, 2010

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Sound: This has two humbuckers which both can be split so this can go from LP to Strat/Tele and almost has that famous p90 sound also. I cannot say enough as the maple really brings out the tone. I think Schecter has a winner here as it is very simple yet VERY VERSATILE! Also loves pedals! This is a great recording guitar as the sound is extremely WELL BALANCED with DEPTH! AWESOME! Feature: Not many features but QUALITY features are only used on Schecter! Very Smooth controls, great sounding pups, nice frets, GREAT NECK!
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"Big Bang for the Buck!" submitted October 15, 2012

By Paul B in Charleston , SC
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Musical Background: Played for over 35 years.
Music Style: blues and rock, Christian
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Overall: These guitar is really well done. Super nice hardware...big potentiometers (not the little wimpy ones like on most Asian instruments). Bridge pickup is super cool and the neck pickup is ok. Butter bean grover tuners stay in tune great but are a little close to each other. Great finish and superb workmanship.
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"Tele HEAVEN!!!" submitted January 20, 2011

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Musical Background: Hobbyist
Music Style: Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, etc......
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Sound: This is another CHAMELEON of guitars from Schecter! AMAZING QUALITY throughout! Smooth playing neck with PERFECT FRETS! They feel and sound stainless. I own 4 Schecter guitars and every one is built to the same standards which is PERFECT!!! Can't say enough about this company! I own 22 guitars of many brands including famous brands. Sure they all have a different sound yet NONE can keep up with SCHECTER! NONE! Feature: If I were to custom order a guitar this is EXACTLY what I would want!!! Coil-splitting on both pups with QUALITY POTS AND PICKUPS! Great TONAL RANGE. This axe can go from TWANG TO SCREAMIN and everything in between! LOVES PEDALS!!!!! Quality: This is a PROFESSIONAL GUITAR and built to play! It is heavy but SOLID! About the weight of an LP with great balance. IMHO perfect! Value: You won't find a better tele no matter how much $$$$$ you pay!
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