Schecter C-1 Exotic Tremolo Electric Guitar

Sound, style, and playability -- the Schecter C-1 Exotic Tremolo electric has it all. Its 5-piece neck is great for long sustain and shred-tastic soloing.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Ebony top Beautiful grain; adds warmth and clarity to tone
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Schecter Diamond '78 humbuckers Vintage feel with a snarling, aggressive midrange
Wilkinson WVS50 IIK tremolo Locking saddles; adjustable arm swing tension
The Schecter C-1 Exotic Trem has it all: great sound, ease of playability, and stunning looks. A solid mahogany body is met with a beautiful ebony top giving this exotic looking instrument clarity, warmth, and character. A natural satin finished 5 piece roasted maple/purple heart bolt-on neck with an ebony fretboard provide warmth and sustain while the thin C neck shape and 14" radius provide a perfect blend of comfort and playability.

The Schecter Diamond '78 humbucker pickups harken back to an earlier time, providing plenty of clarity as well as aggressiveness to meet all of our tonal desires. The Duo Colored Wilkinson WVS50 II K Tremolo provides complete stability with a vintage look and feel. Additional features on this exotic beauty are Schecter locking tuners, a Graph tech Black TUSQ nut, and a duel action truss rod. Optional SGR-1C molded hardshell case sold separately.
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- Body: Mahogany
- Top: Ebony
- Neck: Bolt-On
- Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Fretboard Radius: 14"
- Neck Shape: Thin 'C'
- Nut: 42 x 6 mm Graph Tech Black Tusq XL
- Controls: Volume/Tone/3-Way Switch
- Truss Rod: Dual Action
- Tuners: Schecter Locking
- Bridge: Sung-Il Wilkinson WVS50IIK Tremolo
- Pickups: Diamond '78
- Inlay: Abalone and Pearloid Vine of Life
- Case: SGR-1C "Case Sold Separately"
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Ebony
Shipping Weight: 13.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SCE C1EXT EB
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-660-6621
(1 ratings)
Submitted March 12, 2020 by Chris R in Morgantown, WV
"My first Schecter"
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I bought the guitar purely for aesthetic reasons. This guitar is absolutely gorgeous. The photos do not do it justice. The fact that it plays and sounds great is just gravy.

Sound
The guitar sounds clean, and bright. Pickups are fantastic. I get minimal noise when I'm cranked to 11, even when using the coil tap.

Features
Personalty, I could live without the coil tap. I'm thinking of pulling the toggle and adding a kill switch or something. In my 25 years of playing guitar this is the first guitar I've owned with locking tuners, and I'm angry at myself for missing out. I've ordered 3 sets to put on my other heavy use guitars. I'm not a tremolo guy either. My only experience is with the Fender Strat, and I hated it. The Wilkinson Trem in this is pretty good. It feels substantial, and I've had no stability issues at all.

Ease of Use
This guitar plays like butter. The neck is fast, and feels amazing.The slight cutaway at the neck joint is just enough to make a difference getting to all the high frets. Right out of the box, the action was almost perfect for me. I'm picky. I'd say, based on the measurements when I was setting the action, it's probably perfect for 99% of players.

Quality
The quality is top notch. Not a ding, or finish blemish to be found. The ornate inlay is immaculate. I was expecting some spacing issues, but didn't find any.No scratches on read more any of the back plastic, or polished metal.I didn't even have to clean the frets.

Value
This guitar is easily worth double what it's priced at. I'm an old dog, and always associated the "Big Two" guitar manufactures as the bar for value, and just assumed you need to spend a stupid amount of money to get a quality instrument. This guitar has changed my mind. This was my first Schecter, but definitely not my last.

Manufacturer Support
This guitar has given me no reason to contact support.

The Wow Factor
I have got nothing but compliments when I pull this guitar out. Every guitar player I know that's played it has been impressed. I even had a guy offer to buy it off me after a show.

Musical Background:
25 years guitar and bass.

Musical Style:
Punk, Metal, Ska, Hippie Jam Band, Funk, Other
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