Schecter Omen Extreme 7-String Electric Guitar

Stay in tune under the harshest stage conditions with this guitar, which has an extended 26.5-inch scale and 7 strings.
The Schecter Omen Extreme 7 String electric guitar provides all the tones and features needed for an extreme look and sound. A comfortable, double-cutaway body made of mahogany with a quilted top gives good looks and comfort, while the maple neck and rosewood fingerboard give excellent playability.

Schecter tuners, a 'tune-o-matic' bridge, and two Schecter Diamond Plus pickups give great sustain and tones. Plus, the guitar's no-nonsense controls include a master volume and tone control with a 3-way toggle switch.
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Construction: Bolt-on

Body: Mahogany with Quilted Top

Body Back: Basswood

Neck: Maple

Scale: 26.5 inches

Tuning: B/E/A/D/G/B/E

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo

Inlays: Vector

Binding: Multi-Ply

Pickups: Schecter Diamond Plus

Electronics: Volume/Volume/Tone(tap)/3-way toggle controls

Bridge: Tune-o-matic with thru body

Tuners: Schecter

Hardware: Black Chrome
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black Cherry
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2008
Blemished, Black Cherry
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2008
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-660-6621
(7 ratings)
Submitted May 16, 2010 by a customer from live.com
"Great Guitar For The Price"
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For my needs, this guitar more than satisfactory. If you are a professional musician, surely you'd want something of a bit higher quality, but for jamming with friends, writing and recording, I am perfectly satisfied with this one. I wouldn't replace this one, and I would only buy a new one if I had an opportunity to buy something truly amazing.

Sound
My big complaint is against the Schecter stock pickups. They sound muddy as hell and the sustain is pretty terrible. However, I switched out the bridge pickup (I only use the bridge) with a Seymour Duncan Invader-7, and now this guitar sounds great.

Features
As I said before, the stock pickups are pretty bad. Aside from that, most of the hardware is great. The tuners, bridge, and knobs (volume and tone/coil-tap) are perfect, though the pickup switch is in a really inconvenient location, especially considering it flips vertically. It was no problem just turning it so it switches horizontally, though. The nut is also a bit small, not leaving a whole lot of room to mess around with the action on the neck end.

Ease of Use
If you can play guitar, you can play this. I hadn't ever touched a 7-string before buying this, but it's easy enough just getting used to that extra string. I'm not a huge fan of the finish on the neck, though. When you've been playing awhile and you go to mute the A string with your thumb, your hand will stick to it pretty easily. read more

Quality
After purchasing this guitar, I noticed that it was made in Indonesia. I wasn't too thrilled about that, but aside from the previously mentioned flaws, and minor wear underneath the finish on back, I have no complaints about the actual quality. It actually feels very solid.

Value
Aside from the pickups, I believe this guitar to be well worth the price.

Manufacturer Support
I have not had to deal with anyone from support.

The Wow Factor
This is really a beautiful guitar. Hell, that's the real reason I bought it in the first place.

Musical Background:
6-years playing, writing, and recording

Musical Style:
Hard Rock/Alternative/Blues
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