Schecter Stiletto Custom 5 5-String Electric Bass

This Schecter 5-string bass delivers plenty of low-end power and head-turning looks. With growling EMG HZ pickups, the Stiletto Custom 5 was built to rock!

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
S-Tek bridge Better note clarity, sustain and punch
Mahogany body with figured maple top Highly resonant with smooth highs and mids
Grover tuners Fantastic stability and reliability
EMG HZ pickups Thunderous low end and snappy high end

Schecter's Stiletto Custom 5 5-string electric bass will hug your front like a tailored suit. That's because this axe's maple-topped mahogany body is cut into a super-comfortable curvy shape, with a cool carved contour that also gives it an alluring modern look. A multi-laminate maple and walnut neck in a cozy C shape allows all five of this stylish Stiletto's strings to rest comfortably in your hand, and a pair of EMG 40 HZ pickups dish out clear, articulate tones from each string right down to the low B. Sleek golden hardware adds a pleasant flair, catching eyes as well as ears. And the Stiletto Custom 5 puts volume, blend, and EMG active two-band EQ controls at your disposal, delivering a wide span of tonal possibilities.

Modern-Looking Resonating Mahogany Body

The warm alluring sonic nature of mahogany will keep your mids and lows firm through every note, and you'll never be short of depth and sustain. The maple top brings in just the right amount of snap and brightness. This body has a distinctive asymmetrical cutaway that'll give you plenty of access to this baby's higher frets, and the outer edges follow a modern-looking sleek curve that rests comfortably against your front.

Two EMG 40 HZ Pickups

All five of your Stiletto Custom 5's strings will find clear and warm articulation through your two EMG 40 Hz pickups. These babies pack a ton of sonic punch, dishing out earth-shaking lows and tight, snappy highs with just the right amount of brightness. These EMG read more pups boast a dual-coil design that keeps unwanted noise or hum out of your signal. Both pickups are protected in a cool black shielding that keeps dirt, dust, and sweat at bay.

Tone-Crafting Controls

To give you the exact tone you're looking for, your Stiletto Custom 5 bass offers volume, blend, and EMG active two-band EQ controls. Your blend control determines the mix of each pickup, and your two-band EQ controls help you shape the right amount of darkness or brightness you want to roll into your output.

Secure and Attractive Hardware

Keeping your strings secure and in tune is your gold S-Tek bridge. Your strings will harness longer sustain and maintain their intonation for longer sessions of playing, and this dependable bridge offers an attractive shine against the maple top of your Stiletto Custom 5's body. Secure gold knurled metal tuners add a nice final touch of sophistication.

Maple and Walnut Neck

Harnessing the melodic span of your Stiletto Custom bass is this baby's cozy C-shaped multi-laminate maple and walnut neck. Maple brings in a rounded brightness to your playing, and walnut, a dense wood, exhibits similar tonal characteristics to mahogany -- plenty of mids and lows. The rosewood fingerboard on this appendage features 24 jumbo frets with tight and comfortable action.


- Resonating mahogany body with modern looking curved contour
- Figured maple top
- Multi-laminate maple and walnut bolt-on neck in thin C shape
- Scale length of 35"
- Rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets
- Offset dots inlays
- EMG 40 HZ pickups
- Volume, blend, and EMG active two band EQ controls
- Sleek gold hardware
- Two way adjustable truss rod with 5/32" allen nut
- Metal knurled tuners
- Secure S-Tek bridge
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Construction/scale: 6 bolt-on / 35 in.

Body: mahogany w/ figured maple

Neck/fingerboard: multi-laminate maple & walnut /rosewood

Frets: 24 jumbo

Inlays: offset dots

Pickups: EMG HZ

Electronics: vol/blend w/ EMG Active 2-band EQ

Bridge: S-Tek

Binding: none

Tuners: Grover

Hardware: gold

Color: natural satin (nat)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 19 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2541

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-660-6621

Schecter Stiletto Custom 5 5-String Bass

The Schecter Stiletto Custom bass offers phenomenal tone, a fast neck, hot EMG pickups, thunderous low end and a snappy high end. The Stiletto Custom bass also features a mahogany body with a figured maple top, rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, Grover tuners and a 2-band EQ. This beast of a five-string puts its extended range to good use, with its EMG offering a great growl to the low B.

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (23 ratings)
Submitted October 2, 2017 by billy budapest in rancho cordova, CA
"A Darling!"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL looking 5-string bass!!!! In your hands, in your sight, and in your lap, this guy is stunning. Stunning to look at and to handle. Schecter really nailed it on the Stiletto series. That low B sting is what I have been looking for in a bass for a while now. I mostly am into classic rock & country type of stuff. But I am also into 70's funk like Stevie Wonder. The low B is a MUST for old school funk and reggae. When I first got the guitar, it was way out of tune and every string vibrated like mad. So when you first get your guitar from zZounds, it is not set up. That is a chore for the end user. Which is great because a musician should not have to be completely reliant on a "professional" tech in order to perform basic comprehensive maintenance on their instrument. So, I emailed zZounds requesting some help and advice from them for the proper setup of my newly bought bass. As quick as that, they replied with a bunch of links to help me get myself up to speed. After reviewing the guides, I was able to tune my bass and set the truss rod properly. Now my Stiletto sounds dang near perfect! To be honest, I am not that great of a player. I do have a musical background, but I am pretty new on the bass. But I can tell you that the more I practice with this guy and listen and appreciate its wonderful sound through the Markbass I'm using, the more I am happy with this purchase. TL;DR Excellent instrument. Excellent fitment of components (this guy was assembled in Indonesia) read more Marvellous to feel and to hold Emits beautifully clear, super deep bass notes Wish I knew about Schecter's stuff before I dropped over 2K on my LĀKLAND ;-)

Musical Background:
Amateur musician

Musical Style:
funk, reggae, rock
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