Schecter Hellraiser C-8 FR Black Cherry

8-string Electric Guitar

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Archtop made of quilted maple
  • Set-in mahogany neck
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Thin C neck profile
  • 24 Frets
  • Scale: 711 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 406 mm
  • Nut width: 54 mm
  • Pickups: 2 EMG 808
  • 2 Volume controls and 1 tone control
  • 3-Way switch for pickup selection
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Series tremolo with locking nut
  • Black chrome plated hardware
  • Grover machine heads
  • Colour: Black cherry

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Colour Red
Body Mahogny
Top Maple
Neck Mahogny
fret board rosewood
Frets 24
scale lenght 711 mm
Pickup HH
Tremolo Yes
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Tr s good 8 strings

18.05.2015
I wanted to pass on 8 strings, and the change between 6 and 8 was not difficult at all, contrary to what I might have thought. The handle is very thin, which is very handy for shred for example. The pink floyd holds the chord (well we do not expect madness either, we can not do as many effects as on a pink floyd 6 strings). The only downside is the microphones: they sound a bit rough (maybe because of my entry level amp) compared to my 6 strings, but I changed them to EMG 808X and it's a little lighter . In short, an excellent good guitar for a "modest" price.
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Good playable 8-string with floating tremolo

Beomut, 18.09.2017
The Schecter Hellraiser C-8 FR is the only 8-string with floating tremolo that I know on the market. The color and finish are also very nice. I used a 6-string Gibson Les Paul and did not expect this Schecter to match the warm, full sound; Not everyone is excited about Schecter's active EMG pickups. I do; I actually think it's more beautiful (clean & gain). I also do not hear the expected clutter of the low strings.

The neck of this 8-string Schecter is comfortable; Platter than my 6-string Gibson. I can easily reach everything.

The only reason I do not give 5 stars is that the guitar was not voted and the high E-string broke when I opened the box. Although Thomann offered to provide an additional set of strings, it was a direct confrontation with the fact that the twist and voice of an 8-string with floyd rose is not sinecure. Ultimately you must believe it, so it's no harm to teach yourself with the help of some online tutorials. Learning & doing together cost me about 30 minutes.
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