Best guitar I'v ever owned
What is your overall opinion of this product?
In over 30 years as a musician I've owned countless guitars: Les Pauls, SGs, Strats and Teles and various PRSs. This is absolutely the finest guitar I've ever owned; can't recommend schecter highly enough.
What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music?
Perfect for metal (I play doom and black). Played perfectly out of the box. By way of comparison, I've usually had to sink a few hundred into every Gibson or Fender I've ever owned to get the sound/feel I'm after.
Heavy, fast, chunky? How was the neck? Are the controls easy to get to while playing?
The neck is built to shred. Nice fat frets and a smooth fingerboard.
How is the tone? Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick or thin?
Dark, thick and hot. The Sustainiac is a wondrous piece of electronics. Endless facemelting fun
How did the stain or paint job look?
Beautiful. As lovely as a PRS at a fourth of the cost.
Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range?
If there's a better value out there for metal players -- not just this guitar, but all the Schecter lineup -- I'd like to see it. I'm speaking as the owner of three -- this one plus a Hellraiser Extreme and Hellraiser Solo.
How was the action out of the box?