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Schecter Banshee Elite-6 FR S Gloss Natural

Manufacturer's ID: SCH1251

What we say:

Since 1976, Schecter guitars have carved a unique and highly revered path through the world of original guitar design. No mere copyists, Schecter are known for some truly outlandish designs but are equally well known for their high quality control and rock 'n' roll attitude. For those players who are a little wearied with the usual models on offer, dive into the world of Schecter guitars and discover a treasure trove of original thinking mixed with some of the best hardware and construction available. Their designs fit every pocket, too: A-list rock stare go out on stage with these guitars and so can you.

This top-line Banshee is a mix of beautiful wood and construction with cutting edge performance and features. Take the maple and walnut multi-ply neck with the neck-thru construction: this shows through the Flamed maple top with it's lovely translucent Natural finish.

The neck is nice and thin with a compound radius Ebony fretboard of 12-16". Playing is a breeze right up the neck due to the Ultra Access neck joint: the heel is sculpted right in and the body cutaways are deep to allow unhindered access to those nose-bleed frets. A nice touch is the side position markers: they glow in the dark so you won't play the wrong chord on a dark stage!

One of the best features of this Banshee is the built in Sustainiac in the neck pickup position. This spooky device (powered by a 9v battery) agitates whichever string (or strings, it works on chords!) you're playing and goads it into infinite sustain! It can also introduce a feedback frequency too and works along with the Floyd Rose tremolo to make long, slow-motion notes that raise and lower in pitch without wavering. It makes the guitar come alive! This can be controlled via onboard knobs and switches on the front of the Banshee and switched off altogether if you don't want to engage it. The bridge cavity is filled with a Schecter USA pickup: a SuperCharger Mach 6 which sounds pretty much as the name suggests: big, bold and fast.

This Banshee is a guitar equipped for the modern age. For guitarists with eyes firmly locked onto the future, this is a great bet.


Construction  Neck-Thru w/Ultra Access
Body Material  Swamp Ash
Top Material  Flamed Maple
Top Contour  Flat Top
Neck Material  Maple/Walnut Multi-ply
Fretboard Material  Ebony
Binding  Maple w/ BLK/Crème/BLK Multi-ply
Inlays  MOP with Brass Circle Offset/Reverse Dots
Side Dot Markers  Glow In The Dark Dots with Black Circle
Scale  25.5" (648mm)
Frets  24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
Fretboard Radius  12"-16" Compound Radius
Neck Shape  Ultra Thin 'C'
Thickness  @ 1st Fret- .748" (19mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .787" (20mm)
Nut  Floyd Rose 1500 Series
Nut Width  1.625" (41.3mm)
Truss Rod  2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32" (4mm) Allen Nut
Bridge Pickup  Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-6™
Neck Pickup  Sustainiac®
Sustainiac®  Sustainiac Retrofit SLS w/Aux-2
Controls  Volume/Tone/Intensity/3-Way (Pickup) Switch/2-Way On-Off Sustainiac Switch/3-Way Sustainiac Mode Switch (Fundamental-Mix-Harmonic)
Battery Compartment  9-volt Clip-in Battery Compartment
Hardware Color  Black Chrome
Bridge  Floyd Rose 1500 Series
Tuners  Grover
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