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Old 12-17-2012, 04:15 PM   #1
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Schecter 7-string über-mod project (w/ video)

Hi! So a year or so ago I decided I'd had enough of the limited specs among production 7's so I decided to take matters into my own hands and mod the living crap out of this poor Schecter. The results are as follows:

Original:






And finished by a good friend of mine, Jörgen at Nazenius Airbrush Art:

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Old 12-17-2012, 04:16 PM   #2
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Note the mirror-polished finish and the fantastic faux-binding, as contrasted by the snow here:


Closeup of the binding:


Closeup of the silver metallic/pearl dragon. Looks sexy under stage lights!


The headstock, with a new, sprayed on logo that he cut himself. Clean! Alos note the binding again:


Satin neck finish:




I shaved off a good chunk of the original neck, it's similar to a UV neck now but perhaps a little more C-shaped.


Finally, here's a video with it in action:


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Old 12-17-2012, 04:29 PM   #3
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Looks fantastic man.
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:38 PM   #4
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Hot damn, that looks amazing.

Also, I love the idea of putting single coils on a 7, don't see many around.
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:46 PM   #5
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Way cooler than the original. Good job!
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:50 PM   #6
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Looks good, but your rhythm tone is crap.
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:46 PM   #7
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Lol, did you just feel like showing off again? http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1351248

Cool guitar and video though, nonetheless.
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:52 PM   #8
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Cheers dudes!

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Lol, did you just feel like showing off again? http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1351248

Cool guitar and video though, nonetheless.


Not sure if I get what you're trying to say... that's a different guitar I built before this one, that guitar turned out good but it had problems with string action and tuning, as well as having only a 25" scale length. So I put this Schecter together instead.
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:43 PM   #9
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Oh, yeah I thought they were the same. I see now that there's a difference haha. They just look really similar
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Old 12-18-2012, 06:28 AM   #10
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Looks good, but your rhythm tone is crap.


*Willy Wonka face*

please, show us your godly rhythm tones...
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Looks cool for the most part, but that dragon is really cheesy.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:42 PM   #12
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what pickups did you use?
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Looks cool for the most part, but that dragon is really cheesy.


Agreed, the hole where the one pot/knob is missing is also a bit weird looking imo.

I love the colour though
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what pickups did you use?


DiMarzio Paf7 in the bridge (might change it for a hotter pickup) and 2 Lollar Blondes.
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