#1
So I've finally narrowed my search down to these two

Schecter Sunset Hellraiser FR @ $599

http://www.samedaymusic.com/product--SCEHRSUNFR

Jackson DK2 Dinky @ $699

http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Jackson-DK2-Dinky-Electric-Guitar?sku=511668

I play metal, rock and blues. I'm looking to play Satriani stuff which is why I want a tremolo.

Which should I get between these two? It would be very helpful if you could answer these doubts that I have also:

1)The Schecter is very tempting because of the Original FR and EMGs at only 599
2)I currently have a Jackson which I know is very reliable, but I don't know about Schecter
3)Pickups? Will the EMGs with coil tap be versatile enough? Or are the Jackson's single coil passives more versatile by far?
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Thanks.
#2
what's your budget, do you have any preference's to woods? hardware? and what amp do you use
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#3
My budget is 650-700. I play through a Peavey Vypyr 15. I don't have a preference to woods or hardware. I've never played with a FR or with active pups before.
#4
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-S470DXQM-Electric-Guitar?sku=519933
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Jackson-DK2-Dinky-Electric-Guitar?sku=511668
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Jackson-DK2M-Dinky-Electric-Guitar?sku=517588

the Schecter that you gave is a great guitar, but i just don't know how well the EMG's will fit your style. And when i played another Schecter (with EMG's) into the Vypry I got a very fuzzy, mushy tone with not to much definition.
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#6
I'm also considering a Jackson DK2M...

How does it compare to the DK2? The DK2M has two Duncan humbuckers, while the DK2 has one humbucker and 2 single coils..and the Hellraiser has 2 EMGs of course. What would you say about the Original FR vs the licensed one that the Jacksons have?
#7
I'd go with with the DK2. But you should should try them out first and see which one you feel more comfortable with
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