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Schecter Guitar Research Riot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar  

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    Schecter Guitar Research

    A sleek, fast bass with a huge sound.

    The 5-string Schecter Riot DLX-5 Electric Bass has a rugged 35"-scale walnut and maple neck attached to its mahogany body with a 6-bolt joint. These woods and construction give it strength; sustain; and deep, resonant tone. Electronics include Diamond Plus pickups paired with a 2-band active EQ. It's equipped with a string-thru bridge, black chrome hardware, and XJ frets that'll handle your fastest runs.

    Features
    • Construction: Bolt-on (6 bolts)
    • Body: Mahogany
    • Neck: Multi-Laminate Maple and Walnut
    • Scale: 35"
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
    • Inlays: Dots
    • Pickups: Schecter Diamond Plus
    • Electronics: Master Volume/Master Blend/EMG Active 2-band EQ
    • Bridge: Schecter Custom String Thru-Body (or 'top-load')
    • Tuners: Schecter

    Schecter quality at an affordable price. Order today.

     
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    Schecter Guitar ResearchRiot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar
     
    4.0

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    5.0

    Riot Deluxe 5 A great Value

    By Morris Frady

    from Pikeville,, Tn.

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Riot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    If you are starting out and want a 5 string bass,, this would be a great place to start.
    Out of the box it needed adjustments on the neck and strings. After that, no problem at all.I do prefer a flat wound string over round which came on the bass. I also own a scheter Diamond series guiter.. Also a great value..
    For a lower end Price, you can't beat the quality. Good finish, Pick-ups and all around electronics. Love the tone set-up.. This bass is good for all kinds of music..
    Amazingly a great deal..

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    3.0

    Not bad for a cheap bass

    By The Ax Guy

    from Pahrump, NV

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Riot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    I was looking for a decent inexpensive bass. I had narrowed it down to an SX and a Squire, then I found this bass on clearance and thought I would get a considerably better bass for my money. I'm sure that a set of Rotosounds and a few hours of fixing the problems with this bass will yield a drastic improvement, but the same could be said for the other basses I had considered. For what i paid, I guess I got what I paid for, but if I had paid $349, I'd be ticked-off.
    Tusq nut, decent tuners, decent bridge, 24 frets, 6-screw neck. The pickups sound good, and the preamp does what it's supposed to do, but the preamp would be much better with a midrange control.
    The bass came with a BAD setup. There's a lot of fret buzz due to the need of a major neck adjustment and bridge adjustment.

    The Ernie Ball strings sound awful. I'll definitely order and install Rotosounds before I even do the setup.

    The neck finish is VERY rough, like they sprayed it and didn't even touch it with sandpaper, let alone a buffing wheel.

    They designed a bass with decent woods and decent parts (looks good in the specs), but their total lack of attention to detail is very disappointing. This bass needs a lot of work to get it up to par.
    Since I got the black Riot Deluxe 5 on clearance for less than advertised, I'm giving it a value of 5 out of 10. Honestly, if I had paid much more than that, I'd consider sending it back. For a bass with MSRP of $569 and MAP of $349, I expected much better.

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    3.0

    Not bad for a cheap bass

    By The Ax Guy

    from Pahrump, NV

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Riot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    I was looking for a decent inexpensive bass. I had narrowed it down to an SX and a Squire, then I found this bass on clearance and thought I would get a considerably better bass for my money. I'm sure that a set of Rotosounds and a few hours of fixing the problems with this bass will yield a drastic improvement, but the same could be said for the other basses I had considered. For $224, I guess I got what I paid for, but if I had paid $349, I'd be ticked-off.
    Tusq nut, decent tuners, decent bridge, 24 frets, 6-screw neck. The pickups sound good, and the preamp does what it's supposed to do, but the preamp would be much better with a midrange control.
    The bass came with a BAD setup. There's a lot of fret buzz due to the need of a major neck adjustment and bridge adjustment.

    The Ernie Ball strings sound awful. I'll definitely order and install Rotosounds before I even do the setup.

    The neck finish is VERY rough, like they sprayed it and didn't even touch it with sandpaper, let alone a buffing wheel.

    They designed a bass with decent woods and decent parts (looks good in the specs), but their total lack of attention to detail is very disappointing. This bass needs a lot of work to get it up to par.
    Since I got the black Riot Deluxe 5 on clearance for $224, I'm giving it a value of 5 out of 10. Honestly, if I had paid much more than that, I'd consider sending it back. For a bass with MSRP of $569 and MAP of $349, I expected much better.

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    (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Budget 5-string

    By (sIc) Synner

    from Shreveport, LA

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Riot Deluxe 5 5-String Electric Bass Guitar:

    This is a quality instrument if you're on a budget. Plays well, sounds great, and ain't too bad looking either. If you need an inexpensive, reliable 5-string to hold down the low end, look no further.

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