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Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass   

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The elegant Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 Bass pulls out all the stops with neck-thru-body, multilaminate construction and high-end appointments. It fea...Read More

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This beautiful bass hits all the right notes.

The elegant Schecter Stiletto Studio-5 Bass pulls out all the stops with neck-thru-body, multilaminate construction and high-end appointments. It features a mahogany and bubinga body, multilaminate maple and walnut neck, and rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset dot inlays. Also features a Diamond Custom bridge, Grover tuners, EMG-HZ pickups, 3-band EQ, master volume and blend controls, and satin gold hardware.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Construction/scale: neck-thru/35"
  • Body: mahogany with bubinga
  • Neck/fingerboard: multilaminate maple & walnut/rosewood
  • Frets: 24 jumbo
  • Inlays: offset dots
  • Pickups: EMG HZ
  • Electronics: master vol/blend/3-band EQ
  • Bridge: Diamond Custom
  • Binding: none
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Hardware: satin gold
  • Color: honey satin
  • Case sold separately
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Schecter Guitar ResearchStiletto Studio-5 Bass
 
4.8

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Good tone (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My baby.

Overall I gave this bass a 10 because everytime I go out to music stores to play different basses, I compare those to this bass. I am seriously thinking about buying the 4 string...Read complete review

Overall I gave this bass a 10 because everytime I go out to music stores to play different basses, I compare those to this bass. I am seriously thinking about buying the 4 string version of this bass just for kicks and giggles. They are just that great.
First off.. wow. Got this bass about 5 months ago, and its one of the best basses I have played through. I have played many basses including the famous Rickenbacker 4003.The tonal control on this bass is stunning. I play usually metal but if you want a funk sound, or a jazz sound, this bass can do that just as well. This bass has a really nice bottom end and a nice growl to it which I love. The neck is flawless. Very very fast neck. Not too bulky not too thin. The body shape is sexy. Its not bland like most Fender designs but nothing too fancy and rediculous like a B.C. Rich. This bass isn't neck heavy at all like a Rich either. I loved the strings it came with also. They weren't some crappy factory strings, they were Ernie Balls. Great sound and lasted me a while.
This bass is crafted like a high dollar bass. The picture doesn't even begin to tell the story of how greatly designed and crafted this bass is. It's made with the top of the line woods including Bubinga and Mahogany. I cherish this bass because I saved up for it, but I didn't have to rip my leg off to get it. This bass plays like a high priced bass, looks like one, and sounds like one. I have had endless compliments on sound, and looks.
Like I said before, this bass is my baby. I have sold a few of my instruments because of lack of assets, I will never let this bass go. Ever.

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Great bass for the

I just exchanged my Fender bass (Jazz Deluxe) for this bass about 5 months ago and I'm happy with this one, except when I got it there was a problem with the volume...Read complete review

I just exchanged my Fender bass (Jazz Deluxe) for this bass about 5 months ago and I'm happy with this one, except when I got it there was a problem with the volume knob (the Pot was dirty),but Schecter solved that problem (2-weeks later). This bass feels so smooth, sounds and looks great and it's light weight too. Bottom line, you'll never go wrong choosing this bass for the price and quality. Now go get it !!!

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5.0

Bury me with this one!

By mightyfudge

from Boudler CO

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

    We just booked studio in September. I bought this to bring some game. Uh.... and THEN SOME! Within five minutes of opening the box I knew that I will someday be buried with this axe. "Wow" is all I can say. There are about to be some lonely sticks in my arsenal, because I seriously doubt that I will ever put this bass down. Roll tape, track one!

    Comment on this review

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Value, Great Tone

    By Sgtdawg17

    from Lafayette, LA

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Rock Concerts

      Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

      This is a very good quality instrument. It is well built with great hardware and electronics. The see through black finish is absolutely beautiful. Looks grey in some light and slightly green in others. The visibility of the wood grain is awesome. The fretwork is very good for an instrument of this price range. Low action with no fret buzz right out of the box. It has a very growly, angry tone, but is also very bright, which may be due to the Ernie Ball strings loaded from the factory. I'm not a fan of Ernie Ball strings, so I will probably replace them soon with GHS. Just my preference. This is a high grade instrument at a mid range price.

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      5.0

      BUY IT

      By CFinley

      from Knoxville, tn

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Active Pickups
      • Beautiful instrument
      • Neck thru
      • Playability

      Cons

      • A little heavy

      Best Uses

      • practice
      • Shows

      Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

      Great bass. If this is in your price range, do yourself a favor and buy it. The reviews don't do it justice, just buy it.

      Comment on this review

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Simply awesome

      By emanigol

      from Dublin, GA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        I ordered this bass w/o ever having a chance to play or lay my hands on it, strictly based on the many positive reviews here (See-Through Black Satin, although it looks more like a stealth fighter). Now I join the choir of praise. The bass is beautiful and high quality is immediately visible. It came with excellent strings (Ernie Ball). The sound is incredible, the low B is well sustained and gorgeous deep. The neck is easy to play. The slapping requires more accuracy, but it is still easy due to the string spacing. The EQ can be dialed in to many styles. Overall I could not be happier with this bass.

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        (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My baby.

        By ripcliff636

        from Maryland

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        Overall I gave this bass a 10 because everytime I go out to music stores to play different basses, I compare those to this bass. I am seriously thinking about buying the 4 string version of this bass just for kicks and giggles. They are just that great.
        First off.. wow. Got this bass about 5 months ago, and its one of the best basses I have played through. I have played many basses including the famous Rickenbacker 4003.The tonal control on this bass is stunning. I play usually metal but if you want a funk sound, or a jazz sound, this bass can do that just as well. This bass has a really nice bottom end and a nice growl to it which I love. The neck is flawless. Very very fast neck. Not too bulky not too thin. The body shape is sexy. Its not bland like most Fender designs but nothing too fancy and rediculous like a B.C. Rich. This bass isn't neck heavy at all like a Rich either. I loved the strings it came with also. They weren't some crappy factory strings, they were Ernie Balls. Great sound and lasted me a while.
        This bass is crafted like a high dollar bass. The picture doesn't even begin to tell the story of how greatly designed and crafted this bass is. It's made with the top of the line woods including Bubinga and Mahogany. I cherish this bass because I saved up for it, but I didn't have to rip my leg off to get it. This bass plays like a high priced bass, looks like one, and sounds like one. I have had endless compliments on sound, and looks.
        Like I said before, this bass is my baby. I have sold a few of my instruments because of lack of assets, I will never let this bass go. Ever.

        Comment on this review

        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing Bass, Great price for a great looking guitar

        By CJ Neale

        from Pennsylvania

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        This bass is unique for its vaule and price. Its a work of art and will amaze anyone that sees it.
        This bass has the standard 4 nob controls that most basses do. The option of changing the pickups is nice because you can go from a jazz sound to a lighter sound with more action. The emg pickups sound great and can have very diverse tones. Although this bass doesn't have the amount of features and controls as some fenders, it delivers on the ones it has.
        Needless to say this is a beutiful looking bass so when you have it people will ask if it was well over this price. The paint may wear off after years of use but I have had mine for over a year and a half and it still looks great. It has great action on the neck and you can move very quickly.
        As I said it look as if it is worth a lot. The craftsmenship is absolutley amazing for a bass of its price. It is hard to find a bass of this caliber for this price. The body it amazing and looks great because it is one solid peice of wood.

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        (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        What a Bass

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        This bass is really a steal at the price it markets for. I have had mine for about 4 years now and it is a workhorse with a brilliant tone. Plenty of onboard eq options , high quality pickups , a solid bridge , excellent hardware , and supreme finish. The Stilleto shape is unique but not wierd or quirky. I have received many compliments on the sound of this bass. I want a musicman and another fender but I will never let go of this bass. Hopefully more people will discover what a fantastic instrument Schecter produces.

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great bass

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        this guitar looks the way it sounds ...awesome it has an awesome finish and really easy to get used to. it is overall an awesome guitar

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        One Amazing Bass!

        By Zaurak

        from Somewhere Over the Rainbow

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        I have owned this bass for almost 2 1/2 years. It has never let me down once! Very solid feel. The action is excellent. When I first got it, the strings were slightly closer together than what I was use to. However, now I love how close together they are. It has excellent tone and really goes BOOM! Good for both live and in the studio.

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        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Majority rules

        By The Little Mr.

        from Sheboygan,WI

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Stiletto Studio-5 Bass:

        I have had this bass for 3-4 years. Rare is the occasion that I will plug it in and someone does NOT comment on how beautiful it sounds. I have had sound techs who have been sound techs for decades tell me that it's one of the best sounding basses they've ever heard.Not that it matters but in addition to that I regularly get the "That is one beautiful instrument" comments as well. I've got the Honey Satin finish and pictures simply do NOT do it justice. It's not shiny or flashy and the woodgrain that shows through is gorgeous.The price on this baby has gone up considerably since I bought mine so if you're considering,buy it NOW! You won't be disappointed.

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