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Schecter Guitar Research C-8 Deluxe Eight-String Electric Guitar Satin Black

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The Schecter C-8 Deluxe Eight-String Electric Guitar is here to make it affordable to enter the world of 8 strings. It features a basswood body with ...Click To Read More About This Product

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An affordable entry into the world of 8 strings.

The Schecter C-8 Deluxe Eight-String Electric Guitar is here to make it affordable to enter the world of 8 strings. It features a basswood body with a bolt-on maple neck that heavily reinforced. The rosewood fingerboard had a flatter, 16" radius with 24 frets and dot inlays to make fingering as easy as posible. Schecter Diamond pickups are designed to handle the extended range of this C-8. A tune-o-matic bridge with string-thru body loading improves sustain while keeping intonation tight. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
Body
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Basswood
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: C thin
Neck wood: Maple
Joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 28"
Truss rod: Dual-action
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 16"
Fret size: Narrow extra jumbo
Number of frets: 24
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 2.12" (54mm)
Pickups
Configuration: HH
Neck: Diamond Plus
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: Diamond Plus
Brand: Schecter
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
Tailpiece: String thru body
Tuning machines: Schecter
Color: Chrome
Other
Number of strings: 8-string
Special features: Extended range
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: None
Country of origin: South Korea

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5.0

Amazing entry-level guitar

By Lane Sax

from TN

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Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-8 Deluxe Eight-String Electric Guitar:

I've been playing guitar and bass for almost 10 years exactly and I've exclusively been 4-5 string basses and standard 6 string guitars (I explore all kinds of alternate tuning options like Open G, open D minor, experimental tuning--not just your simple Drop Db, etc... not a big fan of drop tuning anyways) and I will note that jumping up from 4 to 5 string bass can be a challenge.

Going from a 6 string to a 8 string is a a step above that. I'm using the standard F# B E A D G B E (debating ditching the low F# for an A string above the high e) and despite the low string being some what inaudible and power chords just sounding muddy with the low F#, the instrument is great.

The biggest challenge to picking up an 8 string physically is adjusting to it's wide neck. Normally I can hold a barre chord on a 6 string and strum power chords all day with no issue. On this thing, my left wrist and hand are both sore after a few minutes of playing. However, I am very new to extended range guitars and I know that someday I'll be able to play it easily. As far as weight goes, it's a very light guitar and is actually a little bit lighter than my Charvel. Another note is that the frets are wider in comparison to your standard six string.

I think the only con to it is that you really need to tune below the pitch of the note and then tune up to reach the pitch you want with the two lower strings. Normally something like this is not much of an issue on most higher end guitars but with this it is.

Also if you strum the low F# too hard it's almost inaudible. You may hit a D note but it'll sound like you hit an Eb or something. And on top of that just because you can do massive bends on the low string doesn't mean you should. I did a full two step bend with the low F# and it knocked it out of tune.

Besides that, if you're a musical geek and you wanna try something new, check it out. I plan on investing into a higher end 8 string in the future.

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