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Schecter Guitar Research Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic Electric Guitar Distressed Satin Black

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This vintage-inspired, artist-inspired axe charges your playing with unbridled aggression.

Elevate your metal and hard rock performance with the Schecter Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic electric guitar. This masterfully crafted axe is designed for the ultimate shredding experience. Armed with a custom Schecter USA Synyster Gates humbucking bridge pickup, the Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic delivers a perfect blend of clarity and aggression. The Sustainiac neck pickup offers infinite sustain and when paired with the Floyd Rose 1500 series tremolo, you can dive bomb and wail into infinity. The relic'd finish lends a road-worn, vintage vibe with authentic dings, dents and wear marks, while the thin U neck profile provides effortless playability ideal for shredding. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring guitarist, the Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic is your gateway to achieving face-melting sonic excellence.

Relic'd Finish With Authentic Wear

Visually, the Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic makes a bold vintage statement thanks to its relic'd finish. Meticulously crafted dings, dents, wear marks and lacquer cracks lend a road-worn, storied look, like your favorite guitar from decades past. The thin satin finish on the back of the neck provides a smooth, fast feel that promotes effortless shredding, while the front has a glossy worn finish. The body is crafted from mahogany for balanced warmth and articulation. Topped with a carved maple cap, it looks, feels and sounds incredible. Play it and transform imagination into amplification.

Sustainiac Neck Pickup Provides Infinite Sustain for Dive Bombs

The Sustainiac neck pickup takes this guitar's potential for extremity to another level. It lets you sustain notes practically infinitely, allowing radical dive bombs, screeching feedback and endless screams. Activate the Sustainiac and notes will ring out as long as you want. Combined with the Floyd Rose tremolo, you can manipulate notes with the bar to create wild warbling effects. The Sustainiac opens up a world of tonal creativity, from ethereal textures to raw sonic chaos. It lets your notes sing until you force them silent.

Custom Schecter USA Synyster Gates Humbucking Pickup With Aggression and Clarity

At the heart of the Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic's tone is the custom-designed Schecter USA Synyster Gates humbucking bridge pickup. With focused mids, tight lows and singing highs, it delivers the perfect blend of clarity and aggression needed for modern metal. The output is hot yet articulate, allowing complex chords and riffs to ring out with authority. When you dig in and attack the strings, this pickup snarls with a tight crunch that remains rich and bold. Chords sparkle with depth and character. The custom pickup is voiced to capture the essence of Gate's legendary tone, giving you the tools to play with unbridled intensity.

Floyd Rose 1500 Series Tremolo Expands Expressive Techniques

Completing the triple threat of face-melting fury is a Floyd Rose 1500 series tremolo bridge. This double-locking design delivers rock-solid tuning stability even during the most extreme use. The low-friction knife edges allow the bridge to travel smoothly. Take advantage of the tremolo to infuse your playing with passion and expression. Perform dive bombs, flutter tremolo, warbles, scoops and more. The Floyd Rose 1500 opens up a world of effects at your fingertips to make your solos sing. Integrated string clamps lock each string securely, maximizing resonance and sustain.


  • Mahogany body with black single-ply binding on body and neck
  • 3-piece mahogany neck with two carbon fiber reinforcement rods
  • Gold pearloid gothic cross with "Syn Deathbat" inlay
  • Schecter USA Synyster Gates signature humbucking bridge pickup
  • Sustainiac neck pickup with two Sustainiac mini switches
  • Floyd Rose 1500 series tremolo
  • Relic finish and neck for vintage feel

For old-school heavy metal tones, order the Schecter Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic today.


Synyster Gates Custom-S Relic Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Ultrathin C
  • Neck wood: 3-piece Mahogany
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Carbon Graphite
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 16"
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Artist
  • Nut width/material: 1.62" (41.3 mm) Locking
  • Configuration: HS
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 6-point tremolo
  • Tailpiece: Vibrato
  • Tuning machines: Locking
  • Color: Black
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Sold Separately
  • Orientation: Right Handed

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