Schecter guitars has released 12 new models in its 2013 collection including two eight-string versions and new signature models.
The new 2013 collection includes:
The Damien Platinum 6 features a mahogany body, three-piece maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and platinum bat inlays, EMG active 81/85 pickups, Grover rotomatic tuning heads and a satin black finish.
The TSH-1 Classic features a maple body, three-piece maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and mother of pearl block inlays, Schecter diamond 'tubebucker' pickups, a newly designed TonePros tune-o-matic bridge with Schecter vintage 'S' tailpiece and comes in a vintage natural burst finish.
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The Hellraiser C-1 FR Sustainiac (pictured) is available in both left- and right-handed versions and comes with either a standard mahogany body or a mahogany body with a quilted maple top. The guitar also features a three-piece mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and abalone 'gothic crosses' inlays, a Floyd Rose bridge and comes in black and black cherry finishes. This Hellraiser model also includes an EMG active 81 pickup paired with the Sustainiac pickup in the bridge position, which when turned on, acts as an infinite sustain driver.
Also in the Hellraiser series is the Hellraiser 006 CRB - a set neck with 'Ultra Access' body made from mahogany with a quilted maple top. The guitar features a three-piece mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, Schecter locking tuners and EMG active 81tw/89R pickups.
The Damien Platinum 8 (pictured) features a mahogany body and a three-piece maple neck with carbon fibre reinforcement rods to deal with the extra tension brought on by additional strings.The rosewood fretboard has 24 jumbo frets and platinum bat inlays and the guitar is loaded with EMG 808 pickups.
The Solo Custom III is a single cutaway mahogany with a three-piece mahogany set neck featuring an ebony fretboard with 22 jumbo frets and mother of peal split crown inlays. The guitar is loaded with three Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups and Schecter locking tuners with pearl buttons.
There is also a new signature model for Type O Negative guitarist Kenny Hickey, an 8-string Omen model, the three-pickup S-1 Custom III, the vintage-inspired PT Fastback II B, the Banshee 6 FR Passive and a special edition of the Crosair model.