Is it just me?

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  1. KidRockFan

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    Or do any others think this Schecter S-II Custom is just totally BAD-ASS?

    I think I have the hots for it...

    It looks as though it would love me long-time...

    Anyone own one? Tell me about it...

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    It ticks a lot of the boxes for me, even against a Gibby. I'd certainly give one a test drive.
     
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    I haven't seen a Schecter that wasn't well made, but it's kinda in the "meh" category for me.

    I think it's the top bevel that blows it for me.
     
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    That neck joint is killer
     
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    Here is a picture of the neck joint...

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    That is really nice. I even like the color.
     
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    Here is a better picture of the neck joint from a sister model...

    Very Smooth...

    I like the way the lines run up the back of the stockings...

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    Must.......resist..........G.A.S............too........many.......... expensive.........projects
     
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    One of my shredder clients has several Schecters, including an S-II in black cherry. I loved setting it up 7-38s. Super construction, but if you think your SG is headstock heavy, that one is more so. I like their guitars, unfortunately I do not find their necks intuitive. Schecter's tonal range and clarity are world class.
     
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    Very attractive guitar. I am curious to try one but do not think will add one to my collection.
     
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    It looks quality but too flashy for me, I prefer the classic look of a Gibby.
     
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    roflmao
     
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    If it played and sounded right I would be into it. Looks are OK but not knocking me dead.
     
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    It's nice, in fact I have owned a few Schecters and think they are generally really good. I still own an older Schecter C1-EA, I put real Duncans in it and it is fantastic...I use the piezo a lot for recording too. Having said that....if it were me....I would buy a used Standard SG for around the same price. If you ever sell, you will lose a lot on the Schecter and possibly make your money back on the Gibson. Just a fact.
     
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    I refuse to buy a new mass produced guitar based on how much money it'll be worth in the future. I'd rather have a guitar I can play, modify how I see fit, and just plain enjoy without worrying about scratches or dings harming my "investment".
     
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    I was under the impression that Schecter made cheapo guitars for metalheads. Guess I was wrong, that is one of the sexiest instruments I've ever seen
     
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    I like the wood grain but the shape is too much "sexiness" for me. Looks like and SG that dropped acid and never came down.
     
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    You're probably right about resale...

    I already have a standard and just looking for variety...

    Precisely...
     
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    Oh my god !
     
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    What? How could you even think about buying any guitar without first considering it within the broader context of your entire investment portfolio? How does your accountant even sleep at night?*

    As for the Schecter S-II, I do like the shape, I've always been into styles that succeed in blending the Strats asymmetrical horns with the SGs pointy horns. :) I think Hagstrom got it right many years ago, seen here on the reissued H-III:
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    Ignore the details, and see how the body shape blends the Strat rear bout into the design.

    Their Pat Smear signature model is a more Gibson-esque version of it:
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    But my current favourite is the Reverend Sensei. The asymmetrical rear can look odd in photos, but looks 'right' when it's being played. And when combined with the body contour, it's the most comfortable guitar I've ever played, standing or sitting:
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    *Kidding, of course... isn't there a grammatical rule about always using the word 'not' between 'guitar' & 'investment'? :)
     
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