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Schecter Guitar Research Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar Charcoal Burst

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The Schecter Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar combines professional-level features into one affordable guitar. If you're looking for modern versatility and traditional style, this ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The Schecter Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar combines professional-level features into one affordable guitar. If you're looking for modern versatility and traditional style, this is it.

The Banshee-6 body is well-balanced with a mahogany body topped by a nice piece of quilted maple proudly displayed through its burst finish. The bolt-on maple neck features a rosewood fretboard, 24 extra-jumbo frets and Schecter's satisfying UltraThin C profile. 

Versatile electronics comprise an HSS pickup configuration with a push/pull tone control to that splits the bridge pickup for single-coil sounds. Hardware is top notch and features a Schecter Exclusive Floyd Rose Hot Rod bridge finished in black chrome. Case sold separately.

Features

Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Quilted Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: UltraThin C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 16 in.
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Vector
  • Nut width: 1.656 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Neck: Diamond single-coil
  • Middle: Diamond single-coil
  • Bridge: Diamond double-coil
  • Brand: Schecter
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil split
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Floyd Rose special Hot Rod locking
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast
  • Color: Black chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: South Korea
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Schecter Guitar ResearchBanshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar
 
3.7

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5.0

Beautiful Guitar

By Evan

from Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar:

I bought this guitar for mostly casual playing, as I am currently learning guitar. It is very different from the Epiphone I was using before, so I had to get used some features like the locking nut and floyd rose bridge, but after a week, I couldn't have chosen better. The neck is perfectly thin but not too wide, and the body is comfortable too. Also I have the blue version and it is one of the most beautiful guitars I've ever seen.

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5.0

Solid, beautiful guitar

By David

from Charlotte, NC

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • Great quality
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Not the greatest pickups

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Rock Concerts
  • Small Venues

Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar:

After seeing so little reviews on this guitar, I felt I should chime in and let you guys know how great it really is. Yes the floyd rose bridge is "hard" to set up for most, but honestly it is really fun to learn how to properly set it up and use. The craftsmanship is top-notch, the design and build quality is amazing, and the playability and feel are superb. I really love this guitar with one exception, the pickups. They're "not bad" pickups, but they're definitely not the greatest sounding ones out there. I've never liked any tone that has come out of Schecters at this price range, but I can't really complain too much since they sound good enough. My first and only mod to mine will be changing these flat sounding pickups to give it the life that it looks, and feels like it has already.

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1.0

This is such a pain

By Mey

from Pa Langhorne

Pros

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Banshee-6 FR Extreme Solid Body Electric Guitar:

    Okay the tuning and restringing aren't worth it
    My guitar broke while stringing and I don't recommend getting this style
    Get the other one and paint it the color you desire but as for as this one
    I don't like it because I could've tuned 3 guitars than taking 15min to tune this one and the locking tuners aren't good also don't get a guitar with the Bridge being able to come up or else you're gonna regret it, I sure did and now I'm trading it in!

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