C-1 SPECIAL Satin Metallic Light Blue

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The Schecter C-1 SPECIAL is an amazing deal. It brings an extensive list of features within reach of almost any budget. The mahogany body is beautifully sculpted and available in some eye-catching fin... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Schecter C-1 SPECIAL is an amazing deal. It brings an extensive list of features within reach of almost any budget. The mahogany body is beautifully sculpted and available in some eye-catching finishes that belie this guitar's price point. The bolt-on maple neck is designed for speed and playing ease with a comfortable fretboard radius and 24 extra-jumbo frets. Powerful Duncan Designed pickups are wired to a master volume and a push/pull tone control for coil-tapping and rapid tone-tweaking. A string-thru-body bridge system adds sustain while making intonation adjustments a snap. Case sold separately.

Features
  • Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Mahogany
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Shape: C thin
  • Wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Finish: Gloss polyurethane
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 14"
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65" (42mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: HB-101N
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: HB-102B
  • Brand: Duncan Designed
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil tap
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: String thru body
  • Tuning machines: Schecter
  • Color: Black
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Dealer exclusive
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Info not available
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.


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Schecter Guitar ResearchC-1 SPECIAL
 
5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (6)
  • Good pick up (6)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)
  • Good feel (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (6)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Recording (5)
  • Rock concerts (5)
  • Small venues (5)
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    • Experienced (6)

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5.0

Great entry level guitar

By Jon

from Alabama

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Lack of bevel on top of guitar body

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

Out of all the guitars I have owned over the years, I think this one deserves a permanent spot in my collection. Fun to play, action was playable off the hangar but after some tweaking it is a dream to play. Matte gold finish looks great. Pick ups sound good. I agree with the other review the top edge where you rest your forearm can lead to some minor soreness. But as you play it you will get used to it and adjust your playing style. My nephew liked my Schecter so much he got an Omen 6. So if you like a beefy tone with dual humbuckers to hammer out some heavy riffs. This is the brand to go after.

 
5.0

Best guitar ever

By Aarons55540

from MN

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

    This is by far the best guitar I own. Everything about this guitar is perfection. Do not discontinue this item Schecter...

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Buy

    By Trapper

    from Madison Hgts, MI

    Pros

    • Price Quality Playabily

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

        This guitar caught my eye immediately with it's atomic orange body and head-stock. The instant I picked it up I knew I had to have it. I figured I would add it to my collection, throw some heavier strings on it and leave it drop tuned. Even though it's more of an entry level guitar it sounded great. As the other reviewer stated, it comes with Duncan Design pick-ups, which are not Duncan brand, but still sounds pretty darn good (I may swap them out eventually for something different). Anyhow, I find that I can't put this thing down! It's light weight (compared to my Les Paul) is a joy to play with! I love the push/pull tone control for coil-tapping and quick tone-tweaking. My only complaint (and this really isn't a complaint) is that the edge of the body is very sharp and really bites into your arm. (nothing an armband won't fix) A slight bevel on the top edge would have been great.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        One of the Best Guitars Out There for the Money

        By Brian

        from Escondido, CA.

        Site Member

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

        I can't believe I'm the first one to review this product, but I had to write about how thrilled I am with this purchase. I've had this guitar for about a month and a half and had a hard time putting it down in favor of the other 7 or 8 guitars in my collection--I think it's my favorite now. Schecter makes GREAT quality products with superior quality control to begin with, so the low price tag on this one was an even bigger benefit. It has great pickups (Duncan Designed), which while not real Seymour Duncans, they really aren't far below the real thing. The action and intonation were great out of the box (I got one still in the box), so no real set-up adjustments were necessary (which is rare for any other guitar I've owned). The strings are nice and have stayed close to in tune, and the gold finish is SWEET! I would highly recommend this guitar--I use it a lot for both performance and recording (it's lighter than some of my other guitars) and has a great feel.

         
        5.0

        I would recommend this item to a friend

        By rocketrob

        from citrus heights, ca

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics
        • Very Nice Neck

        Cons

        • Finish Not Very Durable

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

        Plays best w/ 10-46gauge strings, hot bridge posisition pick up, great sustain, stays in tune very well and a tone knob I actually use, finish not real durable but I love this guitar.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        One of my favorite guitars

        By sjvg76

        from boise

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Excellent Neck
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Light Weight
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Anything
        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

        Very easy to play. Consider this a very good intermediate level players guitar. Solid and fit finish. Got a really great deal on this one. Highly recommend if you have smaller hands and like to play fast.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect Guitar

        By comagicon

        from boise

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Nice Countour And Edges
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Absolutely None

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

        This guitar is perfect for the price. I have the one that is gold color. Looks much nicer when than the picture. Don't have to worry about being too nice either.

        (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        i would definitely buy this guitar again

        By RockingRick

        from Hillsville, VA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Schecter Guitar Research C-1 SPECIAL:

          i have been playing better than 25 years, i have played just about every guitar out there, til i got this guitar and i am totally sold i won't play nothing else. The sound, the feel, is everything i have ever dreamed of and so much more. It has low action, great sound, and is all around a great guitar!!

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