Keeping with the standard line features, the Damien Riot includes a 25-1/2" scale rosewood/maple bolt-on neck with black pearl bat inlays and an evil satin black finish. The sleek horns and full cutaw... Click To Read More About This Product
Keeping with the standard line features, the Damien Riot includes a 25-1/2" scale rosewood/maple bolt-on neck with black pearl bat inlays and an evil satin black finish. The sleek horns and full cutaway allows easy access to the upper frets, while the EMG-HZ pickups and string-through body design provide hard hitting sounds to punish the unfaithful. Schecter tuners and a GraphTech nut round out the package.
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Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Damien Riot Electric Guitar:
Great body shape, balances well either sitting or standing. The EMG humbuckers are full-on heavy metal pickups, with a good reputation, and they work as expected. The control cavity appears well-shielded, and the wiring is nice and tidy. The Grover tuners are smooth, and hold tune very well. Factory set-up is top-notch, action is low without buzzing, just needed a tiny bit of tweaking to the intonation. The satin black finish on the body looks great, and seems to be quite durable. The neck is straight as an arrow, with a nice thin finish on the back that lets you slide up and down effortlessly. The fingerboard is a nice thick piece of rosewood, and the frets are low and wide for easy bending. Speaking of the frets, they are well finished, with no rough edges, and no high/low spots that I can find. Haven't tried adjusting the truss rod yet, as there hasn't been any need to. The only weak point I can find is the truss rod cover, which is held on with one screw, and flops around, even with the screw fully tightened. I may add another screw to hold it in place more securely. All in all, an excellent guitar, especially at this price point.
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