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Schecter Guitar Research Hellraiser Extreme-4 Electric Bass Guitar Satin Crimson Red Burst

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Schecter's Hellraiser Extreme-4 electric bass guitar is a premium instrument made with top notch woods and electronics. This bass is truly a work of artistic craftsmanship.

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Schecter's Hellraiser Extreme-4 electric bass guitar is a premium instrument made with top notch woods and electronics. This bass is truly a work of artistic craftsmanship.

The Hellraiser Extreme-4 has a multi-laminate maple and walnut neck. It's made from 3 pieces of maple and 2 center strips of walnut. This well balanced combination of select wood takes the bright tones of maple and adds a dark tone from the walnut strips. It's often used for Thru neck construction, giving the acoustic tone of the instrument a perfect string vibration transfer to the body. The ebony fingerboard has a snappy, crisp attack with the density of Maple, but with more brittle grains, oilier pores, and a stronger fundamental tone than Maple. It has a tremendous amount of percussive overtones in the pick attack, that mute out shortly thereafter to foster great, long sustain.

Inside the Hellraiser Extreme-4 are both single and dual-coil EMG 35TW pickups, each with its own output. The single-coil mode is a new version of the J pickup built in the CS (ceramic and steel). The dual-coil mode is the popular CS dual-coil consisting of two coils opposite one another creating a pickup similar to model 35CS. A push/pull volume pot allows you to change from the clarity of a single-coil to the fatness of a dual-coil.

Grover Bass tuners top off this bad boy. The Grover ˜MINI" is lightweight, compact and durable for modern electric basses. Gear ratio is 20:1. Housing is specially machined to achieve the precise tolerance that prevents slippage and allows fine tuning. Sealed gear box has permanent lubrication that makes the MINI friction-free for life.

Case sold separately.

Features
  • Neck-thru construction w/ultra access
  • Mahogany body w/Quilted Maple top
  • Multi-laminate maple & walnut neck
  • Ebony finger board w/ 24X jumbo frets
  • Mother of Pearl gothic cross inlays
  • Mother of Pearl multi-ply bindings
  • Grover bass tuners
  • EMG 35TW pickups
  • Vol (tap)/Vol (tap)/EMG active 18v B64 3-band EQ
  • Schecter custom string-thru body or top load bridge
  • 34" Scale
  • Black chrome hardware
  • Case sold separately
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Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.


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Schecter Guitar ResearchHellraiser Extreme-4 Electric Bass Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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3.0

A Good Bass But Not For Me

By Tuna27

from Connecticut

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Good finish
  • High Quality
  • Very playable
  • Well Appointed

Cons

  • Unbalanced Tone

Best Uses

  • All venues

Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Hellraiser Extreme-4 Electric Bass Guitar:

The Schecter Hellraiser Extreme 4 is a very well made bass that is extraordinarily well appointed. The hardware and design- pickups, materials, fingerboard and fretwork, neck and string through body- is all excellent. This is one of the best handling, and fastest, basses I ever touched, and I've been playing multi-style for 40 years. However, there is something about the preamp (EMG) that kept me from getting the tone I was looking for. After a few days of wrestling with the settings I had to concede (with great disappointment) that this beauty was not for me. It was boomy and unbalanced (sonically, the body physically balances quite well) . The response was better with a pick than fingerstyle. The split coil EMGs were quite good and one couild speculate that the problem lies with the preamp, which is somewhat hot (18v) with a fixed midrange frequency. I found the tone shaping to be troublesome and inconsistent. With that, if the tone signature matches one's desires, that player will be mighty happy; I require greater flexibility and balance. While the source of my issue could possibly be the string set, a good system should be able to still produce a balanced tone. Mine was returned.

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Hellraiser

By bassplayer

from earth

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Hellraiser Extreme-4 Electric Bass Guitar:

    this this is sick

    (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome Bass

    By Zachary Edd

    from Beaumont, Tx

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Hellraiser Extreme-4 Electric Bass Guitar:

    This beast of a bass has everything a rock/metal bass player could possibly ask for, and more. It plays and sounds excellent, has a nice look, is light weight, and very durable. The EMG active pickups and 3 band EQ are top notch. I HIGHLY recommend this bass to any rock/metal bass player looking for a very nice bass at a semi-affordable rate.

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