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Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar  

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The Schecter Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar is loaded with the features that modern guitarists seek-like the beautifully figured, carved maple top on a basswood body with a comfortable double-cutaw... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Schecter Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar is loaded with the features that modern guitarists seek-like the beautifully figured, carved maple top on a basswood body with a comfortable double-cutaway that gives you full access to the fast maple neck fitted with a rosewood fingerboard with 24 extra-jumbo frets. A Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo system lets you dive-bomb without tuning fears. Dual Schecter Diamond Plus high-output alnico humbuckers provide an array of tones for every musical mood you need to express. The Schecter Omen FR Extreme's no-nonsense controls include a Master Volume and Tone control with push/pull coil-splitting, and a 3-way toggle switch.

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Features
  • Style: Double-cutaway solidbody
  • Body: Basswood
  • Construction: Bolt-on maple neck
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 24 extra-jumbo
  • Inlays: Vector
  • Pickups: Schecter Diamond Plus high-output alnico humbuckers
  • Electronics: Vol/Tone (with coil-splitting)/3-way toggle
  • Bridge: Licensed Floyd Rose locking tremolo
  • Binding: Multi-ply black/creme purfling with creme on top and headstock, creme on fretboard
  • Tuners: Schecter
  • Hardware: Black chrome
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Schecter Guitar ResearchOmen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (10)
  • Fun to play (9)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Good pick up (5)
  • Solid electronics (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (8)
  • Practicing (8)
  • Recording (5)
  • Small venues (5)
  • Rock concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Amazing one

when i went to buy a guitar , i didn't plan to get this one, i just had in my mind that , i need one Floyd rose with 24 frets.so i start plugging...Read complete review

when i went to buy a guitar , i didn't plan to get this one, i just had in my mind that , i need one Floyd rose with 24 frets.so i start plugging couple of guitars, but when i took this in my hand , i felt something is different , and i just keep playing this one, the neck is rounded so fits hand nicely , excellent finish , intonation was perfect. after purchasing i haven't change the string but still going good, stays in tune perfectly, i couldn't believe this quality guitar with low price!! the pick up is an excellent high output pickup. i did some shows with it, it never lets me down.becomes my good friend. just get this guitar guys , schecter is awsome!! an equal exchange between money and the guitar. worth every penny.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Too dark sounding

I was considering swapping out the bridge pickup, but I will return it. Had it not been noisy in single coil mode and too dark/muddy in humbucker mode, I would've kept it....Read complete review

I was considering swapping out the bridge pickup, but I will return it. Had it not been noisy in single coil mode and too dark/muddy in humbucker mode, I would've kept it. It actually plays very nice.

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5.0

Great guitar for the price!

By Joe

from East Brunswick, NJ

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

    Nice feel although frets could be filed down on the sides a little more. Every time I take it out of my case, someone tells me how great (black cherry color) it looks. Would like to upgrade to some Seymour Duncan pick ups, the factory ones can sound muddy at times.

     
    3.0

    Too dark sounding

    By kp

    from Pittsburgh, PA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • beautiful finish
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel

    Cons

    • muddy sounding
    • noisy when coil tapped
    • very dark sounding overall

    Best Uses

      Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

      I was considering swapping out the bridge pickup, but I will return it. Had it not been noisy in single coil mode and too dark/muddy in humbucker mode, I would've kept it. It actually plays very nice.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I'm in love!

      By JonaahFire

      from California

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

        I have been on and off with my playing for many years, and it is only within the last 6 years I have actually pursued becoming a professional guitarist. So many of my guitars can be used at shows, but are mostly for practice. This is my first performance guitar, I purchased online, based purely on the style of and the reviews without ever hearing how a Schechter sounded in person. I really liked the body of the guitar and the reviews were stellar so I said why not. The tuning of the guitar is unlike anything I have ever seen and I think this is what's most cool about the instrument, I do not have to worry about tuning my guitar every time I take it out of the bag. The strings are easy to strum and feel really smooth. I am officially in love. I think I will be using many Schecters.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfection

        By Steven

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

        Stunning! The action compares to top of the line Gibson's, The workmanship is unmatched, sound is Awsome. Can't find anything bad to say about it. It's a Perfect Guitar, worth every penny.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        love it

        By rod

        from phoenix

        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 Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

          its an excellent guitar I have no complaints, plays great action is good the FR is awesome Quality

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          NICE GUITAR!

          By S.D.O.T.D. Lover!

          from Decatur, Alabama

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

            This is a nice guitar! I bought the Black Cherry color and out of the box I was pleasantly surprised. This is a well made high quality guitar. Dual humbucker pups are great, has a good feel with a fast neck and low action easy to play axe. This guitar is a nice mid priced guitar. You won't be disappointed.

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Quite possibly the best guitar I've ever played

            By Kevin

            from Portland, OR

            Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

            I've been playing electric guitar on and off since the 60's. After selling my previous guitar (a Yamaha Pacifica), I went to Guitar Center and tried about 10 different guitars. My criteria was that I wanted at least 22 frets, I wanted humbucker pickups that had coil tapping so I could get both that "strat" sound and the full Les Paul sound, a whammy/trem bar, and a really playable neck with no buzzing or octave intonation problems. I tried LTD's, Ibanez, Fenders, PRS, BC Rich. Initially, I liked the Paul Reed Smith SE custom ($719), but then I tried the Schecter Hellraiser. The neck on this guitar was perfect. Thin, easy to hold and play. And 24 frets! However, the Hellraiser was around $800 and I had wanted to keep the price around $500. So I ordered the Schecter Omen 6 Extreme FR. It plays great, the neck feels just like the Hellraiser, it has Schecter humbucker pickups with coil tapping, and that amazing Floyd Rose locking whammy bar. I love this guitar. While I usually play rock and roll, I spent a couple of hours today just playing clean chords with no distortion. The sound is amazing on this guitar. Very rich, deep tone. And if you pull up on the tone control, the humbuckers go to single coil pickups and sound much like a strat. I am so impressed by the playability of this guitar. I have used the whammy bar over and over again, and the guitar just refuses to go out of tune. Compared to a regular bridge system, where if you bend notes too hard you have to retune, this stays in tune seemingly no matter how crazy you get with your bends-because the strings are locked at the bridge and locked down at the nut at the head of the guitar. Of course, if you crank up the gain on your amp, this thing will crunch with the best of them, and sustain even at fairly low volumes. The finish on the guitar is impeccable, and stunning, a deep red. Even the tech who replaced my strings for me (I wanted lower gauge strings) complimented the finish on the body of the guitar. I have not found a single problem or complaint with this guitar. It plays better than guitars costing twice as much. Highly recommended, especially for the price.

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome Guitar

            By Rod2096

            from Raleigh, NC

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording

              Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

              I purchased this guitar in November after trying it out at the guitar store. The tremolo system is outstanding and stays in tune no matter how you beat on it. But you must choose between standard tuning or other, like drop D, and stay with that while practicing or jamming as changing the tuning takes longer than just tuning a few strings. But by design, once you get it tuned it stays amazingly in tune. The pick ups that came with it were just OK and the tone knob didn't noticeably change tone. I wanted to try some active pick ups anyway, so I installed some EMG 85/81's (yeah that was fun dismantaling the entire electronic section) and now this guitar is even better and sounds amazing. The action, for me, is perfect. If you're looking for an electric guitar and want bang for your buck, this guitar is excellent. You may even like the factory pickups depending on what you like to play. Just another guitar players opinion. Some like Strats and some like Les Pauls. Both are outstanding guitars but I think I found the best of both worlds.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Guitar at any Price! Plays and sounds amazing.

              By RICK MASELLI

              from Akron, Ohio

              Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

              I own a vintage Gibson guitar and since I have started playing out again after several years, I decided I did not want to take it to the gigs and leave it during the breaks and take a chance on something happening to it. So I decided to look for a replacement in the $400.00 range. I needed it to sound good and look good too. So I took a trip to guitar center and played about 6 guitars in that range. I tried the Schecter and thought the neck was really nice and it was easy to play. The sound was great because with or without effects, I could get lots of different tones and great sustain. Plus, I wanted the trem bar because my Gibson has a Bigsby Shaker bar. But the best part is that after I made my decision to by this guitar, the first time a tried it for our rehearsal, I was so impressed at how much more I could do with this thing then I could even do with my Gibson. So now I am playing it in more songs then before and loving it. We play rock, soul, Motown, British rock and blues, and I can make it fit perfectly into each of these styles. Schecter makes great guitars and this is one of them. Thanks.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Add me to the club of "likes" - 4 and 1/2 stars

              By MINH PHAM

              from Boynton Beach, FL

              Comments about Schecter Guitar Research Omen Extreme-6 FR Electric Guitar:

              My first Schecter at a 15% discount: I love it. Some highlights of why I really like this guitar: ** WEIGHT ** This guitar is lighter than my Epi LP ** VERSATILITY/SOUND ** Both humbucking and coil splitting modes sound good. The sustain is better than my other guitars. ** PRICE ** Slightly less expensive than a MIM or Epi LP, but the playing feel (in my opinion) is better ** LOOKS ** I got the the black cherry, and this baby looks good. I like the guitar shape as well. ** PLAYABILITY ** Right out to the box, the guitar was already in tune and playable. It just has the feel of a fast guitar. The action is slightly higher than I would like, but that can be taken care of later (via a proper setup) I give this a 4 and 1/2 stars because a 5 would imply perfection. I did find a couple of "imperfection" in the back of the guitar and the neck's finish. Not a big deal; this guitar is still a keeper for me. I also don't have much experience with a Floyd Rose and locking nut, and will need to spend some time with this to see how that experience factor into the rating. Given what I found out with this purchase, I would definitely recommend this guitar to beginners and intermediate players. But like everything else, you should try it for yourself before buying it.

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