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Schecter Keith Merrow Signature KM-7 MK-III Standard in Trans Black Burst

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Elliot Stent

Schecter teamed up with metal instrumentalist Keith Merrow to bring his vision of the perfect guitar to life. The result is the KM-7 MK-III, a 7-string baritone-scale beast boasting exotic woods and faultless hardware. As the third iteration of Merrow's popular signature guitar, the KM-7 MK-III is arguably the most comfortable and playable instrument that Schecter has ever conceived - making it perfect for touring and the studio.

Construction

A swamp ash body gives this guitar a light feel, perfect for long sets where an ergonomic instrument is necessary. Giving you a full-bodied sound, this serves as the perfect tonal foundation for the high-output Schecter Diamond KM pickups; bringing out the best of their qualities. Adorned with a beautiful Quilted Maple top - this guitar will get plenty of attention on stage!

The Schecter KM-7 MK-III's ultra thin "C" neck profile provides further comfort, enabling fast runs and lead lines without any hindrance. Constructed of a mixture of Roasted Maple and standard Maple tonewoods, you can expect a snappy response with plenty of mid-range attack. The roasting process also removes any moisture from the material, which along with the 5-piece design ensures rock solid stability in differing climates.

Electronics & Hardware

One of the most noteworthy features of this instrument is its dual dose of Schecter Diamond KM humbuckers. Delivering ultra-hot tones that can handle copious amounts of gain, these pickups have lots of upper mid-range bite that makes them particularly useful with high-gain amplifiers. But they aren't built solely for distortion, as with clean tones they sound warm and pure - perfect for softly-picked arpeggios or chords. And with the ability to engage a coil-split function, you can attain those glassy single-coil tones too!

The Schecter custom hardtail bridge is machined super-smoothly, enabling comfortable palm-muting. Its high-mass design also ensures superb sustain and fullness, especially in conjunction with the string-thru-body format.

Specifications

  • Model Name: Keith Merrow KM-7 Mk-III Standard
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia

Body

  • Hardware Colour: Black
  • Top Contour: Radius Top
  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Body Material: Swamp Ash
  • Top Material: Quilted Maple
  • Binding: Black 1-ply
  • Bridge: Schecter Custom Hardtail w/ String Thru Body

Neck

  • Tuners: Schecter
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Neck Material: Roasted Maple/Maple 5-pc w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
  • Inlays: Aluminum Offset/Reverse Circles
  • Side Dot Markers: Glow In The Dark
  • Scale: 26.5” (673mm)
  • Neck Shape: Ultra Thin ‘C’
  • Thickness: @ 1st Fret- .763” (19.4mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .822” (20.9mm)
  • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 12”-16” Compound Radius
  • Nut: Ernie Ball Compensated Nut
  • Nut Width: 1.889” (48mm)
  • Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ Heel Access Spoke Wheel

Electronics

  • Controls: Volume/3-Way Pickup Switch/2-way Coil Split Toggle Switch
  • Bridge Pickup: Schecter Diamond KM Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Schecter Diamond KM Humbucker

Accessories

  • Knobs: Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw
  • Strings: Ernie Ball 7-String (.009/.011/.016/.026/.036/.046/.062)
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