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Schecter Sun Valley SS 7-FR III in Aurora Burst

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Elliot Stent

The Sun Valley series goes back in time to Schecter's roots, when the company was known as a premium guitar mod shop. Letting the hair metal shredders of the era upgrade their tame Strats with high-output pickups and locking tremolo systems, the Sun Valley Super Shredder III is a pure-bred Superstrat on steroids!

With an assortment of high-end features and refinements to meet the demands of modern players, most notably the addition of a 7th string, Schecter have really gone to town with this instrument. 

Schecter Sun Valley Shredders - Going back to their Californian roots!

Construction:

A Mahogany body gives this guitar a substantial feel and weight, providing a darker tone with plenty of definition in the mid-range. Adorned with a stunning Quilted Maple top finished in a gorgeous Aurora Burst, this guitar will draw in lots of attention not just for its excellent tones, but also for its elegant looks.

A 'thin C' neck profile provides great comfort, thick enough for easily strumming chords but also slim enough to give you amazing playability for leads. Constructed of Maple, you can expect a snappy response with plenty of attack when playing fast intricate riffs or complex solos. And with 24 extra-jumbo frets, your fingers will simply fly up and down the fretboard.

Hardware and Electronics:

The 1500 series Floyd Rose tremolo will ensure optimal tuning stability, even after the most brutal of divebombs and flutters. A set of EMG Retro Active pickups will deliver all of those nostalgic 80s tones, but with more aggression and bite to suit the modern metaller. The thick-sounding humbucker will handle high-gain all day long, whilst the single-coils can sound angelic with a clean tone, especially with a cheesy-sounding chorus! 

Specifications

Body

  • Top Contour: Flat Top
  • Dexterity: Right Handed
  • Construction: Bolt-on
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Top Material: Quilted Maple
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose 1500 Series

Neck

  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Inlays: Offset/Reverse Dots
  • Scale: 26.5” (673mm)
  • Neck Shape: Thin ‘C’
  • Thickness: @ 1st Fret- .787” (20mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .866” (22mm)
  • Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 14” (355mm)
  • Nut: Floyd Rose 1500 Series
  • Nut Width: 1.874” (47.6mm)
  • Tuners: Schecter
  • Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32” (4mm) Allen Nut

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70
  • Middle Pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil
  • Neck Pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil
  • Controls: Volume/Tone/5-Way Switch
  • Battery Compartment: 9-volt Clip-in Battery Compartment

Accessories

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