Solo 6 Guitars Lamont CA

This is a straight-ahead, single-cut, twohumbucker guitar, and what you see is what you get: typical killer workmanship and quality hardware. What you don’t see is the Ultra Access neck joint (a very welcome change from the days of yore), a meaty neck profile to support your hand, a push-pull Tone pot for splitting the pickups’ coils, and an amazing amount of acoustic ring and sustain.

California Keyboards
(661) 327-5397
100 Oak St
Bakersfield, CA

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The Music Connection
(661) 323-3057
1000 E Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion

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Harmonic Design
(661) 321-0395
325 Jefferson St
Bakersfield, CA
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Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Front Porch Music
(661) 325-7161
1711 19Th St
Bakersfield, CA

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Buskers Music
(661) 633-1913
4903 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Performance Piano
(661) 327-5397
100 Oak St
Bakersfield, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral

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Pianos Casa De Musica
(661) 872-2302
3000 Mall View Rd Ste 1053
Bakersfield, CA
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral

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Gonzales Music
(661) 873-7700
2301 Gale Ave
Bakersfield, CA
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Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Alans Kern Guitar World
(661) 322-7323
1217 19Th St
Bakersfield, CA
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Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Stockdale Piano
(661) 396-9783
4903 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA
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Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano

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Solo 6 Standard

gp0710_gearsche_0702This is a straight-ahead, single-cut, twohumbucker guitar, and what you see is what you get: typical killer workmanship and quality hardware. What you don’t see is the Ultra Access neck joint (a very welcome change from the days of yore), a meaty neck profile to support your hand, a push-pull Tone pot for splitting the pickups’ coils, and an amazing amount of acoustic ring and sustain. The upper register of the high-E string was a little plinky and threatened to fret out on bends, but I was able to mitigate this by raising the action a bit at the bridge.

The amplified tones (through the Randall) could cover everything from gutsy protorock and blues to smoky jazz and modern shred. Even though I normally don’t mess with Volume and Tone knobs much, I found myself constantly adjusting these because of their awesome rubber grip rings. The range of the Volume knobs was very usable but the Tone knob didn’t seem to do much from 10 down to around 2, after which it acted almost like an on/off switch. I grew to really dig that, though, because it gave rise to some sweet Danny Gatton/Roy Buchanan wah tricks. This is my favorite neck of all the guitars reviewed here and was just plain fun to play. When you add it all up—the looks, feel, construction, and tone—it’s no surprise that you’re seeing more and more Schecters on stages these days. Nicely done.

CONTACT Schecter Guitars, schecterguitars.com

PRICE $799 retail/$549 street

NUTWIDTH 1 11/16"

NECK 24 3/4" 3-piece se...

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