Schecter KM-7 (Keith Merrow) Signature Thread

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by MikeH, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. cardinal

    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    It’s an obvious take on the plates like Blackmachine uses, and Blackmachine uses non-recessed hex head screws to hold it on.

    Maybe that’s what Schecter should use too if they can’t recess the screws (the hex heads at least won’t snag anything).

    To me it’s sloppy looking and you should not see sloppy looking things on a $5k guitar. If the body is too thin to properly execute a useless cosmetic feature: the better course is to NOT DO IT. At least to me.

    That said, it wouldn’t stop me from buying one if I otherwise liked the guitar specs. It’s just not a big deal.
     
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    No you just asked if you were being too picky, my answer was that in my opinion you are.

    I agree that attention to detail is important I think if you're looking at the pictures close enough to notice that "issue" with the screws, you should also notice that clearly they have paid attention to detail in every other aspect and that the guitars are infect close to flawless.

    I personally would say they are flawless and would not count that as a flaw, maybe seeing it in person would change my mind but too me this guitar looks like a work of art. And I am someone who does prefer to buy higher end instruments (Mayones, Gibson, ect) for the very reasons you mentioned
     
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    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    Gibson is a good example for me. I’ve bought some fairly pricey Gibsons. NONE have been flawless. There’s always some niggle I could pick about the binding or paint bleed or whatever. But I don’t care as long as it’s a Les Paul that does what a Les Paul should do.
     
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    Yeah I need to take a picture of mine, there is like the tiniest bit of paint on the binding like barely percetible down by the 21st fret, I know some people would return it for that, for me whatever the guitar is still amazing.
     
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    Gibson players tend to say they don't spend big money on a flawless instrument, but on a spectacular sounding one. That's not totally out of mind either. Schecter USA CS tend to make flawless AND great sounding stuff tho.
     
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    Yeah I hope to grab a Schecter USA at some point in the future, could maybe cure my explorer gas at the same time since Schecter does make a nice explorer shape.
     
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    You gotta be very patient for a USA E-1 or V-1 tho
     
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    Yeah I can use the waiting time to figure out how to sneak it into the house without the wife noticing.
     
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    Well it won't take SO MUCH time :fawk:
     
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    What is this (model)?
     
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    Import Km7III
     
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    My god. I hope the price on those isnt outrageous.
     
  15. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Be prepared, I guarantee it will. I'll eat a shoe if this thing is under $1300.
     
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    I'd be surprised if it's under 1700. Korean made stuff has gotten more expensive, that's not a surprise, but it's not easy to find a guitar with those specs in a way cheaper price range
     
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    I can basically guarantee it'll be over 1500. that's what new km7 mkii are going for, and there's no way these will be retailing for less (at least initially).
     
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    1500 in USA, 2k for everyone else :coffee:
     
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    That's why used market exists :fawk:
     
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    Yeah, but how often these will even pop out for sale. There isn't that much KM signatures in Europe at used market.
     

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