NGD - Schecter PT with Bigsby

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Tele Convert, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. Tele Convert

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    Got this the other day. Wanted a HH tele with a bigsby and the big F doesn't offer anything like that. The action is extremely high, so I've got a little work to do on it to get it setup how I like it. Overall, very pleased.

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  2. Dan R

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    Pretty cool. I heard some good things about Schecter. As far as the action, are the saddles just too high? How do you like the pickups?
     
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    I'd say fit and finish is similar to a MIM fender. Pickups are decent, they're better than stock epi pups but maybe not quite Duncan quality. Need some more time to decide on that.
    It has a roller TOM bridge, which I lowered but was greeted with lots of string buzz. Boss from work brought in some setup tools for me to borrow, will be doing some work on it over the weekend.
     
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    Thats one pretty Schecter, I might have to look into those
     
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    That looks pretty rad! I have a Schecter bass and it's amazing. Not cheap, but well worth it for me (I've also had some cheap basses as well.) If I ever see a PT like that or an S-1 to try out in a store it will be hard to resist.
     
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    It is pretty! It was hard to get a decent picture because it's a dark red metallic. It either shows up really dark in low light, and dang near magenta when you add light. The headstock does match the body, I swear! :lol:

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    Good luck finding one to try :lol: They have em listed on Schecters site, but none of the big retailers show them. There were only a few on eBay.
     
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    What's the neck like (profile, width, thickness, etc.)?
    Standard sized humbuckers?
     
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    Man that's a good looking guitar. Congrats.
     
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  10. Tele Convert

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    Thanks man, I'm really enjoying it.

    Neck specs -
    Radius - 14"
    Nut width - 1.653"
    Thickness - .787 @ 1st fret, .866 @ 12th

    It's quite thin. My standard MIM strat felt like a baseball bat after playing it.
    Pickups are regular sized. The push-pulls makes for lots of combos. Middle position with neck split and full bridge sounds like a strat 2 or 4 position. The only sound I haven't cared for is the bridge split by itself, it's pretty weak.
     
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