Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 - Satin Black

8-string Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, 3-pc Maple Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, and 2 Active Humbucking Pickups - Satin Black
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$949.00
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Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 - Satin Black
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A Great Deal on a Sweet 8-string Guitar!

Grab a Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 solidbody 8-string electric guitar and prepare to rock! A fantastic guitar for shredding, the Blackjack SLS C-8 packs high-end features into a rock-solid instrument. Together with its slimmer mahogany body and thinner maple neck, the Blackjack SLS C-8 delivers hard-hitting lows and soaring top end. And thanks to its pair of hard-hitting Seymour Duncan Blackout active humbucking pickups, you can expect a ton of fat, chunky, riff-ready tone from your Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8!

Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 Solidbody 8-string Electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Rock-solid construction with high-end appointments

  • Active Seymour Duncan humbuckers deliver the massive tone you demand
  • Hipshot Custom-8 bridge with string-through-body design provides amazing stability
Rock-solid construction with high-end appointments

When you pick up a Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 guitar, you'll be amazed by all of the details and finishing touches that make this a truly remarkable instrument. Its classic black cosmetics let the audience know you mean business, and the intricate inlays in its ebony fretboard add a special touch of class. What's more, these details aren't just cosmetic. The Blackjack SLS C-8 features a set neck with an Ultra Access heel carve, which gives you easy access to those higher, hard-to-reach frets.

Active Seymour Duncan humbuckers deliver the massive tone you demand

From classic rock snarl to silky-smooth leads, a pair of Seymour Duncan Blackout active humbuckers make getting the tone you want out of your Blackjack SLS C-8 easy. These pickups give you wide tonal range, excellent headroom, and exceptional low-noise performance. Together, the range of tone these humbuckers give your Blackjack SLS C-8 is enough to put a smile on any rocker's face.

Hipshot Custom-8 bridge with string-through-body design provides amazing stability

If you love the stability and ultra-fast response of a hardtail bridge, then you'll feel right at home with a Blackjack SLS C-8. To give the Blackjack SLS C-8 the performance you demand, Schecter didn't just grab any old bridge, they gave the Blackjack SLS C-8 a Hipshot Custom-8 bridge. The Custom-8 locks down your action, keeping your intonation solid and your harmonics crisp. Combined with the its string-through-body design, this setup gives the Blackjack SLS C-8 truly epic sustain!

Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8 Solidbody 8-string Electric Guitar Features:

  • Fully featured 8-string solidbody electric guitar made for modern playing styles

  • Color: Satin Black
  • Slim body style and thin neck provide you with fast action and a comfortable feel
  • Great tone from a rich mahogany body and responsive maple neck
  • Active Seymour Duncan pickups deliver a huge range of tone
  • 3-piece maple neck reinforced with carbon fiber rods
  • Set neck with Ultra Access heel carve gives you easy access to your upper frets
  • Neck-though-body design adds impressive sustain to your tone
For an amazing deal on a killer 8-string guitar, pick up a Schecter Blackjack SLS C-8!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape C
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 8
Body Material Mahogany
Color Satin Black
Neck Material 3-pc maple
Neck Shape Ultra Thin Profile
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 24, jumbo
Scale Length 28"
Bridge/Tailpiece Hipshot Custom-8
Tuners Locking tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan Active Blackout Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan Active Blackout Humbucker
Controls 2 x Volume, Master Tone, 3-way selector
Strings Schecter Decimator, (.010-.074)
Manufacturer Part Number 1058

Customer Reviews

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4.5/5

A classy 28" scale masterpiece without totally killing your wallet.

I'll start out by stating that I rarely spend this kind of money on a guitar. I am in the $400-$700 range and am usually satisfied. Let me tell you, this guitar blows me away with the build quality, features, and of course the playability. I have played both the Skull inlay version as well as my dot inlay version, and they are both exactly the same, minus the inlays. Schecter got it right with the satin finish, binding, neck-through construction, volute, and those INLAYS. I have the first of its kind that I have seen anywhere on the web (believe me, I've searched and searched). The locking tuners are flawless. The Hipshot bridge is a sexy addition. Even the Duncan Blackouts are very nice, emulating a passive pup so well that you may be fooled, though there is a touch of gain to them (IMO). Knobs and selector switch are well placed, though I bump the bridge pup volume control from time to time, can't hold that against Schecter because it is due to my playing style. Overall, this is a 4.5 star guitar because nothing is perfect, though it is quite close for the price. :)
Music background: Musician, Engineer
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