Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-6 with Floyd Rose - Black

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Swamp Ash Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, 2 Active Humbucking Pickups, and Floyd Rose Tremolo - Gloss Black
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Built for Virtuoso Jeff Loomis

You can count on the Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR seven-string solidbody electric guitar for aggressive tone, epic sustain, and fast, fluid playability. A pair of Seymour Duncan active humbucking pickups coax a range of tone from your amplifier, while the set-neck construction enhances your note definition and sustain. The Ultra Thin "C" neck profile and extra-jumbo frets set the perfect foundation for blazing fretwork. As soon as the guitarists at Sweetwater saw the simple control layout, with just a single volume control and pickup selector, we knew the Schecter Jeff Loomis LF-7 FR was primed to rock.

Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Rich, flexible tone with a vintage vibe from Seymour Duncan active humbuckers
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge lets you carve out hardcore bends
  • A killer tonewood combo for rock and metal
Rich, flexible tone with a vintage vibe from Seymour Duncan active humbuckers

You've got incredible tone on tap with the Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR, which packs a pair of Seymour Duncan active humbuckers. These pickups give you the classic PAF-like tones that generations of guitar players have sought out. You'll marvel at the killer definition and presence of your sound, and the punch and headroom you'll get from your guitar. These pickups are optimized for a warm, smooth mid-range and expansive lows.

Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge lets you carve out hardcore bends

Schecter knows that serious shredders like you demand absolute performance out of their guitars. That's why they loaded the Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR with a real Floyd Rose 1500 Series tremolo bridge. A remake of the original Floyd Rose blade tremolo, this incredible bridge lets you grab on, rock out, and never worry about pulling your action out of whack. You'll get both the rock-solid reliability and the tight response you need when you rock out with a Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR!

A killer tonewood combo for rock and metal

When it comes to the aggressive bite, soaring lead tones and resonant harmonics you need to play today's most in-your-face rock and metal styles, you can count on the Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR. The combination of a lightweight ash body with a bright and spanky maple neck and fretboard forms the very basis of the Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR's tone, feel, and lively playing response. You don't even need to plug it in to feel how this axe springs to life with every note!

Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • High-performance electric guitar for modern aggressive rock and metal
  • Lightweight ash body provides punch and resonance
  • Hard maple neck and fretboard add spank plus bright attack and shine to your sound
  • Seymour Duncan active humbuckers provide punchy lows, tight mids, and free-flying highs
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series Tremolo bridge gives you easy flexibility and reliable stability
  • Locking tuners provide you with fine tuning control and stability
  • Ultra-access neck heel makes reaching the upper frets easy
Get ready to rock with the Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-6 FR.

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Doublecut
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Swamp Ash
Body Finish Gloss
Color Black
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape Ultra Thin C
Radius 16"
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Inlay Metal Crosses
Number of Frets 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.625"
Nut Material Locking nut
Bridge/Tailpiece Floyd Rose 1500 Series
Tuners Grover tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan 'Jeff Loomis' Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan 'Jeff Loomis' Humbucker
Controls 1 x Volume, 3-way toggle pickup switch
Strings Ernie Ball Regular Slinky
Manufacturer Part Number 417

Customer Reviews

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A Beast

Again Tyler Moore came through for me as well as the rest of Sweetwater. This is a beast super comfortable to play just strap it on and hold on for the ride. Being a big Jeff Loomis fan I had researched this guitar for awhile. When it arrived I was blown away the neck is fast and thin and plays incredible. Schecter knocked this one out of the park. This might be number 16 for me but it is clearly my number 1. Remember if Sweetwater doesn't have it you don't need it.
Music background: semi pro

JL6 Highlights

Some background first on me...I own more than 6 guitars, including a Jackson SL1 and Ibanez RG570, so I have something to make some legitimate comparisons against. (The Jackson has stock SD pickups, the Ibanez has all upgraded SD pickups). I also own several amps, including a Marshall JCM2000, Mesa Boogie Mark V and H/K Grandmeister 36, all of which have their own sound and personalities. Now, the JL6. I pre-ordered it because I was looking for a black guitar with a maple neck, and didn't want a Strat (prefer the dual humbucker design for my preference in rock/metal). I did not buy it because it was an artist signature model; I could care less and normally avoid that like the plague. I didn't "need" another guitar, but most of you reading this already know that really has no relation to our pretense for guitar acquisition. Anyhow, it arrived yesterday and I put a few hours on it so I figured I would share my experience for anyone that is considering this model. First, I've never owned or played a Schecter guitar, but like the designs they make so I figured "WTH". The guitar is made in S Korea, build quality is excellent. Probably better than I expected. The neck is straight as an arrow, smooth and fast. I had to lower the action on the Floyd Rose, but that is probably more personal preference than a negative. It only has a volume knob and 3 way switch: no tone which leads to the pickup review. The SD pickups are active, and the hottest and yet noisiest I've ever played. My normal settings on the Marshall and Mesa with my pedal board were not happy at all with these pickups. My EVH5150 pedal hated them. The H/K liked them the most and sounded respectable, bypassing the pedal board entirely and just using its internal effects. The bridge pickup is serious gain/metal, and after a few hours that's all I was playing. I never found a setting where the neck pickup was useful, mostly because it is muddy and too much low end. I assume I will end up changing at least that one out. Right now it's not a deal breaker, as the rest of the guitar is solid and easy to play. Hope this helps!
Music background: Hobbyist
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