Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-7 with Floyd Rose - Vampyre Red Satin

7-string Solidbody Electric Guitar with Swamp Ash Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, 2 Active Humbucking Pickups, and Floyd Rose Tremolo - Vampyre Red Satin
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Signature 7-string with Attitude

You can count on the Schecter Jeff Loomis JL-7 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-7 FR 7-string 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-7 FR, which packs a pair of Seymour Duncan signature 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 seven-string performance with 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-7 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-7 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 simply can't beat the Jeff Loomis JL-7 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-7 FR electric guitar'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-7 FR 7-string Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • High-performance 7-string 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
  • Grover 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-7 FR!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Doublecut
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 7
Body Material Swamp Ash
Body Finish Satin
Color Vampyre Red Satin
Neck Material Maple/Walnut Multi-ply
Neck Shape Ultra Thin C
Fingerboard Material Maple, 16" radius
Fingerboard Inlay Metal Crosses
Number of Frets 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
Scale Length 26.5"
Nut Width 1.874"
Bridge/Tailpiece Floyd Rose 1500 Series
Tuners Grover tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan 'Jeff Loomis' Signature Active
Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan 'Jeff Loomis' Signature Active
Controls 1 x Volume, 3-way switch
Strings Ernie Ball 7-String
Manufacturer Part Number 419

Customer Reviews

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5/5

Best 7 string out there

This guitar is awesome! Killer playability sweet low action, pickups sound amazing.
Music background: Nomad
5/5

Jeff Loomis 7 string with Floyd Rose

I'm very happy with this guitar. This is the second Schecter Jeff Loomis guitar I've owned. I bought one back in 2010. Personally, I'm not a big Schecter fan, but they made something special with this model. I am definitely a fan of the JL7. I had never had a chance to play the Seymour Duncan Blackouts prior to buying this guitar. The first JL7 I bought came with the soap bar EMG 707s, which are great pickups. But these Blackouts are definitely a cut above the EMG 707s. They have a bit more horsepower to them. The clean tones are glassy and crisp. When in overdrive, the bridge pickup has a snappy growl to it, and it likes to thump with palm mutes. The overdrive on the neck pickups is very interesting. It has a lot of sustain to it and that little extra warmth that good neck pick ups should have, yet when playing without palm mutes it even sounds good for rythm....which I've never experienced in a neck pickup. The warmth really comes through on the higher notes, yet on the lower notes, it still has a growl of its own. I'm using the active version btw. There are passive JL Blackouts, but I've never used them. The neck is a bit thinner than the first JL 7 I bought, which is fine. The neck is one of the best features of this guitar. I also have to say it while I'm thinking about it, the folks at Sweetwater did a great job setting up the truss rod in this guitar. I've never seen a straighter neck on a new guitar. There's JUST ENOUGH relief to keep the strings from buzzing. My tech friend looked at it and said "Wow! Someone knew exactly what they were doing." I'm really impressed with the 55 point inspection/set up, and overall setup the Sweetwater techs did on this guitar. David G. and Eric B.....you guys did a great job. Thank you. Yes, Sweetwater provides the names of the techs that set up the gear you order, and their signatures to back up their work. It doesn't get anymore professional than Sweetwater. I'll never shop anywhere else online again.
5/5

bloody vampyre badassery!

i just got this a couple of days ago and i am very satisfied. everything about this guitar is awesome. the tone and weight of the body, the smooth quality of the neck, the jumbo stainless frets, it is just so easy to play. i was a bit skeptical about the floyd rose 1500 as i am used to the german models but it performs perfectly. it came set up very well. i did however remove a spring in the back to take the extra tension off and make it easier to pull off squealing harmonics and deep dive-bombs. the trem arm is designed a little different though because its a push in design rather than a standard screw in type. there is no bushing on it so no need to worry about replacing that later. the quality of this instrument is exceptional in its simplicity. the binding around the neck and headstock and the inlays are clean and set this thing off nicely. finally.... the pickups. i am one of those guys that uses the classic EMG 81/85 combos. these SD JL Duncans sound awesome. they are very organic like passive's but yet tight and aggressive like active pickups. i play a lot of metal, from progressive to extreme and these pickups hand it out in double doses. i love them. two very big thumbs up to Schecter on this and two more big thumbs up to Derek Kemp and Sweetwater for making this happen for me and delivering it so quickly.
Music background: pro, non national. playing 33 years
4.5/5

best guitar iv owned

Iv been a fan of Ibanez for years I love the wizard necks.This is the closest to a wizard hp neck iv found and the jeff loomis pick ups are so good!! its an amazing guitar to play I could go on and on about it.totally worth the price , iv played $3,000 guitars that wernt this good.
4.5/5

Amazing

This guitar straight out RIPS... I had owned the first version of this model with EMG707s and let me say, the upgrades are awesome. The Signature Loomis pickups are aggressive and articulate with speed picking. Clean tones are glassy and ring out with clarity on the funkiest of chords. I really like the switch up on the placement of volume knob/pickup selector, and the new cutaway allows for wicked fast soloing. I can not thank Justin Rix and Sweetwater for goin above and beyond for their customers. 5 stars for Sweetwater customer support.
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