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Recently got a Schecter sponsorship...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fearlessdane, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. fearlessdane


    Aug 29, 2005
    Portland, OR. Los Angeles, CA.
    Endorsing Artist: Ampeg, Fender, Ernie Ball
    We're going down to the factory soon to pick up some guitars. I have very little experience with Schecter basses, so I was wondering which models are good quality basses that can stand up to rigorous touring. I'd like to pick some out that I would actually want to play live and that would sound good. (I currently play Fender P-Basses but I love mine too much to be destroying them on tour). Thanks guys.
  2. Lync


    Apr 13, 2004
    Model T....especially if you like a P bass.
  3. iplaybasstexas


    Apr 5, 2008
    i love every schecter bass except for the omen series.

    i would really recommend trying to find/get a California Custom Jazz.
  4. fearlessdane


    Aug 29, 2005
    Portland, OR. Los Angeles, CA.
    Endorsing Artist: Ampeg, Fender, Ernie Ball
    Yeah that's what I figured, especially since the similarities of the bodies are so close. I was just wondering if they are quality enough to actually want to play in place of a P Bass.
  5. Your sponsored by an instrument company, of which you have no experience with..and you are going to endorse anyways?:bag:....sweet.
  6. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    My thoughts exactly. Oh well, have fun.;)
  7. Ask some of Schecters endorsees, oh now wait here...


    Congrats though!

  8. MyUsernameHere

    MyUsernameHere ?????????????

    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    And assuming that their stuff is suspect enough to ask us how durable it is.

    Got to love it.:D
  9. no1likesme


    Dec 26, 2006
    Shepherd, MI
  10. Lync


    Apr 13, 2004
    I think they still make custom MIA models. Check one of those out if you can. They may have a Model T custom.
  11. bertbassplayer

    bertbassplayer Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
    Your closest to fender would be the Model T or Diamond J.
  12. +1
    I test drove one recently. Very impressive. I'm surprised you don't hear much of them.
  13. Schecter makes excellent stuff! You get a lot for the money. I recently sold my Schecter Stilleto Custom 5. I sold it to make room for an MTD. My only complaint on the Schecter is the narrow string spacing. had it not been for that I would have kept.
    Anyhow, you will love them.
  14. I was thinking this, but I'm glad somebody else said it first.
  15. fearlessdane


    Aug 29, 2005
    Portland, OR. Los Angeles, CA.
    Endorsing Artist: Ampeg, Fender, Ernie Ball

    Dude do you think I care? They are free basses. It's not like I'm stuck playing them for life if I accept them. I can just continue using Fenders if I'm not happy with them.
  16. bass_fish


    Oct 26, 2006
    the Netherlands
    you have to admit that it sound kinda funny...

    and besides most of the time people endorse brands they love, you have no experience what so ever...

  17. +1

    Something sounds "amiss" here...........;)
  18. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Doesn't sound amiss to me...he's got a chance to get a free bass, he's doing it.

    I thought Schecter was making a straight-up P, too. Or was that a Robert DeLeo special?
  19. mrokern

    mrokern TB's resident Rush freak

    Jul 20, 2007
    Minneapolis, MN
    No doubt. Be nice if they'd throw some gear towards those of us in the trenches who actually already use (and like) their stuff. :p

  20. Slax


    Nov 5, 2007
    Long Island, NY
    Any background on this endorsement deal? ...just curious.

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