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Old 2008-10-02, 09:10
savagery savagery is offline
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Schecter C-7 Blackjack ATX

Hello

I was wondering if anybody here has had any experience with one of these guitars.
I recently purchased the aged white model with the blackout pick ups.
I have noticed the high strings are really quiet high on the neck when using distortion, especially past the 12th fret. The low strings are fine but as you go higher it's like the volume knob has been turned down. Tapping sounds quite bad. I have currently only tried it through a line 6 toneport and will not get to try it through my amp until the weekend.
The other 2 guitars I have are LTD MH1000 deluxe's. One with emg's and the other with seymour/duncan passives and these are both fine through a toneport.
The guitar seems well set-up and all strings sound fine unplugged.
Anyone have any idea's what it could be.

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Old 2008-10-02, 12:40
Deathmaster213 Deathmaster213 is offline
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Is it an action problem? Are the strings simply choking out after the 12th fret?

How far away from the strings are the pickups on the treble side? If the pickups are too close, the magnet's pull stops the strings vibrating fully, and cuts the sustain off. Obviously as you play higher up the board the strings get lower which might be taking them too close to the pickups.
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Old 2008-10-03, 02:39
savagery savagery is offline
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Cheers for the comments. I will play around with the pick up height and see what happens.
I was thinking about changing the battery too just in case its a dud.
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