When I was younger, I used to think about my life as something that was planned ahead. I would list down the accomplishments that I wanted to achieve before a certain age, without realizing that things don’t usually work out that way. One of my biggest dreams was to become a professional guitarist while I was still young – a far-fetched goal that was really hard to achieve. I can’t say I lacked the determination, but as it appeared, I lacked the talent that was required to take me to the stage. But I did still manage to learn playing quite well (if I can say so myself) and gathered up quite a collection along the way. I remember the struggle I went through to pick out my first electric guitar – a model that would be suitable for beginner and more advanced players at the same time. Though it was difficult, it wasn’t impossible. And today, we have even more options. In this review, we’re going to talk about the Schecter C-6 Plus – an electric guitar that will easily satisfy the needs of any guitarist. Let’s get started!
It’s always pleasurable to see something exquisite in the place where you expected it the least. Schecter C-6 Plus is a real beauty – the particular model we’re talking about comes in Ocean Blue Sunburst finish (other colors are available, as well), which immediately forms beautiful pictures in our minds. You look at it and feel the waves take over you. It looks like a refined piece of art and that’s way more than we could ask for.
Typically, the body is made from basswood. This material happens to be quite durable and suits electric guitars beautifully. The scale length is 25.5 inches, making it suitable for the majority of players out there. C-shape maple neck is quite slender, allowing you to move your fingers freely. The rosewood fingerboard has 24 X-Jumbo frets and dot inlays that turn the playing process into a real treat. The neck is bolted onto the body securely, and you definitely don’t have to worry about it snapping off unexpectedly (well, unless you drag it on the floor and smash it every which way.
The hardware looks quite impressive, as well. We have a Tune-O-Matic bridge that diverts strings through the body of the guitar. Graphite nut has a width of 1.653 inches and is rugged enough to maintain original shape for a long time. C-6 Plus has a two-way adjustable truss rod with 4mm Allen Nut, making it possible to do necessary modifications easily. Chrome metal knurled knobs and tuning machines complete the hardware list, and they do so with excellence, may I say.
We’ve finally approached the section of this article where I’ll have the chance to lift your hopes up. Everything we’ve talked about so far looked promising, but what about the electronics? Well, that’s one more place where you won’t be disappointed. C-6 Plus comes with Schecter Diamond Plus neck and bridge pickups, which are so good that I had a hard time believing they were included in this package. Volume and Tone controls take care of the sound and make it possible to adjust some of the properties, while a three-way switch puts options right in your hands and enables you to mess around with various combinations.
Schecter C6 Sound
Schecter C-6 Plus was created with all guitarists in mind. It’s not dedicated to beginners or intermediate players, it’s simply for everyone who wants to enjoy a beautiful electric guitar without any fuss. This puppy allows you to dive into those admired techniques, bend your strings as much as you can, shred the neck as fast as you desire – no matter what you do, it can easily follow. It has the necessary grunge that is required to play those dirty tones, but it can yield pristine clean sound, as well. Overdrive and distortion are its best friends, as C-6 Plus really starts to unveil all that it has with these effects. This baby will be your ticket on the way to playing all those songs you always wished you could handle.
Schecter C-6 Plus is one of those guitars that impress you more and more as time passes by. Yeah, it has a beautiful design and promising features, but those don’t tell the whole story. Once you spend some time with it, try out various techniques and give way to imagination and creativity, its true character starts to pour into your performance. Try it out! Good luck!
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