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Thunderous Seymour Duncan Nazgul & Sentient Pickups
Beautifully Eye-Catching & Unique Flamed Maple Top
Lightweight & Comfortable Swamp Ash Body
Ultra-Thin 'C' 5-Piece Neck & Ebony Fingerboard
Hipshot Hardtail Bridge & Locking Tuners
The Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 7-String MK-II (2018) features a stunning flamed maple top in a natural pearl finish, delivering a beautifully natural aesthetic which will captivate any audience. Its swamp ash body infuses the signature Schecter with a classic airy 'twang', while the 5-piece maple and wenge neck offers extra tightness to deliver a bright character with a snappy attack. The smooth ebony fingerboard and ultra-thin 'C' neck profile provides an incredibly comfortable playing experience, while the carbon fibre reinforcement rods protect against bowing. The set of Seymour Duncan pickups provide this Schecter with an incredibly powerful tonal range, offering the balanced and responsive tones of the Sentient and the powerfully tight sounds of the Nazgul. A push/pull function is also added, providing Keith Merrow's Signature Schecter with an enhanced tonal range to create an incredibly versatile performance.
Seymour Duncan Pickups
The KM-7 Mk-II features Seymour Duncan's Nazgul and Sentient pickups, delivering searing highs, grinding mids, and a tight lows perfect for the modern player. The Sentient humbucker is situated at the neck position, offering a balanced and versatile sound with a dynamic response. This humbucker can produce incredibly clean tones thanks to its articulate vintage output, providing a wide harmonic range. The Nazgul humbucker is placed in the bridge position and moved closer to provide a brighter tone with a sharp pick attack. With its large ceramic magnet and custom wiring specs, the Seymour Duncan Nazgul offers the perfect blend of note articulation and saturation, creating powerful chugs with a tight bass response and an aggressive high-end gain.
This Schecter is also equipped with a push/pull pickup coil tap, providing players with a huge amount of tonal options. Located on the tone control, the coil-tap allows the pickups to switch from a standard humbucker to a single-coil, expanding this guitar’s tonal possibilities and delivering an extremely versatile performance. While this features is perfect for experimentation, it is also excellent for live situations when an array of tones are required.
Swamp Ash Body with a Flamed Maple Top
Keith Merrow's signature Schecter features a body constructed from high quality swamp ash, offering a lightweight and resonant design. The swamp ash creates a pleasantly sweet, airy tone with a classic 'twang' character, offering firm lows, pleasing highs, slightly scooped mids, and an excellent amount of sustain. The maple top’s flaming provides a visually stunning and unique style, whilst the bevel edges offer a comfortable play. Also featuring maple binding, black hardware, and a Hipshot bridge, the Schecter is given a natural pearl finish to create a visually stunning look which shows off the natural figuring of the maple and swamp ash.
Maple/Wenge Neck, Ebony Fingerboard
A maple and wenge neck provides this guitar's tone with extra tightness, delivering firm lows, a nice midrange, and bright characteristics with a snappy attack. The ebony fingerboard delivers a balanced tone, offering a very responsive and bright attack with a smooth sustain. The natural feel of the ebony provides a smooth performance, perfect for guitarists who enjoy playing fast. The guitar also comes with many other features including Grover machine heads, 24 stainless steel frets, and offset/reverse dot inlays with glow in the dark side dots.
Fast Performance & Stable Design
The neck and fingerboard offer an incredibly smooth performance, providing a fast playing experience ideal for shredding and soloing. The ultra-thin ‘C’ profile is designed to offer the ultimate comfort for technical players, allowing the fretting hand to naturally cup the neck to ensure comfort across the entire fingerboard. The neck is also designed with carbon fibre reinforcement rods to prevent bowing, no matter how much string tension the neck is under.
As one of the world's premier guitar companies, Schecter create and sell a wide range of electric guitars, basses, acoustic guitars, and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world. They combine quality with affordability to suit a variety of different players and diverse musical styles. The company has a growing number of high profile artists playing their instruments, such as musicians from Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether and more.
- Model Name: KM-7 MK-II
- Item Number: 300
- Country of Origin: South Korea
Body & Bridge
- Top: Flamed Maple
- Body: Swamp Ash
- Binding: Maple
- Top Contour: Flat Top w/Bevel Edge
- Construction: Neck-Through w/Ultra Access
- Bridge: Hipshot Hardtail (.125) w/String-Through-Body
- Finish: Natural Pearl
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: 5-Piece Maple/Wenge w/Carbon Fibre Reinforcement Rods
- Profile: Ultra-Thin 'C'
- Scale Length: 26.5'' (673mm)
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Radius: 12'' – 16’’ Compound
- Thickness: @ 1st Fret- .748'' (19mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .787'' (20mm)
- Frets: 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
- Inlays: Offset Reverse Circles
- Side Markers: Glow in the Dark w/Black Circle
- Nut: Ernie Ball Compensated Nut
- Nut Width: 1.889'' (48mm)
- Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable Rod w/Heel Access Spoke Wheel
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan Nazgul
- Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan Sentient
- Controls: Volume (Push/Pull), 3-Way Switch
- Knobs: Hipshot O-Ring
- Tuners: Schecter Locking
- Hardware: Black