Schecter Guitar Research Unveils the Banshee Elite Series For The 2015 NAMM Show

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Press Release:  Schecter Guitar Research unveils the new Banshee Elite Series for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show. This new line will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The new Banshee Elite Series features: a Swamp Ash body with a Flamed Maple top, 9 piece Maple/Walnut neck with an Ebony fingerboard, 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel frets, Mother of Pearl offset/reverse dot inlays with brass circles, and a Neck-Thru construction with Ultra Access for seamless playability and easy access to the higher frets. The Banshee Elite is offered in 6, 7, and 8 string options and also offers the choice of a Hipshot Hardtail Bridge, or the Schecter Exclusive Floyd Rose 1500 Series Bridge which features stainless steel parts, new push-in arm, and knife points that are re-tooled for better tuning and smoother tremolo play. One of the coolest features is that the Banshee Elite comes loaded with Schecter’s own hand-made USA SuperCharger pick-ups with an option of a Sustainiac in the neck position (Sustainiac offered only in 6 and 7 string models). The Banshee Elite is a guitar that truly plays itself, and offers remarkable versatility and tone that players relish.

Schecter Guitars Banshee Elite Series

Available Models:

Banshee Elite-6 MSRP $1,499/STREET $999
Banshee Elite-6 FR S MSRP $1,799/ STREET $1,259
Banshee Elite-7 MSRP $1,499/STREET $1,049
Banshee Elite-7 FR S MSRP $1,849/STREET $1,299
Banshee Elite-8 MSRP $1,549/STREET $1,099

Available Colors: Gloss Natural (GNAT)

About the Schecter BANSHEE ELITE:

 Construction: Neck-Thru w/Ultra Access
Body: Swamp Ash w/Flamed Maple Top
Neck: 9 pc Maple/Walnut
Fingerboard: Ebony
Side Dot Markers: Glow In The Dark Dots with Black Circle
Binding: Maple multi-ply
Scale: 25.5” (648mm) – Banshee Elite-6 & Elite-6 FR S 27” (686mm) – Banshee Elite-7 & Elite-7 FR S 28” (711mm) – Banshee Elite-8
Frets: 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel
Pickups:
Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-6™ – Banshee Elite-6
Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-6™/Sustainiac®- Banshee Elite-6 FR S
Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-7™ – Banshee Elite-7
Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-7™/Sustainiac®- Banshee Elite-7 FR S
Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-8™ – Banshee Elite-8
Electronics:
Volume/Tone /5-Way MegaSwitch
Volume/Tone/3-Way Switch/2-Way Mini Toggle (On-Off Sustainiac)/3-Way Mini Toggle (Mode Sustainiac)
Nut:
Graph Tech BlackTusq XL 42mm- Banshee Elite-6
Floyd Rose 1500 Series 41.3mm R2- Banshee Elite-6 FR S
Graph Tech BlackTusq XL 48mm- Banshee Elite-7
Floyd Rose 1500 Series 47.6mm- Banshee Elite-7 FR S
Graph Tech BlackTusq XL 54mm- Banshee Elite-8
Bridge:
Hipshot Hardtail- Banshee Elite-6, Banshee Elite-7, Banshee Elite-8
Floyd Rose 1500 Series- Banshee Elite-6 FR S, Banshee Elite-7 FR S
Tuners:
Schecter Locking- Banshee Elite-6, Banshee Elite-7, Banshee Elite-8
Grover Rotomatic- Banshee Elite-6 FR S, Banshee Elite-7 FR S
Hardware: Black Chrome Color: Gloss Natural (GNAT) L/H: Gloss Natural (GNAT)

About Schecter Guitar Research:

As Schecter Guitar Research moves into its 39th year in business as one of the world’s premier guitar companies; while continually evolving and expanding; Schechter’s line of guitars and basses continue to appeal to a broad spectrum of players. Its core business practice offers high- quality instruments at an affordable price. Schecter is always adding to a very strong roster of high-profile artists including: Nikki Sixx, Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether, In This Moment, and Black Label Society. For more info, log on to:  www.schecterguitars.com.

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