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Schecter Adds To Session Series With 8-String, 5-String, Fretless Models

Schecter expanded their Session Series of basses this year with an 8-string version of their Riot bass, a 5-string version of the Model-T, and a fretless version of the Stiletto. As a part of the series, each of the basses is built with a swamp ash body, hard rock maple neck, ebony side block inlays, and active EMG pickups and electronics.

The Riot-8 Session is set up as a traditional eight-string with four double courses. It has 24 narrow X-Jumbo frets with a 12-inch fingerboard radius. The pickups are a pair of EMG35’s matched to a 3-band EQ.

Available in four and five-string versions, the Stiletto Session Fretless also features EMG35’s but has a more compact body than the Riot. Finally, the Model-T Session-5 oozes old school vibe with a P/J configuration, 22 X-Jumbo frets, and a custom Schecter Bass String Thru bridge.

The Schecter Riot-8 Session is available for $719, while the Stiletto Session-4 FL and Stiletto Session-5 FL go for $629 and $669, respectively. The Model-T Session-5 has a street price of $699.

Schecter Riot-8 Session Bass Specs:

Finish:Aged Natural Satin (ANS)
Country of Origin:South Korea
Construction:Bolt-on
Body Material:Swamp Ash
Top Contour:Flat Top w/Bevel Edge
Neck Material:Maple
Fretboard Material:Maple
Inlays:Ebony Side Blocks
Scale:34″ (863mm)
Frets:24 Narrow X-Jumbo
Fretboard Radius:12″ (305mm)
Neck Shape:“C”
Thickness:@ 1st Fret- .826″ (21mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .905″ (23mm)
Nut Width:1.574″ (40mm)
Nut:Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
Truss Rod:2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32″ (4mm) Allen Nut
Bridge Pickup:EMG 35DC
Neck Pickup:EMG 35J
Controls:Master Volume/Blend/3-Band EMG Active E/Q
Battery Compartment:18-volt w/Screw Plate
Hardware Color:Black
Bridge:Schecter Custom Bass String Thru (or Top Load)
Tuners:Grover
Knobs:Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw
Strings:Ernie Ball 8 String Super Long

Schecter Stiletto Session-4 FL Bass Specs:

Colors:Aged Natural Satin (ANS)
Country of Origin:South Korea
Dexterity:Right Handed
Construction:Bolt-on
Body Material:Swamp Ash
Top Contour:Flat Top
Neck Material:Maple
Fretboard Material:Maple
Side Dot Markers:Ebony Side Blocks
Inlays:Ebony Side Blocks
Scale:34″ (863mm)
Frets:Fretless
Fretboard Radius:12″ (305mm)
Neck Shape:“C”
Thickness:@ 1st Fret- .826″ (21mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .905″ (23mm)
Nut:Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
Nut Width:1.496″ (38mm)
Truss Rod:2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32″ (4mm) Allen Nut
Bridge Pickup:EMG 35DC
Neck Pickup:EMG 35J
Battery Compartment:18-volt w/Screw Plate
Controls:Master Volume/Blend/3-Band EMG Active E/Q
Hardware Color:Black
Bridge:Schecter Custom Bass String Thru (or Top Load)
Tuners:Schecter
Knobs:Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw
Strings:Ernie Ball 4 String Flatwound #2808

Schecter Stiletto Session-5 FL Bass Specs:

Colors:Aged Natural Satin (ANS)
Country of Origin:South Korea
Dexterity:Right Handed
Construction:Bolt-on
Body Material:Swamp Ash
Top Contour:Flat Top
Neck Material:Maple
Fretboard Material:Maple
Side Dot Markers:Ebony Side Blocks
Inlays:Ebony Side Blocks
Scale:35″ (889mm)
Frets:Fretless
Fretboard Radius:12″ (305mm)
Neck Shape:“C”
Thickness:@ 1st Fret- .826″ (21mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .905″ (23mm)
Nut:Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
Nut Width:1.771″ (45mm)
Truss Rod:2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32″ (4mm) Allen Nut
Bridge Pickup:EMG 40DC
Neck Pickup:EMG 40J
Battery Compartment:18-volt w/Screw Plate
Controls:Master Volume/Blend/3-Band EMG Active E/Q
Hardware Color:Black
Bridge:Schecter Custom Bass String Thru (or Top Load)
Tuners:Schecter
Knobs:Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw
Strings:Ernie Ball 4 String Flatwound #2808

Schecter Model-T Session-5 Bass Specs:

Colors:Aged Natural Satin (ANS)
Country of Origin:South Korea
Construction:Bolt-on
Body Material:Swamp Ash
Top Contour:Flat Top
Neck Material:Maple w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods
Fretboard Material:Maple
Inlays:Ebony Side Blocks
Side Dot Markers:Ebony Side Blocks
Scale:35″ (889mm)
Frets:22 Narrow X-Jumbo
Fretboard Radius:12″ (305mm)
Neck Shape:Thin “C”
Thickness:@ 1st Fret- .826″ (21mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .905″ (23mm)
Nut:Graph Tech XL Black Tusq
Nut Width:1.771″ (45mm)
Truss Rod:2-Way Adjustable Rod w/ 5/32″ (4mm) Allen Nut
Bridge Pickup:EMG LJ
Neck Pickup:EMG P5
Controls:Master Volume/Blend/2-Band EMG Active E/Q
Battery Compartment:18-volt w/Screw Plate
Hardware Color:Black
Bridge:Schecter Custom Bass String Thru (or Top Load)
Tuners:Schecter
Knobs:Metal Knurled w/ Set Screw

For more information:
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