Schecter Announces Johnny Christ Signature Bass
Avenged Sevenfold’s Johnny Christ has joined Schecter’s artist roster and has a new signature bass with the company. The Schecter Johnny Christ Signature Bass features a brand new body shape and headstock.
Built with an ash body, 3-piece maple neck and ebony fingerboard, the new bass is decked out in black with gold hardware. The hardware is accented by gold bone cross inlays for position markers as well as Avenged Sevenfold’s Skullbat logo at the 12th fret.
For pickups, the bass has an active EMG MMCS dual coil and an EMG 81. Schecter says the combination create a tone “designed with detailed intensity, incredible amounts of high end cut and fluid sustain.” The pickups are matched with an EMG 2-band EQ.
The Schecter Johnny Christ Signature Bass will be debut at NAMM and will carry an MSRP of $1,399. For more info, check out the Schecter website.
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Schecter Johnny Christ Signature Bass Specs:
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Available Bodies: Ash
- Neck: 3-piece Maple
- Finger Board: Ebony
- Frets: 21 X-Jumbo
- Inlay: Gold Bone Crosses w/ Skullbat at 12th Fret
- Tuners: Grover Bass
- Pickups: EMG Active MMCS/81
- Electronics: Master Vol/Master Blend/EMG Active 2 band EQ
- Available Bridges: Schecter Custom String-Thru Body or Top Load
- Scale: 34?
- Hardware: Gold
- Available Colors: Satin Black (SBK)
- Available Cases: SGR-SL-Bass
- No left-handed option