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Schecter Announces Four New Electric Guitars

(Image credit: Schecter Guitars)

Schecter has pulled back the curtain on four new electric guitars, the Corsair, PT Fastback, Tempest Custom and C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple. 

You can read more about the specs, features and prices of each of the new models below.


Schecter Corsair

Schecter Corsair (Image credit: Schecter Guitars)

Schecter's new Corsair model is designed to be a more affordable offshoot of its Corsair Custom series. 

The guitar features a maple body with a three-piece mahogany neck and ebony fretboard.

In the sonic department, the Corsair boasts Diamond '78 pickups controlled by push/pull tone knobs with coil split. A Schecter Vintage Tremolo system with an adjustable and removable trem arm and Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners also comes standard.

The Schecter Corsair is available now - in Gloss Black, Gloss Natural and Gold Top finishes - for $999.

C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple

Schecter C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple

Schecter C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple (Image credit: Schecter Guitars)

The C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple features a mahogany body with a natural vintage burst spalted maple top in a satin finish.

Schecter ’78 pickups give the guitar its sonic blueprint, with other features including an ebony fingerboard, Wilkinson WVS50 II K Tremolo bridge and Schecter locking tuners.

The Schecter C-1 Exotic Spalted Maple is available now for $799.

Tempest Custom

Schecter Tempest Custom

Schecter Tempest Custom (Image credit: Schecter Guitars)

Schecter's reissued Tempest Custom model features a mahogany three-piece set neck with added carbon fiber reinforcement rods and an ebony fretboard with 22 X-Jumbo frets and pearloid split crown inlays.

Sonically, the guitar boasts Schecter USA Pasadena Plus pickups with a coil tap option. Schecter locking tuners also come standard.

The Schecter Tempest Custom is available - in Gloss Black, Faded Vintage Sun Burst and Vintage White finishes - for $1,099.

PT Fastback

Schecter PT Fastback

Schecter PT Fastback (Image credit: Shecter Guitars)

The updated PT Fastback features an alder body and a maple neck.

Sonically, it packs Schecter Diamond UltraTron pickups controlled by dual volume and push/pull tone knobs with coil split. Graph Tech XL nuts and Grover tuners also come standard on the guitar.

The Shecter PT Fastback is available now - in Olympic White, Gloss Black or Gold Top finishes - for $599.