Schecter Keith Merrow KM-6
A Keith Merrow Guitar
Schecter artist and guitar legend, Keith Merrow is well known for his thick rich tone and heavy riffs, played on his popular Schecter 7-string guitar. Not everyone likes a 7 string for themselves, so the KM-6 was created to offer players the real Keith Merrow tone in a comfortable 6 string model. As a result you will find many of the fantastic quality features that were on the KM-7 have been brought over to the KM-6. Starting with a Swamp Ash body with flame maple top combined with a 3 piece maple neck that uses carbon fiber reinforcements, a graphite nut and Shecter locking tuners, This guitar is super durable and ready for some serious riffs. Like it's bigger brother, the KM-6 is fitted with a hardtail string-through bridge setup, has a gorgeous ebony fretboard with stainless steel frets and offset dot inlays and is available in two colours, Trans White and Trans Black.
Built for 6 Strings
The KM-6 has made a few adjustments to the Keith Merrow original signature model so that it is primed for a perfect 6 string re-design. Standard adjustments that you would expect include a 25.5" scale length and an ultra thin C neck that offers comfort and fantastic feel, whether you're playing chugging riffs or searing solos.
At the Centre of the KM-6 design, Schecter have collaborated with Keith to decide on the perfect pickups for his new 6-string signature guitar as the Fantastic pickups of the KM-7 were designed for extended range guitars. They decided to stay with Semour Duncan, but this time they went for a calibrated set of Black Winter Pickups that are an exclusive for Kieth Merrow. These fantastic high gain humbuckers offer a fantastic balanced yet aggressive tone that sweeps seamlesly from cutting riffs to blistering solos. Going all the way to extreme metal and back, the pickups pack a punch and even offer coil splitting; an added bonus that offers the use of single coil tones, resulting in a wide tone palette that will satiate any guitarists hunger for tonal options.
- Construction: Set-Neck w/ Ultra Access
- Scale: 25.5”
- Body: Swamp Ash
- Neck: Maple 3-pc
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Inlays: Offset/Reverse Dots
- Finish: Trans Black Burst Satin/Trans White Satin
- Frets: 24 X-Jumbo
- Hardware Color: Black
- Tuners: Schecter Locking
- Bridge: Hipshot Hardtail (.125) w/ String Thru Body
- Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan ‘Blackened’ Black Winter (KM Exclusive)
- Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan ‘Blackened’ Black Winter (KM Exclusive)