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SCHECTER Guitar Research is an indispensable part of "Hard & Heavy".


SCHECTER manufactured hardware parts and kits for electric guitars in the beginning. In 1989, the first own models were launched on the market.

Since then, SCHECTER is a brand that is indispensable in the field of electric guitars with a focus on HARD and LOUD. Popularity SCHECTER guitars have thus also found with great bands and artists such as Papa Roach, Avenged Sevenfold, Nick Johnston, Keith Merrow or Seether.

In 2013, Schecter revamped its custom store. With the move to a new building, a larger space is available, equipped with the latest machines, painting and drying chambers. Now larger quantities can be handmade in Sun Valley with shorter production time in the USA custom store.