Re: Opinions on the Schecter Jeff Loomis sig 7
Very different guitars. With the 26.5" scale length and active pickups, the Loomis is definitely geared a little more towards modern metal. The neck is probably a little thicker as well, but that's not necessarily a bad thing - my PWH is a little thin for my tastes, to be perfectly honest. I like the Blazes in the UV, partiocularly the bridge - that pickup in basswood is responsible for probably 95% of the "classic" seven string recordings (Awake, Passion and Warfare, Covenant, etc) and it's a sound that just works, IMO. The bridges are more or less equivalent - I always liked the Edge, but when mine literally crumbled to pieces a few years back (a previous owner of my PWH had beat the thing pretty thoroughly and the metal around the bar holder was flaking away) I dropped in an OFR and have pretty much switched over since.
There's merits to both - the UV is more versatile, so for me if I had to choose one seven that'd be it, but the Loomis is a great guitar too and may be a little more to your taste.