Schecter Guitar Research, commonly known simply as Schecter, is a US manufacturing company founded in 1976 by David Schecter, which originally produced only replacement parts for existing guitars from manufacturers such as Fender and Gibson.
Today, the company mass-produces its own line of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, amplifiers and effects units through its own brand and four subsidiary companies.
Founded 1976; 44 years ago in Van Nuys, California, United States. Founder David Schecter, Herschel Blankenship and Shel Horlick. Headquarters: 1840 Valpreda Street. Burbank, California 91504 United States.