NGD: Bernie Rico Jekyll 727. Best NGD yet. 56k welcome.

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by TheGuitarNinja, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. TheGuitarNinja

    TheGuitarNinja or (feet)

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    So yeah, I told myself I was gonna get a Rico, and I did. I'm sosososo happy. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Sweet thick maple top
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    - Mahogany Body
    - Mahogany neck thru body
    - 5mm thick Quilted Maple top
    - Ebony board
    - 27 frets
    - DiMarzio Blaze pickups
    - Vol/Tone controls, 3 way toggle
    - Original Floyd Rose, blocked
    - Grover tuners
    - Generally fucking sweet
    - Her name's Sekhmet, or Sex for short.

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  2. Prydogga

    Prydogga Giddyup.

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    Sweet fucking jesus a BRJ has landed in Aus, that's fucking sick mate, did you order from Bernie direct?
     
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    jbcrazy SS.org Regular

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    That quilt top is cuuraazy..
     
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    Sebastian Poland CEO / RHLC ©

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    That looks amazing ! :metal:
     
  5. TheGuitarNinja

    TheGuitarNinja or (feet)

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    Cheers man, I bought it from Epic Guitars, they're a BRJ distributor located in NSW. I initially wanted to order a custom from them, but they had this in stock, and offered it to me for a sweet price, and it's basically the same as what I would have ordered anyway, minus little things like binding, colour, and all those little superficial nuances.

    They're great guys to deal with hey, really friendly, really top blokes. They were quite tolerant of my anxious badgering about this guitar, lol.

    And yeah, JB, the quilt top is beautiful. My terrible camera-phone photos didn't do it justice at all, it looks like a rippling sea of honey.
     
  6. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    Very cool, man, very cool. I love the finish. For those keeping track, this isn't helping my anticipation of my custom!
     
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    rcsierra13 SS.org Regular

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    Congrats on the Rico! Looks amazing, his build quality never seems to falter.
     
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    TheGuitarNinja or (feet)

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    Thanks dudes. :D
     
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    gorgeous!
    congrats, I went back and forth between Bernies "natrual" finish and theTrans Blood red that I ended up going with.
    If I get another Rico it will have this finish with a maple fret board.
    what do you think of the 20" fret board radius?
     
  10. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    I'm really digging the 1/6 headstock configuration. Very different. Sick looking axe, mate! :metal:
     
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    schweeeeet
     
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    s_k_mullins !@#$?!

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    Fucking killer guitar dude! :metal:
     
  13. Alberto7

    Alberto7 ΩGJ :3

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    Sweeeeet axe, man! I'm starting to GAS for one of those :)
     
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    Very, very close to the specs I would choose - is good! :)
     
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    ROAR oaf tobar

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    That top is beautiful.
     
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    sweet rico, hasnt this one been done for a while?
     
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    Sir Euric 8 strings of lore

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    :mrburns:Thats a tasty looking guitar :yum:
     
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    I swear I've just seen it online, the pics I've seen were HQ and it was the best quilt I've ever seen on a Rico. Congratz man!

    What about so much difference between the wings' color and neck color, since they're both mahogany? Not the first time I see it, Nolly's one too.
     
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    BRJ seems to consistently deliver when it comes to making simple shit look good, which is all the more impressive since it seems like he's working more towards "mass" producing than many other shops that do work that good
     
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    Awesome guitar dude!
    I'm pretty sure it's the sister guitar to mine, they're identically built and the tops look to be from the same billet.
     

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