Current BC Rich Thread

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by electriceye, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire pointy purveyor

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    I guess they figured they had the 6 string ironbird niche already filled with the extreme and prophecy lines.
     
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    Dumple Stilzkin Dirt Magurt

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    He does use 7’s when he tunes low, but a majority of the time he’s using a 6 down tuned. He’s currently using a Gibson dirty fingers pickup, but he maybe switched to fluence’s because he’s with Cannibal Corpse now and both Pat and Rob use them.
     
  3. Crash Dandicoot

    Crash Dandicoot » Supra-ise!

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    @Dumple Stilzkin likely that or/as well as BC Rich couldn't get Gibson OEM for a production model. I mean, have they ever let another brand use their pickups in a production guitar?

    Edit: I really should've checked this thread before making one over in the seven string forum, my bad... ah well, more exposure?
     
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    As an aside, he used the Dirty Fingers meant for Gibson string spacing on a Floyd-equipped guitar. In one of his rig videos it's quite apparent the polepieces don't align with his strings. This guy produces for other bands, and CC attested from way back the sharpness in his ears, and he doesn't mind the F-spaced thing. Looks like it's another one of those things lurking around the interwebs that's more myth than anything.
     
  5. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Yeah, that couple millimeters difference between F and and G spacing doesn't really make a lick of difference. It's just one of those things that prevails because it seems like it should matter, but it doesn't. The magnetic field of the pickup is wide enough.
     
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    Are you guys aware of the Steve Smyth 7 string sig? I don't know how I missed that this existed. I've always loved this shape, and since it's 7 string, 25.5" AND an ebony board, I decided I had to fulfill another teenage dream and get a Bich. It just popped up on Reverb for $899, so I made another impulse buy.

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  7. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    Weeeell, you usually have good taste.
     
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    TheBolivianSniper SS.org Regular

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    BRO YOU GOT IT?????

    Facebook was popping off, I would've loved to grab it myself but I was in class when it was posted. Fuuuck, good find man
     
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  9. The Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition Unexpected

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    Oh man, I remember this coming out and about 1.5 people actually put an effort in to purchase one. I kinda love it in a weird way, but that headstock is a total no for me. Hope you'll like it though!
     
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  10. Hollowway

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    Well, from a cosmetic standpoint, I agree. But I bought it for functional reasons. Specifically, my balls have been really tired, and I needed a place to rest them.
     
  11. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    :lol: I feel you on that, but 14 year old me loves Mockingbirds and Biches. Strangely, I've no more desire to own a Warlock. And I DO desperately wish it had a different HS, but I can live with a butter headstock.
     
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    Spicypickles Sweeps & Mops

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    I love the Bich shape but I couldn’t handle those abalone stringers
     
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  13. The Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition Unexpected

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    You ask, BC Rich provides. But honestly, I would love one of those oversized 6 (or in this case 7)-in a row headstocks they used in the 80's. Make BC Rich great again.

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    There's a platinum series ironbird on ebay that the seller is claiming is MIJ. I thought only the NJ/US stuff was MIJ?
     
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    pretty sure only the early NJ stuff was MIJ. seller is buggin'.
     
  16. gunch

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    But also consider there's been like 0 consistency in product lines and where they're made all throughout BCR's history.
     
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    Sooooo, no Chuck Schuldiner tributes anywhere?
     
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    No, but they did announce a line of "high-end" acoustics, and said they've ramped up production of US Gunslingers...

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    boooooo where the fuck is the production 7 string ironbird
     
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    No one cares.
     

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