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As the current BC Rich hard case seems to be discontinued, who makes the best fitting BC Rich Warlock case at the moment? Definitely hard case and not gig bag. I would buy the BC Rich Custom one, but it's now discontinued and the cheapest I've found the last remaining one is nearly £450 by a scalper.
 

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Kind of on but off topic...

As the current BC Rich hard case seems to be discontinued, who makes the best fitting BC Rich Warlock case at the moment? Definitely hard case and not gig bag. I would buy the BC Rich Custom one, but it's now discontinued and the cheapest I've found the last remaining one is nearly £450 by a scalper.

Does Gator still make the "Universal Extreme" and are they affordable where you are?
 

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I'vew never paid much attention to BC Rich over the years, but that's the best-looking headstock for the Ironbird I've seen.
gotta see the whole guitar first, but it looks kinda slick, not bad. wonder how it'd look reversed.
my favorite for the ironbird is the modern inline reversed.
 

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Does Gator still make the "Universal Extreme" and are they affordable where you are?

They do but it's just so damned big. I mean, a case that's almost 3x the size of the guitar isn't really what I'm after. Car space is a premium!
 

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I've seen nothing but good reviews. Has there been a lot of negative stuff about the new models?
Reviews I've seen weren't overly negative, but weren't enthusiastic, either, just sort of lukewarm. But there aren't that many reviews to begin with... yet. It seems like a lot of people are waiting.
 

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In a few mins, Herman Li's going to be talking to the CEO on his Twitch channel. No idea is anything interesting could/would come from that conversation as far as the current direction of the company.
 

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He had a conversation with that guy previously I believe. Wonder if he can pronounce Nyatoh probably or still calls it "Natoyah"
 

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Nato isn't pronounce "natoyah" either :D Still pretty shoddy of a CEO to not be able to pronounce materials of his products. Just a pet peeve of mine I guess.
 

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How different is a bc rich v from a Jackson king v? Body size
 

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How different is a bc rich v from a Jackson king v? Body size

As far as different shapes...

From what I have seen, B.C. Rich have designed/built 5 V shapes. B.C. Rich history/records regarding their shapes and their different variations is kind of confusing if not wonky.

Draco.

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Speed V/Kerry King V. Straight lines inside the V.

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Jr. V. Inside lines towards the tips are a little slanted. Overall body appears to be thinner than the Speed V/Kerry King V.

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Matt Tuck V.

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According to what a B.C. Rich employee told me back in 2000, Cannibal corpse guitarist, Pat O'Brien, asked them if they could build him a 7 string Jr. V with the horns extended. I think the employee told me that they extended the horns by an inch or something. Not too hard to believe because ex-Deicide guitarist, Brian Hoffman, asked them to make the horns on a Warlock guitar longer and they built it for him. But anyways, below is a group shot of Pat's first 3 U.S. custom shop V guitars. The 7 string is the Jr. V with the longer horns, the middle one (red bevels) is a regular size Jr. V and the one on the right is a Speed V/Kerry King V.

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As far as size comparisons with a Jackson King V, I would think the regular size Jr. V would be the closest but can't be sure 100%.
 

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As far as size comparisons with a Jackson King V, I would think the regular size Jr. V would be the closest but can't be sure 100%.

I used to own a BC Rich jrV, it is narrower than a Jackson King V so smaller body size. The Kerry king V would be closer to the Jackson KV size,
 

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I wonder if Pat lost all those Vs. Hope not.

Pat's guitars were recovered but unfortunately, some of them had received fire damage. Scooter of Granville Guitars showed pictures of them on his Facebook page last March. Scooter is the guitar tech for Cannibal corpse and Morbid angel. He does guitar/bass set ups, repair work, modifications, etc, etc, etc.

All pictures are from the Granville Guitars Facebook page.

Of all the pictures I have seen, this one seems to have the most fire damage.

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The guitar look better now, after Scooter cleaned/repaired some of the damage.

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I didn't see any damage on this guitar. May have been in it's guitar case.

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Pat's Ran guitar.

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Kerry King says, "What??? Your B.C. Rich V guitars can't handle heat". LOL. I'm just joking.

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Buy anyways, if you want to see more pictures of Pat's guitars, it's on Granville Guitars' Facebook page. You do have to scroll down to March 29 where the first pictures start and/or go to the photos and scroll down through those. He also has cool pictures of Erik Rutans Ironbird guitars. Both his 6 and 7 string models.
 

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Kerry King says, "What??? Your B.C. Rich V guitars can't handle heat". LOL. I'm just joking.

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Buy anyways, if you want to see more pictures of Pat's guitars, it's on Granville Guitars' Facebook page. You do have to scroll down to March 29 where the first pictures start and/or go to the photos and scroll down through those. He also has cool pictures of Erik Rutans Ironbird guitars. Both his 6 and 7 string models.


Holy shit that is an ugly guitar. Its like he saw the Dime-o-flame and said "Holy my beer."
 


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