So, is BC Rich officially dead?

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    Neckthrough ironbird hardtail or stealth hardtail and I’m in. Fuck it i’ll even buy one with a Floyd.
     
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    sweet jesus those neckthrough are sublime.
     
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    +1.

    Also, in the 2nd picture (black guitars), the 3 guitars in the back look like Speed V's. At first, I thought they were Jr. V's but upon close inspection, they don't have the angled tips that the Jr. V's have. Don't mind at all getting a black Speed V.
     
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    I see the abalone binding and spalted veneers survived. I see a mockingbird with a giant ass evertune rout. I see a lot of ESP Vs for some reason.
     
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    Stealth and Speed V?

    Already starting off right.
     
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    I also see a Les Paul and what looks like a few BRJ Jekylls.
     
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    The spalted maple is past its expiration date and looks hideous with excessive abalone binding.
     
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    I can see a couple of 7 (maybe 8) strings. Possibly a Mockingbird with evertune? So..that is starting to look good.
     
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    They do have a 8 string strat in their lineup. Looks a look a Schecter. Top is red with all the binding and all.
     
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    After a while the smaller wing angle and size of the JrV started getting to me. I wonder if the speed V is more of a regular V size? Also please no 3x3 ugly headstock.
     
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    I mostly attribute the Speed V to the likes of the ESP NV and a few customs out there (ie: KxK) due to the straightness of the wings without any curves/angle changes/etc. and completely symmetry

    not really sure how it translates to overall size though


    but please if they legit bring back the Speed V in it's proper form (completely straight wings) in some basic colors (ie: black, white/cream, etc) I'll buy on release. idc which headstock I just want the proper body
     
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    I don't own either of those shapes but people who do have stated that the Speed V/KKV shape is larger than the Jr. V. I think they say the Jr. V is thinner. In the picture below, it seems the KKV's horns are, indeed, a little larger than the Jr. Vs'.

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    Hey, guys. According to Red Blanket guitars (store) Facebook page, here is a list of the guitars that B.C. Rich are going to release for their import line.

    Mockingbird ST Honeyburst w/Floyd
    Mockingbird ST Black Burst w/Floyd
    Mockingbird ST Purple Burst w/Quad...
    Stealth Onyx w/Quad
    Rich Bich Doubleneck Koa
    Warbeast Extreme Matte Black w/Floyd
    Warlock Extreme Pearl White w/Floyd
    Shredzilla Extreme Cyan Blue w/Floyd
    Shredzilla Extreme 7-string Trans Black Satin w/Hipshot
    Shredzilla Prophecy Archtop Claro Walnut w/Floyd
    Shredzilla Prophecy Archtop 8-string Black Cherry /Hipshot
    Jr-V Extreme Matte Black w/Floyd
    Mockingbird Extreme Black Cherry Burst w/Evertune

    A few pictures from their Facebook page. They have more pics but these are the 3 I thought are the coolest.

    B.C. Rich 1..jpg


    B.C. Rich 2.jpg


    B.C. Rich koa.jpg
     
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    Stealth, neck through, with quad. Well 2/3 aint bad and now they need to shut up and take my money.

    Won't be the first time I've pulled a quad and had a kahler put on....
     
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    Red Blanket Guitars responded to some of the comments that inquired about Ironbird guitars and basses.

    For the Ironbird guitars: "No Ironbird? There will be an Ironbird 'One' available eventually. There may be something else coming too".

    For Ironbird basses: "Any Ironbird basses? Nope, maybe 2020".
     
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    Hmm, maybe I anticipated a little more from them this time . Only one evertune, few 7 strings. But then again, I don't have the money or time for a new BCRich. I would like to try them out some time. To see if they are actually decent.

    I feel like this is a similar, but smaller, line up that they had 15 years ago.

    That 8 string headstock though, whoa..
     
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    How about a Trey Azagthoth InstaGIB signature BC Rich? That'd be cool.
     
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    why did it take me this long to realize that's what I need in my life

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