BC Rich Temple of Worship

BC Rich Temple of Worship

the ultimate guide to bc rich guitars past, present and future

Hi,
Just a wee bit of background about myself I am
29, and have been playing guitar/bass for 15 years .
Throughout the years I have had Gibsons, Fenders,
Rickies, Yamahas, Ibanez, Washburns etc... and was
generally very happy with what I had at that time. I
then discovered B.C. Rich guitars and was hooked.
They beat every competitor in every dep., build
quality, sound, variety of woods, pickups etc, support
was fantastic and so on. I then began to collect more
B.C. Rich's and haven't been disappointed with any of
them.

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1969 BC Rich, Les Paul shape ? worth

I currently own two bc richs, a 1983 rich bitch supreme with active electronics, and 1969 bc rich Les Paul shape, which according to vintage guitar magazine the first of only ten guitars made, it has no serial numbers, Gibson tuners, knobs, pickups, its made out of mahogony, black with diamond inlays, does anyone else have any information, how much is it worth. Thanks Tony

Re: 1969 BC Rich, Les Paul shape ? worth

You should post links to pictures if you can. That will help a lot in determining age, condition, value, etc...

Hope this helps

Lefters

: I currently own two bc richs, a 1983 rich bitch supreme with active electronics, and 1969 bc rich Les Paul shape, which according to vintage guitar magazine the first of only ten guitars made, it has no serial numbers, Gibson tuners, knobs, pickups, its made out of mahogony, black with diamond inlays, does anyone else have any information, how much is it worth. Thanks Tony

mockingbird bass

Hi there, need some info and rough value of a bass I have here. serial No. is 77235 and is made in USA. Is this a 1977 model or? Any help would be greatly appreciated! I have pics if needed.

Re: mockingbird bass

: Hi there, need some info and rough value of a bass I have here. serial No. is 77235 and is made in USA. Is this a 1977 model or? Any help would be greatly appreciated! I have pics if needed.

Hi Greg,could you please send me some pictures to lorne.peakman@googlemail.com

thanks

Lorne:-)

BCrich.com message board

what the heck happened? I thought maybe it was down for maintenence, but still nothing. Anyone have any info?

serial number and possible vale

hi, i have a rave2 and would like to know the possible vaue on this guitar. the serial number is 16369. it was bought in the usa and would like to know the year and origin.

Question on my oddball Lefty BC Rich

Heya all - hoping you might know something of this guitar.

First, here's some pics:

http://home.earthlink.net/~fred.clark/Front_3.JPG
http://home.earthlink.net/~fred.clark/Back_resize.JPG

I bought the guitar used around 1992 for approx $350.00 in traded gear. I added the pickup rings and chrome knob, but all else is as I got it. It has a Seymore Duncan Alnico II in the front and a JB in the rear, and a pull tap on the volume for the front pickup. The tuners are black Grover minis, and the bridge is a standard Floyd Rose. Other than some corrosion on the neck plate there's not a scratch on it. The shop I bought it from said it was a custom order that the previous owner didn't like as the neck was wider than he was comfortable with (great for me as my hands are big) so the owner traded it to him and that's all he knew about it. I assumed this to be from the "Class Axe" days, but the "LA California" stamp on the neck plate and the angle of the neck heel seem not to jibe with those guitars, not to mention the grade of hardware. The serial number is "B 8256" but I couldn't tell from the breakdown of serial numbers on your site what year it might have been built.
I'm not looking to sell it as it sounds amazing (sustain like a synth on this thing!) but it would be intersting to know what year, where it was built etc.

I'm not looking to sell it as I love the guitar (sustain on this thing is amazing!) but I'd be interested in knowing if it's a BC LA, Class Axe, whatever, and what it might be worth. I've never seen another quite like it so it'd be interesting to find out!

Thanks in advance and hope you can help

Fred

Re: Question on my oddball Lefty BC Rich

Hi Fred,that is an Assassin from about 1987 or 1988,so nothing to do with Class Axe-very unusual to have the paintjob go all the way around the body-the cover over the trem springs is not original though and the cavity cover shows it to be American:-)

Re: Question on my oddball Lefty BC Rich

Nice - thanks for the reply! It does seem to be rather an unusual beast - glad it came from the BC Rich shop.

Thanks again for the reply

Fred

PS = anty guess as to what's it's worth?

: Hi Fred,that is an Assassin from about 1987 or 1988,so nothing to do with Class Axe-very unusual to have the paintjob go all the way around the body-the cover over the trem springs is not original though and the cavity cover shows it to be American:-)

Re: Question on my oddball Lefty BC Rich

: Nice - thanks for the reply! It does seem to be rather an unusual beast - glad it came from the BC Rich shop.

: Thanks again for the reply

Not really mate,they usually go for anyhing between $300 and $500 which is a shame as they are far higher quality guitars than the ebay sharks realize:-(

: Fred

: PS = anty guess as to what's it's worth?

: : Hi Fred,that is an Assassin from about 1987 or 1988,so nothing to do with Class Axe-very unusual to have the paintjob go all the way around the body-the cover over the trem springs is not original though and the cavity cover shows it to be American:-)

BCRich

I was wondering if you could tell something about my guitar. I believe I bought in 84 or 85 but I don’t anything other then that. I checked out the website but I couldn’t find anything even close to what I have. The serial # is BC14235 it has the MADE IN THE U.S.A just below the BC Rich logo 1 Humbucker and 2 single pickups . 1 tone & 1 Volume & 3 mini switches.If anyone could tell what year it was made or what series is it?

Re: BCRich

: I was wondering if you could tell something about my guitar. I believe I bought in 84 or 85 but I don’t anything other then that. I checked out the website but I couldn’t find anything even close to what I have. The serial # is BC14235 it has the MADE IN THE U.S.A just below the BC Rich logo 1 Humbucker and 2 single pickups . 1 tone & 1 Volume & 3 mini switches.If anyone could tell what year it was made or what series is it?

You cannot really date Bolt on guitars acurrately from their serial numbers,as the neckplate was just grabbed out of a large box in the middle of the assembly table

Best guess is 1989 from the number and it is a ST-III model

83 mockingbird

There is an 83 mockingbird listed on ebay. The serial number is 86406.x. It is being listed as a USA made rich, but is not stamped 'USA'. So my question is, is this a USA made rich. If anyone out there knows the answer I would greatly appreciate the feedback. Thanks!

Re: 83 mockingbird

: There is an 83 mockingbird listed on ebay. The serial number is 86406.x. It is being listed as a USA made rich, but is not stamped 'USA'. So my question is, is this a USA made rich. If anyone out there knows the answer I would greatly appreciate the feedback. Thanks!

It is a Real USA made BCR-not all-or indeed many USA made BCRs had the "Made In USA" Stamp

serial number

i have a bc rich with the serial number 9722. it is a platinum series. does anyone know how to date this?

Need new Floyd Rose for platinum ST

The tremolo on my old but trusty platinum ST has irrepairably broken, so I need a new one. Unfortunately, the post hole are different from the 'standard' Floyd Rose (meaning, I can't pick one up from the local guitar shop), and I don't want to go plugging old holes and drilling new ones into the guitar if I can help it. So can anyone shed any light on what exactly was fitted into these guitars, how they differ from the normal tremolos and where I might be able to pick one up from.

Hope all that made sense!

Bc rich Eagle 1979 serial n. 81295

I'm thinking to sell my BC Rich guitar. if someone is interested in buying that contact me atomiko4@hotmail.com. i'm from Italy and here Bc rich guitars are not so famous just like in the Usa, but for me are great! i can give you some pictures. bye!!

Re: Need new Floyd Rose for platinum ST

: The tremolo on my old but trusty platinum ST has irrepairably broken, so I need a new one. Unfortunately, the post hole are different from the 'standard' Floyd Rose (meaning, I can't pick one up from the local guitar shop), and I don't want to go plugging old holes and drilling new ones into the guitar if I can help it. So can anyone shed any light on what exactly was fitted into these guitars, how they differ from the normal tremolos and where I might be able to pick one up from.

: Hope all that made sense!

I guess you are talking about the single locking terrible floyd copy bc rich used in the early 90s. i don't believe there anything made now to fit. the best thing is to keep an eye on ebay they pop up there once in a while.
the best thing is going to be fill and drill new post holes and put a better trem on it.

Re: Need new Floyd Rose for platinum ST

Thanks for the reply. I thought that might be the case but, well, you never know if you never ask. *gets out power tools*

Looking for BC Rich stealth

f anyone can help me... I have been looking for a BC Rich Stealth for a while and my search has found nothing... if anyone out there is selling a stealth or knows where i kan find one please e mail me... Thank you

Re: Looking for BC Rich stealth

i have one that you may like. i am based in australia. it is a platinum snakeskin model with floyd rose non locking trem

Re: Looking for BC Rich stealth

: i have one that you may like. i am based in australia. it is a platinum snakeskin model with floyd rose non locking trem

Look on ebay now 3/14/07-Razzledog13-has a rare original only 100 made! Beautiful guitar, well worth it.

Re: Looking for BC Rich stealth

who much do you want for her?? I´m based in mexico.

Guitar tabs

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purple snake skin warlock

I'm trying to find a guitar I didn't buy in the early 90's in Orange County, CA. If you own the neck through purple snakeskin warlock or know it's whereabouts, please email me at warlock@zianet.com
Thanks,
Keith

Warlock Halloween 2000

I got a warlock halloween 2000 for sale and was wondering what it's worth. It's only been played about 5 times and is in perfect condition. I put it on ebay for 1000, is that too much? Shipping is also $100(UPS is outrageous thesedays) By the way it is number 60 out of 60 made.

Re: Warlock Halloween 2000

I was wondering what ever became of the guitar. I have one too and have to decide if I want to sell it or not, and also may be looking for another.

Re: Warlock Halloween 2000

: I was wondering what ever became of the guitar. I have one too and have to decide if I want to sell it or not, and also may be looking for another.

it didn't sell on ebay. but another one did after that @ around $200 i think.

Re: Warlock Halloween 2000

Recently? Thats how much I paid for mine but it needs alot of body work.

Re: Warlock Halloween 2000

: I got a warlock halloween 2000 for sale and was wondering what it's worth. It's only been played about 5 times and is in perfect condition. I put it on ebay for 1000, is that too much? Shipping is also $100(UPS is outrageous thesedays) By the way it is number 60 out of 60 made.

i see from your new auction that you don't believe me. lol
good luck on selling it. :-)

Re: Warlock Halloween 2000

: I got a warlock halloween 2000 for sale and was wondering what it's worth. It's only been played about 5 times and is in perfect condition. I put it on ebay for 1000, is that too much? Shipping is also $100(UPS is outrageous thesedays) By the way it is number 60 out of 60 made.

your price is way too high. it'll never sell at that. you may be able to get $500 out of it. maybe a little more if you're lucky. even though not many were made they were still a lower level import guitar.

as for the shipping i'd pack the guitar and take it to ups to check the cost. i've never paid that much to ship a guitar.

SEAGULL

IV'E HAD A BC RICH SEAGULL ( TRANSPARENT BLUE ) FAIR/GOOD
CONDITION IN MY CLOSET FOR 25 YEARS. SERIAL # 507111

IS IT WORTH ANYTHING?

Re: SEAGULL

: IV'E HAD A BC RICH SEAGULL ( TRANSPARENT BLUE ) FAIR/GOOD
: CONDITION IN MY CLOSET FOR 25 YEARS. SERIAL # 507111

: IS IT WORTH ANYTHING?

Email sent:-)

80s90s Platinum Bitch, SN 31288

I have a Platinum series Bitch that defies dating/valuation as it has the un-usual SN 31288. I have had the axe since the early nineties, when I got it second hand. But now I would like to know its value as I must sell a few guitars (orders from the minister of war and finance)

Any leads would help

BC RICO ACOUSTIC

I have a BC RICO acoustic guitar, BW-9c. excellent condition. One of the few that got thru from japan. Birds eye maple back and sides. If interested, please e=mail me at tomlawsonmusic@aol.com.

NJ Neckthru Wave...info and value?

NJ Neckthru Wave...info and value?

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Stealths

Is the B.C. Rich Stealth model discontinued, because I noticed its not on there site anymore, and I kinda want to get one from all the good things I've heard about them.

Re: Stealths

: Is the B.C. Rich Stealth model discontinued, because I noticed its not on there site anymore, and I kinda want to get one from all the good things I've heard about them.

Available Only from the USA Customshop at this time

BC Rico Mockingbird info

yep, i'm another person looking for info on their rico mockingbird...
serial # is B 1773 (i know other folks have serial #'s that start with R but i'm almost positive this is a B, though it is a little smudged).
any info would be great...

Re: BC Rico Mockingbird info

: yep, i'm another person looking for info on their rico mockingbird...
: serial # is B 1773 (i know other folks have serial #'s that start with R but i'm almost positive this is a B, though it is a little smudged).
: any info would be great...

Email sent:-)

BC Rich Bass Warlock Need Dating & Value Pleease

Hi guys. I have had one of these for years. The Serial Number is B4230, with LA California on the neck plate & TM beside BC Rich Logo (so obviously USA Made), with a Bad Ass bridge. It has the older shape, with the more triangular shaped headstock, maple neck and rosewood fretboard (22 frets). It's hardly been used in the past 10 years. Blood red colour. It has some typical wear on the body. It's in a full hard case. I'd really appreciate some feedback. Thanks a lot ;)

Re: BC Rich Bass Warlock Need Dating & Value Pleease

 BC Rich Bass Warlock Need Dating & Value Pleease

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Bich 2 digit serial number value/history?

I own a maple bich with the serial number BICH22. I was told at one time that this was from the first lot of 50 made for its introduction at the NAMM show. I have owned it since 1985, and it has served as sculpture ever since. It is almost undetectable from new. Just some faint burnishing of the back plastic is the only evidence of wear. All absolutely original, near as I can tell.

I'm not really interested in selling, unless somebody wants to get really crazy. I do need to declare a value for insurance. Anyone know more about this guitar, or what it's worth?

Thanks in advance.

Re: Bich 2 digit serial number value/history?

: I own a maple bich with the serial number BICH22. I was told at one time that this was from the first lot of 50 made for its introduction at the NAMM show. I have owned it since 1985, and it has served as sculpture ever since. It is almost undetectable from new. Just some faint burnishing of the back plastic is the only evidence of wear. All absolutely original, near as I can tell.

: I'm not really interested in selling, unless somebody wants to get really crazy. I do need to declare a value for insurance. Anyone know more about this guitar, or what it's worth?

: Thanks in advance.

http://mcs.acidpit.org/

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go there, post pics and ask. you'll get all the info you want.

BC Rich Ironbird Bass NJ Series

BC Rich Ironbird Bass NJ Series

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B C Rico Mockingbird Serial Info/Value

B C Rico Mockingbird Serial Info/Value

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BC Rich Eagle

Wanted BC Rich Eagle: Back in the day ('78) I used to own a Birds eye maple Eagle, got the bug for one. Doesnt have to be vintage if it plays well. Actually prefer a color.

Re: BC Rich Eagle

: Wanted BC Rich Eagle: Back in the day ('78) I used to own a Birds eye maple Eagle, got the bug for one. Doesnt have to be vintage if it plays well. Actually prefer a color.
I am thinking of selling my 1976 bc rich eagle
serial#770XX excellant condition soild mohgany
only missing the chicken head tuner knob but i have one on order, let me know,might put on ebay next week,thanks

Re: BC Rich Eagle

Hi,
I have access to a maple 1978 ecxcellent all original Eagle - would run $1900 plus shipping if interested

Re: BC Rich Eagle

If you can find one in a store, go check out the NJ Classic Neck Thru series of guitars. I just got a NJ Classic NT Mockingbird a few months back and I LOVE IT.

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