#1
Hey so I have the choice of a few guitars which a local music shop currently have.

I play through a peavy valveking 112 (stock.)

My main styles are:

- Metal
- Classic Rock
- Acoustic
- Blues

Overall I need it to be pretty versatile as I play most things ever changing.

BC Rich Body Art Mockingbird (I love the finish and its fixed bridge) £199 Second hand
Ibanez RG370DX - Black at £199 second hand
Ibanez RG370B - Black at £199 second hand
Washburn WG580 - Mettalic Blue at £199 - second hand

Guitars:
Fender American Standard Strat 2009 Limited Edition
Ibanez Gak30

Amps
Jcm 800 2203 '82

Pedals:
John bull jr overdrive
Boss Equalizer GE-7
Boss TU-3
Boss CH1

My Band
http://www.myspace.com/hereliesnuggetband
#2
Nice amp man.

I'm not sure what you mean when you say one of your main styles is acoustic, do you want to play acoustic on electric guitar?

I think the mocking bird would be pretty good for what you want it for, it can do a nice smooth les paul type sound and the pickups have a really nice crunch, and it looks badass.
#3
Its just that everyone says that BC-Rich are shit (Low end) and the RG370DX has better spec.

Is the wood of the BC really that bad? And with a pup swap how would it fare?


By acoustic I mean clean stuff (sorry for the confusion)

Guitars:
Fender American Standard Strat 2009 Limited Edition
Ibanez Gak30

Amps
Jcm 800 2203 '82

Pedals:
John bull jr overdrive
Boss Equalizer GE-7
Boss TU-3
Boss CH1

My Band
http://www.myspace.com/hereliesnuggetband
#4
I've never tried a bc rich but I've also heared a lot of people saying the cheap models are utter crap.

If I had to choose I'd go for one of the ibanez's, Ibanez has never let me down
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#5
but the Edge II/III is suppost to be crap?

I would rarely use the trem any way so it would be a waste of time for me.

Whats the problem with the BC Rich's?

I could replace the hardware and pups for less than £150 (variouse friends and such)

How would it be then?

Guitars:
Fender American Standard Strat 2009 Limited Edition
Ibanez Gak30

Amps
Jcm 800 2203 '82

Pedals:
John bull jr overdrive
Boss Equalizer GE-7
Boss TU-3
Boss CH1

My Band
http://www.myspace.com/hereliesnuggetband
#6
why do you need a new guitar?

from that list i guess you play metal predominately? if you also intend to change tunigs alot, fixed bridge would be best for you,

check out the Vintage VRS with the fixed bridge, good little guitar for the money and IMO better than any you listed there.

http://www.dolphinmusic.co.uk/product/14157-vintage-vrs110-gloss-black.html/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=shopping&utm_campaign=base


very berstile for the money, decent Pups, 24 frets so you can still play those squeally metal solos, fixed bridge and locking tuners so good for changing stunigs all the time with great stability, the trem system on the trem ones is also very good,

the neck is very nice as well, very close to the PRS wide fat, so its very comfy too.

i am not just saying this i had one of these guitars for a few weeks on trial as it were.

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Last edited by Tom 1.0 at May 21, 2010,
#7
i would go washburn, i have yet to hear a bad word about them, and my dime v which is pretty low end plays amazing for what i got it for
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