Platinum Warlock review by B.C. Rich

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  • Sound: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 10
  • Features: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 8.2 (71 votes)
B.C. Rich: Platinum Warlock

Price paid: $ 249

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Sound — 10
I play rock and metal, I have a Roland Micro Cube and it makes the amp sound amazing! The humbuckers make the best sound that you can flex with any type of efx. If you want a guitar for everything, and looks killer I would recommend this in a heart beat.

Overall Impression — 10
This guitar will fit anyone who likes unorthodoxly shaped guitars. I have been playing non stop for 2 years and it is by far better than any I have played even at a music store. If it were stolen I would hunt down the culprit and hit him with it, then buy another one just to have more that one to play. I love the tuners, sound, look, and everything about the guitar. I have a coffin case for it and you will thank me if you get a hard case for all your guitars. I compared the Warlock to other BC Rich, ESP, Fender and even the new PRS 13 Rosewood, and for the look, price, and tone, I would always pick the warlock just to stand out in a crowd.

Reliability & Durability — 10
The guitar will lead you through an AC/DC style concert and still rock afterwards. The hardware is flawless and it will probably last for years to come. I can pick up the guitar by one or the other strap button just to prove they are solid. I haven't chipped it yet but if you take care of it and not use it as a weapon it will last forever. The finish is so clear its shocking.

Action, Fit & Finish — 10
The guitar was a godlike instrument from the factory and I plugged it in before I even picked it up from the box. The neck pickup needed a little raise but it was still ok before. Everything was excellent. there was not even a finger print on the absoultly mirrir like finish, now thatss skill!

Features — 10
This is the 2004 Platinum Series Warlock guitar. It has 24 Jumbo frets, with the unadulterated Widow headstock. It has 2 BC Rich liscened BDSM pickups on an H/H configuration with a 3 way Switch, two volume knobs for pickups and a tone knob. The neck is Rosewood, and the body's made of solid Agathis, which makes it incredible solid and sturdy. It also has a string through design but it is always in tune if your really good. The tuners are BC Rich and they are really good at staying put. It came with a patch cord but I already have a silver Bullet so I didn't care.

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