Dating bc rich
Father and son brought bodies in from Mexico, had them painted and assembled at the shop for mariachi, classical, and folk musicians.
P.’s Blackie Lawless dripping in blood while clutching a B. Rich Widow in one hand and a skull in the other was just one of many that catapulted B. Rico’s son Bernardo “Bernie” Chavez Rico, an accomplished flamenco guitarist, did become involved with the guitar making, however.
It was redesigned several times to include a smoother lower point, and a Junior version with simpler electronics, then a pointless version which is quite rare. Rich Mockingbird was designed by Johnny "Go-Go" Kessel. The Mockingbird model experienced a resurgence in the early 1990s through Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Slash after he played one on the Use Your Illusion world tour. Rich "Bich" ten-string guitar was developed by Neal Moser, a sub-contractor for Bernie Rico (B. The Bich had a conventional six-string headstock for the principal strings, with the four extra strings tuned by machine heads positioned in the body, past the tailpiece, with a large angled notch allowing access to the tuners.
The ten-string models differ from each other in finish and control details. Although these early guitars were reportedly rated higher than new Martins at the time, they had some minor issues.