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BODY SHAPE Shredzilla Extreme
CONSTRUCTION No heel Neck-Thru body
BODY WOOD Mahogany "Nyatah Palaquium"
TOP WOOD Arched Burl, Quilted maple and Spalted Maple Versions
BACK WOOD Mahogany "Nyatah Palaquium"
SIDES Abalone Binding
BODY FINISH Transparent
ORIENTATION Right Handed
NECK SHAPE Shredzilla Ultra Slim Countour with Satin Finish For Speed
NECK WOOD 5-piece Maple/Wenge neck for stability
TRUSS ROD Dual Adjust
HEADSTOCK 8-Inline reversed
FRETBOARD MATERIAL Indian Ebony fretboard
FRET SIZE Extra Jumbo
NUMBER OF FRETS 24
INLAYS Extreme Abalone inlay 12th fret
NUT Floyd Rose Locking
BRIDGE TYPE Locking Tremolo
BRIDGE DESIGN Floyd Rose
TUNING MACHINES Grover Locking Rotomatic 18:1 ratio
PICKUP CONFIGURATION Direct Mount Humbuckers
NECK PICKUP DiMarzio Super Distortions ™, Made in USA
BRIDGE PICKUP DiMarzio D Activator X ™ Black Bobbins, Made in USA
PICKUP TYPE Passive
CONTROL LAYOUT 2 x volume 1 Tone 3-way selector
SPECIAL ELECTRONICS 500K Linear pots
STRINGS D'Addario NYXL0980
NUMBER OF STRINGS 8
SPECIAL FEATURES No Heel Shredzilla Neck cut for easy access to the 24th fret
ACCESSORIES Locking Straplocks Included
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Korea
COLOR Spalted Maple
COLOR Black Cherry
By Simon A.
on May 30, 2020
I've had this guitar for about a month now and it's glorious, you can tell there's been a lot of thought put into each aspect and finished beautifully. Swapping the strings out proved much easier than expected and the trem stability is shockingly good, even after a fair amount of abuse. I did have a little trouble setting the initial intonation and fired a quick email to the folk at BC Rich, who called me back in minutes (incredible customer service) and showed me i was being a bit stupid and had a string backwards (you're gonna want to clip the ball end and clamp that to the trem, not just feed the end through). On that, the intonation is now spot on and super stable. The neck joint is so smooth that upper fret access it a joy and the rest of the neck is smooth and easy on the fingers. Tonally the push/pull pickups add some great subtle choices on clean and with the gain turned up its something else, growling through everything I can throw at it. I'm really struggling to find anything I dislike, I'm 100% in love with this thing.
Additional thanks the Damon at Red Blanket, due to a lack of reviews i bugged him quite relentlessly about the guitar and I got back great advice.
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