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B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar  

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The Eagle is truly an iconic B.C. Rich design. This limited-edition custom model combines a mahogany body and set-neck construction to deliver rich t...Click To Read More About This Product

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A limited edition with a set-neck, Bigsby and dual humbuckers.

The Eagle is truly an iconic B.C. Rich design. This limited-edition custom model combines a mahogany body and set-neck construction to deliver rich tone and endless sustain. The Bigsby tremolo brings an additional level of warmth and makes for smooth and effortless bends on its 24.5" scale, 24-fret easy access neck. The Eagle spreads its tonal wings further with two volume, one tone, and one 3-way toggle, offering subtle cleans and soaring, full-bodied sustain.

The custom black metal flake finish is highlighted with chrome hardware, diamond inlays, and rosewood fretboard so you can dig into every note. The binding on the neck and headstock completes this Eagle' custom and classic look.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Construction: Set-Neck
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Body Thickness: 40mm
  • Headstock Style: 3-to-a-side traditional
  • Headstock Color: Matching
  • Headstock Binding: White
  • Tuners: B.C. Rich
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Back Of Neck: Painted
  • Neck Binding: White
  • Nut Width: 43mm
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlay: Diamond
  • Frets: 24 Jumbo
  • Bridge Type: Licensed By Bigsby
  • Pickups: B.C. Rich B.D.S.M.
  • Controls: Two volume, one tone, one 3-way toggle
  • Case sold separately

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B.C. RichPro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (14)
  • Good tone (14)
  • Good feel (13)
  • Solid electronics (13)
  • Good pick up (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (11)
  • Practicing (11)
  • Recording (8)
  • Small venues (8)
  • Rock concerts (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Quality guitar, great vintage tone

I want to say right off the bat, that this is a fantastic guitar. The tones that I have achieved thus far range from blues, to early Priest. Think "Sad...Read complete review

I want to say right off the bat, that this is a fantastic guitar. The tones that I have achieved thus far range from blues, to early Priest. Think "Sad Wings" tone.

The Tremolo so far for me has been a love/hate thing. I love the looks and it functions pretty decent however, my low E and A go flat from only a slight wobble on the bar. As another review had stated, there is a slight issue keeping this guitar in tune. I am hoping that after the stock D' Adario strings have broken in, this issue will lesson. Time will tell as it has already been a good solid couple months with limited play (couple hours at most per week).

I would recommend this guitar highly "IF" it is on sale. If not, wait as it often is reduced in price.It looks gorgeous in person, pics do not do it justice!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Do not buy this guitar

Nevermind the price and nevermind the review (nearly everything on this website has at least four stars anyway). First of all this guitar cannot stay in tune. For supposedly 1000 value guitar this...Read complete review

Nevermind the price and nevermind the review (nearly everything on this website has at least four stars anyway). First of all this guitar cannot stay in tune. For supposedly 1000 value guitar this is completely unacceptable. Bixby tremolo is only for the looks and nothing else. The smallest use will make the strings go out of tune. Second the resale value is non-existent. Nobody will ever give you more than 200 for this instrument if you even find a buyer. Thus unless you are sure that this is what you want to play to posterity you will be stuck with mediocre instrument that perhaps looks good although it has this irritating BCRich inscription. No wonder it is periodically on sale.

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(6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Do not buy this guitar

By dave

from Bay Shore, NY

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Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

Nevermind the price and nevermind the review (nearly everything on this website has at least four stars anyway). First of all this guitar cannot stay in tune. For supposedly 1000 value guitar this is completely unacceptable. Bixby tremolo is only for the looks and nothing else. The smallest use will make the strings go out of tune. Second the resale value is non-existent. Nobody will ever give you more than 200 for this instrument if you even find a buyer. Thus unless you are sure that this is what you want to play to posterity you will be stuck with mediocre instrument that perhaps looks good although it has this irritating BCRich inscription. No wonder it is periodically on sale.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not What I Expected

By Ckjamm

from Bronx, NY

Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

I expected more out of a BC Rich product. Of course, it's been over 30 years since buying my first Warlock guitar but I must say the solid and durable feel gotten in earlier days appears to be a forgotten memory. I returned the thing.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent for every kind of music

By luckybighead

from North Tx.

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

    My wife got this for me on stupid deal of the day, what a bargain. It's very versatile and works with all varieties of music. This is the second B.C.Rich I've gotten and like'em both.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A great value, don't miss

    By Rocking 99

    from Fort Worth Tx

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

        Just plugged in and tuned. Handles great up and down fret board. Lots of kick. Action was set fine for me. Pickups are a little dirty, but that is why we have knobs on our amps. The B.C. plays as well as my Fenders and Gibsons at 1/4th the price. Very pleased.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Quality guitar, great vintage tone

        By Grandchawhee

        from NY

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Will Not Remain In Tune

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

        I want to say right off the bat, that this is a fantastic guitar. The tones that I have achieved thus far range from blues, to early Priest. Think "Sad Wings" tone.

        The Tremolo so far for me has been a love/hate thing. I love the looks and it functions pretty decent however, my low E and A go flat from only a slight wobble on the bar. As another review had stated, there is a slight issue keeping this guitar in tune. I am hoping that after the stock D' Adario strings have broken in, this issue will lesson. Time will tell as it has already been a good solid couple months with limited play (couple hours at most per week).

        I would recommend this guitar highly "IF" it is on sale. If not, wait as it often is reduced in price.It looks gorgeous in person, pics do not do it justice!

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        SIMPLY OUTSTANDING

        By proteus

        from buffalo,n.y.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Gorgeous Paintwork
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Cant Think Of Anything

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

        my catalog arrived 2 months ago,and i spotted the hot deals of the month pages,and this guitar was on there for 399.
        i've loved bc rich for years but was always sheepish about buying one because the price points were low end which i took to mean they are of little quality.i admired them for boldly building super radically shaped body designs.
        so i bought a warlock "revenge",and liked it.i started to become a believer,and saw so many changes through the years .the names bronze,platinum,etc. were gone,and masterpiece appeared.now they are gone,and the braintrust at research and development jumped to mid/high level pricing.they were always the "chrysler" of the guitar industry in that you got alot of bang for your buck.body binding,grover tuners,rockfield p/ups,etc.
        so i ordered this and "WOW",what an amazing piece of artistry.the metalflake paint is just phenomenal,and "a bigsby" ?,perfectly set up out of the box.
        the sound is all solid and "THERE" ,i truly thought the sales guy was bsing me when he said wow,thats a great price these are usually 999..so i called back to talk to a different guy to hear what he'd say,and i got the same answer,he also added that he was going to buy one.
        i was convinced and ordered it.when i unpacked it our other guitarist was there and we just stared at it in amazement.he dug around in his pocket and had 200 and asked me to borrow 200.,and order him one now.
        we went online and it was now 599.,so i couldn't help him.within days it was back to regular price 999.,which is still a great price.
        it will be a collectible,so don't hesitate .....BUY THIS GUITAR !!!!!!

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Doesn't stay in Tune

        By ROCNROG

        from Mantua, Utah

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Looses Tune

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

        I like everything about this guitar other than it's not staying in tune. I took it to a tech and had the grooves in the nut widened a bit and that helped some. I'm hoping with a little time this issue will work it's self out. I'm still going to use it for one set at my gig tonight.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        well built guitar with a powerful punch

        By Solsurfer

        from LO CAL

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

        i am more of a collector then a player, so my review is more of a value assessment then anything else, the guitar is very well made, i do think that upgrading the tuners is all you might want to change, the pickups and all the knobs and switches are awesome the body and neck are solid, guitar has a nice balanced feel and a very cool design, the collector in me loves the stupid deal of the day price, i dont think that i would purchase this guitar at the normal price at this time, the value of this guitar will go up in time, so as a investment of the sale price you cant go wrong, so if you want a awesome guitar that sounds and plays great, i would recommend this guitar at the sale price to anyone..............PEACE

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice !

        By lucky

        from Texas

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

          My wife loved the look of this guitar and spotted it on sdtd.I've got one other BC Rich and its been a good player, so seeing the price and the mark down for stupid deal,I thought why not?Got it yesterday, so I'm going on my first impression.I can get several different sounds out of this from clean & twangy to growling rock.It plays very easy and as far as staying in tune,it's got a Bigsby,which is for subtle use, not dive bombing. I probably played an hour to one and a half hours last night and after the initial tuning and retuning for the first ten minutes, it stayed in tune from then on.Even checked it before writing this reveiw and it still holding the tune.Good player,beautiful,and lots of versatility.Thanks BC Rich and MF for another great buy.

           
          5.0

          I WAS SOLD JUST WITH A GLANCE

          By "EMJAY"

          from BUFFALO N.Y.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • BIGSBY IS STRONG AND GR8 4 NOSEDIVES..
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts
            • SM. ,MED. ,& LARGE VENUES.MAD POWERFUL
            • TEACHING ,SHE IS SMOOOOOOTH.

            Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

            WHEN I SAW HER FOR THE FIRST TIME , I WAS BLOWN AWAY ,WHO MAKES THIS ? NO WAY ,I THOUGHT THEY WENT OUT OF BIZ.

            I PLUGGED HER IN AT THE MUSIC STORE ,AND COLORED IT WITH A CHORUS ,FLANGER , AND OD /DISTORTION, AND TESTED HER CLEAN, TO MEAN AND ALL IN BETWEEN .MINE WAS IN STOCK AND I TOOK HER HOME SET IT UP TO MY LIKING ,AND SWAPPED THE 9 GAUGES TO ERNIE BALL POWER SLINKYS 11 GAUGE ,STRETCHED THE STRINGS HARD AND LET IT SIT OVER NIGHT ,THEN TUNED HER UP AND PLUGGED INTO MY PEDAL BOARD ,AND BLEW THE ROOF OFF THE HOUSE .

            AN AMAZING GUITAR THAT WILL BE BURIED WITH ME.IT'S A GAS TO PLAY AND SO PRETTY.SUCH CLEAN ,STREAMLINED LOOK ,AND NICE BODY CONTOUR AND ARM REST,I JUST CAN'T SAY ENOUGH ABOUT IT.

            GO BUY ONE !!!!!!!!!!!!!

             
            5.0

            Had I not bought this would never have known how good it is.

            By Dapper

            from Denver Co.

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            Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

            This guitar is soooo sweet. Plays like butter, but can handle all the rough stuff. I'm a jazz/blues player, but my son likes to borrow it for his rock shows so much that I told him to keep it. Its a great all event guitar...and looks great too!

             
            4.0

            A truly well made instrument

            By That Guitar Dude

            from Amherst MA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

            • Boring Color

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Small Venues

            Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

            I was somewhat skeptical when I bought this instrument, but it had everything I wanted and was on sale. I had the extra cash so I took the plunge. I can't be more happy that I did. What you need to know before buying this instrument is that you're not going to get a modern metal guitar. BC Rich have unfortunately associated themselves with pointy metal guitars that are bought by edgy teenagers who can't play. Fortunately, this guitar isn't that. While I'm sure that it could play modern metal quite well, it's designed to be a rocking machine. My main guitar for a long time has been a Gibson SG, and this guitar easily holds its own next to old faithful. The neck profile is very similar to a PRS SE neck, but is not quite as wide. The frets are low, which is a plus for me, and the cutaway is non-existent. I prefer matte finishes, but this is one of the smoothest gloss necks I've played on. I don't know if I just got a good one, but my hand never gets slowed down by the gloss. It came with perfectly set intonation, and low action. I've never received a guitar that didn't need a set-up before this one. It's reassuringly heavy, and all the knobs are good and chunky. Everything feels super sturdy and solid. The pickups are surprisingly good. Vintage voiced with lots of mids and highs. The neck pickup does the Seymour Duncan Custom Custom thing where it almost sounds like a single coil when played with medium to high gain. While I was impressed, I'll most likely replace them with PAF's or Bare Knuckles. It holds its tuning very well for non-locking tuners, but I'll probably replace them with a set of locking tuners. All in all it's a great instrument. It's everything you could ask for if you want a workhorse instrument, and you'll enjoy playing it.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would recomend for an advanced beginner

            By Erls

            from Canada

            About Me Experienced

            Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

            Its nice but definitly a set back from models as recent as 2005. I bought my classic deluxe black burst in 2008. Its the second guitar I ever bought and my favourite to play and it looks a lot cleaner than its red counterpart. As I've only everone other one like mine I would like to know if anyone knows when the black burst model was dicontinued. I can send pics of it as well because I would like to know the value. If anyone has information gibe me.shout

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Super Deal

            By Glenn

            from undisclosed

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            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

              Nicely made, good neck, GREAT PRICE (at least on this "Stupid Deal of the Day"). Would never have gone out looking to buy this guitar, but the deal was too good to pass up. Better than I thought it would be…

              (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent !!!!

              By Henri

              from Notre Dame des Prairies, Québec, Canada

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Bigsby Vibrato
              • Fun To Play
              • Good Tone
              • Nice finish
              • Very Nice Presentation

              Cons

              • No Case

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

              Fast delivery and no problem.
              Very goog deal...
              Thank you Musician's Friend

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very happy with this purchase

              By YogiBearclaw

              from Ohio

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Great guitar
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

              • None so far

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues
              • Writingcreating Music

              Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

              For the Beginner or expert this guitar will take of of business everyday. Right out of the box it was ready to go. Musicians friend made this an easy transaction and worry free experience. This guitar speaks for itself. Well rounded and fun to play!

               
              5.0

              Best playing guitar I have

              By dragonov

              from Texarkana, TX

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              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

                  Wow. This guitar is gorgeous and plays great. Has better sound than my strats. My wife was impressed with the detail of the fingerboard and inlay. I am impressed with how it plays. Came set up and needed no adjustment. Great deal on a great guitar. Buy it.

                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best Deal Ever

                  By Guitar Red

                  from Central Texas

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Rock Concerts
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about B.C. Rich Pro X Custom Eagle Electric Guitar:

                  really like this guitar. I have owned over a dozen guitarsand this is one of the best I have played. For the price you can't beat it.

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