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It was from these men that Bernie learned his craft. Oddly enough the Seagull was based on a wooden toilet seat. Later models used Guild pickups, until Rich contacted Larry Di Marzio and asked if his company could produce a four wire model. The Eagle included an onboard preamp with a separate volume control and all the bells and whistles that were to be found on the Seagull.The shop offered Flamenco and Classical guitars along with other stringed instruments. The body and neck were made of mahogany with neck-thru construction. The body was more Strat-like with a double cutaway.Bernardo's eccentric designs and quality craftsmanship led to the interest of some of the most respected guitar players. The Warlock's edgy and unique design appealed to the hair-metal culture of the eighties and B. One of the most unusual guitars that I ever played was also one of the best guitars I’ve ever played. That guitar was expensive, but it played and sounded like a dream.The BC Rich Mockingbird was based on a shape by a guy named Johnny “Go-Go” Kessel and named by Neal Moser.The double-cutaway shape is like nothing else out there.Many of their original guitars were made of bodies imported from Mexico which the workers sanded, finished, stained, and painted before offering them for sale. The music store I frequented back in those days had 2 B. The body had an exaggerated cutaway that ended in a sharp point. Later models were stripped down, with a single humbucking pickup, a six-in-line headstock, and a vibrato unit.
And he hired luthiers and craftsmen to do the work. Eventually Gibson realized their pickups were being used by a competitor and put a halt to the practice. Early models included the three-on-a-side headstock, an unbound neck with rosewood fret board and inlaid position markers.The original models were gorgeous and featured twin humbucking pickups with coil tapping capability, and a built-in preamp.