NBD! 1984 Mockingbird

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FloridaSam, May 15, 2018.


  1. I went pawn shop hunting today and found this little guy.

    The Bad:
    1. Frets are really worn
    2. Pickups are not original
    3. Middle position on selector is out.

    The Good:
    1. Even with low, worn frets it set up well and plays nice.
    2. The pickups were changed to Rio Grande Muy Grandes. Without a doubt my favorite P Bass pickups. I have them in another bass and sweat by them. They're not cheap. $140.00 each.
    3. Because of the wiring issue I got it for $165.00!

    I love old B.C. Rich basses and this will get gigged hard.
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  2. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    ha! looks like it's in pretty good shape. hope you get it playing the way you want! congrats on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
     
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  3. It certainly reliced but in a good way. It plays better than I expected given its age and use. The neck pickup sounds amazing. Love LOVE the Rio Grandes.
     
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