A Walk Thru History with BC Rich
Dude With Stuff
1983
1983 - Stealth - Rich Derringer
1983 - Ironbird (version #1) - Joey Rico
1983 - BC Rico import line gets renamed to NJ series.
1983 - Widow - Blackie Lawless of WASP
New Models
Revised 5/7/09
There are basically 2 cuts for the Ironbird. The original Version #1 and the revised Version #2 (current version used by BC Rich).
Ironbird 101
Version #1 - note top horn more pronounced and not same angle as main guitar. Bottom of guitar also straight lines.
Version #2 - note top horn smaller and same angle as main guitar. Bottom cut concave.
Widow guitar shape & headstock.
Page #2
Better article on this- click here.