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For Sale/Trade 2019 Alembic Custom Spolier

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by DarnellBass, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. DarnellBass

    DarnellBass Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    For Sale/Trade/partial trade
    - Vintage Fender, Series 1, Fodera
    Also interested in dslr and video cameras

    I'm the 2nd owner, and got it locally through an Alembic dealer and friend here in Denver

    Gold plated hardware, Ron Wickersham signature under the truss cover, and a unique Ebony veneer on the headstock. It was made with the lightest Mahogany body they could find. Neck through with nickel (I think) side dots, easy to see; a classy bass. Get a piece of Alembic history for a great price; this is an $11,000 custom build.

    Mica at Alembic:
    "This Custom Spoiler bass has our Signature electronics. Signature electronics let you control the tone of each pickup separately with individual low-pass filters and Q-switches.
    The body on this bass is painted solid black but the neck is left clear. This was so we could do a satin rub out on the neck - if we sanded over the black finish it would look chalky. Ew. Plus this way you get to enjoy the visual of the Mahogany and Purpleheart neck.
    To get the black peghead we didn’t use paint - those are Ebony veneers. Masking and painting is an option, but the line could never get as sharp as with the veneers. "

    Model: Custom
    Model Number: CSMB
    Date Completed: April 24th, 2019
    Scale Length: 32" Medium Scale
    Fingerboard: Ebony
    Peghead Veneers on front and back: Ebony
    Inlays: Mother of Pearl Ovals
    Strings: Alembic CX3/40L
    Machine Heads: Gold Plated
    Body: Mahogany
    Neck woods: Maple, Mahogany and Purpleheart
    Finish: Gloss Body in Black with Satin Neck
    Electronics: Signature - Volume, Pan, 2 Filters, 2 Q switches, mono output

    Custom Options: Spoiler Body with Lightweight Mahogany, Black Finish, Gold plated hardware, Ron Wickersham autograph underside control cover.
    Weight: 9.5 LBS

    Currently strung with black diamond lights.

    $6500 SHipped fedex

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    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019 at 4:16 PM
  2. Jdub9


    May 3, 2019
    This is an awesome bass!
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  3. love me some spoiler ! my fave alembic model.
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  4. T Bassman

    T Bassman Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2010
    Super nice! The Alembic finishes are so amazing. Glwts!
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  5. 600 Ohms

    600 Ohms Supporting Member

    Jan 4, 2012
    Wow, that's some kinda rad bass. That will make someone very happy. Black is so rare for an Alembic. Gorgeous.
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  6. HeavyJazz

    HeavyJazz Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2013
    Love this bass. A real killer!
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