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Alembic CL St. Louis

Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by Disco Batman, Sep 17, 2010.


  1. Not sure if I should go get this. Not interested in owning one, but if I could flip it for a profit might be worthwhile. What do you guys think.

    Or if anyone is St. Louis local and wants to go after it, here it is.

    http://stlouis.craigslist.org/msg/1959406792.html
     
  2. ojo

    ojo Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2006
    Round Lake
    Great deal. You could probably flip it for a grand w/o too much trouble. I love my Epic, and paid a bit more for mine. It's a nice bass, though it may not be for everyone. If you're so inclined, this is a cheap way to get into Alembics. You can easily swap out the treble/bass controls for a lowpass/Q switch . . .
     
  3. Krispy

    Krispy

    May 21, 2007
    NJ USA
    Have you ever played one? You might be surprised how much instrument you have for $800. Easy enough to flip if you don't fall in love, but beware.....they have a strange allure like a hot Latin woman. ;)

    I never thought I'd be a an Alembic owner either but an hour in a closed room might change your mind. It changed mine a long time ago.

    I'd jump on it before it leaves.
     
  4. ojo

    ojo Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2006
    Round Lake
    Totally agree with Krispy. I will never forget that first hour in the store with the Alembic. It was the most compelling bass I had ever played in my life, for 45 minutes I sat there thinking about what I had to sell to fund the Epic. Later, I ended up buying a warmoth with a East-Meets-West Alembic setup, and I wouldn't be surprised if I own a series instrument some time in my life.

    Clarity of tone. That's why I keep coming back to the Alembic.
     
  5. whoapower

    whoapower

    Jul 14, 2005
    Austin, TX
    I'm not an Alembic person myself, but it is a fine instrument. You can get your money back and more if you aren't happy with it and are able to float/invest the 800 bucks.
     
  6. ko stradivarius

    ko stradivarius

    Aug 14, 2006
    St. Louis
    Crap! I check CL everyday. How did I miss this? I didn't even see the ad but an Alembic for $800 I would have bought unseen.
     
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