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Anyone else play Alembic?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by abngourmet, Apr 7, 2005.


  1. abngourmet

    abngourmet Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2004
    USA
    Anyone else here own and play an Alembic? I have three. Let's hear it!

    Alan :)
     
  2. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    My series 1 will hopefully be here sometime this month.
     
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    This thread is worthless without pics!!

    ;)
     
  4. Whafrodamus

    Whafrodamus

    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Oh.. You'll get pics.. You'll get pics.
     
  5. A9X

    A9X

    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    I have a Series1 made entirely of maple and purpleheart (except the ebony board) and a walnut Stanley Clarke Signature Deluxe. Both are 30.75".
    Pics soon.
     
  6. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Hmmm, pics?
     
  7. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Y'all heard the man. Now get on with it!!!


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    Peace,

    James
     
  8. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    Those are some nice, nice looking basses. I love looking at Alembics but for some reason never clicked with the few I've tried. Too bad, I'd actually love to have one someday.
     
  9. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    abngourmet,

    What do you have and how do you use them? Currently I have a 4 string Series I with Omega cut-out. I don't really use it that much. Ocassionally as a back up, but mostly just bangin' around at home. I also have a 5 string Mark King Deluxe with Series II electronics that is pretty much the main bass in my stable of 5 basses. I do a little bit of church praise group, a little bit of '70s - '80s funk.

    I used to have:
    • a 1983 birdseye maple Spoiler
    • a 1987 Stanley Clarke Deluxe
    • a 1974 Series I short scale
    • a 1979 Series II small body 32" scale

    Peace,

    James
     
  10. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    Here is my Mark King Deluxe that I bought from BassCentral last year.
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  11. bassclef112

    bassclef112 Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2003
    New York City, NY
    Here's my 2000 32" scale Mark King Standard w/side LED's.

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  12. alembicbones

    alembicbones

    Nov 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA
    Here ya go. My Europa 5 w/ Series I Electronics.

    Bones
     
  13. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Essence
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    Orion
    (The best playing bass I've ever played)
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    Series 1(not yet verified
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  14. looks like they have tight string spacing
     
  15. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
     
  16. pookeymp

    pookeymp

    Oct 16, 2002
    NY/NJ
     
  17. bass_drum

    bass_drum

    Feb 13, 2005
    Alberta,Canada
    Do they only build customs, or are there "production" line basses?
     
  18. It took me 5 minutes to get my jaw off the floor to get around to see i want one!! no wait i want that one!!! :crying:

    Jon
     
  19. slugworth

    slugworth Banned

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    Here's my old 20th anniversary model. It's in Argentina now.

    Slug
     
  20. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    Alembic Series I and two Fenders equipped with Alembic Activators..


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