DROOL! Sweet Alembic

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tplyons, Nov 6, 2004.

  1. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    As you guys should know by now, I'm not a HUGE fan of most Alembic body styles, but this one, along with the burst just makes me DROOL!


    It's their new shape, the Balance K, and it's their monthly featured bass. Check out more: http://www.alembic.com/info/featured_custom.html
  2. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Wow! I think that is the best looking Alembic I've seen.
  3. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    And take a look at that backside!

  4. Ozzyman


    Jul 21, 2004
    Wow! an Alembic shape that's "just right"
    I've always had some gripe with every shape they've had until now. And that wine burst finish looks awesome.
    *Favorite Alembic Ever*
  5. Wow.... Looks like a girl I once new................

  6. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Thats quite a fine bass.

    The burst makes it looks like the sun behind some clouds.
  7. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    The balance K shape is nice, not my fave Alembic style, but nice nonetheless. The burst though makes it ugly as {insert appropriate expletive}
  8. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I use this particular bass as my wall paper, one day (when I win the loto) I will order a custom Alembic!!
  9. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Very cool. What does Alembic call that body style?
  10. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Balance K
  11. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    I am not a fan of those omega bottom Alembics, but dang, that is one beautifully finished bass! It needs to be in a museum and just looked at instead being played where it could get scratched. Not really, I believe basses are for playing even if they do get worn through use.
  12. What is with those vile control knobs?! They could use gold knobs on a bass like that.
  13. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Eh, gold!? Looks ****ing sweet.
  14. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    I just KNOW i would crack the front with the jack socket... Nice bass tho.
  15. Cliff Bordwell

    Cliff Bordwell Commercial User

    Jan 6, 2004
    USA , Orlando , Florida
    Owner of CB BASSES
    I agree!
  16. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Yeah, I agree. Gold knobs aren't that great.
  17. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    whoa that looks nice, its a shame that alembic is increasing their prices...
  18. RoyQBiv


    Nov 8, 2002
    Bellingam, WA
    Wait, when did Alembic discover the modern miracle that is paint and high-gloss finishing? :D

    By far the best looking Alembic I've seen.
  19. Rapscallion2112


    Apr 21, 2004
    man...that is one sexy alembic