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Alembic products => Showcase => Excel Basses => Topic started by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 05:52:59 PM

Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 05:52:59 PM
Okay, I've been promising pictures for almost a month now, and finally I've got them.  I'm not as good a photographer as Mica, but these will have to do.  I love this thing!  I vowed I would never play it out, well, that lasted about five hours.......  Specs: Alembic XLB-5 Excel Serial Number:  03X13109USA Top Laminate:  Redwood Burl Accent Wood: Maple, Purpleheart Body Wood:  Ash Neck Woods: 7 piece Maple, Pau Ferro, Purpleheart Fingerboard:  Ebony Veneers:  Maple, Walnut Electronics:  Vol, Pan, Bass, Treb, 2 FATBOYS Machine Heads:  Alembic Gotoh Custom Features:  Recessed Nickel Straplocks, Nickel Plated Hardware, Brushed Nickel Finish on Hardware.  I wish I would have had the trussrod cover made from the nickel too.  Mica, can I have you make that at a later date?  Pics:  
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6343.jpg)
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6344.jpg)
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6345.jpg)
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6346.jpg)
 
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(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6348.jpg)
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6349.jpg)
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6350.jpg)
Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 06:03:06 PM
And here I am with my Strawberry Blonde (as I call her):
 
(http://club.alembic.com/Images/411/6353.jpg)
Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 06:06:48 PM
And here I am with my Strawberry Blonde (as I call her):
 
Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 06:13:25 PM
And here I am with my Strawberry Blonde (as I call her):
 
Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: elzie on October 21, 2003, 06:17:40 PM
Very nice indeed! I love that top. I bet it looks even better in person.
 
 
Paul II
Title: Custom Excel - Redwood Burl
Post by: jaurigemma on October 21, 2003, 08:09:14 PM
 
 
 The Top is simply amazing! It has a three dimensional quality that the cam= era cannot capture. I would severe my arm then ever lose this bass!