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Re: New album with my Distillate
gearhed289 - June 11, 2019, 06:58:34 AM - Thanks again guys. I just got notice that the CDs are arriving tomorro...

Re: New album with my Distillate
mario_farufyno - June 10, 2019, 06:37:32 PM - great tune and tone!



Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
edwardofhuncote - Today at 06:36:22 PM - Here's the serial number lookup thread for Spoiler 83S2962 http:/...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
elwoodblue - Today at 05:59:21 PM - Quote from: mb94952 on Today at 05:45:09 PMHi guys ! It looks like it ...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
mb94952 - Today at 05:45:09 PM - Hi guys ! It looks like it MIGHT be 8362962 USAit is an '83 Spoil...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
mb94952 - Today at 05:00:23 PM - WOW, You are AWESOME, Edward !!!!! I do not know what Nick knows as fa...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
edwardofhuncote - Yesterday at 03:26:28 AM - Michael, does Nick remember any other details about this Spoiler? What...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
pauldo - Yesterday at 02:13:17 AM - Michael,Has the fingerboard been altered?  Try looking beyond the...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
mb94952 - June 15, 2019, 05:05:34 PM - Quote from: David Houck on June 10, 2019, 01:18:00 PMHave Nick check t...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
pauldo - June 11, 2019, 02:52:28 PM - Mike, that is very thoughtful of you to help Nick finds his old bass.&...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
StephenR - June 10, 2019, 01:45:20 PM - Wondering if Nick wrote down what he thought was the serial number at ...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
David Houck - June 10, 2019, 01:18:00 PM - Have Nick check the fingerboard itself, right below the 24th fret, for...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay. 12 26 1983 is on truss rc
edwardofhuncote - June 10, 2019, 11:51:20 AM - Sorry Michael... can't help much with that number. I'll keep...

Re: Helping a Friend track down a SPOILER he sold on Ebay . 12 26 1983 is the serial
mb94952 - June 10, 2019, 09:48:00 AM - Hi guys ! Thanks SO MUCH for your help and interest. I just text Nick ...



Re: Can Series II electronics fit in an Essence?
mica - June 10, 2019, 10:17:39 PM - The short answer is no. The medium answer is on a custom build you...

Re: Can Series II electronics fit in an Essence?
David Houck - June 10, 2019, 08:49:42 PM - My recollection is that the short answer is no.  Looking through ...

Can Series II electronics fit in an Essence?
Jsn - June 10, 2019, 08:11:48 PM - Yep, that’s my question. I know the Essence was made with a body as sm...



Re: Alembic Series basses on new releases
musashi - Yesterday at 02:35:42 PM - Here's the link to Volume 2 of the Cut To The Chase Anthology:htt...

Re: Alembic Series basses on new releases
musashi - June 13, 2019, 05:49:29 PM - Thanks for listening.  Volume 2 of the Cut To The Chase Anthology...

Re: Alembic Series basses on new releases
gearhed289 - June 12, 2019, 08:26:26 AM - Great playing and tones! Thanks for sharing.

Re: Alembic Series basses on new releases
musashi - June 11, 2019, 07:59:41 PM - Thank you, Dave.

Re: Alembic Series basses on new releases
David Houck - June 11, 2019, 07:22:05 PM - Nice!  I especially liked the fretless tone and playing on Abra.

Alembic Series basses on new releases
musashi - June 11, 2019, 09:53:41 AM - My record label, Heart & Commerce, is in the process of releasing ...



Re: Activators in my P-Bass
hieronymous - June 12, 2019, 08:03:03 AM - Very cool!

Re: Activators in my P-Bass
theneighbor - June 12, 2019, 01:25:08 AM - Bill,Actually, that was part of the original plan. Now that this proje...

Re: Activators in my P-Bass
lbpesq - June 11, 2019, 09:52:41 PM - Howdy, Neighbor!Have you thought about adding a 3-way Q switch?  ...

Activators in my P-Bass
theneighbor - June 11, 2019, 07:47:58 PM - After several years of good intentions, I finally got another P-bass b...



Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
cntrabssn - June 14, 2019, 03:36:13 PM - Your bass is long-scale, right? If so, then whatever brand of strings ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
David Houck - June 14, 2019, 04:19:49 AM - Ah, yes that would be a significant difference.http://industrialradio....

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 13, 2019, 11:10:40 PM - I just remembered why I thought the frettrax was more limited - since ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 13, 2019, 07:50:54 PM - I emailed with the designer of the frettrax and felt there were quite ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
David Houck - June 13, 2019, 06:25:44 PM - Thanks for the reply on the midi system.  It sounds quite similar...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
StephenR - June 13, 2019, 12:09:23 PM - Keith makes a good point about starting with strings you are familiar ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
mario_farufyno - June 13, 2019, 11:46:44 AM - Quote from: Deltaphoenix on June 12, 2019, 09:07:36 AMA few other thou...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
mario_farufyno - June 13, 2019, 11:30:38 AM - Quote from: Deltaphoenix on June 12, 2019, 09:07:36 AMI typically like...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
keith_h - June 13, 2019, 09:33:04 AM - My suggestion is you start with strings you have liked in the past. Th...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 13, 2019, 09:18:37 AM - No worries, I love a good thread hijack. Are you familiar with Steve C...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
David Houck - June 13, 2019, 07:51:55 AM - At the risk of thread hijacking, what is your midi setup?

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 13, 2019, 06:44:33 AM - @ David. I will look at the TI JRs again. I do remember thinking that ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
chrisalembic - June 13, 2019, 06:30:41 AM - In general I prefer nickel plated strings over steel strings. I like t...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
pauldo - June 13, 2019, 06:01:45 AM - My 2 cents...Rotosounds are zingy but I preferred GHS Bass Boomers, th...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
goran - June 13, 2019, 03:58:34 AM - For me est strings that I love how they feel, last and sound are Label...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
hieronymous - June 12, 2019, 11:08:47 PM - I started using flats in 2002, before that I was rounds all the way. I...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
rv_bass - June 12, 2019, 06:36:28 PM - Pyramid Gold flat wounds, I use them on all of my Alembics (and my Sta...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
David Houck - June 12, 2019, 06:36:13 PM - The TI JRs do seem to last a long time.  I don't know how lo...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 12, 2019, 05:04:47 PM - I can’t argue that logic...only my bank account can. I can see that I ...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
edwardofhuncote - June 12, 2019, 04:14:17 PM - See... what you actually need is a couple Alembic basses with differen...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
adriaan - June 12, 2019, 03:39:11 PM - Well... Over the years I've moved from hex core to round core.The...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
growlypants - June 12, 2019, 01:43:40 PM - I've "only" got a Signature, (!) but have gone from the...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
jazzyvee - June 12, 2019, 01:17:58 PM - I do like the Alembic strings on my series II bass as that bass is ext...

Re: Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Mark 63 - June 12, 2019, 12:33:54 PM - My Series I came with Pyramid flats (when i got it). They have a lot o...

Oh No! Another Strings Thread! But this time it is about my Series 1 :)
Deltaphoenix - June 12, 2019, 09:07:36 AM - Hi All,I am  loving my Series 1 but know I need to put some new s...



Happy Fathers Day
chrisbass - Yesterday at 10:57:24 AM - Hi!Happy Fathers Day to the Fathers out there



Re: Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
mb94952 - Today at 04:57:16 PM - I have owned just about every ALembic model except for a Series ! and/...

Re: Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
adriaan - Today at 10:34:03 AM - Quote from: pauldo on Today at 06:00:19 AMEDIT> any pictures of the...

Re: Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
edwardofhuncote - Today at 07:15:41 AM - Looks like a very sad, hacked-up 1985 Spoiler. She's been through...

Re: Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
pauldo - Today at 06:00:19 AM - ^^^^Everything that Jazzyvee said.Something doesn’t smell right with t...

Re: Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
jazzyvee - Today at 05:06:34 AM - A few things come to mind and i'm sure when the real experts on t...

Spoiler with Bartolini pickups?
davidak - Today at 03:44:37 AM - Just saw this bass for sale locally, does it look legit to you? Barts....

Owning an Alembic
Fun Stories


Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
adriaan - June 12, 2019, 10:03:53 AM - [For sale post moved to http://club.alembic.com/index.php?topic=24794]...

Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
hieronymous - June 10, 2019, 10:29:10 PM - Bummer! When I had mine installed in my P-Bass they somehow managed to...

Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
J9 - June 10, 2019, 11:08:18 AM - OK, so just got the pickups yesterday. Tried to install them...I didn&...



Re: Instagram
jazzyvee - Today at 11:32:27 PM - Phew thanks Pauldo. :-)

Re: Instagram
pauldo - Today at 06:09:50 AM - There are many accounts with “jazzyvee” and different variations of “j...

Instagram
jazzyvee - Today at 05:31:19 AM - I was playing a gig last night and after soundcheck, I ended up having...

Owning an Alembic
Troubleshooting


Re: How much does string gauge matter?
Tennesseemick - Today at 12:47:35 PM - I've had the TI jazz flats on for a few weeks now and love them! ...



Re: Using nylon coated flats on my alembic.
StephenR - June 15, 2019, 09:13:33 AM - Thanks for sharing your thoughts about the nylon flats Jazzy. Sorry th...

Re: Using nylon coated flats on my alembic.
keith_h - June 15, 2019, 05:17:26 AM - I used tape wounds on my Vox Mk IV in the 70's as well. I played ...

Re: Using nylon coated flats on my alembic.
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 03:35:12 AM - I tried a set of Labella tape wound strings on the first bass that I&n...

Re: Using nylon coated flats on my alembic.
hieronymous - June 14, 2019, 10:13:31 PM - I tried nylon strings recently - the LaBella Tiger's Blood white ...

Re: Using nylon coated flats on my alembic.
jazzyvee - June 14, 2019, 07:24:13 PM - Well I still am not keen on the feel of these Labella strings and the ...



Re: 1994 eurpoa with noise
keith_h - June 11, 2019, 08:04:18 AM - Edwin was using the abbreviation for a capacitor. I agree it sounds li...

Re: 1994 eurpoa with noise
hgregs - June 11, 2019, 02:52:15 AM - edwin - the signal i get (from playing) is stable, regardless of the l...

Re: 1994 eurpoa with noise
jazzyvee - June 10, 2019, 11:36:50 PM - A few years back I had what seems on the surface to be same problem as...

Re: 1994 eurpoa with noise
mario_farufyno - June 10, 2019, 06:53:31 PM - That kind of noise is tottaly new to me, never experienced anything li...

Re: 1994 eurpoa with noise
edwin - June 10, 2019, 02:38:01 PM - Sounds to me like a bad power connection in there somewhere or else a ...

1994 eurpoa with noise
hgregs - June 10, 2019, 11:21:38 AM - hi all... i've had a noise problem with my 1994 europe for a whil...



Re: Rechargeable Internal Batteries
goran - Today at 10:55:01 AM - Man I did break on battery plug, it's easy to replace, but yea I ...

Rechargeable Internal Batteries
Picure - Today at 06:47:10 AM - Just wondering if it is possible that Alembic could make a Series bass...

Showcase
Artists and Their Alembics


Re: Jimmy
keith_h - June 15, 2019, 05:19:04 AM - Quote from: mb94952 on June 14, 2019, 07:56:33 AMTo the "other pe...

Re: Jimmy
JimmyJ - June 15, 2019, 12:14:04 AM - Alright!  A mini Alembic-Club meeting!  I'll look for y...

Re: Jimmy
rv_bass - June 14, 2019, 05:38:08 PM - I’m going to the 6/29 show too, looking forward to it! 

Re: Jimmy
mb94952 - June 14, 2019, 07:56:33 AM - To the "other people" Jimmy Johnson is a race car driver. In...

Re: Jimmy
JimmyJ - June 13, 2019, 11:20:57 PM - Hey Kenn,That's cool that you'll be there!  We're ...

Re: Jimmy \
eddievig - June 13, 2019, 04:00:24 PM - Jimmy,The fam and I just got back from a trip across the pond, and got...

Re: Jimmy
lembic76450 - June 13, 2019, 03:12:18 PM - Jimmy,  I will be headed up to Scullers in Boston  on the 29...

Showcase
Instruments Customized by Alembic


Re: Guild/Alembic w/ pluto electronics
sonicus - June 13, 2019, 08:11:00 AM -

Showcase
Persuader Basses


Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
rv_bass - June 15, 2019, 05:26:41 PM - Beautiful bass, Greg!

Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 10:40:26 AM - Nice photos !

Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
elwoodblue - June 15, 2019, 10:11:14 AM - You did well with the pics. She looks very happy 

Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
edwardofhuncote - June 15, 2019, 05:54:38 AM - Hey, there's Elwood! Yessir, 89P5559 is a hottie. 5 years later, ...

Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
elwoodblue - June 14, 2019, 09:40:30 PM - Yum 

Re: Persuader 89P5559USA
edwardofhuncote - June 14, 2019, 08:39:43 PM - Can't believe it's been 5 years today... I spent some qualit...


Connecting

Community
Gatherings


Re: Chicago area Alembic Gathering.
811952 - June 14, 2019, 12:41:22 PM - Chicago. John

Community
Gigs


Re: Ed of H gigs; 2019
rv_bass - June 15, 2019, 05:23:45 PM - Nice photo of the band, Greg, and the radio show sounds fun!

Re: Ed of H gigs; 2019
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 09:36:50 AM - Gregory . congratulations on the radio show gig !

Re: Ed of H gigs; 2019
edwardofhuncote - June 14, 2019, 07:24:36 AM - We seem to have made a name for ourselves as radio personalities... Ha...



Re: DEAD GUISE 6/8/19
sonicus - June 10, 2019, 01:13:48 PM - Thanks Rob .

Community
Remembering Paul


Re: Paul (TBO)
mario_farufyno - Yesterday at 02:14:45 PM - wow, time flies... cheers, Paul!

Re: Paul (TBO)
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 11:59:10 PM - Happy Birthday  Paul !

Re: Paul (TBO)
lbpesq - June 15, 2019, 08:45:29 PM - Happy B-day, brother Paul.   Thinking about stocking masks, ...

Re: Paul (TBO)
David Houck - June 15, 2019, 07:58:34 PM - Happy birthday Paul.

Swap Shop and Wish Lists
Seen on craigslist, eBay, and elsewhere


Re: Stratoblaster Clone
mario_farufyno - June 11, 2019, 03:25:17 PM - Ha ha ha

Re: Stratoblaster Clone
lbpesq - June 11, 2019, 11:04:23 AM - Yea, the picture now has a thumb covering up "Alembic" and t...

Re: Stratoblaster Clone
paulman - June 11, 2019, 09:11:11 AM - This is a Pedal kit.  I'm a builder and have seen a few &quo...



Re: Nice Spoiler in UK
jazzyvee - June 11, 2019, 06:40:59 AM - I have seen those plates on a number of the older alembics over the ye...

Nice Spoiler in UK
Clarky - June 11, 2019, 01:59:28 AM - .. although I am suspicious that the added brass jack plate surround i...



Mesa D-180 on SF Bay Craigslist
xlrogue6 - June 11, 2019, 09:47:27 AM - Good price for what looks like a very clean D-180/https://sfbay.craigs...



Re: Listed in eBay as “Alembic” - Stars Guitars, Maybe?
keith_h - June 13, 2019, 09:54:29 AM - Yep, epoxy potting compounds don't like to be removed. The engine...

Re: Listed in eBay as “Alembic” - Stars Guitars, Maybe?
sonicus - June 13, 2019, 08:07:07 AM - George Mundy ,  sometimes  " Potted " circuits in ...

Listed in eBay as “Alembic” - Stars Guitars, Maybe?
lbpesq - June 13, 2019, 07:26:10 AM - Never saw something like this from Alembic.  I’d guess Stars Guit...



Re: 28" Scale Bass on Ebay
David Houck - June 13, 2019, 06:46:11 PM - This one:  http://club.alembic.com/index.php?topic=24596.0

28" Scale Bass on Ebay
edwardofhuncote - June 13, 2019, 11:32:08 AM - This cute little Dragon seems to have found its way back into the worl...



Re: De-fretted Spoiler fs at GC
Deltaphoenix - Today at 05:07:29 PM - Oh man, I will be in Asheville in about 10 days. I will have to go che...

De-fretted Spoiler fs at GC
gtrguy - Today at 11:09:22 AM - De-fretted Spoiler fs at GChttps://www.guitarcenter.com/Used/ALEMBIC/V...

Swap Shop and Wish Lists
For Sale & Trade


Re: Alembic Essence for sale soon
mb94952 - June 14, 2019, 08:01:08 AM - Hi Robbie !!! aka Mech ! It's Mike here, aka mb94952. The Alembic...



Re: [RETRACTED] For Sale: Rick Turner Custom Short Scale Bass Guitar
hieronymous - Today at 03:27:58 PM - That looks like a sweet bass! I felt a kind of relief that you aren�...

Re: For Sale: Rick Turner Custom Short Scale Bass Guitar
musashi - Today at 01:45:05 AM - Taking this off the market for now.  Too big a loss to sustain.&n...

Re: For Sale: Rick Turner Custom Short Scale Bass Guitar
musashi - June 14, 2019, 09:47:23 AM - Price drop to $4200 OBO.  Make me an offer.  I am trying to ...

Re: For Sale: Rick Turner Custom Short Scale Bass Guitar
musashi - June 11, 2019, 08:25:04 AM - Price Drop to $4600.



F-2B stereo preamp for sale
Purplebassmusic - June 10, 2019, 03:21:36 PM - $850 obo plus shippingShipped CONUScjwalker33@gmail.com



Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
J9 - June 13, 2019, 12:27:28 PM - SOLD

Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
J9 - June 12, 2019, 11:48:10 AM - Thanks Adriaan!

Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
adriaan - June 12, 2019, 10:03:04 AM - [Moved from original topic at http://club.alembic.com/index.php?topic=...

[SOLD] Re: Alembicizing a 1966 Fender Precision Bass
J9 - June 12, 2019, 09:10:09 AM - If anyone here is interested in this, let me know. Will let it go for ...



Re: Harvest Fine Leather Bass Gig Bags, Brand New
musashi - Yesterday at 07:25:12 AM - These have sold.  Not sure how to mark this as sold in the title....

Re: Harvest Fine Leather Bass Gig Bags, Brand New
musashi - June 14, 2019, 09:46:10 AM - Very cool bags.  Make me an offer.  I need to shift some thi...

Re: Harvest Fine Leather Bass Gig Bags, Brand New
jazzyvee - June 14, 2019, 02:03:00 AM - I have been a user of harvest gig bags for about 7 years and am extrem...

[SOLD] Harvest Fine Leather Bass Gig Bags, Brand New
musashi - June 13, 2019, 04:58:19 PM - Two never used leather bass gig bags made in Germany.  One is for...



Re: SF-2 For Sale
edwin - Today at 11:02:01 PM - Quote from: pauldo on Yesterday at 02:41:58 PMTwitching also...Can an ...

Re: SF-2 For Sale
srfogel - Today at 02:24:50 PM - And I even have one rack space open just waiting for an SF-2

Re: SF-2 For Sale
Deltaphoenix - Today at 09:17:58 AM - I would have scooped this up last week in a heartbeat. Gave up and spe...

Re: SF-2 For Sale
edwardofhuncote - Today at 07:46:43 AM - Quote from: elwoodblue on Yesterday at 10:36:41 AMIt's inevitable...

Re: SF-2 For Sale
pauldo - Yesterday at 02:41:58 PM - Twitching also...Can an SF2 also be used as a headphone/ practice amp?

Re: SF-2 For Sale
jazzyvee - Yesterday at 11:05:12 AM - Superb piece of kit. I got one to use as a preamp.

Re: SF-2 For Sale
elwoodblue - Yesterday at 10:36:41 AM - Quote from: edwardofhuncote on Yesterday at 10:22:59 AM<<double-...

Re: SF-2 For Sale
edwardofhuncote - Yesterday at 10:22:59 AM - <<double-twitch>> 

Re: SF-2 For Sale
edwardofhuncote - June 15, 2019, 04:16:36 PM - <twitch> 

SF-2 For Sale
smokinbear - June 15, 2019, 03:36:31 PM - $650 shipped Conus . Has manual .



Re: Stanley Wah, Peterson Strobo Plus HD, Boss RV-6
edwin - Yesterday at 11:18:15 PM - Someone get the tuner, these are great! Throw out the crappy clip ons,...

Stanley Wah, Peterson Strobo Plus HD, Boss RV-6
musashi - June 15, 2019, 04:01:22 PM - EBS Stanley Clarke signature wah   very good   $20...

Swap Shop and Wish Lists
Wanted & Wishing


Re: WTB: SF-2
Deltaphoenix - June 12, 2019, 07:55:55 AM - NVM, went a slightly different route.



Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
cozmik_cowboy - Today at 12:02:05 AM - Albert://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2mZwHVfBMkPeter

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
adriaan - June 15, 2019, 06:08:26 AM - Quote from: edwardofhuncote on June 15, 2019, 04:39:55 AMHe's jus...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
edwardofhuncote - June 15, 2019, 04:39:55 AM - He's just insanely great. I'll be obtuse though and say this...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - June 14, 2019, 07:22:52 PM - I've watched that Stanley vid before; it's a good one, and n...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - June 14, 2019, 04:59:05 PM - It’s not the show that Harry just saw, but it’s pretty darn good!//www...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
Mark 63 - June 11, 2019, 08:09:30 AM - I'm loving Turkuaz lately. This phone video is pretty crappy, but...



Re: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 10:38:14 AM - We made some videos of our 6/8/19 DEAD GUISE GIG that I will post soon...

Re: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.
sonicus - June 15, 2019, 10:25:39 AM - I will be playing Bass in DEAD GUISE again on two more gigs soon ...



Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
cozmik_cowboy - June 11, 2019, 01:41:53 PM - And another thing:  Call it what it is!Today I passed a subdivisi...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
sonicus - June 10, 2019, 01:18:13 PM - Bill , as per your post I am in agreement as to why that is an irritat...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
edwardofhuncote - June 10, 2019, 11:39:37 AM - Another former bagboy here... bought my first car with money I made sa...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
gtrguy - June 10, 2019, 11:09:37 AM - It seems like the internet search sites and Youtube are also turning i...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
cozmik_cowboy - June 10, 2019, 09:03:14 AM - Quote from: edwardofhuncote on June 10, 2019, 06:37:45 AMI have often ...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
edwardofhuncote - June 10, 2019, 06:37:45 AM - I have often wondered... who thought up 99 cents?

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
pauldo - June 10, 2019, 06:16:30 AM - I believe it was Frank Zappa that said:“It is not getting any smarter ...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
senmen - June 10, 2019, 03:03:23 AM - Exactly, Gregory!GreetzOliver (Spyderman)

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
glocke - June 10, 2019, 02:49:25 AM - Quote from: lbpesq on June 09, 2019, 04:15:37 PMMaybe I’m turning into...

Re: A Sales Technique That Bugs Me
senmen - June 10, 2019, 12:47:31 AM - Bill,that is modern marketing!Look around and you will see that often ...



Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
hankster - June 10, 2019, 03:47:20 PM - I have a couple. I was sad at first. Now they help me find my way arou...

Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
edwin - June 10, 2019, 02:41:36 PM - I think all my basses have dings on the neck and elsewhere. It bothers...

Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
edwardofhuncote - June 10, 2019, 08:40:33 AM - Quote from: lbpesq on June 10, 2019, 08:17:03 AMSuch dings are not tha...

Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
lbpesq - June 10, 2019, 08:17:03 AM - Such dings are not that difficult to repair yourself.  The first ...

Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
gearhed289 - June 10, 2019, 07:48:44 AM - I've gotta admit, back of neck dings bother me more than they sho...

Re: Who else is living with back of neck dings?
pauldo - June 10, 2019, 06:10:46 AM - I have one in about the same place!  The small dings on my bass a...

Who else is living with back of neck dings?
glocke - June 10, 2019, 02:53:30 AM - Bought a Fender C.S. 62 reissue with stack knobs back in the fall.&nbs...



Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
edwin - Yesterday at 11:15:59 PM - It was like this in Colorado in 2012 when Xander was born. 100 degree ...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
StephenR - June 12, 2019, 08:52:10 AM - Thanks for the offer Bill... our house is heated with a gravity furnac...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
adriaan - June 12, 2019, 12:10:33 AM - Last year, our trip through the Southwest peaked at 122 (50°C)  i...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
sonicus - June 11, 2019, 10:26:31 PM - Toby , Thanks for your interest in my Solar project  , I will pos...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
cozmik_cowboy - June 11, 2019, 09:55:51 PM - Here ya all go; a little sumpin to take your minds off it://www.youtub...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
tbrannon - June 11, 2019, 09:42:25 PM - Quote from: sonicus on June 11, 2019, 03:57:06 PMGregory , yes indeed ...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
lbpesq - June 11, 2019, 09:37:37 PM - Harry, Wolf, Steve, our home is heated by a heat pump which can run in...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
hieronymous - June 11, 2019, 08:25:25 PM - Sunday wasn't as bad as I expected. Monday was bad - 95 in the Oa...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
David Houck - June 11, 2019, 07:28:47 PM - Hoping it cools off for all of you soon.

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
lbpesq - June 11, 2019, 04:39:38 PM - Yes, it is indeed hot!Bill, tgo//www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS_YAKZH3lw//...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
sonicus - June 11, 2019, 03:57:06 PM - Gregory , yes indeed my osteoarthritis seems to be bothering me less w...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
edwardofhuncote - June 11, 2019, 03:16:30 PM - I just talked to my old friend down in Claremont, CA. (Sudden Californ...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
sonicus - June 11, 2019, 01:27:54 PM - I have to be aware of symptoms oxygen depravation with such high tempe...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
xlrogue6 - June 11, 2019, 01:20:40 PM - Yep, it is officially Too Damn Hot. My 2 hour outdoor gig 5-7PM on Sun...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
keith_h - June 11, 2019, 01:11:54 PM - That is hot for the area. When we lived in the Bay Area we never bothe...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
sonicus - June 11, 2019, 01:10:25 PM - Indeed Stephen . Awfully hot .   I noticed however that ...

Re: ****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
StephenR - June 11, 2019, 12:53:17 PM - It has been really awful here in Oakland, I never do well in excessive...

****HEAT WAVE in Northern California 100 plus Fahrenheit ****
sonicus - June 11, 2019, 12:43:28 PM - I hope that everyone is well and able to persevere this exceedingly ho...



Re: Nylon string guitars
cozmik_cowboy - June 11, 2019, 09:46:23 PM - Quote from: lbpesq on June 11, 2019, 04:47:31 PMI believe Jimi did res...

Re: Nylon string guitars
edwardofhuncote - June 11, 2019, 05:02:20 PM - Quote from: mario_farufyno on June 11, 2019, 03:26:49 PMIf the bridge ...

Re: Nylon string guitars
lbpesq - June 11, 2019, 04:47:31 PM - I believe Jimi did restring his guitar.  He used a righty Strat s...

Re: Nylon string guitars
cozmik_cowboy - June 11, 2019, 03:35:38 PM - I just took a quick look at mine, and it looks like the nut slots migh...

Re: Nylon string guitars
mario_farufyno - June 11, 2019, 03:27:28 PM - ... or left (sorry for that)

Re: Nylon string guitars
mario_farufyno - June 11, 2019, 03:26:49 PM - If the bridge is not angled (usually isn't), it will work right.

Re: Nylon string guitars
edwardofhuncote - June 11, 2019, 03:11:44 PM - Most fan bracing I've seen has been symmetrical enough that I can...

Nylon string guitars
fmm - June 11, 2019, 02:16:44 PM - is it reasonable to flip a right-handed nylon stringed guitar and flip...



Re: great Jack Casady article
cozmik_cowboy - June 13, 2019, 10:45:38 PM - I do differentiate between live performance video, which is wonderful,...

Re: great Jack Casady article
StephenR - June 13, 2019, 06:56:39 PM - Quote from: cozmik_cowboy on June 13, 2019, 09:20:31 AM I’m told by my...

Re: great Jack Casady article
keith_h - June 13, 2019, 01:21:26 PM - The IBMA event will be coming up in September.

Re: great Jack Casady article
edwardofhuncote - June 13, 2019, 11:25:24 AM - Because I had a lot of screen time today at work, I went back and re-r...

Re: great Jack Casady article
cozmik_cowboy - June 13, 2019, 09:20:31 AM - Quoth Jack:"The art of listening, I think, is to allow yourself t...

Re: great Jack Casady article
keith_h - June 13, 2019, 04:54:57 AM - I read the article. It was well worth the read. Thanks for posting.

Re: great Jack Casady article
David Houck - June 12, 2019, 06:49:32 PM - Thanks!  Looking forward to reading this.

Re: great Jack Casady article
Tennesseemick - June 12, 2019, 10:46:17 AM - That is an awesome article! Thanks for posting it here. I'm now e...

Re: great Jack Casady article
edwardofhuncote - June 12, 2019, 09:45:02 AM - That was a nice read.  I particularly enjoyed this:It was clear:...

Re: great Jack Casady article
StephenR - June 12, 2019, 09:07:32 AM - This looks really good... thanks!

Re: great Jack Casady article
mario_farufyno - June 12, 2019, 08:28:50 AM - Thanks, Harry!

great Jack Casady article
hieronymous - June 12, 2019, 08:12:58 AM - I haven't read the whole thing, and so far he doesn't talk a...



Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
edwin - Yesterday at 11:11:47 PM - Early 60s Gibson EB-2D that I modified (of course!). This is ca. 1978 ...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
pauldo - Yesterday at 02:37:44 PM - My first bass was a Fender P-bass copy that came with an 8” speaker/ a...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
mario_farufyno - Yesterday at 02:10:44 PM - Quote from: J9 on June 13, 2019, 12:03:50 PMFirst bass was a Yamaha BB...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
StefanieJones - Yesterday at 01:34:37 PM - I think it was a Kingston guitar, first bass, who knows. Then I got a ...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
keith_h - June 13, 2019, 01:28:13 PM - My first guitar was a Stella student model in the late 60's. I th...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
edwardofhuncote - June 13, 2019, 12:06:50 PM - C.F. Martin & Co. D-16 H #518842, from 1992. The guy that owns/run...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
J9 - June 13, 2019, 12:03:50 PM - First bass was a Yamaha BB P bass when I was 13. I got it for my birth...

Re: First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
gtrguy - June 13, 2019, 11:30:36 AM - My first guitar was a new Lyle 335 copy back in 1968/69. I traded it b...

First ever guitar or bass and most recently acquired alembic guitar/bass
jazzyvee - June 13, 2019, 09:04:08 AM - I've been sorting out a number of hard drives at home with old ol...



Re: Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
bigredbass - Yesterday at 04:00:29 PM - Don't tell anybody:  Roland JC's (within limits) are fa...

Re: Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
hieronymous - June 14, 2019, 02:55:13 PM - Quote from: xlrogue6 on June 14, 2019, 12:15:54 PMJust talked to Dave ...

Re: Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
xlrogue6 - June 14, 2019, 12:15:54 PM - Just talked to Dave about the show--apparently the 2 SVT810's, th...

Re: Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
xlrogue6 - June 14, 2019, 09:17:19 AM - My friend Dave Trouse did FOH for that show, I think someone else on t...

Re: Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
hieronymous - June 13, 2019, 11:31:01 PM - The show was great! HE PLAYED HIS ALEMBIC - TWICE! For the first song ...

Stanley Clarke in Berkeley tonight! 6/13/19
hieronymous - June 13, 2019, 06:01:40 PM - Stan the Man is coming to the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley CA ton...



Re: Drugs/partying and Music
sonicus - Today at 06:38:23 PM - Coffee/ Caffeine is actually a modifying substance that I can ingest c...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
edwardofhuncote - Today at 05:58:32 PM - Having successfully quit everything else they said was bad for me, I d...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
gtrguy - Today at 11:05:15 AM - I did a gig once under the influence of this mind altering drug. It wa...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
sonicus - Yesterday at 11:45:04 PM - At this time in my life when I perform as a musician I have found that...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
edwin - Yesterday at 11:02:10 PM - Quote from: bigredbass on Yesterday at 03:53:54 PMDrugs and alcohol ar...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
David Houck - Yesterday at 07:24:43 PM - Each person's journey is unique, and that uniqueness includes our...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
bigredbass - Yesterday at 03:53:54 PM - I was lucky:  I just can't drink (I get real drunk real fast...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
gtrguy - Yesterday at 11:44:02 AM - I say good on you for taking these steps. I had so many musician frien...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
Deltaphoenix - Yesterday at 08:12:14 AM - I have been clean for over 10 years. There was absolutely no doubt tha...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
cozmik_cowboy - Yesterday at 07:37:02 AM - You need to do what works for you, Greg.For me, it's a matter of ...

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
edwardofhuncote - Yesterday at 04:03:20 AM - Sounds like you just needed to get it out somewhere, Greg. 

Re: Drugs/partying and Music
pauldo - Yesterday at 02:33:36 AM - Gregory,Don’t be too hard on yourself.  You obviously recognize t...

Drugs/partying and Music
glocke - Yesterday at 02:04:03 AM - Hopefully this topic is allowed..I've been more or less sober for...



Re: Stanley Clarke at the Dakota
David Houck - Today at 07:14:56 PM -    

Stanley Clarke at the Dakota
fmm - Today at 05:20:21 AM - Wow, what a show.  Absolutely killer band.