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artswork99

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2016, 06:03:59 AM »
Flip, So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

A fitting way to keep his memory alive.   
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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2016, 06:14:59 AM »
Flip
My condolences on the loss of your father.
In June 2010 I lost the girl that I had known for 20 years and wanted to marry. She was the biggest supporter of me playing Bass and she always came to practices and all the shows. So I thought it was only fitting to have Alembic build a Bass in her memory. I'm so glad that I did it. The Bass came out Beautiful and I think of and remember MaryAnn every time I play it.
So definitely have the Bass built for Father!!!!

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2016, 07:08:55 PM »
My condolences, Flip.  Losing a parent is never easy.  I lost my dad 9 years ago and I still miss him.  I'm lucky that my mom is still quite sharp and relatively healthy at 91+.   Building a custom in your dad's honor is a thoughtful memorial that will undoubtedly send wonderul vibrations into the great beyond to sooth both of your spirits for many years to come.

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2016, 08:10:30 PM »
My deepest sympathies and most heart felt condolences go out to you Flip and your
family. Your father lives on in the love you hold and share.
A bass to commemorate his life is indeed a wonderful thing to dedicate.
Each note you play will echo his memory and all those things he has set before him.

Peace to you my brother.
“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.”
Abraham Lincoln

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2016, 07:34:44 AM »
Thanx for the nice words all


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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2016, 06:32:48 AM »
Flip, my deepest condolences, losing a parent is always tough, especially that early. The commemoration bass is a wonderful idea, knowing your taste, it will be stunning and last forever.

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #21 on: November 30, 2016, 02:15:33 AM »
So sorry to hear about your Dad Flip. You're in my thoughts.

Graeme

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2016, 02:40:52 AM »
Late to this thread, don't often peruse this area.

Flip, as Dave said that is a great picture of you and your Dad.  I see a look in your face that reveals decades of lovely memories.  Embrace the loss, feel the emptiness and then allow that hollow to fill back up.
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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2016, 07:21:05 AM »
Sorry to hear of your loss Flip;  nice idea to have Alembic build a bass as a tribute to him.

If you would like to have really black fret markers,  I would happily send some Whitby jet to Santa Rosa for this purpose.

Mark

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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2017, 07:34:32 AM »
Again, thanx all! 

This tribute bass will have to wait a while, but I have a special order running in Santa Rosa for this one:



Custom bridgeblock that will hold some of my fathers ashes, top part will be engraved and get a black chrome finish.

Did somebody say "Beyond Custom"?

For the tribute bass I'm leaning towards the tree of life inlay, most appropriate if only I can overcome its heavy price tag. :-)
(and off course also one of those custom bridgeblocks, Gold plated on the tribute bass)
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Re: Tribute to my Dad
« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2017, 11:56:44 AM »
That is a great idea Flip, keeping a personal memory with you as you play will be great.
I love that tree of life inlay too and would like to choose it on a custom build if I can afford it in the future.

The sound of Alembic is medicine for the soul!