Author Topic: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I  (Read 199 times)

rv_bass

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78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« on: November 06, 2017, 06:26:33 PM »
The bass is in great condition, beautiful Birdseye maple top and back with macassar ebony fretboard. Beautiful craftsmanship!

edwardofhuncote

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2017, 07:06:01 PM »
Rob- you sir, have excellent taste. Glad to have had a hand in that one!  ;D. (it was my heads-up, yes?)

rv_bass

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 07:08:44 PM »
Yes, Greg, thanks for the tip! I am now in good company :)

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 04:31:01 PM »
That is one very nice bass. I love the body shape in comparison to the standard point I have.

rv_bass

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 06:18:28 PM »
Thanks, Hammer, I like the shape too. I haven’t seen a lot of Omegas from the 70s, seems to me that standard point was more common then. Looking forward to seeing your new fretless!

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2017, 12:39:29 PM »
What a nice looking bass, Rob. There's something about it that makes me keep coming back to take another peek at the pictures!
Enjoy!

Rob   

rv_bass

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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2017, 04:48:51 PM »
Thanks, Rob.  For me, the third photo is iconic and evokes fond memories of the mid-late 70s. :)
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Re: 78-1286 Birdseye Maple Series I
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 06:36:37 PM »
Thanks, Rob.  For me, the third photo is iconic and evokes fond memories of the mid-late 70s. :)

Indeed, a birdseye maple topped Alembic with an Omega-cut body... that is *the* image for me too. I've later come to appreciate other shapes and patterns, but that's the one. Lots of "Chain-Links" DNA shared with that bass of yours. ;)
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