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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #45 on: January 05, 2017, 06:09:16 PM »
This is one I just shared on Instagram. I try to find something interesting everyday to post there.

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« Reply #46 on: January 05, 2017, 09:05:40 PM »
As I've perused the Instragram photos, the thing that amazes me (and I totally appreciate) the most is seeing Alembic employees positioning templates for various parts of basses and guitars based on what aesthetically looks the best rather than on how many headstocks, or front or back lams they can get out of a piece of wood.  That's the "art" that is well worth the price we pay for these works.

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« Reply #47 on: January 06, 2017, 05:57:46 PM »
Fascinating, -amazing really- the attention to the smallest detail here. Very well done. More and more I think my bass-to-be is boring with a capital B by these standards. (which will of course be perfect match for me! ;D) Still, Wow... the possibilities are astounding.

That dog in the inlay reminds me of Mom & Dad's little dog, Zelda. She is a Boston Terrier, but by the color, I'm guessing that is a French Bulldog.

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #48 on: May 26, 2017, 07:10:38 PM »
I haven't been posting much on Instagram the last couple of weeks, just winding up the school year. Kids sure get busy as they get older! Anywhoo, here's some nice eye-candy for those who haven't decided to go Instagramming, I present to you...

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #49 on: May 27, 2017, 04:01:18 AM »
The chocolate quilted maple is beautiful!  The fretboard color goes nicely with the maple, is it rosewood or something else?  Cool bass.

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« Reply #50 on: May 27, 2017, 10:53:50 AM »
Rumour has it the fingerboard is Pau Ferro. Yummy!

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #51 on: May 27, 2017, 08:35:17 PM »
I love it! I thought it was fretless when I first saw it on IG - I love the look of no markers on the fretboard on a fretted bass. I had an idea - could fret markers be removed and replaced with matching ebony?

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #52 on: October 24, 2017, 07:55:48 PM »
A fun picture of a custom bass going to France shortly (as soon as we get the export cleared with Fish & Wildlife!)

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #53 on: October 24, 2017, 09:44:42 PM »
Interesting electronics configuration, Mica... variation on Signature?

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #54 on: October 25, 2017, 12:11:18 AM »
It's actually the Anniversary configuration, so two volumes, two filters, two Q switches, stereo/mono switch and pickup selector. Plus a switch for the LEDs.

Scrumptious!
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« Reply #55 on: October 25, 2017, 04:59:38 AM »
It's actually the Anniversary configuration, so two volumes, two filters, two Q switches, stereo/mono switch and pickup selector. Plus a switch for the LEDs.

Scrumptious!

Ah... I see now, switches at the bottom of the knob array. ;) 

Don't guess I've ever seen a Rogue with that package.

Beyond Custom.  ;D

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #56 on: October 25, 2017, 07:08:45 AM »
What's it say on the truss rod cover????

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Re: Alembic on Instagram
« Reply #57 on: October 25, 2017, 05:07:14 PM »
What's it say on the truss rod cover????

The serial number and the owner's name, hand engraved by James.