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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2015, 09:31:02 AM »
You're very welcome. My first Alembic had a bird's eye top. The patterns and tiny swirls were mesmerizing; countless whirlpools to get lost in.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2015, 11:03:48 AM »
This is just a single sealer coat, no tint. I took the pictures in the evening with only one bank of shop lights on. I just couldn't wait to share!  
 
Even in the raw state you can see there's a good amount of contrast between the neck and the top/back woods.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2015, 11:34:20 AM »
Beautiful!

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2015, 11:43:28 AM »
Thanks Mica!

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #19 on: February 28, 2015, 11:54:51 AM »
Thanks Dave! Soooo looking forward to joining the Series owners club. Can't wait to compose and perform for/with it.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2015, 10:18:22 AM »
Looking at these new (sealed) pics Mica is like watching Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra (1963) teasing the camera. Lol! Looking forward to some full and/or more up close shots whenever the time is right/whenever you get a chance.  
 
best, Brian

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #21 on: March 06, 2015, 08:23:52 PM »
Well, here's a couple more of Liz, being coy as usual:  

 

  Next week the frets will go in, so your bass is in "preset" then back to get the rest of the finish.   I will try and get you some full view shots when there is more finish. It looks amazing!!!

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2015, 04:04:02 AM »
Ha ha ha! Showing a little vermillion never hurt anyone. Thanks Mica! Way to keep the suspense going, lol!

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #23 on: March 07, 2015, 07:53:57 PM »
So here is the hurd this will be joining. Just oiled the fingerboards up on the Alembic custom & Fbass, and the whole body of the Carl Thompson.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2015, 08:39:37 PM »
Man Brian,I didn't know you had that 5 string persuader. You don't even need that CT anymore, hit me up haha! Bass looks awesome so far!

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2015, 08:26:49 AM »
Thanks Austin! Actually it is a Spoiler 5 string 32 scale. There is an interesting backstory to that fancy new Carl Thompson 5 string bass I will tell you about sometime. If I am ever able to aquire a 5 string 32 scale Series 1 or 2 I would consider selling the CT and possibly the Spoiler 5 too.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2015, 09:28:06 PM »
WOW Brian! This is going to be a stunner! I'm a little late getting to the party, been too busy playing my Blue Orca to check the new postings! I love your wood combinations! I can't wait to see this beauty come to life & hear it with your band!
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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2015, 08:40:27 AM »
Thanks Rusty! Glad to hear you are enjoying your new Europa! Many blessings.  
 
-Brian

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2015, 06:49:59 PM »
I Instagrammed your electronics today:
 

 
I think drilling is on the menu for tomorrow.

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Re: Brian's Custom BOP Bass
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2015, 07:41:02 PM »
Veddy Veddy nice Mica! Danke'