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geepee

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« on: July 11, 2015, 01:00:17 AM »
I just pulled the trigger on this! S/N 14332
Anxiously waiting for Mr UPS to bring it.
I'll post more pics when it arrives.

geepee

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2015, 02:25:20 AM »
Oh, and I know it's a Balance K. Far too excited to type properly.
 
(Message edited by geepee on July 11, 2015)

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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2015, 03:15:04 AM »
you will taste.... this bass is sooooooooo.... I bought the almost same...
 
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2015, 04:26:27 AM »
Wow, beautiful bass...congratulations!

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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2015, 05:39:30 AM »
Saweeeeet! Enjoy you will!

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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2015, 07:00:55 AM »
Ooooh..Ahhhhh....That's a badass bass there!!!
Magnificent!!! That's Christmas times 1 million over and over and over again!!!!

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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2015, 09:11:31 AM »
Love that burl

geepee

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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2015, 10:12:16 AM »
It's not for me. I have played for 40 years but my playing doesn't warrant this. It's for my son. He's 20 and better than I could ever be. He's a music student and I want him to start start his pro career with this and a few other quality instruments rather than get them when he's at the other end of his career. I cant wait to see what he will achieve with this. That's the payoff for me - plus I'll get to play it for fun.
 
He doesn't know about it yet.

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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2015, 07:34:50 PM »
Uh --  think I want you to adopt me. :-)
 
Seriously, this is one of the most unselfish things I've ever heard. Plus you get the selfish pleasure of hearing it being played by your son.
 
(It's obvious how much this post affected me. Look when I registered. Note how many posts I've made.)

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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2015, 02:07:48 AM »
Geepee i notice you are UK based so great to have more of these superb basses on our turf. Let me know if you son does any gigs around the midlands and i will try to get there.  
great choice in bass. Victor wooten also had an alembic early in his career and look what happened to him :-)
The sound of Alembic is medicine for the soul!

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« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2015, 05:03:56 AM »
That is an incredible gift That bass should both inspire and assist in bringing the best out of him!

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« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2015, 05:59:58 AM »
That's a great present! I would like to hear your son play. I don't believe that Alembics were invented when I started playing bass.When I was 12 years old  my mom drove me to South Street in Philly & bought me a Rythmline Bass which looked like the Telecaster bass.

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« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2015, 11:49:05 AM »
Very nice!
 
My Dad gave me my first bass too... it was an early-1940's Kay upright. =)

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« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2015, 01:29:46 PM »
At the moment he's gigging round London with student bands playing Bass but his main current project is playing chapman stick with a new act on a session basis. He busks a lot with the stick and makes good  money. Thanks for all the kind words. It's hard to make a living in this business but something that sets one apart from the crowd, talent and the best tools for the job have got to help.  When he gets this for his 21st in a couple of months I'm sure he'll post up video. In the mean time I'll post up some more stills when it arrives.

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« Reply #14 on: July 13, 2015, 09:20:23 AM »
Geepee: Congratulations to You and your Son!
 
Yep, that\s what I said. Their is no better reward than to bless your children. I have (now) 2 sons going to college (and my wife and I are paying for all of it $$$).
SO totally worth it!  
 
Oh and the older one will be having his 21st birthday next month, Yikes!
 
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