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muller1007
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Username: muller1007

Post Number: 90
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 4:30 am:   Edit Post

My pride & joy:

Medium scale Series I bass
Peruvian Walnut top and back
Maple/purpleheart neck with ebony fingerboard
Mother of pearl ovals
Large standard body with omega cutout
Side leds in red, with dimmer
Brass hardware, gold Schaller machine heads
Silver logo

DS-5 power supply
20 ft 5-pin (Neutrik) cable

Whole bass

Body

Body close-up

Headstock


Duncan
fc_spoiler
Advanced Member
Username: fc_spoiler

Post Number: 318
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 5:40 am:   Edit Post

Congrats, that's a beauty!
muller1007
Member
Username: muller1007

Post Number: 92
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 5:44 am:   Edit Post

Buddies...

MK Sig Deluxe/Series I
olieoliver
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Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 662
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 12:01 pm:   Edit Post

Very nice pair Duncan
hieronymous
Junior
Username: hieronymous

Post Number: 38
Registered: 1-2005
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 1:41 pm:   Edit Post

Wow, those are sweet!

I like the fact that you have it plugged in in the pictures! It's kinda rare to see one that way.

(Message edited by hieronymous on September 03, 2006)
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 4380
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2006 - 5:53 pm:   Edit Post

The top looks really nice!! Great bass!!
jacko
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Username: jacko

Post Number: 794
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Monday, September 04, 2006 - 12:53 pm:   Edit Post

Wow, that looks as if it could be brand new. You've certainly scored a beauty there duncan.

Graeme.
57basstra
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Username: 57basstra

Post Number: 306
Registered: 4-2005
Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2006 - 7:21 pm:   Edit Post

very nice, indeed!
georgie_boy
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Username: georgie_boy

Post Number: 100
Registered: 8-2005
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2006 - 9:07 am:   Edit Post

So Duncan-
How do they sound compared to each other!!!!
Please tell me that the SERIES is "better"--if not, I'm going to commit suicide-just let us know as they are both superb

G
keavin
Senior Member
Username: keavin

Post Number: 927
Registered: 12-2002
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 7:38 am:   Edit Post

The Series Bass can take you places the "MK" caint!...
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 688
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 7:47 am:   Edit Post

I don't know if "better" is the right word to use. Different would probably be my choice. I have a Series II, 2 MK's with sig. elects. and a MK with Europa. And they are all superb but very different while maintaining the Alembic sound.
As Cheech Marin would say, "...the same but only different..."!
muller1007
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Username: muller1007

Post Number: 93
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 17, 2006 - 9:03 am:   Edit Post

Obviously, the Sig is a superb bass, compared to almost any other bass. It's an ALEMBIC, so how can you go wrong with a bass like that? The craftmanship of my Sig is immaculate and the sound is fantastic. Not to mention the beautiful dark cocobolo.

However, I think the Series bass is definately the best bass I've ever played. It is for a reason that Series basses are the top range of Alembic for 30 years now. It looks, plays and feels wonderfully and the sound...man, the sound...I just can't get enough of it!

To my taste the Series' sound is beyond belief and clearly superior to the Sig, in terms of glass-shattering power and overall tone. I love the stereo capability of the Series and the external power supply; no more worries about a battery running empty. Furthermore, surprisingly the Series weighs less than the Sig, so it is really more comfortable to play.

Duncan
keavin
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Username: keavin

Post Number: 928
Registered: 12-2002
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2006 - 9:27 am:   Edit Post

Those Series Basses Got some nice Asses!
paulman
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Username: paulman

Post Number: 89
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2006 - 1:25 pm:   Edit Post

I was gonna say it looks like he got one male and one female of the species. Nice specimens ;)
muller1007
Intermediate Member
Username: muller1007

Post Number: 148
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 1:39 pm:   Edit Post

Here's my beloved 78-1020 after surgery (added master volume).

78-1020 after surgery

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