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Username: discodave

Post Number: 6
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 7:57 am:   Edit Post

Hello from the Isle of Wight, England.

Don't know if many of you remember this bass or if "Stoney" is still haunting these message boards but back in August 2004, almost 6 years to the day, i took possession of Stoney's custom Essence...and what a bass.

Walnut core
Tulip wood top laminate
5 piece neck
Signature Electronics
Red side LED's.
MoP Neck Inlays
Purpleheart & Maple Laminates around the neck & body

Original thread.

Im still playing and recording with it and it still surprises me. The main comment i get from other bass players is how much i can change the tone without touching the controls. I have tried many basses over the years but this one could almost have been made for me.

Thanks Stoney....and no you can't have it back....well not just yet.

The other pics didn't do the wonderful Tulipwood justice so i will take some more later.


A few pics of Stoney in action..

Oh and although a dodgy mobile phone video here is a link to Stoney in action.

You Tube Vid.

(Message edited by DiscoDave on August 05, 2010)

(Message edited by DiscoDave on August 05, 2010)
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1245
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 8:49 am:   Edit Post

Wow, how cool Dave. Beautiful bass! Thanks for sharing the pics and video. Best, Art
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 1194
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 9:11 am:   Edit Post

A great example of a player bonded with their Alembic Bass!
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 2067
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 11:06 am:   Edit Post

Great to have another Alembic owner from this side of the pond. Welcome to the club.

Senior Member
Username: mario_farufyno

Post Number: 464
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 3:10 pm:   Edit Post

Oh, good to know Signature Eletronics can fit in an Essence body
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 488
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

wow the Tulip wood just pops!
Senior Member
Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 1458
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 - 11:35 pm:   Edit Post

Really nice top. Tulipwood, who'dve guessed. Plus, I'm dreadfully jealous as I've always wanted to come for the TT !! Congratulations.

J o e y
Senior Member
Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 1460
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Friday, August 06, 2010 - 12:07 am:   Edit Post

Geez, I hate middle age: Of course the TT Races are NOT on the Isle of Wight . . . .

J o e y
Senior Member
Username: stoney

Post Number: 484
Registered: 7-2002
Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 5:00 am:   Edit Post

DAVE!!!! Nice to see it's still in action

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