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wetmud
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Username: wetmud

Post Number: 1
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 8:00 am:   Edit Post

Hi I bought this electric 6string guitar but I want to know if it's fake or not
wetmud
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Username: wetmud

Post Number: 2
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 8:04 am:   Edit Post

Modulus/alembic US PAT NO.4145948

it's written exactly like this
adriaan
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Username: adriaan

Post Number: 2096
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 8:52 am:   Edit Post

Show us some pictures. There are legitimate instruments out there with both company names on them.
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 3534
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 9:01 am:   Edit Post

Allen:


Welcome to the club and congrats on your guitar. It sounds like you may have a Blackknife. These were actually produced by Modulus, not Alembic. Modulus and Alembic had close ties. When Modulus first started up they had a deal where Modulus made necks and Alembic built a bass using the Modulus graphite neck. Some of the earlier Blackknife guitars carried the Alembic name per an agreement with Alembic, but were manufactured entirely by Modulus. Still, these were kick-ass guitars. If you post a pic there are people in this forum who can likely provide more info. You can also try Modulus, but don't get your hopes up. I've recently tried several times to contact them, both by telephone and email, to get some simple info about a Modulus neck that I picked up. The company has never responded to my numerous attempts.

Bill, the guitar one
wetmud
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Username: wetmud

Post Number: 3
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 5:09 pm:   Edit Post

thank you for the informations
this is the picture of my guitarmy guitar
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 5874
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 7:47 pm:   Edit Post

As Bill and Adriaan have suggested, the Blackknife necks were made by Modulus with our brand name on them as well. We didn't participate in the building of this guitar.

In order to compile more information about these instruments, you're welcome to email me (address in my profile) more pictures and the serial number of the guitar. I will share what I tell or estimate from the pictures. Like, from the looks of this image, the top looks like Maple with perhaps a Mahogany body.

How do you like the guitar?

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