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Senior Member
Username: room037

Post Number: 478
Registered: 9-2003
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 - 2:33 am:   Edit Post

Finally I got this beast !

The sounds are amazing !
I own Hamer's 12 strings and I like the sound as guitar with low octave.
But this 8 string sounds are deep low bass sound with clear octave sound.
These are quite different more than I thought.

The Scorpion body is very impressive.
We know the scorpion that used by Greg Lake (ELP), Chuck Panpzzo (Styx) at arround 80'.
This is the exactly that shape.
The only difference is horn carving just like contour cut.
This carving shows the sleek and sharp horns.

Whole Head



Intermediate Member
Username: moonliner

Post Number: 140
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 - 3:47 am:   Edit Post

Wow! I love it!
Greg Lake's 8 string was one of the original Alembics that got its hooks in me and fueled my long love affair/obsession with Alembic.
Intermediate Member
Username: to_81_0190

Post Number: 173
Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:15 am:   Edit Post

3D cut away of the horns are very cool! BTW can't you upload any sound clips?

Intermediate Member
Username: 5a_quilt_top

Post Number: 110
Registered: 6-2012
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:52 am:   Edit Post

Interesting tailpiece.

Don't believe I've ever seen one quite like it.

It looks good with the body shape.
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 971
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 - 4:14 pm:   Edit Post

Super nice.
I agree with Toshiaki, would love to hear this baby roar!
Username: andy3hal

Post Number: 1
Registered: 4-2013
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 5:53 pm:   Edit Post

What a magnificent bass

I have been looking out for years for one of these, a couple of month back I eventually found a scorpion 5 string, but with the short horns, I bought it immediately, hope you dont mind me asking .............how did you find or locate this beauty ?
Senior Member
Username: hieronymous

Post Number: 1257
Registered: 1-2005
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 6:56 pm:   Edit Post

Urayamashii! Just kidding, I am very happy for you!!!
Advanced Member
Username: wishbass

Post Number: 329
Registered: 5-2011
Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2013 - 11:23 am:   Edit Post

Sexy bass. I've always been fond of the scorpion 8'since I was a kid and saw Greg Lakes pirate bass.

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