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fc_spoiler
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Post Number: 1194
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 7:20 am:   Edit Post

Here are some pics, More info (and better pics) later.















BTW: My Fretless is on consignment @ Edwin's store (Bass connection Holland) I might get an Excel fretless or get it back later If I decide not to sell
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 8:14 am:   Edit Post

Forgot the inlay:
davehouck
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 8:37 am:   Edit Post

Great pics Flip! Nice to see the bass in your music room.
tmoney61092
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 9:46 am:   Edit Post

she's beautiful!!! congrats man!

~Taylor
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 2:19 pm:   Edit Post

Thanx!

Here are some pics of the road case:



















It's huge and well worth the extra $$$ and waiting time, recommended by me and my cats :-)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 2:25 pm:   Edit Post

...and o boy, I forgot the truss rods cover:

jazzyvee
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 3:30 pm:   Edit Post

I'm getting a severe case of Elan Bass Envy...!!!!

Jazzyvee
davehouck
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 5:32 pm:   Edit Post

Serious case!
adriaan
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Posted on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 11:51 pm:   Edit Post

Some serious hardware! Mighty impressive!
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, January 03, 2011 - 2:50 pm:   Edit Post

Me made youtube thingy: Click here She can be heard! :-)
dannobasso
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Posted on Monday, January 03, 2011 - 7:06 pm:   Edit Post

Nice demo Flip. I particularly loved the sustain. Nice clear clean tones. Congrats again! ( and no, I have no idea when mine is coming home)
tmoney61092
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Posted on Monday, January 03, 2011 - 7:32 pm:   Edit Post

awesome bass man! that beauty has sustain for days! i love the versatility that she has, that banging Newsted sound and for a second i feel like i was able to hear a Justin Chancellor type sound he gets out of his Wal when you used all 3 pickups. thanks for the demo and can't wait for more :D

~Taylor
hieronymous
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Posted on Monday, January 03, 2011 - 8:38 pm:   Edit Post

Looks and sounds great!!!
alembicfan
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Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 - 2:05 am:   Edit Post

Sounds awesome,man
jazzyvee
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Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 - 6:56 am:   Edit Post

Sounds gorgeous FC, seriously gorgeous. I love the clean sounds. Seems like you have a keeper there. What a glorious Elan tone.

Elans are the business.

Hey Markus. I'm still loving your old bass. Have you bought any new ones lately?

Jazzyvee
jazzyvee
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Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 - 7:18 am:   Edit Post

Sounds gorgeous FC, seriously gorgeous. I love the clean sounds. Seems like you have a keeper there. What a glorious Elan tone.

Elans are the business.

Hey Markus. I'm still loving your old bass. Have you bought any new ones lately?

Jazzyvee
jet_powers
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Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 - 1:50 pm:   Edit Post

Loved all the tones. What a sweet bass! Thanks for sharing...
hieronymous
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Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2011 - 7:47 pm:   Edit Post

Love the cat-in-case pic, especially black-cat-in-black-padded-black-case-for-blackened-bass!!!
alembicfan
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Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2011 - 2:28 am:   Edit Post

Hi Jazzy,
yes,i bought a Music Man Stingray 4, STEALTH BLACK of course, with a Rosewood Board and a 3bd eq. Great Bass,but my favourite is still my NYC Sadowsky(Black Swamp Ash Body,Maple Board,Black Hardware, Sadowsky PU's and electronics). A Buddy of mine is building a Bass for me too....
But I'm still looking for a Alembic bass for me,the Spoiler i owned was very close to the perfect one for me,but it did not had the low end i was looking for.....
Greetz,
Markus
davehouck
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Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2011 - 3:42 pm:   Edit Post

Cool video Flip!
groovelines
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Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2011 - 12:15 pm:   Edit Post

flips fiver

rock on
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, January 09, 2011 - 9:37 am:   Edit Post



Thanx all

Damn, I'm in love!
The sustain is incredible indeed, you should hear it through the Wall of deaf -> Nothing short of amazing.

Can't wait to take her onstage
(first gig planned in May )
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 2:17 pm:   Edit Post

The youtube thingy can now be found here (could not fix broken link)

Bass is still awesome! :-)

And allrighty then, some more pics:





jazzyvee
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Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011 - 2:44 am:   Edit Post

Hey FC, what is the current verdict on your Blackened Elan5?

Jazzyvee
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 - 8:02 am:   Edit Post

It's awesome!

I had some worries about the neck profile compared to the classic taper on the Spoilers and Elan 4, but have had no troubles with it yet.
Plays very comfortable (hence comfort taper) :-) and no trouble whatsoever going back to the 32 inch classic taper Spoilers.

Funny thing: The Spoilers do feel like a toy after playing Blackened for a while, that is until you start playing though.

Blackened wins on:

*Sustain
*Versatility – Electronics and the extra string
*Weight – It’s heavy :-)
*Personalized looks

But they all hold their own, love 'em all!
jazzyvee
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Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 - 11:41 am:   Edit Post

ok thats good to hear that all is well. Is this your first 5 string bass then? I don't see one in your collection?

Jazzyvee
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 - 11:55 am:   Edit Post

I've owned a Fender Jazz Bass V for about 8 years, traded it for my current '83 Spoiler.

It's on my site in the sold section

(Message edited by fc_spoiler on February 06, 2011)
mario_farufyno
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 3:37 am:   Edit Post

Just curious about PU configuration and possibilities
tmoney61092
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 7:06 am:   Edit Post

2 jazz and a precision, master volume, 3 filters, 3 q switches, pan knob for the 2 jazz and a pickup selector that add's the precision if i do remember correctly(could be the other way around). so any combination of PU's is possible.

~Taylor
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 7:50 am:   Edit Post

Spot on, thnx Taylor :-)

The only thing I can add is that the Q switches are three way, a great feature that I can recommend to everyone.

Tonal palette is extremely intimidating, this bass houses way too many sounds :-)

If Mica reads this: What are the Q dB settings? (I always forget to ask)
mario_farufyno
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 9:35 am:   Edit Post

If I correctly recall, the 3-way Q switch is:

0dB (no boost)/6dB boost/9dB boost
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 9:48 am:   Edit Post

Thanx! :-)

Here's the layout from the FTC:



1. P only
2. P with J (from the bridge/neck pan)
3. J only (from the bridge/neck pan)
4. Standby
jazzyvee
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Posted on Monday, February 07, 2011 - 12:50 pm:   Edit Post

Getting used to doing speedy tone changes is gonna keep you busy for a while I'm sure. Those Rcocco strings you recommended sure give a bright but great meaty tone so with that setup you have there it's gonna cut through the music, like moses and the red sea, moving aside anything the guitars and drummer throw in your way....!!!!


I hope you get to gig in the UK so I can hear that bass in action. That said we may be taking a trip to Amsterdam sometime this summer so there may be a chance to catch you gigging then.

Jazzyvee
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 1:40 am:   Edit Post

:-)

In the unlikely event of catching me gigging, be sure to bring earplugs :-)
For now our only gig is on May 28, no other gigs planned yet...

Be sure to contact me, we can always arrange for a meeting either in Amsterdam, Edwin's bass Connection, my place or anywhere you'd like. (do I smell Euro meeting?) :-)
rustyg61
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Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 6:28 am:   Edit Post

Nice case! I'm having a Calzone made for my SC Signature Deluxe.
rustyg61
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 12:51 pm:   Edit Post

Hey Flip, Thanks so much for posting the pictures of your case. When I got my case from Calzone the liner looked like crap! They used a single piece of material to line the entire base of the case, so as you can imagine, there were wrinkles all over it & it looked like crap! Plus, all the wrinkles were hard & sharp from the dried glue, so it would have scratched my bass. I sent it back & sent them pictures of your case, & the lady I was dealing with forwarded them to Joe Calzone & because of my complaint & your pictures, Calzone has changed the way they line their cases! She sent me back an email from Joe to all the supervisors in charge of case lining stating that because of customer feedback they were changing their process! I just got my case back today & it looks great! So thanks again for giving me a referance to show them what I wanted!

(Message edited by adriaan on May 03, 2011)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 2:36 pm:   Edit Post

Awesome, thanx!

I should thank Rami, I made the decision based on this FTC: Click here

Good decision it was, best way to protect yer Alembic! :-)
rustyg61
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Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 3:15 pm:   Edit Post

Did you have to send them your bass to get the case made, or just a tracing? I wish I would have seen your case before I ordered the Calzone, I wouldn't have had to send mine back!
seventhsunbass
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Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 - 8:19 am:   Edit Post

Wow, I am in awe. Stunning does not even cover it. Thank you for posting her and filling our heads with ideas, your vision as our muse.

P.S. My 16 yr old black cat is mad I haven't posted her pic after seeing yours. Guess I'd better check my shoes before putting them on.......

(Message edited by seventhsunbass on May 04, 2011)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, May 16, 2011 - 10:01 am:   Edit Post


Cats are so cute, but sometimes... I always keep my shoes out of their reach :-)
Spijker (the cat’s name) is a youngster, just five years old.
She came to me when she was about six weeks old and lives here with her two sons Cliff and Rocky (3 years old) Those two are real rascals! :-)

Rusty: The case came with the bass, I have no idea if they send the bass or just detailed measurements… Maybe Mica can tell you, all I can say is that it fits perfectly and looks great. (as in stunning) :-)

...and now for something completely different:

Blackened on Local TV some weeks ago: Youtube link (audio only, and only the "metal" parts)
Unfortunately, no Mesa's and we were in a hurry, so sound is not optimal (POD for guitars, electronic drums etc...)
Funny nonetheless! (imho)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Friday, July 15, 2011 - 11:08 am:   Edit Post

The "Signature of the creator" topic reminded me to post this pic:



That's: Eric (future creator) Mica, Susan (with smiley) :-) and Ron.
rustyg61
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Posted on Friday, July 15, 2011 - 11:16 am:   Edit Post

Cool! Looks like Eric writes in runes! Not surprised the Alembic heir would be advanced beyond his years!
gtrguy
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Posted on Friday, July 15, 2011 - 3:54 pm:   Edit Post

That's a big case!! What a beautiful bass too!!

Dave
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, August 01, 2011 - 1:52 pm:   Edit Post

Thanx! :-)

Since I've been doing some guts shots:

Rare sight, 3 Filters in one cavity
-talkin' 'bout a rats nest- :-)


and a reprise for the poor selector switch, totally obscured by wires and the battery in the first pic:

jazzboy621
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Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 6:38 pm:   Edit Post

Im so exited!!!!!
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 2:04 pm:   Edit Post

Hi Pat, welcome here!

You should be, what's cooking? (please elaborate)
If yours also will be black: prepare for a long wait, but most of all: prepare for a ultimate looking/playing/sounding beast of a bass! :-)

Have we seen your '92 Elan here? Love to see a new addition to the Elan section, if you have problems uploading pics, shoot me a mail (address can be found in my profile)

@ Alan: Thanx!
wishbass
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Posted on Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 10:10 am:   Edit Post

Beautiful.Elans rock!
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 2:16 pm:   Edit Post

A little over a year later, only tear and wear:



Almost uniform look for the pickups! :-)

Jan 20 she will debut on stage, can't wait...
We only had one gig last year and it was in a tiny crowded pub, next will be on a larger stage (we might also make a vid, see Damaged Justice site)
jazzboy621
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 2:28 pm:   Edit Post

AWESOME!!!! Break A Leg!!!!
jazzyvee
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 11:33 pm:   Edit Post

How are you getting on with the hex screws holding the pickups down?
They use a different method of holding the pickups down to my other basses as these don't have a screw underneath to control the height but just use springs instead.

My Elan 4 has them and they are always coming loose and causing the pickups to move up towards the strings. During a practice session I have to screw them down regularly. I do tend to rest my thumb on them at times and wonder if that is adding to the movement but I think maybe that its the vibrations that's loosening them as all of them come loose not just the one I'm resting on.


Jazzyvee
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 2:25 am:   Edit Post

Lots of Jazz in this topic :-)

@Jazzboy: Thanks!

@ Jazzyvee: I never really had problems with that, but I play mainly with a pick on the Elans.
I don't like the small surface of the p and J pickups as thumbrest, the AXY pickups on the Spoilers are perfect for that.
You could try some Loctite, should work and is easy to remove (ask about it at the hardwarestore, there are different types of Loctite available)

(Message edited by fc_spoiler on December 22, 2011)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012 - 9:03 am:   Edit Post

Blackened has been on stage for the first time
Proof: Youtube link Poor quality vid, but there's some low B action at the end of the song. They had to rebuild the stage after our set
wishbass
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Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012 - 2:39 pm:   Edit Post

Well played Flip, you took me down Memory Lane.I still remember hearing Metalica for the first time in highschool.It must have been around 83 or so.I was a big Iron Maiden fan,but also had a hardcore punk streak in me.They appealed to me immediatly.My heavy metal friends (at that time)thought they were too heavy.I loved them.
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 2:55 pm:   Edit Post

thanx! You gotta love metal :-)

Some pix from the first (with this Elan) gig:




(thanx to Rob Meijer)




Blackened will be onstage again next saturday, through a 3x15 and 8x10 rig
rustyg61
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Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 2:59 pm:   Edit Post

Awesome shots Flip!
jazzboy621
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Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm:   Edit Post

Great shots, Flip!!! Rock out!!!!
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 6:11 pm:   Edit Post

Thanx!

Made sure to put Alembic in front of the stage last night:







Tomorrow (actually tonight, its tomorrow already here) we will be on a huge stage, I'll try to get Blackened it the spotlights again then :-)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 9:55 am:   Edit Post

Two vids of last nights gig: Hit the lights/Creeping Death Enter Sandman

Can you hear the bass? :-)
rustyg61
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Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 8:30 am:   Edit Post

Great video Flip! The bass sounds awesome!
dannobasso
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Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 9:37 am:   Edit Post

nicely done dude! They put more into production over there for sure.
tbrannon
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Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 10:19 am:   Edit Post

I've seen Metallica live a couple times and I gotta say- you guys did them justice (Damaged justice? ;) ). The crowd sure seemed to be enjoying the show.

The bass cuts through nicely in the mix.
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 10:44 am:   Edit Post

Thanx!

We did a gig last Thursday, open air +/-800 audience. So I brought my Bass 400 and Strategy with a 2x10 and 2x15 combi.
Worked very well (obviously) but I had to crank up the Strategy (feeding the 1x15's)
Friday we had a huge (for our standards) gig, about 1500 audience. (the gig from the vids) So I brought the whole stack, same as above with a second 2x10. (aka "Wall of deaf mkI")
I forgot to turn the Strategy down (feeding two 2x10 cabs now) As you can hear in the vid, it was kinda loud :-)
There was little drums on the monitors in the beginning + all Mesa's (Mesa MkIII and MkIV for guitars) were relocating a fair amount of air, so there are some timing issues in the beginning...
We did changeover in about 10 minutes (tight schedule, 25 min gig) The band before us used our drumkit, so that bought us some time :-)
No line check, no soundcheck...
But I couldn't get myself to turn it down, sounded too awesome! :-) (though I did back up the treble a bit about half way)
To my surprise, I got lots of compliments from the foh guys and stage manager.

Production was awesome indeed, the lights guy must have been a bit familiar with 'tallica :-)

Edit: Merged the two vids into one: Youtube link
and here's another vid from last thursday: yep, another youtube link :-)

(Message edited by fc_spoiler on May 20, 2012)
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Monday, June 09, 2014 - 6:43 pm:   Edit Post

Here's a nice picture from last weeks gig, on the large version (click picture) you can read the serial # (sharp shot from that distance!)

jazzyvee
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Posted on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 3:12 am:   Edit Post

Great action shot FC, If that were my picture I would photoshop out the flowery looking lights on the left it kind draws your eye away from the action.

Do you have the bass on a fixed setting or are you a tweaker?
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 9:34 am:   Edit Post

Thanx Jazzy! :-)

I'm still in the experimentation phase with these controls, though I don't change too much during a gig. Live I always have all 3 pickups on, the P adds lot of midrange and make it cut through the mix easier. The filter setting of the P is the most dominant in the overall tone (seems regardless of the P pickup gain setting)

For this gig I had the P Pickup and neck pickup with the filter about halfway and the Q-switch on 2, the bridge pickup filter is about 3/4 open with the Q-switch on 3.
The real experimenting will come in the studio, I can see myself using other pickupcombi's (J/J-J/P-P-P/J-J/P/J) the sky is the limit :-)

I think I will sit down with this bass and the fretless (signature electronics) and explore the tonal possibilities with these multi filter setups in a vid, I will play them through my SWR Basic black combo. (the difference in the settings seem to come out a bit more clear through the SWR compared to the full tube Mesa rig) Stay tuned!
tbrannon
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Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 2:22 pm:   Edit Post

Flip,

Great photo- looking forward to that video!!

Have you gotten used to the 'springy pickups' with the J/P/J setup? I had gotten so used to the locked down traditional Alembic mounting system that it took me awhile to get used to the P/J setup on the custom Elan I had built.
fc_spoiler
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Posted on Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 11:59 am:   Edit Post

Sorry Toby, somehow missed yer comment....

Thanx!

I prefer the traditional mounting system because of the solid anchor function, I only play with a pick on this bass so it doesn't bother me too much.

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