Alembic Mark King Deluxe 5 Buckeye Burl Top/Back Ebony Fingerboard

5-String Bass Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Alembic Mark King Deluxe 5 Buckeye Burl Top/Back Ebony Fingerboard

Brand New
Serial #MK14665

Description & Specs

From Alembic:

Let's start with the top and back wood: Buckeye Burl. This wood is a native to California, and each piece is so very unique. We just love how the color blends from top to bottom for an ombre-effect. The natural color is the lighter straw hue at the top, which yields to a greyish-blue color near the heart omega. The darker color is cause by a fungal stain - but the wood is dried out and the color will not continue to advance. Tummy and elbow contours are carved for added comfort.

With a beveled carve on the front and back of the peghead, continuous wood backplates, and blue side LEDs with red at the 12th and 24th frets, what are you waiting for?

Serial #: MK14665
Weight: 10lbs 12.3oz

Top: Buckeye Burl
Back: Buckeye Burl
Contours: Stomach and elbow

Neck: 7 piece; 4 Maple, 3 Purpleheart
Scale: Long
Fingerboard: Ebony
Inlays: Abalone Ovals
Side Dots: Blue LEDs at 12th and 24th Fret
Peghead: Beveled front and back of Crown

Pickups: Alembic AXY Pickups
Electronics: Alembic Signature

Tuners: Gold Alembic Gotoh
Straplocks: Gold
Hardware: Alembic Polished Solid Brass
Nut: Height Adjusted
Tailpiece: Bird

Case: Hardshell

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