This photo shows Trevor Dunn playing his customized 1991 Alembic 5-string Europa bass guitar. On his official site, he talks about the details of how he came to own it and how he customized it: "So I met this guy at a Bungle show who happened to work for Alembic. He got me a good deal and brought me to the factory up in Santa Rosa, California where I was able to pick out the actual pieces of maple that would be used on the front of the body. Since it was being made from scratch I customized it in a couple ways: I had them refrain from putting dots on face of the ebony fretboard. It looks cool but it really messes with your eyes and took me a while to get used to. Luckily there are dots on the side of the fretboard. I also had them use a left-handed head-stock for that Hendrix look. Unfortunately this puts the E-string tuning peg out of the reach of my stumpy little arms. Oh well, there's no other bass in the world like this. I used it on Bungle's DV & CA cds as well as Zorn's The Gift, but I don't play it that much these days." – [Trevor Dunn on his 1991 Alembic 5-string Europa](http://www.trevordunn.net/geek.html)more
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