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G&L

 #92120  by inthedark
 Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:01 pm
How many guitarists out there using G&L guitars or basses ?

Just curious. All i use are G&L's now.
 #92123  by hotasaPistol
 Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:22 pm
I have a G+L Telecaster that is my favorite guitar.....I like it a lot better than my Fender Tele....great ax


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 #92125  by inthedark
 Thu Jan 13, 2011 1:11 pm
I have 3 G&L's

G&L 2007 Commanche USA
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G&L 2006 Legacy USA
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G&L 20?? ASAT S USA (3 pickup, 5 way switch)
(dont have a pic)

I own a Fender Tele that i customized.
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2 G&L pickups from a nighthawk and one Seymour in the bridge
Replaced bridge and bridge plate etc
Bone nut
Tuners replaced
but the thing is beat lol needs new frets badly

I owned a G&L 1982-83 Nighthawk but the neck broke :-( hence where the 2 original pickups went ^
the bridge pickup was some POS pickup.

-Walt
 #92139  by HeadSpace
 Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:26 pm
I have an early 80s S-500. Great strat-type axe with the slight (very slight) claim to fame in that it was noodled upon way back in 1988 by none other than Trey Anastasio. Phish played a show at a fraternity at my school and I had left the G&L in the room of a buddy with whom I often jammed. Trey crashed in this guy's room after the show and messed around a bit on my guitar the next morning--or so I was told. He reportedly said it had a nice neck, which it most assuredly does. Strange but true.
 #92152  by drewfx
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:00 am
I have a Tribute L2500 5-string in the stable:

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 #92155  by inthedark
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:21 am
drewfx wrote:I have a Tribute L2500 5-string in the stable:

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How do you like the L2500 ? Our bassist has looked into one before.
 #92167  by inthedark
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:50 am
Tennessee Jedi wrote:Never played a G n L - are they better built than Fenders ?
Play better ?
I dig a Strat, man
:smile:

I played Fenders for quite sometime and then tried a G&L and ive never looked back. imho G&L builds a better guitar and they are hand made unlike the mass productions from Fender.

Def worth checking out :-) lots of G&L folks out there, just gotta poke around ;-)

-Walt
 #92174  by drewfx
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:12 pm
inthedark wrote: How do you like the L2500 ? Our bassist has looked into one before.
It's very nice and has some versatility, and like most of Leo's designs, it's well conceived and just works. But it's on the "agressive-punchy" end of the spectrum, more MusicMan than J-Bass.
 #92179  by inthedark
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:22 pm
drewfx wrote:
inthedark wrote: How do you like the L2500 ? Our bassist has looked into one before.
It's very nice and has some versatility, and like most of Leo's designs, it's well conceived and just works. But it's on the "agressive-punchy" end of the spectrum, more MusicMan than J-Bass.

Pickups have a lot to do with that ?

-Walt
 #92187  by drewfx
 Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:36 pm
inthedark wrote:
drewfx wrote:
inthedark wrote: How do you like the L2500 ? Our bassist has looked into one before.
It's very nice and has some versatility, and like most of Leo's designs, it's well conceived and just works. But it's on the "agressive-punchy" end of the spectrum, more MusicMan than J-Bass.

Pickups have a lot to do with that ?

-Walt
Probably a lot - they have very high output even in passive mode (PU's + EQ are passive, a 3-way switch offers passive, active preamp or preamp+active-treble-boost).

The other switches are the PU selector and a switch that puts the coils of each PU in series (resulting in a really big fat sound).