- - NBD G&L M2000
|xrockstrongox ||02-06-2013 04:48 PM |
NBD G&L M2000
I got my new "used" g&l tribute m2000 today. It was listed as used from musiciansfriend and described as having scratches in it. It was severely discounted so I rolled the dice. When I got it, the scratches were on the protective plastic covering on the cavity cover. I removed the thin plastic and now I own a mint condition m2000. I absolutely love it. I know it's not popular, but I really think the white with the black/black pickups looks quite fantastic!
If you got a major discount over what they were blowing those out for, you got a major deal.
I'd love to try one of those.
|xrockstrongox ||02-06-2013 04:53 PM |
AHHHH! I didn't notice that chip until I posted the photo!
Oh well, had to happen sooner or later.
Also, Chef, I highly recommend getting one. It really is one of the nicest basses I have played. Everything about it feels great. And I think I got a major deal, what were they blowing them out for?
$399 shipped I believe; with the very nice G&L logo'd gig bag.
|xrockstrongox ||02-06-2013 05:01 PM |
Yup. I got it less. Phew, you almost ruined my buzz! Mine came with the bag too. It really is a very nice gig bag.
Sidenote: nail polish= chip is gone
|Fair Warning ||02-06-2013 05:09 PM |
I like Black on White......very nice!
|xrockstrongox ||02-06-2013 05:13 PM |
The only regret is that it's not the GTB with the black binding!
really would like to try one of these
I have the M2500 and it rips!
Congrats on the incredible deal an an amazing bass.
|Mastermold ||02-06-2013 05:37 PM |
Who said this color wasn't popular? Looks great to me!
|P. Aaron ||02-06-2013 06:20 PM |
Nice bass. The G & L's I've played have all been solid, nicely built basses.
|xrockstrongox ||02-06-2013 06:21 PM |
Thanks mastermind! Like I've seen on this forum time and time again it's all about what you like and I like white.
|kellyrojo ||02-06-2013 07:21 PM |
Sick lookin bass!
|Solarmist ||02-06-2013 08:31 PM |
Very nice - sounds like you scored!
|endy_y_p ||02-06-2013 09:25 PM |
Congrats for such a beautiful bass!!... :)
Thank God G&L replace G&L Tribute decal on newer bass, very much similar with the US series, I got to have my own M-2000 :bassist:
ps. to a fellow OCD, those nail polish is a great idea :)
|irvinz ||02-06-2013 10:18 PM |
Nice! Join the g&l club yet? :) how heavy is that thing?
|xrockstrongox ||02-07-2013 04:30 AM |
irvinz, I wasn't sure if the g&l club was only for US G&L. It's basswood on the solid finishes, so it's relatively light but definitely sturdy. Unfortunately I don't have an exact weight.
|irvinz ||02-07-2013 04:47 AM |
It's for all mate! If its on the lighter scale of things, I should definitely have a look at them!
|xrockstrongox ||02-07-2013 05:52 AM |
Irvinz, the solid color ones are the basswood. They are the lighter ones, however the translucent finishes on swamp ash sure are pretty. In all honesty, I think I like this more than my l2000. It could be the appeal of a new bass, or the fresh strings, but something about it is just calling to me. I like my tone bright, so I thought the l2000 active/treble boost would be the bees-knees but sometimes it's just too harsh. This is bright without grating and the low and mid control really lets you get a nice tone. To be clear how great it is, I haven't been on ebay, craigslist, or the TB classified since it arrived!
|sevdog ||02-07-2013 05:20 PM |
I've been looking for one for sale locally or sound clips online ever since these came out, well Bass San Diego has some clips now that I just heard and DANG! I am having a serious GAS attack. Those things sound growly and beefy in all the right ways and maybe not quite as wooly(???) as the L-2000/ASATs
Congrats, and now I must go on my own hunt for a smoking deal like you got!
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