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SOLD 1981 GandL G&L L-1000, hog/maple refin, priced right

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by dukeplaysbass, Jan 9, 2014.

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  1. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Bought this as a refin project, but not enough time….

    1981 G&L L-1000. Slot poles, Schaller tuners, great player. Body was stripped of whatever finish it had, neck was left alone (but has some honest player wear). Electronics work fine. Very light for a mahogany body G&L (just 9.25 lbs) and measures just under 1 11/16" at the nut. Knobs are wrong, extra strap button. This is a really nice bass and a great player. Ships with a crappy gig bag.



  2. Nice job, GLWTS!
  3. The Diaper Geni

    The Diaper Geni Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2005
    Central Ohio
    I like it! Knobs included!!
  4. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    that's a sweet bookmatched looking body.

    Duke is good to deal with.
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  6. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Just to be clear...
    1. The finish is stripped. I never got to refin it. It's like a rubbed finish, if anything.
    2. The knobs are not original, but they are what I got when I bought the bass.
  7. DigthemLows

    DigthemLows Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2003
    Sacramento CA
    and to be even more clear, L-1000s will blow any Pbass away.......by far one of my favorite basses....and for this price, well, get it........oh and I've dealt with Duke too, a very stand up guy!!!!

  8. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    I've received a few questions about the fret wear. Let me take a close look at it when I get home tonight and I'll report back.
  9. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
  10. CapnSev


    Aug 19, 2006
    Coeur d'Alene
    Dude, that bass is awesome.
  11. Low Main

    Low Main Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2004
  12. funk7856

    funk7856 Supporting Member

    Feb 22, 2012
  13. jbiscuti


    Dec 22, 2007
    New York City
    Endorsing Artist: Grolsch Strap Locks
    Any word on the fret wear? I'd like to rock this beast!
  14. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    I sent a pm also. Never heard back
  15. lmfreeman9

    lmfreeman9 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2007
    Agreed. Especially 70's Fenders at one third the price. Great Deal!
  16. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Sorry guys, I had jury duty and a day job that I had to get back on track.

    There is some fret wear, nothing outrageous. I will post some pix late tonight after I get back from my gig.
  17. bikeplate

    bikeplate Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2001
    Upstate NY
    Jury duty? God bless u!
  18. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Truss rod turns freely both ways.

    As promised, here's pix of the fret wear on the 1-4 frets….
  19. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Mmm....slot poles.
  20. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

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