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El Toro.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ErikP.Bass, Jul 15, 2012.


  1. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    Played this bass today, it was awesome!!'
     

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  2. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    Even more YES!!!!!
     

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  3. Mark 63

    Mark 63 Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2012
    Connecticut
    How does El Toro differ from El 2000?
     
  4. bassplayer1494

    bassplayer1494

    Jan 23, 2009
    Best feeling necks EVER on a bass!! I played one a few months ago and the sound was alright(mostly due to an electrical issue) but the neck was just incredible!!
     
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  6. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    Yeah man. I'm all about the vintage G&L's....nothing like them. The tones too. Love!!!
     
  7. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    G&L #8 is the finest bass neck on planet Earth .
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  8. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    El Toro es muy amarillo.
     
  9. mine is definitively my main bass:
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    what a thunderous rock in OMG passive mode with a pick!!!:cool:

    As for the neck, i slightly prefer my L1000, which has a the same width but with a flatter shape.
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    Nonetheless, both are underestimated and wonderful instruments!:bassist:
     
  10. justinmc

    justinmc Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2006
    Cool color. Is it for sale somewhere?
     
  11. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    Old nineties G&L's are firewood...FIREWOOD I tell ya!


    (not really, but don't talk too much about how under-rated these Late-Leo basses are, you'll drive the prices up!)
     
  12. danomite64

    danomite64 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    Heh, I don't think the El-Toro made it to the '90's.
     
  13. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    It was for sale at Mr. Music in Allston, MA.
     
  14. you know what El Toro means.....it means "The Toro".:D
     
  15. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    You mean, like the snowblowers?
     
  16. metron

    metron Fluffy does not agree

    Sep 12, 2003
    Lakewood Colorado
    Nice is that color original?
     
  17. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    I have no idea. I'd suspect do considering the 80's and the fact that it has a matching headstock. You know what happens when you assume though.....
     
  18. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
  19. I've got an '83 mahogany El-Toro and it's face melting! It's very much a more focused L-2000; same aggressive voice and versatility but tighter and less boomy. It'd be killer if they re-issued these beasts. They can be had for a steal on the used market.