g&l l2500 tribute neck profile

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by longshadow, Nov 25, 2012.


  1. longshadow

    longshadow

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    Hi, i am searching for a 5 string with a thick neck.The thicker the better.

    I have a G&L l2000 indonesian tribby, but i prefer thicker neck profile.My hand is cramping with this neck

    Warwicks have thick necks but i dont like the small body, so i want something with a comfy fenderish body.
    i Had an olp mm3 and it was the most comfy bass i ever played, thick neck, 45 nut and big body, but i didnt dig the tone.

    so, how thick is the neck profile in indonesian l2500 tribbies?
  2. tjnkoo

    tjnkoo

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    I like thin necks and I found the G&L fairly comfortable, so it might not be your best option. Check out some different Warwick models. The Corvette and Thumb are small-bodied, but I know the Streamer has quite a large body usually. The necks on most Warwicks I've tried are so huge that they literally hinder my ability to play.
  3. mcnach

    mcnach

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    Very thick I'd say.
    The L2000 Tribute is fairly thin-moderate. But the L2500 is definitely chunky. Deep profile. Sounds like you would like it. I found it a bit much. I could play it alright, but I prefer a more shallow profile, like a Stingray 5.
  4. dudelove

    dudelove

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    i really like the neck on my tribute. it is thick and nice
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  6. tjnkoo

    tjnkoo

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    What year were you guys playing? The tributes I tested at a few stores all had normal, average C-shaped necks.

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