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G&L's B string is okay ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by gdBass, Dec 18, 2012.


  1. gdBass

    gdBass

    Dec 18, 2012
    Hi there, I'm new here and my name is Gabriel .

    I'm thinking about get a g&l l-2500 and the last thing I wanna know about it is if it has a nice B string . So, someone ? :meh:
     
  2. worxforme

    worxforme Self Actualized Bad Speller Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2009
    LAnsing MI
    I've owner several and I'd say yes.
     
  3. topcat2069

    topcat2069 Supporting Member

    Dec 2, 2007
    Cathedral City, CA
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: GK Amps
    The one I owned was very good to great..... I use a 130 B string
     

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  4. Fair Warning

    Fair Warning Deliverin' the Goods! Supporting Member

    Final outcome is always dependent on the strings you choose. My L-2500 sounded great with a 130.....
     
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  6. gdBass

    gdBass

    Dec 18, 2012
    Thanks :D Now I'm decided .
     
  7. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    Mine was fantastic with EB Slinky's. L-2500's can be pretty heavy. I know all basses can But I played quite a few that were
     
  8. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    My old L2500 had an awesome B. I used to string it with a DR .125.
     
  9. willsellout

    willsellout Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2002
    Astoria, Oregon
    I personally found the L2500's B string lacking. I like the M2500's, and my L1505 has a killer B string.
     
  10. Lorenzini

    Lorenzini Supporting Member

    Dec 31, 2004
    Los Angeles
    I have an L2500 with an amazing B string. My 2nd bass ever, and it is still one of the best B strings I've ever had.
     
  11. Wallace320

    Wallace320

    Mar 19, 2012
    Milan, Italy
    Yet, G&L is way better...
    I discovered them relatively recently: B string very present and effective, and I play a full step downtuned, so you guess.

    Cheers,
    Wallace
     
  12. bassbenj

    bassbenj

    Aug 11, 2009
    Yes, way better. I've got three L2500s: two USA and a Tribby. All have great B strings. Note I demand that all my basses have B strings that give a fretted E pretty much indistinguishable from the open E on the next string. They all do this quite nicely.

    The G&L Bs are much better than my Fender Deluxe V B but are worse than the "to die for" B on my Modulus, but it's a carbon neck and 35" scale.
     
  13. woodsideh

    woodsideh

    Feb 19, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    I have owned 2 2500's. They are great sounding basses if you can get used to the 17mm string spacing.. I never could...
     
  14. MaddAnthony_59

    MaddAnthony_59 Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2006
    Columbus, IN
    Disclosures:
    I Channel Surf During Commercials. (Drives my Wife CRAZY!!!)
    +1 on the L1505's Killer Bee!
     
  15. gdBass

    gdBass

    Dec 18, 2012
    someone once told me that the USA model has a better B string than tribute's . Is it true ?
     
  16. willsellout

    willsellout Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2002
    Astoria, Oregon
    I've not noticed a difference.
     
  17. Hotblack

    Hotblack Pay the cost to be the boss. Supporting Member

    May 20, 2002
    Nah. The overall feel of the USA model is a little nicer, but not by much. Unless you have cash to burn (or need a fretless) you should be just fine with a Tribute.