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If G&L built a short scale, what would be your dream pickup/controls configuration?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RedHotFuzz, Apr 1, 2014.


  1. RedHotFuzz

    RedHotFuzz

    Mar 16, 2014
    Title says it all. Any thoughts out there?
     
  2. jstar

    jstar

    Mar 26, 2014
    Seattle, WA
    Jazz style neck, PJ, with EQ, passive pups, something affordable.
     
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  4. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Always groove.... Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Columbia, Md
  5. 2 MFD humbuckers. That'll give it plenty of low end that may be absent in some short-scales. Not sure about controls, but there should be passive mode.
     
  6. temmrich

    temmrich

    Jan 29, 2012
    Dayton, Ohio
    Short-scale El Toro!
     
  7. RedHotFuzz

    RedHotFuzz

    Mar 16, 2014

    I was thinking MFDs as well.
     
  8. Rodger Bryan

    Rodger Bryan Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2006
    Connecticut
    1.Passive split J's; VVT
    2.P + split J; VVT
    3.Add an active/passive system with a passive tone to either of the above
     
  9. Rodger Bryan

    Rodger Bryan Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2006
    Connecticut
    I find that the low end is present with the short scales, but it isn't as focused. An MFD definitely would tighten things up.
     
  10. mr.mow

    mr.mow

    Feb 11, 2009
    Melbourne
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: BBE/G&L Basses
    Oh please..

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    (yes its basically a mustang.. But I only play G&Ls.. I need a shorty ;) )
     
  11. RedHotFuzz

    RedHotFuzz

    Mar 16, 2014
    Yeah, definitely a Fallout! A better-looking-than-a-Mustang Mustang. The perfect shorty body. :bassist:
     
  12. RedHotFuzz

    RedHotFuzz

    Mar 16, 2014
    Here's my weak attempt:

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    Probably needs a tinted neck though.
     
  13. hsech

    hsech Wish I could afford one of those. Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 27, 2012
    Central Iowa
    That would be cool.
     
  14. Fallout would be ooook.... but i want a higher end 2 pickup short scale... GIMME A SHORT SCALE SC2 PLEASEEEE!

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  15. I would love this see something like this:hyper:
     
  16. About eletronics: it would amazing if they put all the crazy L-2000 switching in a short scale. There's nothing even remotely close to that on the market nowadays...
     
  17. themarshall

    themarshall

    Jun 26, 2008
    cochrane wi
    Yep. The L series electronics package is what makes G&L unique, imho.
     
  18. RedHotFuzz

    RedHotFuzz

    Mar 16, 2014
    I could definitely get with that. And you're right, a feature-filled short scale model would be unique and stand alone in the marketplace.
     



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