Do you find a blueburst G&L L2500 elegant?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Emanuel Apascaritei, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Just wonder...
  2. Wallace320

    Wallace320 Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2012
    Milan, Italy
    The only reason why I ain't got it it's because my G&Ls are "carved top" ones, so ash bodies with carved maple tops. Glossy, the L2000, satin finished, the L2500, and rosewood fingerboard for these were the only options available

    But I do like blueburst a lot (and american greenburst too, yet can't afford it) being it with both rosewood and/or maple fingerboard

    IMHO that's the best lookin' finish (as I said, together with american greenburst) I just physically prefered carved tops

  3. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    I like blueburst and had one for a while. I wouldn't call them or any other bass elegant though.
  4. ..hmmm. Why?
  5. johnson79


    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    Personally I don't like many burst finishes, they just look cheap to me.
    I prefer solid colors/stains.
  6. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    I just don't think of basses as being elegant. Some are better look than others but to me elegance is more appropriate for describing something like the inside of a mansion, the lobby of a high end hotel, etc. I think you and I probably feel the same way about finishes on basses. We just use different words to describe them.
  7. kevteop


    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    I think blue and greenburst finishes are pretty awful. If they are over a quilted top and the bass has gold hardware then you have the unholy grail.
  8. Understand!
  9. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    Bueburst is one of my favorite finishes. As has been posted by others, "elegant" isn't an adjective I usually apply to any bass.
  10. johnson79


    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    Exactly. You just nailed it!
  11. Aasmund


    Mar 9, 2012
    Nesna, Norway
  12. Febs

    Febs Supporting Member

    May 7, 2007
    Philadelphia, PA
    I don't think I would use the word "elegant," but I love the blue burst finish on my G&L Comanche.
  13. Ok, till now, ones want to puke on it, once loves it, but none says it´s elegant.....

    If I ware a suit and play it???
  14. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    if it looks like a blue bengal tiger yes, otherwise maybe not
  15. I love blueburst on almost any bass, so I'd say yes.
  16. like with a flame maple top?
  17. GREAT!!!!!!!! :hyper:
  18. thiocyclist


    Sep 19, 2012
    I think blueburst is absolutely hideous. Does that mean you shouldn't play one? Absolutely not...
  19. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    I had one and didn't care for how it looked. A big part of that is the no pickguard thing. Great playing and sounding basses though.
  20. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Never been a fan of that color.

    ymmv of course