1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

FS/FT '82 G&L L2000 $600 obo or trade for 5string

Discussion in '[OLD FORUM] Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories: F' started by TheLarch, Oct 23, 2002.

  1. TheLarch

    TheLarch Supporting Member


    As much as I love the tone of my old-skool G&L L2000e, my little-girly hands get tired on the 1.75" p-width neck. And as I also have a G&L ASAT, I figure it's kind of silly to have two of essentially the same bass, especially since the ASAT is getting all the work these days as it has the jazz-width neck that I need. To be honest, of the two, the L2000 has the better tone but the ASAT works better for me ergonomically.

    Basic Specs:
    - natural swamp ash body
    - maple neck with original style headstock (no eye-gouger) and skunk stripe
    - neck is straight with medium action (my preference)
    - frets are in good shape although sporting some wear
    - Schaller strap-locks
    - weighs approx. 9 3/4 lbs
    - non-original black barrel style knobs
    - original G&L hardshell case

    This bass has been played and not relegated to under the bed. It sports the expected wear of a 20 year-old warrior with various dings and scratches and lacquer checking. The only flaw I am aware of is that a pickup screw broke, but as it is stable, I left it in place.

    Some Photos:


    Here are some of my basic requirements but I am really quite flexible:

    narrow-width neck
    American, European or Japanese (NO Ibanez, well maybe)
    Korean Lakland or MTD are ok

    NO Wishnevsky's

    I'd also consider GOOD quality combo amps (SWR, EDEN, etc).

    Cash always works, too, and if you want to purchase, I'm looking for $575 obo.

    Feel free to email me at "sjswalsky@yahoo.com" should you have any questions or proposals.


  2. TheLarch

    TheLarch Supporting Member

    LOWER PRICE!!!!!!
  3. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    Dude, you NEED to whip up a potential trade at the Bass Palace. The Swami, aka Bob, sells his soul for G&L's, particularly older ones. I am not affiliated with him in any way. I have only dealt with him and Bernardo. They're cool guys and will trade straight across providing both instruments are of equal value. I traded a 4 for a 5 quite awhile ago with no hassle at all. Just a thought.

  4. TheLarch

    TheLarch Supporting Member

    Thanks for the heads-up!

Share This Page