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G and l basses tribute

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Grey9968, Aug 27, 2012.


  1. Grey9968

    Grey9968

    May 16, 2007
    Anyone own/know much about the JB 2 tribute series. Sound pretty damn good on the you tube demos????
     
  2. I have one. Really good playing bass.
     
  3. tdoody

    tdoody

    Sep 5, 2008
    i have one and use it as my main bass. i replaced the pickups with nordstroms, and it sounds great. beautiful neck, plays fast. because i am on the small size, i find the body style suites me very well.
     
  4. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    I think mine is an '07. It is Indonesian in origin. I like the body style. The neck is quite comfortable. Fit and finish are very good. I ended up having a low fret, but once I had them leveled it's been fine. The other thing I had to do was to smooth the grooves on the underside of the string retainer. There were some rough spots that were mutilating the string silks. I purchased mine as a 'vehicle' for a pair of Dark Star pickups. I don't think I could sell it, because I don't think anyone would be willing to pay what it is worth to me. Chef's already called dibs on it in case I do...;)

    P1120932.
     
  5. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Prefer them to MIM Fenders.
     
  6. mrjim123

    mrjim123 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2008
    Elkhart, IN
    I love mine. Best bass I've ever owned.
     
  7. dmrogers

    dmrogers Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2005
    Eastman, GA
    I don't have one...................yet!

    Got my eye on the G&L JB-2 with the rosewood board.

    I do have two G&L Tribute guitars. An ASAT Special and a Legacy. I love both guitars. They play great and have a good tone. The ASAT special with those MFD pickup just screams!

    Everyone I have played have been quality instruments.
     
  8. nubs

    nubs

    Mar 1, 2005
    Wisconsin
    i LOVE mine, traded my 5501 for it.....never looked back. :D
     
  9. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    If you sell it, you're crazy.
    And yessir: dibs!

     

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