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G&L Tribute L2000 vs. M2000, what are the differences?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Myrriad, Dec 28, 2012.


  1. Myrriad

    Myrriad Inactive

    Oct 11, 2012
    As far as I can tell the M2000 seems less versatile (less switches to change pickups/overall tone).
     
  2. DanHibiki

    DanHibiki

    Apr 16, 2008
    Different standard necks, different pickups, different preamp... and yet I think they sound similar (from what I saw from internet videos).

    The M series has a blend pot and a 3-band equalizer (boost/cut).

    The L series has a pickup switch, a series/parallel switch, a active/active with high boost/passive switch and treble/bass controls (cut only).

    So they have pretty different control schemes and they probably can achieve different tonalities, but I think the MFD tone underneath them is the same on both...
     
  3. The pickups are different wounded. I believe the M series Pickups have less wounds, but I might be wrong.
     
  4. scubaduba

    scubaduba Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
    Michigan
    I've owned both. The M sounds better to my ears. More refined yet retains the undeniable G&L flair.
     
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