greenburst G&L with rosewood and tortoise guard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Low8, Jan 21, 2022.

  1. Low8

    Low8 Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    This color combo is surprisingly sweet.

    green burst w: rosewood + tort1.jpeg
  2. jd56hawk

    jd56hawk Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    Saw that one on Instagram.
    G&L really knows how to make a bass look special.
    If only it had a matching headstock...
  3. Low8

    Low8 Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    What really makes it look so good is the dark edge on the sunburst. If it was a straight green stain, it wouldn't look as sharp.

    Yeah, sweet bass, for sure.
  4. metron

    metron Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2003
    My eyes. :eek: Easily remedied with a black guard though. Would be ideal with an ebony board as well.
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  5. alack


    Nov 20, 2000
    I’m usually good with tort on most any finish. I’m thinking a mint or white, maybe white pearl.
  6. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    I agree about changing to a black guard but solid black.
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  7. Riff Ranger

    Riff Ranger Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2018
    Bigfoot Country
    I love that G&L doesn’t shy away from real greens like pretty much every other big builder. Fender has recently gotten a bit bolder with greens other than sea foam, but G&L has always done green well.
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  8. i know of a green G&l on this site thats a fretless that is stunning to look at,,that company has some beautiful finish choices..very droolie for sure..:drool:

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    G&L has some of the most beautiful finishes in the business. :bassist:
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  10. Low8

    Low8 Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    Their ash bodies have the most beautiful grain.

    And their Instagram page is fun to follow.

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  11. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    I'm not anti-tort. But that particular bass would look better with a black guard to me.
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