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NBD G&L content. Finally jumped into the world of 5 strings

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Anemic_SluG, Nov 3, 2018.


  1. Anemic_SluG

    Anemic_SluG Supporting Member

    Dec 1, 2009
    Washington
    Posted this in the G&L forum but thought I would share, since hopefully this extra string experiment works out! Happy NBD to me!
    Well after 30 years of playing bass and never finding a 5 string that has wanted to come home with me they usually feel completely foreign from my jazz necked 4 strings. This G&L MJ-5 made its way home with me. Great feeling and playing bass. So today is 2 things that are firsts, I now own a 5 string and a G&L! ad4b3944-018f-41f5-8776-86ffb501df08-jpeg. 8b42b345-31c8-41ae-9a33-2d9a36b25e78-jpeg.
     
  2. Lammchop93

    Lammchop93 Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    Awesome looking bass! I love the finish. Congrats and enjoy.
     
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  3. 68Goldfish

    68Goldfish Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2006
    Port Orchard WA
    Had a bass just like that once. Killer color. Hard to beat a G&L.
     
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  4. Congrats, excellent choice !
     
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  5. Wisebass

    Wisebass

    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space
    Hi Anemic_SluG :)

    thx! :D

    Happy NBD to you too!!! :laugh: :hyper::hyper::hyper:

    Welcome to the low B. Have fun!


    Wise(b)ass
     
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  6. HeavyJazz

    HeavyJazz Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2013
    Virginia
    Nice! Wish we saw more gold -tops in the bass world.
     
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  7. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    nice looking ax...even with that extra string thing! :D

    it looks great and i'm sure it will play for you since it feels so good. congratulations on your new instrument! :thumbsup:
     
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  8. Afc70

    Afc70 Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2004
    Northeast Arkansas
    Very nice! Congrats & i made the move to my first 5’er in 2014- absolutely love them!
     
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  9. My first 5 was a G&L L5000. You've got a beautiful bass, enjoy it.
     
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  10. bassbenj

    bassbenj

    Aug 11, 2009
    Why am I not surprised that the first 5 string that came home with you was a G&L? Great looking bass!

    Gads! My main axe(s) are G&L L2500, but your NBD is giving me serious GAS to replace my Fender active JAzz V with a bass like yours. G&L 5er necks feel so much better to me than My Fender. TB is so enabling!:)
     
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  11. Anemic_SluG

    Anemic_SluG Supporting Member

    Dec 1, 2009
    Washington
    #truth on the neck. Most 5’ers felt so foreign and the spacing and neck width was always an issue. Just did find that the odd feeling was worth the extra notes. However been tottally pleased with the feel of this bass. Just feels more natural if that makes sense.

    Thanks all for the compliments, have tried a few G&L basses over the years but this one finally made me open the wallet.
     
  12. stuntbass77

    stuntbass77

    Nov 6, 2007
    Congrats, make her sing
     
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