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new axe.. g&l l 2000 custom creation spalted maple.. yum! (pics)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by IAmTheDood, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. IAmTheDood

    IAmTheDood Shake and Bake

    Dec 15, 2006
    Waterford, MI
    bad photos .. sorry .. but spalted maple g&l 2000...

    traded my '98 warwick thumb for it straight up at a local shop.. i liked the thumb, but i wouldn't use it in a gig due to weight and neck dive. This thing is awesome, took it to practice yesterday and the rest of the band said that thing cut through better than my MM sterling and the thumb, I agreed..


  2. djwackfriz


    Jul 31, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    holy crap dude, EXCELLENT choice.... Thumbs are nice but this thing drips character!

    plus it's a G&L, so I already know how good it must sound/play....

    I've got my sights on a semi-hollow ASAT next year!
  3. pjmuck


    Feb 8, 2006
    New Joisey
    Beautiful! I've never seen a G&L in that wood/finish.
  4. IAmTheDood

    IAmTheDood Shake and Bake

    Dec 15, 2006
    Waterford, MI
  5. Rumblefisher


    Aug 22, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    1 3/4 nut? Vintage frets? Cool top? Sounds like my kind of bass! Hope you have lots of fun with it :)

    P.S. To djwacfriz: I live in Astoria too!
  6. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    that was a great trade on your end;) congrats!
  7. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Awesome trade, you've diddled the shop there like! That bass might be one of the nicest G&Ls I have ever seen! :eek:
  8. IAmTheDood

    IAmTheDood Shake and Bake

    Dec 15, 2006
    Waterford, MI
    well ya are makin me feel better .. it felt like straight up .. but i also had to bring in a squire stratocoustic guitar (1 year old, paid $200 for it new) and fork $100 cash to close the deal.
  9. MyUsernameHere

    MyUsernameHere ?????????????

    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    Wow. I'm not usually even a fan of spalted maple, but on that body shape it looks sick.
    Very cool.
  10. nice bass
  11. hax....
  12. djwackfriz


    Jul 31, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    I'm noticing there are quite a few of us TBers in Astoria!! We should do a meet up at the beer garden...
  13. I love the thumb but this is amazing. Ive always wanted to play a L2000 but none of the music stores in my area have one.
  14. Phantopeth


    Jan 10, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    I was in Astoria up until a little less than a year ago, myself :) The Beer Garden is never a bad time.

    Nice find on that G&L! I've never been too keen on spalted maple, but the fact that it's on an L-2000 makes it much cooler!
  15. Vinny D

    Vinny D

    Jan 9, 2007
    Warwick, RI
    I love G&L basses and that one is a definite keeper!

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