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New toy from the 'bay...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Peter McFerrin, May 4, 2006.


  1. 43_12.

    G&L Tribute L2500 Premium, ash body and maple board.

    I'm debating whether to put some really zingy roundwounds on it or dig out my little-used set of Lakland JO flats. Either way, this is gonna be a wonderful foil for my neck-through, Bart-equipped FBB.
     
  2. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Congrats Pete, I just picked up my new G&L last week and I am still learning its dynamics. Enjoy ! :bassist:
     
  3. hope it sounds good! I tried a G&L next to a tribute and they both sounded pretty much the same. The G&L USA verson had a much smoother neck and a slightly bigger tone. But then I coudnt figger out all the knobs and switches so YMMV
     
  4. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
    Nice. It sounds great with rounds or flats imo.

    Marshall
     
  5. I have the 4 stringer. A fantastic bass, and yours is almost mines twin.

    Have fun
     
  6. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Damn "Evil Bay".... There are two toys up there currently that I'm fighting -hard- not to bid on....

    :(
     
  7. The neck is awesome, and I'm getting the hang of these electronics. However, the output jack is crap, and the knobs are mismatched. Luckily, those can be fixed.

    This bass and I are gonna have a good time together. It will complement my FBB quite nicely.
     
  8. I have an L2000. Couldn't be any happier with it. Also have Fenders, so a musicman would complete my Leo trio.

    Congrats and have fun!
     
  9. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    Is this the one with the Smug-proof case?

    :D
     
  10. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    I have that same exact bass dude. :)

    The frets were pretty bad on it but otherwise a really great, SUPER AGGRESSIVE bass.
     
  11. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    You got it out of the case ! :hyper:
     
  12. The Savior still thinks I'm a dumbass.
     
  13. KeithPas

    KeithPas Supporting Member

    May 16, 2000
    Poulsbo,Wa
    You won't find many basses that are more versatile than the
    L-2500 at any price and all of the tones in it are good.
     

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