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TI Flats on a vintage L2K?

Discussion in 'G&L Bass Forum' started by lmfreeman9, Mar 8, 2008.


  1. lmfreeman9

    lmfreeman9 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2007
    Arizona
    I have 2 basses with rounds. Early L-1000 and L-2000E. I have a set of TI Jazz Flats I'd like to try on one of them. Any suggestions?
     
  2. sleeplessknight

    sleeplessknight Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2002
    Seattle
    I can't speak for the L1k, but I have a 90's/early 2000's fretless L2k custom with TI Flats, and they sound AWESOME! However, give them time to break in (I'd say a good week or so with regular playing time - gigs, band practices and whatnot) before passing judgment.

    --Lee
     
  3. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    yea, baby, yea.
     
  4. Bassman822

    Bassman822

    Sep 1, 2007
    Bessemer, AL
    I had TI jazz flats on my 82 2000e for a while, but they "just didn't seem right", so I moved the TI's to my fretless and put D'Addario chromes on the G&L. IMO, I'd put the TI's on the L1K
     
  5. Kyon`

    Kyon`

    Aug 17, 2007
    Boston, MA
    l2k with TI flats are very good combination. I can even pull off a decent slap tone, don't use it much any who, but it's possible.
     
  6. earlgray

    earlgray

    Jul 12, 2005
    Raleigh, NC
    There's a reason why TI Flats are my favorite strings -- they sound & feel awesome on both my "B00" L-2000e & L-1000....
     
  7. metron

    metron

    Sep 12, 2003
    Denver
    I would put the flats on the L1000 since it's mostly redundant. If you ever wanted a roundwound sound from the L1000 pickup position, your L2000 will provide that.
     
  8. I have an L2000 that I string up with fat, nasty La Bella flats, and I could not be happier.
     
  9. lmfreeman9

    lmfreeman9 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2007
    Arizona
    Put them on the L2K last night and I am now approaching sonic nirvana. Thanks!
     

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