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Who else LOVES their G&L M2500?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BackonBass13, Oct 19, 2013.


  1. I've owned my M2500 for about 8 months now, and I'll tell you what...It Thumps!
     
  2. scubaduba

    scubaduba Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
    Michigan
    Yep. I miss mine. Shouldn't have sold it.
     
  3. Britbonic

    Britbonic Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2002
    San Francisco, CA
    I may be looking for one. Heard a guy play one last night at a jam. Sounded amazing.
     
  4. RSmith

    RSmith Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2003
    Springfield, Missouri
    Would you spend a second on how they differ from an L-2500?
     
  5. Systolic

    Systolic Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    Madison,Wisconsin
    +1 I don't feel like i've ever gotten a handle on that.
     
  6. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis



    It sounds like a nice alternative to a Ken Smith. I know G&L is top shelf quality too.
     
  7. JSpradBass

    JSpradBass

    Mar 3, 2013
    Columbus, OH
    I love my M2500, it is the best playing and sounding 5 string I've ever owned. It's a lot bang for your buck.

    The M and L series are the same structurally, it's the pickups and electronics which differ. The M series features a pretty standard volume, pan, bass, middle, treble setup which operates active only (18 Volt). It lacks the active/passive option and switches found in the L series. The M series pickups are not quite as hot as the L series.

    Having played a Stingray for several years the preamp was very intuitive. I can dial in Jazz/Precision/Stingray tones with ease. It's a great all around bass and it's versatility is hard to beat. The M still retains the aggressive tone of the L, but you can mellow it out. I have read where the L can be a little tough to tame. In my opinion the M solves this issue without taking anything away from the legendary G&L tone.
     
  8. RSmith

    RSmith Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2003
    Springfield, Missouri
    Nice... Thank you for clarifying.
     

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