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G&L Guitars Introduces MJ-5 Bass Guitar

G&L Guitars has introduced a 5-string version of their MJ-4 called the MJ-5 Bass Guitar. The new model retains all the features of the four-string model with re-engineered bi-coil Alnico V pickups.

G&L Guitars MJ-5 Bass

Each pickup features two side-by-side coils configured in a series-humbucking mode to offer a range of single-coil tones without the classic hum. The pickups are matched to a custom 18-volt MJ-spec preamp with volume, pan, and 3-band EQ controls.

The MJ-5 is built with either an alder or swamp ash body, a hard rock maple neck, and either a rosewood or maple fingerboard. Hardware includes G&L Ultra-Lite tuners and a G&L Saddle Lock Bridge.

The G&L Guitars MJ-5 will be shipping soon with MSRP’s starting at $1,950.

G&L Guitars MJ-5 Bass Specs:

Body:Alder on Standard and all solid finishes, Swamp Ash on Premier Finishes
Neck:Hard Rock Maple
Fingerboard:Rosewood or Maple
Neck Profile:G&L #10
Fingerboard Radius:12″
Nut Width:1 3/4″
Frets:Medium Jumbo, Processed by PLEK
Pickups:Two G&L Bi-coil Alnico pickups
Electronics:G&L MJ-spec 18v preamp, volume, pan, +/-14dB 3-band boost/cut EQ with center detents
Tuners:Custom G&L “Ultra-Lite” with aluminum tapered string posts
Bridge:G&L Saddle Lock with chrome-plated brass saddles
Case:Deluxe Hardshell Tolex Case

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