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G&L Introduces the Kiloton Bass

G&L has combined one of their flagship models with one of their flagship pickups to create the Kiloton bass. The Kiloton features the body of their SB-2 fitted with a Magnetic Field Design bass humbucker for an instrument they say has “explosive power.”

G&L Kiloton Bass - Emerald Blue Metallic

Besides volume and tone knobs, its pickup is controlled with a 3-way mini-switch to toggle between series, split, and parallel operation. The bass is built with bolt-on construction with an alder or swamp ash body, a hard-rock maple neck, and either a rosewood or maple fingerboard. Hardware includes custom G&L “Ultra-Lite” tuners and a Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™ with chrome-plated brass saddles.

G&L Kiloton Bass - Alpine White

Check out this demo by Steve Araujo:

The G&L Kiloton bass will be available soon with a street price around $1,399.

G&L Kiloton Bass Specs:

Construction:Bolt-On
Scale:34″
Body:Alder on Standard and All Solid Finishes, Swamp Ash on All Premier Finishes
Neck:Hard-Rock Maple
Neck Profile:Medium “C”
Neck Radius:9.5″
Neck Width at Nut:1.5″
Fretboard:Maple or Rosewood
Frets:Medium Jumbo, Jescar 57110 18% nickel silver
Pickup:Leo Fender-designed G&L MFD humbucker
Electronics:3-way Series/Split/Parallel Mini Toggle, Volume, Tone
Tuners:Custom G&L “Ultra-Lite” with aluminum tapered string posts
Bridge:Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock with chrome-plated brass saddles
Finish:Deluxe Tolex hardshell