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G&L Unveils the Fallout Bass Launch Edition
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G&L Unveils the Fallout Bass Launch Edition

G&L Guitars has unveiled a new short-scale four-string called the Fallout Bass Launch Edition. The 30-inch scale instrument comes in three colors – British Racing Green, Miami Blue, and Racing Yellow – each with competition stripes.

G&L Introduces Fullerton Standard Series Basses
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G&L Introduces Fullerton Standard Series Basses

Shortly after unveiling the Fullerton Deluxe line of basses, G&L has announced the accompanying Fullerton Standard Range, which also includes versions of their JB and LB-100 models. The new basses are also built in the company’s Fullerton, California shop but offer more standard finishes.

G&L Introduces the Fullerton Deluxe Bass Series
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G&L Introduces the Fullerton Deluxe Bass Series

G&L Guitars has introduced the Fullerton Deluxe range of basses including two new models. The Fullerton Deluxe JB and Fullerton Deluxe LB-100 are both made in the company’s Fullerton, California shop.

G&L Unveils the CLF Research L-1000 Bass
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G&L Unveils the CLF Research L-1000 Bass

After launching the CLF Research series earlier this year, G&L has expanded the range with the CLF Research L-1000. The new model revives the passive G&L bass from 1980 while updating some aspects. “The new CLF Research L-1000 brings back the best of the iconic passive G&L bass from 1980. Fans of the vintage G&L “wunkay” know,” the company writes....

G&L Guitars Announce the CLF Research L-2000 Bass
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G&L Guitars Announce the CLF Research L-2000 Bass

G&L Guitars have introduced the CLF Research L-2000 Bass, an instrument that harkens back to the Leo Fender’s original innovations with his CLF Research company in the late 1970s. Fender’s creations with CLF went on to be the foundation of G&L’s instruments, including the Magnetic Field Design pickup and saddle lock bridge. “The new CLF Research L-2000 is a fully...

G&L Guitars Unveils Kiloton 5 Bass
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G&L Guitars Unveils Kiloton 5 Bass

After introducing the Kiloton bass late last year, G&L Guitars has now unveiled a five-string version of the model. The Kiloton 5 adds a low B-string while retaining features of the four-string. Its body comes in alder or swamp ash and is based on the company’s SB-2, which was designed by Leo Fender. The neck is built with hard rock...

G&L Introduces the Kiloton Bass
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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.” Besides volume and tone knobs, its pickup is controlled with a 3-way mini-switch to toggle between series,...

G&L Unveils USA JB-5 Bass
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G&L Unveils USA JB-5 Bass

G&L has been making made-in-Fullerton jazz basses for about 10 years, but they’ve now expanded the US-made line to include a five-string. The G&L JB-5 adds a low B-string with a fast neck featuring a 1.775″ nut width and slim rear profile. The bolt-on bass is built with an alder body for standard and solid finishes or a swamp ash...

G&L Guitars Introduces 35th Anniversary Model Basses
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G&L Guitars Introduces 35th Anniversary Model Basses

Thirty-five years ago, Leo Fender and George Fullerton teamed up to form G&L Guitars. Now the company is celebrating with a line of 35th Anniversary models including three guitars and two basses: the LB-100 and the M-2000. Each instrument is finished in Emerald Green Metallic, representing the traditional gemstone of the 35th Anniversary, the emerald. Both basses are built with...

G&L Adds MJ-4 Bass To Tribute Series
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G&L Adds MJ-4 Bass To Tribute Series

G&L Guitars is expanding their tribute series with a new version of the MJ-4 bass. The Tribute Series MJ-4 Active Bass features many of the same features as its made-in-Fullerton counterpart while coming in at a lower price point. The new model is equipped with a pair of G&L’s Bi-Coil Alnico V pickups that, while appearing as single-coils from the...

G&L Guitars Introduces Detroit Muscle Series R/T Collection LB-100 Bass
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G&L Guitars Introduces Detroit Muscle Series R/T Collection LB-100 Bass

Continuing on last year’s Detroit Muscle Series, G&L Guitars has unveiled the R/T Collection, including an LB-100 model. The new instruments pay homage to classic muscle cars with four historic Mopar colors: Sublime Green, Go Mango, Plum Crazy, and Panther Pink. Each of the colors, which were honed for the instruments by Mitch Lanzini of Lanzini Body Works, is available...

G&L Guitars Introduces MJ-5 Bass Guitar
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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. 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...