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G&L Tribute M2000 4-String Electric Bass
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      G&L Tribute M2000 4-String Electric Bass (H88846)

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A fully loaded bass that's dynamic enough for any style from the legendary Leo Fender.

Three decades ago, the G&L L-2000 bass served notice that company founder Leo Fender was ready to disrupt the status quo. The bold, brash L-2000 has always been an exhilarating experience for players with the skill to pull it off. Now the new M-2000 and M-2500 harness that power with a sonic palate that will surprise and delight new and die-hard G&L fans alike.

Leo’s MFD humbuckers have always been the heart of the iconic L-Series. In the all-new M-Series, these powerhouses are voiced to fully exploit a studio-quality 18V preamp system specially designed by G&L’s R&D wizard Paul Gagon. With an LF442 chip, 100V poly caps, 1% metal film resistors and big, fat signal traces on the mil-spec circuit board, this preamp reveals everything the player and the instrument have to offer.

And there’s even more:
• Primary volume and pan controls to explore the full range of sounds available between the two pickups
• 3-band EQ with peripherally placed, center-detent, reduced-diameter knobs
• An impeccable, familiar “feel” of the instrument in the hands and on the shoulder
• The return of the classic C-shape 1-5/8” neck, discontinued by G&L in the 1980s

For slapping, rolling back some highs and dialing up some lows, coupled with a mid-range boost, magnifies the intensity that Leo’s humbuckers are famous for. Need more definition for fingerstyle? Just bring up the treble and roll off the bass for a nuanced and detailed sound. Headroom? The new M-Series preamp harnesses the power of those meaty MFD humbuckers without a hint of clipping. The best tools are simple, intuitive and easy to use, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in the new M-Series package.

G&L Tribute M2000 4-String Electric Bass Features:

  • 34" scale
    Two Leo Fender-designed / Paul Gagon-specified G&L MFD humbucking pickups made in Fullerton, California
    Swamp ash body on translucent and burst finishes, basswood body on solid finishes
    Hard-rock maple neck with maple or rosewood fingerboard
    Medium C shape neck profile
    22 medium-jumbo frets, nickel
    Traditional open-back tuning keys
    Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock bridge
    G&L M-spec 18V preamp, volume, pan, 3-band boost/cut EQ with center detents
    Case sold separately

G&L Tribute M2000 4-String Electric Bass Specifications:

  • Neck width at nut: 1-5/8"
    Neck radius: 12"

G&L Tribute M2000 4-String Electric Bass

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  • Outstanding bass

    As reviewed by John Hawkins on 1/22/2013

    This is a very fine bass - great action and sustain (very solid bridge), excellent neck (satin finish makes it very easy to move around), lots of variety in tone - very clear and punchy. Good balance and weight for extended gigs. I hate to say it, but I enjoy it as much as my $1,800 Music Man Sterling, a bass that I also love.

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  • Killer pups

    As reviewed by Arthur Cohen on 11/19/2012

    Ordered the tribute L2000 couple years ago and sent it back cause I just couldn't get a good tone, and I sure tried. Anyway, the M2000 is a huge improvement, probably sounds the best of my lot which includes Rik, Fender, and Ibanez(1200 E, the premium with Nordstrands). Made in Indonesia but no quality issues, and looks great in blue burst. In a band setting really cut thru the mix, and I hate to admit this but actually better than my Fender p special. Neck is a few mm ticker than a jazz but no hinderance. I guess my only less than perfect rating would be for the tuners, it goes a little out of tune day to day. No biggie. I can't imagine that the American model could get much better and I wold recommend against spending the extra money. Mine is usually eq'd at almost full bass and treble with the midrange completely cut. Nice and ballsy like that but the possibilities are wide open.

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