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G&L Tribute M-2500 HB

5-String Electric Bass

  • Swamp Ash body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 44.5 mm nut width
  • 12" radius
  • 2 x G&L MFD M-Series humbucker
  • G&L designed Saddle-Lock Bridge
  • G&L M Series 18 Volt active preamp
  • 1 x Volume, 1 x pan control as well as 3-band EQ with centre point
  • Colour: Honeyburst
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Colour Sunburst
Soundboard Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
Frets 21
Scale Long Scale
Pickup System HH
Elektronic Active
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
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G&L TRIBUTE M2500 BASS

James9440, 10.08.2014
I am really impressed with this bass. The sound quality is amazing for the price.

It is lighter than most basses I have played to date and this is important if you have

to stand and play at a gig for a couple of hours. Despite the light weight for a 5

string bass it delivers a very rich and dynamic sound.

The bass although is made in Indonesia it comes with an American bridge and

American electronics (18 volts) designed by Paul Gogan.

Most importantly it feels good to play.

At the price I paid you would be hard pushed to find another bass with a comparable

sound dollar for dollar. Dare I say it. It would even give the Fender Basses a run

for their money especially if you were to splash out and buy the made in USA G&L

M2500. However in my opinion the made Indonesia M2500 delivers on all fronts.

Now that I have given it all my praises there is just one little niggle.

When I run my fingers up the side of the fret board it felt just so ever slightly rough

It could have been smoother a problem your not likely to find on The American

made one. However at a cost of £700- £800 more it no longer becomes a niggle.

Oh and a gig bag thrown in would have been the icing on the cake but that aside

I would give it 9/10.

To conclude I would ask you to consider this bass on your short list.

Definitely worth a try and hey if you don't believe me to quote a certain gentleman

Leo Fender says " that it is one of the best basses I have ever made "

Indeed words of wisdom from a man who has made great basses over the years.

I would also like to thank the staff at Thomann for a great service in delivering this

bass to me and I can honestly say that it was the best price I could find out of all

the musical stores in the UK and Europe.

Thanks for reading.
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