G&L Made in Fullerton USA Basses

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G&L Made in Fullerton USA Basses

All base models come standard with Alder bodies (unless otherwise noted), Hard Rock maple necks and either Caribbean Rosewood or Maple fingerboards, Jescar 57110 medium-jumbo nickel-silver frets, 100% natural bone nut, and 3-ply white pickguard (when applicable). Price displayed is price without any customizations added. All models are available in both right and left handed versions unless otherwise noted.


The ASAT® Bass

Once the ASAT guitar was released in 1986, it didn’t take long for Leo Fender to apply this body shape to a bass model. The ASAT Bass is essentially the classic G&L L-2000 bass, a game-changing bass developed by Leo Fender in 1980, packed into a single-cut ASAT body shape, with a narrower 1 1/2″ nut width to help bring balance to the instrument. The result is a bass with all the power and flexibility of the L-2000 in an iconic body shape loved by bassists around the globe, including Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith who has played one since the ’90s and now has his own ASAT Bass Tom Hamilton signature model. With a pair of G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucker pickups and the G&L tri-tone active/passive electronic system, featuring a 3-way mini-toggle control for the active preamp with three settings: off, on and on with high frequency EQ boost, the ASAT Bass has plenty of sonic flexibility, making it ideal for just about any style of music from Rock, to R&B to Funk.


Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
ASAT® Bass                               ASATB                                            $1,599.99

The ASAT Bass comes with the iconic single-cutaway ASAT body design in Alder on standard finishes and Swamp Ash on premier finishes with a rear contour for increased comfort and reduced instrument weight included. The electronics include two G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucker pickups with volume, treble and bass controls, G&L tri-tone active/passive electronics, 3-way mini-toggle pickup selector switch and 3-way mini-toggle control for preamp with three settings: off, on, and on with high frequency EQ boost, giving the ASAT Bass plenty of sonic flexibility. The hardware includes a  Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock™ bridge and custom G&L "Ultra-Lite" tuners with aluminum tapered string posts, giving it excellent tuning stability. The neck is Hard Maple with a Medium C neck profile and a 9.5“ neck radius, making the ASAT Bass extremely solid while also being comfortable and easy to play. Pictured in Premier Natural Finish (NAT $150 upcharge).


ASAT® Bass Semi-Hollow             ASTBT                                    $1,849.99


The ASAT Semi-Hollow Bass comes with the same specs as the ASAT Bass but with voice chambers on both the left and right sides of the body with optional F-Holes if desired. The ASAT Semi-Hollow Bass comes in a Swamp Ash body on both Standard and Premier finishes and both are included in the price listed above. Pictured in Premier Honey Finish (HNY $150 upcharge).


ASAT® Bass Tom Hamilton Signature ASATBH                         $2,199.99


Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith has been playing the G&L ASAT Bass for over two decades because of its tone, and the way it performs both in live performances and in the recording studio. The Tom Hamilton Signature ASAT Bass comes in the iconic single-cutaway ASAT body design in lightweight Western Sugar Pine and is available in three finishes: Red, Blue and Turquoise Metal Flake with a silver double-faux binding. The electronics include two G&L ‘Hamiltone’ Magnetic Field Design humbucker pickups with volume, treble and bass controls, G&L tri-tone active/passive electronics, 3-way mini-toggle pickup selector switch and 3-way mini-toggle control for preamp with three settings: off-on-on with high frequency EQ boost. The neck comes in quarter-sawn Maple in a Medium C profile with a 12“ neck radius with a light tint satin finish, making the Tom Hamilton Signature ASAT Bass extremely comfortable and easy to play. All 3 finishes pictured above and below.


The JB

The G&L JB delivers a time-honored yet progressive feel, honoring the past while also opening up new possibilities, invoking an elegance and pure functionality that is reminiscent of Leo Fender’s best bass designs. The key to the JB’s classic tone is its Alnico V pickup. Developed by Paul Gagon, the G&L engineer who analyzed the characteristics of the most sought after basses in the industry to discover exactly what made them tick, and then fashioned the Alnico V pickup to deliver a variety of tones that captured the very best of the best.  Featuring a highly resonant Alder body and a slim, hard-rock maple neck with an easy-playing satin finish, the JB delivers a buttery smooth playability. What's more, the JB features a Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock bridge which transfers string energy back into the body for increased resonance and incredible tone.


Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
 
JB                                                   JB                                              $1,399.99

The JB Bass features an Alder double cutaway body on Standard finishes and Swamp Ash on Premier finishes and a Medium C profile neck with a 9.5“ neck radius and no other neck profile or radius options available. The JB features two classic G&L Alnico 5 pickups and a solid saddle-lock bridge for stable tuning and enhanced tone. Standard finishes included. Now available in Left Handed version. Pictured in Standard 3-Tone Sunburst Finish.


JB-5                                                JB5                                               $1499.99

The JB-5 Bass is the 5 string version of the JB Bass and features an Alder double cutaway body on Standard finishes and Swamp Ash on Premier finishes and a Medium C5 profile neck with a 9.5“ neck radius and no other neck profile or radius options available. The JB features two classic G&L Alnico 5 pickups and a solid saddle-lock bridge for stable tuning and enhanced tone. Standard finishes included. Now available in Left Handed version. Pictured in Premier Clear Orange Finish with a White Pearloid (ORG + PRL $200 upcharge).


Kiloton

Delivering bright and punchy tone with tons of power! The key to the Kiloton’s explosive tone is the aggressive Magnetic Field Design G&L ‘MFD’ humbucker pickup in the bridge position. The Kiloton is built for simple, straight forward functionality with a passive single humbucker MFD pickup, a single volume and tone control, and a 3-way mini-toggle switch that allows you to split the MFD humbucker coils, giving you three distinct pickup voicings. With a rock solid Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock bridge and lightweight aluminum tuners for tuning stability, the Kiloton has all of the tone, playability and power to suit just about any style of playing.   

Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
Kiloton                                        KILOTON                                       $1,399.99

The Kiloton features a highly resonant Alder body on Standard finishes and Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes, with a Hard Rock Maple neck with a 1 1/2“ nut and Medium C neck profile with a 9.5“ neck radius. The electronics include a passive L-spec G&L MFD humbucker pickup, volume and tone controls, and a 3-way mini-toggle that allows you to voice the coils in series, split and parallel. Standard finishes are included. Pictured in Standard Pearl White Finish.


Kiloton 5                                    KILOTON5                                       $1,499.99


The Kiloton 5 is the 5-string version of the Kiloton featuring a highly resonant Alder body on Standard finishes and Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes, with a Hard Rock Maple neck with a Modern C5 neck profile with a 9.5“ neck radius and no other neck profile or radius options available. The electronics include a passive L-spec G&L MFD humbucker pickup, volume and tone controls, and a 3-way mini-toggle that allows you to voice the coils in series, split and parallel. Standard finishes are included. Pictured in Standard 3-Tone Sunburst Finish with a Tortoise Shell Pickguard (TOR $50 upcharge).


The L-2000 Series

In 1980, when Leo Fender unveiled the L-2000, it was clear that the tonal versatility of this bass would make it a real game changer going forward. Featuring a pair of L-spec G&L Magnetic Field Design (MFD) pickups and the tri-tone control system which features a trio of mini-toggle controls for pickup selection, series/parallel signal routing and active/passive operation. Add to this mis a trio of control knobs for volume, treble and bass and you have a highly versatile Bass with the tone, power and playability suitable for any style of music.

Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
L-2000                                           L2000                                           $1,599.99

The L-2000 comes with a resonant Alder body in Standard finishes or Swamp Ash on Premier Finishes and features a Medium C profile neck with a comfortable 9.5“ neck radius and a 1 5/8“ nut width. Featuring two L-Spec G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucker pickups with G&L tri-tone active/passive electronics with three 3-way mini toggle switches for pickup selection, series/parallel signal routing and active/passive operation. Standard finishes included. Pictured in Premier Natural Finish (NAT $150 upcharge).

L-2500                                           L2500                                              $1,699.99

The 5-string version of the classic L-2000, the G&L L-2500 comes with a resonant Alder body in Standard finishes or Swamp Ash on Premier Finishes and features a Medium C5 profile neck with a 12“ neck radius (no substitutions on profile and neck radius) and a 1 3/4“ nut width. Featuring two L-Spec G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucker pickups with G&L tri-tone active/passive electronics with three 3-way mini toggle switches for pickup selection, series/parallel signal routing and active/passive operation. Standard finishes included. Pictured in Premier Blueburst Finish (BLB $150 upcharge).


LB-100                                            LB100                                            $1,349.99

Another classic G&L bass, the LB-100 is based on the P-style body shape and Alnico V pickup design pioneered by Leo Fender in 1950‘s and 60‘s. As the popularity of the P-style waned in the 90‘s, the LB-100 was discontinued but was recently brought back due to the popular demand of bassists like Garry Beers of INXS, who calls the LB-100 “...the best p-type bass I’ve ever played.” The latest version of the LB series p-style bass comes with an Alder body on Standard finishes and Swamp Ash on Premier finishes and features a comfortable Medium C profile neck with a 9.5“ neck profile and a 1 3/4“ nut width. The electronics include a G&L Alnico V split-coil pickup with a single volume and tone control for classic and simple functionality and silky smooth playability. Pictured in Standard Candy Apple Red Metallic Finish.

M-2000 Series

Like the groundbreaking L-Series, the revolutionary M-Series basses feature powerhouse MFD humbucker pickups that are voiced to benefit from a studio quality 18v preamp system that has been specifically designed to harness and exploit the power Leo Fender’s MFD humbuckers have to offer without any loss of tone or volume. With a 3-band EQ, LF442 chip, 100v poly caps, 1% metal film resistors and big, fat signal traces on the mil-spec circuit board, the M-Series preamp reveals everything the instrument has to offer. The M-Series basses come in a familiar package with a resonant double cut Alder body and Hard Maple neck with a Medium C profile that delivers powerful tone and silky smooth playability suitable to just about any musical style.


Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
M-2000                                       M2000                                           $1,599.99

The M-2000 4-string bass features an Alder body on Standard finishes and a Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes and features silky smooth Medium C profile Maple neck with a 9.5“ radius and a 1 5/8“ nut width. Electronics include Two M-spec G&L MFD humbucking pickups and an 18v preamp, volume, pan, 3-band boost/cut EQ. Hardware includes custom G&L "Ultra-Lite" tuners with aluminum tapered string posts and a Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle Lock bridge with chrome-plated brass saddles for stable tuning and intonation. Pictured in Premier Blueburst Finish (BLB $150 upcharge).


M-2500                                             M2500                                     $1,699.99


The M-2500 5-string bass features an Alder body on Standard finishes and a Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes and features silky smooth Medium C5 profile Maple neck with a 12“ radius and a 1 3/4“ nut width and no other available neck profile options. Electronics include Two M-spec G&L MFD humbucking pickups and an 18v preamp, volume, pan, 3-band boost/cut EQ. Hardware includes custom G&L Ultra-Lite tuners with aluminum tapered string posts and a Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle Lock bridge with chrome-plated brass saddles for stable tuning and intonation. Pictured in Standard 2-Tone Sunburst Finish.

 

SB-Series

When the SB-1 was introduced in 1982 it combined a familiar p-style shape and styling with innovative pickups and bridge designs. As it evolved, Leo Fender added the innovative G&L MFD split-coil pickup with the newly designed Saddle Lock bridge system and by 1985 the SB-1 and SB-2 models that we know today had taken their place in the landscape of hardworking passive pickup basses. Fender’s core innovations -- the MFD pickup and the saddle lock bridge -- set the stage for many of the improvements that G&L would introduce in the coming years, but nothing would change the hardworking reliability of the SB series basses.

Model                                         Order Code                                            Price
SB-1                                             SB1                                                  $1,349.99
                    

The SB-1 features a classic double cut Alder body on Standard finishes and a Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes, with a Medium C profile neck with a 9.5” radius and a 1 ⅝” nut width making it lightweight with buttery smooth playability. The electronics include a G&L Split Coil MFD pickup in the bridge position with a dual volume controls for each coil. Standard finishes are included. Pictured in a Standard Old School Tobacco Burst Finish with a Tortoise Shell pickguard (TOR $50 upcharge).

SB-2                                             SB2                                               $1,399.99 

The SB-2 features a classic double cutaway Alder body on Standard finishes and a Swamp Ash body on Premier finishes that is sculpted for reduced weight and playing comfort, with a Medium C profile neck with a 9.5” radius and a 1 ½ ” nut width making it lightweight with buttery smooth playability. The electronics include a G&L Split Coil MFD pickup in the neck position and a G&L MFD Single Coil pickup in the bridge position with a volume control for each pickup and a master tone control for both. Standard finishes are included. Pictured in a Standard Margarita Metallic Finish with 3-ply Black Pickguard (3PB $50 upcharge).



G&L Made in Fullerton Custom Order Options:

BODY FINISHES

STANDARD FINISHES: All are Included at no additional charge.


Color                                                    Order Code                                       Price

SHELL PINK                                            2TS                                        No Charge

RALLY RED                                             RLY

TANGERINE METALLIC                          TAN

SURF GREEN                                         SRF

SPANISH COPPER METALLIC                COP

SILVER METALLIC                                    SIL

SHORELINE GOLD                                  SHR

RUBY RED METALLIC                             RBY

ROYAL PURPLE METALLIC                    RPR

MARGARITA METALLIC                          MRG

JET BLACK                                               JTB

GRAPHITE METALLIC                             GRP

FULLERTON RED                                    FLR

EMERALD BLUE METALLIC                   EMB

CANDY APPLE RED METALLIC             CAR

EMERALD GREEN METALLIC                EMG

BELAIR GREEN                                       BLG

LAKE PLACID BLUE                                LBP

HIMALAYAN BLUE                                   HIM

SONIC BLUE                                           SON

VINTAGE WHITE                                     VTW

PEARL WHITE                                          PLW

ALPINE WHITE                                         ALW

OLD SCHOOL TOBACCO SUNBURST    OST

TOBACCO SUNBURST                             TSB

CHERRYBURST                                        CHY

3-TONE SUNBURST                                  3TS

2-TONE SUNBURST                                  2TS


FROST TOP COAT (add F to the order code)* F

*Frost Top Coat available on all Standard and Premier Finishes except Pearl White

PREMIER FINISHES and METAL FLAKE FINISHES: Premier Finishes and Metal Flake Finishes require an additional charge of $150.00 unless otherwise noted in the product description.


PREMIER FINISHES:

Color                                                 Order Code                                    Price

WHISKEY                                           WHSKY                                        $150.00

VINTAGE NATURAL                            VNAT

REDBURST                                          RDB

HONEYBURST                                     HNB

HONEY                                                  HNY

GREENBURST                                     GNB

CLEAR RED                                          CRD

CLEAR ORANGE                                  ORG

CLEAR FOREST GREEN                      CFG

CLEAR BLUE                                          CBL

BLUEBURST                                           BLB

BLACKBURST                                        BKB

LEMONDROP                                         LMN

NATURAL                                                NAT

BLONDE                                                  BLD

BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDE                     B TR

                                             

METAL FLAKE FINISHES:

Color                                                Order Code                                        Price

TURQUOISE FLAKE                       TURFLK                                          $150.00

GREEN FLAKE                                GRNFLK

BLUE FLAKE                                    BLUFLK

RED FLAKE                                      REDFLK

ORANGE FLAKE                             ORGFLK

GOLD FLAKE                                   GLDFLK

SILVER FLAKE                                 SILFLK


FIGURED MAPLE TOPS


Top Type                                      Order Code                                              Price

Premium Flamed Maple                 PFMT                                                $300.00

Available on all models. Note that some models include Premium Flamed Maple Tops as standard.


Premium Quilted Maple                  PQMT                                               $450.00

Available on all models.


Premium Quilted Maple Sub            SQMT                                              $150.00

Premium Quilt Maple top substitution for models which come standard with Premium Flame Maple top.


NOTE:

When applied to an Alder body, Premium Flame (PFMT) or Quilt Maple (PQMT) top may be ordered in any transparent Standard finish.

When applied to a Swamp Ash (ASH) or Okoume (OKU) body, Premium Flame or Quilt top may be ordered in any transparent Standard finish or Premier finish except for Blonde and Butterscotch Blonde.

 

BODY WOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR ALDER

Body Wood                                  Order Code                                          Price


Swamp Ash                                      ASH                                                $150.00

For models and colors which come standard with Alder, Swamp Ash may be specified.

Lightweight American Basswood    BAS                                                $50.00

For solid colors, Lightweight American Basswood may be specified.

Okoume                                              OKU                                                $100.00

For models and colors which come standard with Alder, Okoume may be specified.


OTHER BODY OPTIONS

Option                                               Order Code                                          Price


OLS body depth                                 OLS                                           No Charge

Original body depth for solid-body ASAT guitars. Reduced body thickness to 1.625″ mill-depth from 1.780″. This is the original body depth for ASAT guitars in the mid ’80s.


Front Arm Contour                                FC                                                $50.00

Optional on solid-body ASAT guitars, an arm contour provides additional comfort just like a double-cutaway model such as the Legacy. Can not be selected with top binding.


Rear Body Contour                                 RC                                              $50.00

Also known as a “tummy cut” for ASAT guitars. Can not be selected on Semi-Hollow models or any instrument with “double bound” body.


Body Binding:

Top Bound White                                    TBW                                           $150.00 

Double Bound White                              DBW                                          $300.00

White body binding not available with the following finishes: Alpine White, Blonde, Himalayan Blue, Sonic Blue, Pearl White, Vintage White.

Top Bound Black                                    TBB                                           $150.00

Double Bound Black                              DBB                                          $300.00

Black body binding not available with the following finishes: 3-Tone Sunburst, 2-Tone Sunburst, Blackburst, Blueburst, Greenburst, Redburst, Jet Black, Tobacco Sunburst.

Natural Wood Binding                           WB                                              $100.00

Clear band around body perimeter, ideal with Flame or Quilt tops. Not available with the following Finishes: Blackburst, Blonde, Butterscotch Blonde, Lemon Drop, Natural, Vintage Natural.

PICKGUARD OPTIONS

Pickguard Type                                  Order Code                                     Price

1-ply Black                                            1PB                                             $50.00

3-ply Black                                            3PB

3-ply Mint                                              3PM

3-ply Parchment                                    3PP

3-ply White Pearloid                              PRL

4-ply Tortoise Shell                               TOR

1-ply White                                            1PW

3-ply White*                                           3PW

*3-ply white is standard on models with pickguard.

Pickguard Delete                                    PD                                       No Charge


Available for all ASAT Classic models with two pickups, ASAT Special and ASAT Special Semi-Hollow.  

PICKUP COVER OPTIONS

Legacy Alnico V Single Coil:                 Order Code                        No Charge

Black                                                           BPU

Mint                                                             MPU

Parchment                                                   PPU

White                                                           WPU

If no pickup cover color is selected:

Legacy guitars with 3-ply white, 1-ply white or pearl pickguard will be equipped with white single-coil pickup covers. Same for middle pickup of ASAT Classic S Alnico and ASAT Classic S Alnico Semi-Hollow.

Legacy guitars with 3-ply black, 1-ply black or tortoise pickguard will be equipped with black single-coil pickup covers. Same for middle pickup of ASAT Classic S Alnico and ASAT Classic S Alnico Semi-Hollow.

Legacy guitars with 3-ply parchment pickguard will be equipped with parchment single-coil pickup covers. Same for middle pickup of ASAT Classic S Alnico and ASAT Classic S Alnico Semi-Hollow.


S-500 Magnetic Field Design                    Order Code                      No Charge

Black                                                             BPU

White                                                            WPU


If no pickup cover color is selected:

S-500 guitars with 3-ply white, 1-ply white or pearl pickguard will be equipped with white pickup covers. Same for middle pickup of ASAT Classic S and ASAT Classic S Semi-Hollow.

S-500 guitars with 3-ply black, 1-ply black, 3-ply mint or tortoise pickguard will be equipped with black pickup covers. Same for middle pickup of ASAT Classic S and ASAT Classic S Semi-Hollow.


Z-coil Magnetic Field Design                 Order Code                          No Charge

Black                                                            BPU

White                                                           WPU

If no pickup cover color is selected:

ASAT Z-3 and Comanche guitars with 3-ply white, 1-ply white or pearl pickguard will be equipped with white pickup covers.

ASAT Z-3 and Comanche guitars with 3-ply black, 1-ply black, 3-ply mint or tortoise pickguard will be equipped with black pickup covers.


Jumbo Magnetic Field Design             Order Code                        No Charge

(ASAT Special / ASAT Special Semi-Hollow)

Black                                                           BPU

Creme                                                         CPU

White                                                          WPU


If no pickup cover color is selected:

ASAT Special and ASAT Special Semi-Hollow guitars with 3-ply white, 1-ply white or pearl pickguard will be equipped with white pickup covers.

ASAT Special and ASAT Special Semi-Hollow guitars with 3-ply black, 1-ply black, 3-ply mint or tortoise pickguard will be equipped with black pickup covers.


P-90 (Fallout / Bluesboy 90)                    Order Code                         No Charge

Black                                                           BPU

Creme                                                         CPU

If no pickup cover color is selected:

Fallout and Bluesboy 90 will have black P-90 cover with any pickguard.


KNOB OPTIONS

Legacy, Comanche and S-500 models with pickguards come standard with bell style knobs. If no knob color option is selected, knobs will match the pickups (e.g. black pickups=black knobs).

Option                                               Order Code                                         Price

BELL STYLE KNOB COLORS:

Black                                                      BK                                          No Charge  

Mint                                                        MK                                         No Charge

Parchment                                              PK                                         No Charge

White                                                      WK                                        No Charge

CHROME KNURLED KNOBS               CHK                                         $30.00   

Legacy, Comanche and S-500 models with pickguards may substitute chrome knurled knobs instead of standard bell style knobs.



GUITAR NECK PROFILES*


Profile                                               Order Code                                      Price

Modern Classic                                    MCNK                                          $100.00

1 11/16” nut width with 1 5/8” string spacing allows a generous edge roll for superb comfort without string fall-off. Fairly slim with mild taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.870” at the 12th fret.


Slim C                                                  1ANK                                           $100.00

1 5/8” nut width, slight edge roll, mild taper from 0.820” to 0.870”.


Classic C                                              1NK                                             $100.00

This is the profile most G&L fans associate with the post 2000 era. 1 5/8” nut width, slight edge roll, medium taper from 0.830” to 0.960”.


Classic Plus C                                      3NK                                             $100.00

Just 1/16” wider than the Classic C with added string spacing. A good choice for players with large hands who find 1 5/8” a little too narrow. 1 11/16” nut width, slight edge roll, medium taper from 0.830” to 0.960”. It starts off fairly slim and gets beefier up the neck.


Classic Wide C                                      4NK                                             $100.00

A full 1/8” wider than the Classic C with added string spacing. The extra width is welcome not just for players with big hands, but those who value more string spacing. 1 3/4” nut width, slight edge roll, medium taper from 0.830” to 0.960”.


Soft V                                                    SVNK                                            $100.00

Gentle V-shape fades to an almost C-chape at the top. 1 ⅝” nut width, a slight edge roll, mild taper from 0.83” at the 1st fret to 0.96” at the 12th.


NOTE: * All profiles have a +/- 0.015″ tolerance

 

BASS NECK PROFILES

Profile                                            Order Code                                           Price


1 5/8” Medium C                                12NK                                             $100.00

1 5/8” nut width sits right between the traditional P and J bass widths. Generous edge roll with a medium depth and taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.940” at 12th fret. These specs were part of the #11 and #12 necks.


1 1/2″ Medium C                                8NK                                              $100.00

1 ½” nut width traditional to a J bass. 1 1/2” nut width, generous edge roll, and medium taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.920” at 12th fret. These specs were part of the #6 and #8 necks.


1 ¾” Medium C                                  7NK                                              $100.00

1 ¾” nut width traditional to a P bass. 1 3/4” nut width, generous edge roll, medium taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.940” at 12th fret. These specs were part of the #5 and #7 necks.


1 ¾” Medium C 5                              10NK                                            $100.00

1 ¾” nut width, generous edge roll, medium taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.940” at 12th fret. Starts out just like the 4-string 1 ¾” medium C and fans out to a wider heel. These specs were part of the #10 neck. For 5-string basses only.


Modern C 5                                         MC5                                            $100.00

Exclusive to the JB-5. 1.775″ nut width, generous edge roll, medium taper from 0.810″ at 1st fret to 0.910″ at 12th fret.


NOTE:

* All profiles have a +/- 0.015″ tolerance


NECK RADIUS*


Substitute Neck Profile                     Order Code                                      Price

7 ½”                                                        R75                                          $100.00

This is close to the vintage 7 ¼” radius of the ‘50s and ‘60s, and feels virtually the same yet allows guitarists just a bit more note bending before a note will “choke” or “fret out”.


9 ½”                                                        R95                                          $100.00

A nice mid-way point between the vintage radius and a modern 12” radius. Standard on most guitar models.


12”                                                         R12                                            $100.00

Flatter for deep string bends and greater ease when soloing.


NOTE:

* Invader models equipped with Original Floyd Rose locking vibrato may only have 12″ radius.

* ASAT guitar models ordered with Bigsby vibrato will automatically come with 12″ radius.


FRETS

Fret Type                                           Order Code                                        Price


Medium Jumbo                                     MJF                                         No Charge

Jescar 57110 18% Nickel Silver fretwire is standard on all G&L Made-In-Fullerton guitars. A great balance, easy to chord and solo.


Stainless Steel Medium Jumbo             SS                                            $100.00

Jescar 57110 Stainless Steel fretwire is extra durable for longevity. Recommended for extensive touring or musicians with an aggressive playing style. Not available with 7 1/2″ radius.


Vintage                                                     VF                                             $100.00

Jescar 43080 18% Nickel Silver. fretwire. For players who prefer the slim frets of ’50s and ’60s Leo instruments


TUNERS/OTHER NECK OPTIONS

Option                                              Order Code                                         Price

Locking Tuners                                       LT                                               $80.00

Aids tuning stability by reducing string shift around the post.


Graph-Tech nut                                      GTN                                              $30.00

Self-lubricating to reduce friction, allowing the string to travel more smoothly between the nut as tension changes due to string bends.


Graph-Tech string retainer                    GTST                                          $30.00

Self-lubricating to reduce friction, allowing the string to travel more smoothly under the string tree as tension changes due to string bends.

Reverse Headstock                                   RH                                           $150.00

Like a left-handed headstock on a right-handed guitar (and vice versa). No model logo will appear.


Block Inlays White Pearloid                        BIP                                       $150.00

Block Inlays Black Pearloid                        BIB                                       $150.00

Pearl Fret Dots on  Maple                            PWD                                No Charge

Pearl fret dots come standard on Rosewood and Ebony Fretboards.

NECK WOODS

Option                                                    Order Code                                    Price

Quartersawn Hard Rock Maple                  QS                                        $100.00  

Cutting the maple boards in this way results in the endgrain being directed about 45° to 90° from the face of the fingerboard. The quartersawn cut results in a more stable neck that withstands substantial changes in temperature and humidity, making it ideal for players who tour or are living in places that are subject to changes in temperature and humidity.

Flatsawn Hard Rock Maple                          NA                                No Charge

Standard on guitars and basses, hard rock Maple is strong and stable.

Indian Rosewood Fingerboard                    RW                                     $50.00

Offering a tone that is a bit warmer and less bright than Maple, Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) is a popular fretboard option for its tone and visual appeal.

Ebony Fingerboard                                       EB                                    $150.00

With a tone similar to Maple, but with a dark and smooth aesthetic, contributing a ‘fast’ feel to the neck.

 

NECK FINISH/HEADSTOCK/OTHER OPTIONS

Option                                                 Order Code                                       Price


Vintage Tint Gloss                                 VTGN                                         $150.00

With an aged finish, Vintage Tint Gloss works well for both vintage or modern looks. Not recommended with Wood Binding on a Swamp Ash body.

Vintage Tint Satin                                   VTSN                                        $100.00

Offering an aged look with a modern satin finish feel, Vintage Tint Satin works well for both vintage or modern looks. Not recommended with Wood Binding on a Swamp Ash body.

Light Tint Gloss                                       LTGN                                        $150.00

With a more subtle hue than Vintage Gloss, Light Tint Gloss adds character and warmth to the look.

Light Tint Satin                                          LTSN                                       $100.00

More subtle than Vintage Gloss with the modern satin finish feel, adding character and warmth to the look.

Clear Gloss                                               CGN                                          $150.00

A great choice for use with a Natural Gloss finish.

Clear Satin                                                 CSN                   Standard/No Charge

Standard on most models, with a satin feel that is smooth and easy for playing.


Painted Headstock (choose body matching or Jet Black)

Color Matching the Body                          PH                                       $150.00

Jet Black Headstock                                  BH                                      $150.00

Jet Black headstock automatically comes with Silver-on-Black G&L logo and Model Logo Delete. It is strongly recommended to choose either Silver-on-Black or Black-on-Silver G&L logo and Model Logo Delete on other Painted Headstock colors.


Painted headstock not available in Blackburst, Blonde, Butterscotch Blonde, Lemon Drop, Vintage Natural.

Gloss Headstock Face                              GH                                            $50.00

Gloss finish on the front of the headstock only. Combine with standard CSN, LTSN or VTGN.

Neck Binding: 

White neck binding                                    NBW                                          $50.00

Black neck binding                                     NBB                                           $50.00

Model Logo Delete:

No model logo on the headstock.                 LD                                      No Charge

Silver-on-Black G&L logo                             SBL                                    No Charge

Treble clef and border are silver. Use on dark colored headstocks. Requires Model Logo Delete.

Black-on-Silver G&L logo                              BSL                                 No Charge

Treble clef and border are black. Use on light colored headstocks. Requires Model Logo Delete.

GUITAR BRIDGE SUBSTITUTIONS/OPTIONS

Option                                            Order Code                                          Price


G&L Saddle Lock Bridge                       SLB                                          $100.00

Substitute on all models which come standard with Dual Fulcrum vibrato. Not available on any ASAT Classic variant or JC Rampage.

G&L Dual Fulcrum Vibrato                      DFV                                         $100.00

Substitute on all models which come standard with Saddle Lock bridge. Not available on any ASAT Classic variant, JC Rampage or JC Superhawk.


Bigsby Vibrato                                           BIG                                          $300.00

For ASAT guitars equipped standard with Saddle Lock bridge. Right-hand only. Not Available on ASAT Classic or any guitar with a 7 ½” radius.



HUMBUCKER PICKUP SUBSTITUTIONS


SEYMOUR DUNCAN HUMBUCKER SUBSTITUTIONS


Pickup                                        Order Code                                         Price


Seymour Duncan Seth Lover         SH55                                             $100.00

Replaces G&L A2S4248N Alnico II magnet humbucker. For ASAT Classic Bluesboy only. Note that these pickups are similar to mid ’50s spec with Alnico II magnets, 42 gauge wire with approximately the same number of turns, a nickel cover, 2-conductor lead with braided ground shield.


Seymour Duncan ’59 White             59W                                               $50.00

Seymour Duncan ’59 Black              59B                                                $50.00

Replaces G&L Alnico neck humbucker. ’59 and G&L AS4255 are wound with 42 gauge wire a comparable number of turns.


Seymour Duncan TB-4 White              TB4W                                         $50.00

Seymour Duncan TB-4 Black               TB4B                                          $50.00

Replaces G&L Alnico bridge humbucker. TB-4 and G&L AW4470 are wound with 44 gauge wire a comparable number of turns.


G&L ALNICO NECK HUMBUCKER SUBSTITUTIONS


Pickup                                             Order Code                                        Price


G&L AS4255C with chrome cover:   AS4255C                                       $50.00  

Replaces G&L AS4255B black or G&L AS4255W white.

G&L AS4255B black humbucker:     AS4255B                                    No Charge

Replaces AS4255C with chrome cover.

G&L AS4255W white humbucker     AS4255W                                    No Charge

Replaces AS4255C with chrome cover.


G&L ALNICO BRIDGE HUMBUCKER SUBSTITUTIONS

Pickup                                             Order Code                                        Price

G&L AW4368C with Chrome Cover    AW4368C                                     $50.00

Replaces G&L AW4470B black or G&L AW4470W white.

G&L AW4470B Black                       AW4470B                                    No Charge

G&L AW4470W White                      AW4470W                                   No Charge

Black or White Humbucker replacing AW368C with Chrome Cover

 

 









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