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    Product Description

    The P-bass shape is a staple design that doesn’t need drastic changes. And that’s why Leo Fender’s G&L have kept it simple and refined. 

    They’ve packed the JB with all the features you’d expect of a classic instrument, plus the added innovations of one of the best luthiers in history. 

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    Hardware

    The Tribute line of basses house great features usually found on G&L’s Californian-made series. It’s equipped with their in-house Saddle-Lock bridge design transferring more resonance into the body for a greater playing experience. 

    While 21 medium-jumbo nickel frets deliver high-end smoothness for great playability. At the headstock are stylish vintage open back tuning heads, one of the many design decisions that heave made this bass so iconic.

    Sound

    G&L-designed alnico single coil pickups provide the classic growl pulled straight out the 60’s. Everyone knows and loves the contemporary sound of P-basses. It has a smooth low end and produces a pronounced midrange and rounded highs. 

    There are two tone controls and one volume so there’s plenty of variation to work with. Roll off on the tone knobs to get a 50’s or 60’s vibe. Crank it and the you’ll have a startlingly punchy sound. 

    Body and neck

    The JB sports a rounded Basswood body in a classy gloss finish. The neck is made of a crisp, bright hard-rock Maple, with a medium C shape for something meaty to hold onto. It’s topped with a beautifully dark Brazilian Cherry fretboard.  

    Specifications

    • CONSTRUCTION: bolt-on
    • SCALE: 34"
    • PICKUPS: 2x G&L Alnico single-coil pickups
    • BODY WOOD: Basswood
    • NECK WOOD: Hard-Rock Maple w/ Brazilian Cherry fingerboard
    • NECK WIDTH AT NUT: 1 1/2"
    • NECK RADIUS: 12"
    • NECK PROFILE: medium C
    • FRETS: 21 medium jumbo, nickel
    • TUNING KEYS: Traditional open-back
    • BRIDGE: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™
    • ELECTRONICS: One volume control for each pickup, master tone
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    Customer Reviews

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    Trusted Customer27th May 2021

    Trusted Customer25th May 2021

    Excellent for a beginner or experienced player. Great quality and sound.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 4Sound 5

    Trusted Customer10th Apr 2021

    This bass has all the great Jazz Bass tones. The back of the neck has the smoothest satin finish I've ever played, and the flat fretboard is very easy to play and allows for low action. The fretwork on mine was simply impeccable, no sharp ends, no nothing. Better than my MIM Strat. I will say it's quite a bit heavier than I expected. Between the basswood body and the smaller and thinner shape, I was expecting a fairly lightweight instrument (for bass standards), but this wasn't the case. Still happy I went with this over the regular JB, as I enjoy the extra playability and I'm sure that would have been even heavier.

    Value 4Looks 4Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Iain Penswick16th Jul 2020

    Huge tone and volume from the pickups. Passive but with subtle use of the volume and tone pots, which are great quality, many tones can be found. Gorgeous neck, very well shaped and balanced body. The saddle-lock bridge by Leo Fender is head and shoulders above the other hi-mass bridges on the market. Incredible sustain even with flatwound strings!

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 4Sound 5

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