Players fond of the old adage "if it ain't broke" haven't played a JB-2. You see, the G&L JB-2 is all about refinement, blending "holy grail" Alnico single-coil tone with modern Leo Fender improvements. The JB-2's classic Alnico V pickups have tone reminiscent of the best examples from the early'60s, thanks to the work of Paul Gagon, G&L VP Engineering.
Gagon found his inspiration reviewing original prints stored in Leo Fender's private laboratory at G&L, but that was just the start. About 30 years ago, Gagon was an R&D engineer at another company when he was tasked with finding out what was so special about the early bolt-on basses many players raved about. G&L Tribute JB2 4-String Electric Bass Sonic Blue Rosewood Fretboard. What he learned from the builders matched his own engineering analysis. You see, back in the day, the actual spec of pickups coming down that old production line varied considerably.That meant coming up with the right specs was more challenging than simply following the prints, and Gagon's persistence paid off as the JB-2 serves up delicious, classic tone. While the pickups are the origin of the tone, the JB-2 will surprise you with a clarity and sustain unmatched by old basses with their rudimentary bridge design.
You see, the JB-2 features an innovative G&L Saddle-Lock bridge to transfer string energy right into the body end-grain for an incredibly resonant instrument. If you're ready to let go of the past but still love that classic Alnico tone, get your hands on a JB-2 and experience a brilliant mash-up of old-school and new-school Leo.Various styles and colors available. Please drop down menu to choose. Neck width at nut: 1-1/2" Neck radius: 12". For example, if your order is placed AND paid for at 1 p. Store Policies If youre not satisfied, neither are we.
Be in brand-new condition, showing no signs of wear or use such as belt-buckle or pick scratches, scuffs, dings, or scrapes on the instrument or collateral materials. The item "G&L Tribute JB2 4-String Electric Bass Sonic Blue Rosewood Fretboard" is in sale since Thursday, April 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Bass Guitars".
The seller is "musiciansfriend" and is located in Kansas City, Missouri. This item can be shipped to United States.