Watch Steve Araujo of The Bass Hang showcase the features, controls and wide range of tones available in Leo Fender’s iconic G&L M-2000 bass. The historic G&L factory is located on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California – The Birthplace Of Bolt-on™.



G&L M-2000 various settings demo. The bass has the original equipment D’addario strings and the Volume was set to 100%, Treble-Mid-Bass controls were set to flat/center detent, and both pickups were on. This particular M-2000 has a Swamp Ash body and an Ebony fingerboard.

All tracks feature playing examples using a pick, finger style, harmonics, chords and slapping.

  • PICKUPS: Two M-spec G&L Magnetic Field humbucking pickups
  • BODY WOOD: Alder on Standard and all solid finishes, Swamp Ash on Premier Finishes
  • NECK WOOD: Hard Rock Maple with Caribbean Rosewood or Maple fingerboard
  • NECK PROFILE: G&L 1 5/8" Medium C with 9 1/2" radius
  • FRETS: Medium Jumbo, Jescar 57110 18% nickel silver
  • TUNING KEYS: Custom G&L "Ultra-Lite" with aluminum tapered string posts
  • BRIDGE: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle Lock with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • ELECTRONICS: G&L M-spec 18v preamp, volume, pan, 3-band boost/cut EQ with center detents
  • CASE: deluxe Tolex hardshell
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