G&L CLF Research L-2000 Maple Fingerboard Electric Bass

  • Item # 1473743
  • Model # L2000-CLF-CAR

In the late 1970s, Clarence Leo Fender was looking forward to launching his new G&L brand featuring his latest innovations including Magnetic Field Design pickups and the Saddle Lock bridge. &nbsp… Learn More

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Classic style and modern tone-tweaking.

In the late 1970s, Clarence Leo Fender was looking forward to launching his new G&L brand featuring his latest innovations including Magnetic Field Design pickups and the Saddle Lock bridge.  Leo developed these technologies at his CLF™ Research company, and production of the new G&L instruments took place in the CLF Research factory on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, where G&L production continues today.The new CLF Research L-2000 is a fully modern “2k” that pays homage to its roots with classic details including the early CLF/G&L headstock and neck profile, beautifully reproduced CLF knobs and '81 control plate, and color-coded mini toggle switch tips. Thin urethane finish choices are Candy Apple Red or Jet Black over basswood, Natural Ash, and faded 3-Tone Sunburst over Okoume. Grab this versatile bass. Order today.

Features

  • Basswood or ash body dependent on finish
  • Hard rock maple neck with maple fingerboard, 9.5" radius
  • Dual humbuckers with 3-position active EQ, parallel/series switch
  • Leo Fender-designed G&L bridge and custom tuners

Technical Specification

G&L CLF Research L-2000 Maple Fingerboard Electric Bass

Neck

  • Shape: Slim C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin

Pickups

  • Active or passive pickups: Switchable
  • Pickup configuration: HH
  • Middle: Magnetic Field Design 
  • Bridge: Magnetic Field Design 
  • Brand: G&L
  • Series or parallel: Both
  • Active preamp: Active/passive switch
  • Special electronics: 2-band EQ

Fretboard

  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo Jescar 57110 18% nickel silver
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Nut width: 1.625 in. (41.3 mm)

Body

  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Basswood or Ash dependant on color
  • Top wood: Basswood or Ash dependant on color
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed

Controls

  • Control layout: Master volume, 2-band EQ
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: Yes
  • Special switching: Preamp on/off

Hardware

  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle Lock with chrome-plated brass saddles
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Custom G&L "Ultra-Lite" with aluminum tapered string posts
  • Color: Chrome

Other

  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: No
  • Special features: Pickups, Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: USA