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Show Us Your Non- Warwick Bass Then!

Discussion in 'Bass Guitars' started by Vinnie, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. DemBoneZ

    DemBoneZ Supporting Member

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    Yeah its had a beating! but i dont mind, im going to use it for gigs so im happy for it to get a bit hammered. (to an extent!)
    I was thinking the same thing though!
     
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    OOPS! thats mine, I forgot to wipe it off before the photoshoot :O
     
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    20180305_201017[1].jpg 20180305_201048[1].jpg 20180305_201028[1].jpg 20180305_201017[1].jpg 20180305_201048[1].jpg 20180305_201028[1].jpg hello guys, my uncle gave me this guitar. I know nothing about it besides its a Fullerton and is no longer being manufactured. I believe the company is now called G&L. I would like to know a little more about its origins, can someone help?
     
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    Hey @Wedgie25 , I know very little about the company but if it's a very early G&L in a sense, I would take very good care of that instrument. And play it lots of course! I hope someone around here has more info. Welcome to the forum!
     
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    I don't think there's a connection between those two companies. The G in G&L is George Fullerton, but I'm pretty sure they were called G&L from the get go. I believe Fullerton was once Music123's entry level brand.
     
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  6. RIP

    RIP California U.S.A. Supporting Member

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    From what I read I think @Bassist4Eris is correct. It is a Music 123 brand. But from what I have also read they are considered a nice bass. I'd do what others have suggested, have some fun and play the heck out of it.... .here's another pic I found of one that looks just like yours

    downloadfile-2.jpeg
     
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  7. Jay2U

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    Fun how the bridge plate of the Fullerton has been bolted to the body.
    FullertonBridge.jpg
     
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    jester Moderator Moderator

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    What's unusual about it?
     
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    Jay2U Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Only four screws, of which two don't really matter.

    Here's the more common solution with five screws, as found on a Fender P-Bass. The bridge should be in optimal contact with the body. Strings are pulling it towards the neck, so screws at the back of the plate are most effective. The front is being pushed down anyway.
    P-Bass Bridge.jpg
     
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    Nice I don't think I have ever seen anyone with one of those before.
     
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    jester Moderator Moderator

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    Damn, looks good! Is that a 32" scale?
     
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    PaulS Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Yes they are 32" probably because he came from the Kubickis to these.
     
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    jester Moderator Moderator

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    I 'd really like to try one of those. Shouldn't be too expensive too. It would need some trial and error to find the best strings for that scale.
     
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    Lovely basses. I never really understood why Stu is so famous but hey.
     
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    Yep people, it's a 32" scale.
    Body is way scaled down (bit too much if you ask me) so it's really light. But it also feels a little bit like a toy, and i'm not even that big.

    Don't really care for Stu as a player, but this bass is funky. His other signature Fender is way cool too.
     
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    G&L L-2000 Blackburst with a quartersawn neck and plek’d!


    With my rig: Mesa Boogie Buster 200 and Avatar 2x10 1x12


    I love this bass and I am seriously considering selling all my other basses
     
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  18. RIP

    RIP California U.S.A. Supporting Member

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    I hear a lot of rave about those basses....one of these days I'll have to get around to trying one

    Unfortunately I rarely see them
     
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    Did I miss the pics? ;)
     
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    Well worth the hunt for one.

    Yeah I dont know what happened. I use to be able to post pics here but not anymore.
     
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