G&L Unveils New 2012 Special Collection

Published 9 years ago on June 15, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

These instruments allow both the resonance of the wood andtexture of the grain to be at a player's fingertips through thedevelopment of new finishing techniques at G&L.


The combination of natural beauty and sonic excellence cometogether in G&L's 2012 Special Collection. These instrumentsallow both the resonance of the wood and texture of the grain to beat a player's fingertips through the development of new finishingtechniques at G&L.

G&L's new 2012 Special Collection spans six of G&L'smost popular models: the ASAT Classic "S", Legacy, S-500, JB,M-2000 and M-2500 Basses. All six instruments feature 2 piece swampash bodies, maple necks with rosewood fingerboards, NOS BalticAmber pickguards (where applicable) and introduces G&L'snewly-developed Nearly Naked™, Honey Ale ultra-thin finish. TheG&L 2012 Special Collection is proudly made in the USA atG&L's factory on Fender Ave. in Fullerton, California.

2012 Special Collection highlights include:
• Premium 2 piece swamp ash bodies
• Eastern maple necks with rosewood fingerboards
• PLEK fret dressing on all G&L Instruments including the 2012Special Collection
• N.O.S. Baltic Amber pickguards (except for M SeriesBasses)
• G&L's Exclusive Nearly Naked™ Honey Ale ultra-thinfinish

The 2012 Special Collection instruments are a visually strikingaddition to the G&L family, while offering the tonalenhancement of this ultra-thin finish. The G&L 2012 SpecialCollection will begin shipping in June 2012 and carries thefollowing MSRP pricing: ASAT Classic "S" $1,900, Legacy $1,550,S-500 $1,650, M-2000 Bass $1,900, JB $1,850 and M-2500 Bass$2,050.

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