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These improvements led Leo Fender himself to describe G&L's lineup as "the best instruments [he had] ever made." It's not hard to see why Leo spoke so highly of those design elements.
Take the MFD pickups, for example: their Magnetic Field Design gives these pickups a characteristic sweet and clear tone.
The serial numbers on guitars and basses started at #500, reserving prior numbers for special instruments or presentation.
Guitars and Basses had their own numbering system, the only other instrument to receive its own system was the Broadcaster.
The company continues this tradition today with their Non-Compression Truss Rod Neck and ® laser guided fret finishing on every USA guitar. If you would like to make a deposit for your custom order G&L guitar directly through our website, no problem!
For about the price of an off-the-rack “original” you can have the stunning finishes, flawless playability and unique tone of a G&L. We accept credit cards and Here is an exotic G&L ASAT Classic with Alnico pickups.
The prefix "CL" and "CLF" stand for "Clarence Leo" and "Clarence Leo Fender", respectively. The George Fullerton model, which when changed to 4-bolt neck attachment, continued with serial numbers using the prefix "GF", for "George Fullerton" until discontinued.
Enthusiasts interested in production dates and serialization are well advised to visit Guitars By to research the registry and accompanying text.
The bolts themselves are machined from billets of cold rolled steel, then heat treated for hardness and finally plated.G&L is the continuing evolution of the classic designs that Leo Fender made famous.Unconvinced that the old way is always best, Fender continued to develop his G&L guitars with innovative features like the Magnetic Field Design Pickups and Dual Fulcrum Tremolo. If you'd like to discuss options or request a quote, simply email us or call.vibrato uses two pivoting points rather than the six wood screws attaching the a vintage type tremolo.Leo Fender† created this design to yield a much smoother, "silky" feel and allows the player to bend notes up as well as down.