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The L-1000 shown here is an early style model with rounded headstock, skunk stripe neck, and flat black powder coated hardware, which is a transitional feature. The control plate and bridge were powder coated flat black on G&Ls for a 7 or 8 month period from late 1981 to mid-1982.

G&L L-1000 BASS (February 1982)

Body: Solid; 2-piece ash

Finish: Natural, polyester

Neck: 1-piece maple, bolt-on

Fingerboard: Maple; black plastic dot markers

Number of Frets: 21

Pickguard: None

Bridge: G&L Locktight, smooth black powder coat

Nut: Plastic

Tuners: Schaller, open, chrome

Pickups: One, G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucking with adjustable pole pieces

Controls: Master volume; bass and treble controls; 3-way selector for humbucking, single coil, and single coil with bass boost modes

Scale Length: 34 inches

Neck Width at Nut: 1 11/16 inches

Body Width at Lower Bout: 13 inches

Body Depth: 1 5/8 inches

Weight: 9.1 lb.

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