G&L Tribute Series S-500 Electric Guitar, Vintage White (ex-display, no box)
The G&L S-500™ debuted in 1982 as Leo's own evolution of the traditional double-cutaway bolt-on axe, delivering innovations including the Dual-Fulcrum™ vibrato and Magnetic Field Design™ single-coil pickups, each designed by Leo Fender† himself. These MFD™ pickups deliver a bright and sparkly top end and robust bottom end, all without losing midrange focus.
- Model - G&L Tribute Series S-500
- Colour - Vintage White
- Serial - 151205162
- Year - Unknown, Recent
- Case - Not Included
- Condition - Excellent+ Minor showroom handling marks only
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You'll find plenty of punch in the MFD pickups, but what's surprising is how glassy and detailed they become as you roll back the volume and bass controls, the latter a part of the S-500's PTB™ (Passive Treble and Bass) system which functions on all three pickups. What's more, the G&L Tribute® Series S-500 includes a push-pull expander switch on the treble pot to allow neck+bridge or all three pickups together. In a pinch, the neck+bridge combo does a convincing faux ASAT™ Special. Talk about versatile!
The new G&L Tribute Series S-500 features one of Leo's favourite pairings: the power of MFD pickups mellowed by the high porosity of a mahogany body. Making the most of this delicious combo is Leo's Dual-Fulcrum vibrato, a work of engineering art which allows bending up or down with unsurpassed stability, while offering a silky feel through its beefy aluminum vibrato arm.
Leo's forward-looking spirit is clearly reflected in the S-500, a guitar he designed for players who share that spirit. And now, it's available at a price within reach of every working musician. Once you play a G&L Tribute Series, you'll never look back.
G&L Tribute Series S-500 Features
• Body: Mahogany
• Neck Material: Maple
• Neck Profile: Medium C
• Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12 Inch
• Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
• Scale Length: 25.5 Inch
• Pickups: G&L MFD™ single coils
• Bridge Type: G&L Dual-Fulcrum™ vibrato
• Tuners: G&L Sealed
• Finish Type: Gloss Polyurethane
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