G&L Guitars are commemorating their 40th anniversary in style, announcing the release of the limited Ruby Edition L-2000 bass guitar.
The L-2000 was designed by none other than Leo Fender following his stints with the Big F and Music Man, and was released unto the world during G&L's inaugural year in 1980. It's renowned for its slapability, and many funk and soul players swear by its beefy tones and slick neck to lay down ze groove.
This limited edition variant features a AAA quilted maple top on a deluxe okoume body, while a figured roasted maple neck rounds out the package for an incredibly lavish offering. There's also dual MFD pickups and a Tri-Tone active/passive preamp, while a Saddle Lock bridge rounds things out
Obviously, it's a pretty bespoke take on the G&L classic, and as such, there's only 40 models in existence. If you've got the cash to splash, however, we reckon it's 100% worth it.
Suss out the instrument in greater detail over at G&L Guitars.