G&L JB-5 - 5-String - Lightweight Empress - Fullerton Red #7141

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G&L JB-5 - 5-String - Lightweight Empress - Fullerton Red #7141 Item #7141
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This JB-5 features an amazingly lightweight, resonant body made from Empress.

Model: JB-5
Body Wood: Empress
Body Finish: Fullerton Red
Bridge: Saddle-Lock
Neck Wood: Hard Rock Maple
Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
Neck Profile: G&L Modern C5 (.810"-.910")
Neck Finish: Satin Light Tint
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1 7/8"
Fretboard Inlay: White Pearl Face Dots
Tuners: G&L Standard
Pickups: G&L JB Alnico 5 Single-Coil
Setup: PLEK
Case: Deluxe Black Tolex



In the decade since G&L began offering bassists a made-in-Fullerton jazz style bass, the G&L JB has delighted players with classic Alnico tones served up with more attack and sustain thanks to its G&L Saddle Lock bridge designed by Leo Fender. Today, the G&L JB-5 applies this formula to a five-string platform with an easy-playing neck featuring 1.775" nut width and slim rear profile for enhanced comfort.

This JB-5 projects a time-honored yet subtly progressive vibe, embracing the past yet unafraid of moving forward. The slim, hard-rock maple neck features an easy-playing satin finish, while its comfortable 9 1/2" radius and Jescar 57110 medium-jumbo nickel-silver frets deliver silky playability. Its Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock bridge to transfer string energy right into the body end-grain for an incredibly resonant instrument. The moment you open the deluxe Tolex hardshell case, you’ll be greeted with an instrument of timeless elegance and a delicious aroma that’ll have your pulse racing.