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  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music
  • G&L Guitars USA Legacy Rustic Lake Placid Blue at Pony Music

G&L USA LEGACY Rustic in Lake Placid Blue including Hardcase.

RRP: $4,595.00 (You save $1,376.00)
$3,219.00
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G&L USA LEGACY Rustic in Lake Placid Blue including Hardcase.
 
Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer Lake Placid Blue with Tortoise Shell pickguard 
Rosewood fingerboard with Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer Gun-Oil Gloss neck finish
 
PICKUPS 
3 G&L vintage style Alnico V single coil pickups
BODY WOOD 
Swamp Ash Blonde, Alder on Lake Placid Blue
NECK WOOD 
Quartersawn Hard Rock Maple with Rosewood or Maple fingerboard
NECK RADIUS 
12" (304.8mm)
NECK WIDTH AT NUT 
1 5/8" (41.3mm)
TUNING KEYS 
12:1 ratio, sealed lubrication, adjustable knob tension
BRIDGE 
G&L Dual Fulcrum vibrato with chrome-plated brass saddles
CONTROLS 
5 position pickup selector, PTB system
FINISH 
Black, Blonde, Butterscotch Blonde, Fullerton Red, Lake Placid Blue, 2-Tone Sunburst, 3-Tone Sunburst
OTHER 
Aged hardware; Deluxe Hardshell Tolex Case w/Fitted Interior
 

The G&L Legacy™ blends contemporary refinements from the Leo Fender†-designed S-500™ and Comanche® models with classic Alnico V pickups. If your holy grail is faithful Alnico single-coil tone with modern refinements and superb craftsmanship, the Legacy makes for an excellent choice.

The Legacy’s vintage-spec CLF-100 Alnico V pickups have that unmistakable chime and quack reminiscent of the best examples from the late ‘50s, thanks to the work of Paul Gagon, G&L VP Engineering. Gagon found his inspiration reviewing original prints stored in Leo’s private laboratory at G&L, but that was just the start. About 30 years ago, Gagon was an R&D engineer at another company when he was tasked with finding out what was so special about the early bolt-on guitars many players raved about. Gagon tirelessly analyzed many examples of what were considered holy grail guitars, spending time out on the shop floor talking to builders still working in the pickup department since the ‘50s, all on a quest to discover where the real mojo was – and wasn’t. What he learned from the builders matched his own engineering analysis. You see, back in the day, the actual spec of pickups coming that down that old production line varied considerably. That meant coming up with the right specs for the Legacy pickups was more challenging than simply following the prints. Gagon’s persistence paid off as the Legacy garnered rave reviews from both players and magazines like Guitar Player and Guitar World.

This axe is no slave to the past, however, starting with Leo’s PTB™ (Passive Treble and Bass) system which functions on all three pickups for dramatically more variety than the vintage setup. What’s more, the Legacy features a Leo Fender-designed 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. The Legacy’s hard-rock maple neck features an easy-playing satin finish, comfortable 9 1/2" radius and Jescar 57110 medium-jumbo nickel-silver frets for silky playability. The moment you open the luxurious hardshell case, you’ll be greeted with a stunning instrument and delicious aroma that’ll have your pulse racing. 

Founded by Leo Fender in 1980, G&L USA instruments continue to be made in the historic G&L facility on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, the Birthplace of Bolt-on™

 

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