G&L USA Kiloton Bass, Alpine White, Maple Fretboard

SKU
GL-KILOTON-ALW-MP-1
$1,399.99
Out of stock
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G&L USA Kiloton Bass, Alpine White, Maple Fretboard

What happens when you pack Leo Fender's potent Magnetic Field Design bass humbucker into the sleek shape of his SB-2? The new G&L Kiloton: explosive power that's easy to handle.

Kiloton's silhouette is the most comfortable bass body ever created by Leo. It's compact and pure, with every curve and contour perfectly executed. And now it's carrying more firepower than ever, with Leo's G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucker placed right in the sweet spot he specified back when the sign over our door still read "CLF Research."

Kiloton's single MFD bucker fires without the aid of a preamp, while a 3-position series/split/parallel toggle harnesses the coils' power. Simple volume and tone controls are devastatingly effective, revealing a wide range of textures Leo's MFD bucker is famous for. What's more, Kiloton is armed with a 6-bolt neck and Leo Fender-designed Saddle-Lock™ bridge to transfer all the energy right into the body end-grain for an incredibly resonant instrument.

Made in Leo Fender’s historic G&L facility on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, the Kiloton is available with a wide range of custom options including body and neck woods, body and neck finishes, neck profiles and pickguard materials.

Body

  • Model: Kiloton
  • Color: Alpine White
  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply White

Neck

  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5""
  • Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo, Nickel, PLEKed
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots (black side dots)
  • Neck Wood: Hard Rock Maple
  • Finish: Satin Clear
  • Profile: Medium C - 1 ½” nut width traditional to a J bass, Leo brought it with him to Fender Avenue for the ASAT Bass and SB-2. 1 1/2” nut width, generous edge roll, and medium taper from 0.820” at 1st fret to 0.920” at 12th fret. These specs were part of the #6 and #8 necks.
  • Scale: 34""

Electronics

  • Pickup: MFD Humbucker
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Mini-Toggle: Series / Single-Coil / Parallel

Hardware

  • Bridge: G&L Saddle-Lock
  • Tuners: G&L Ultra-Lite

Miscellaneous

  • Case: Black Tolex Deluxe Hardshell
  • Certificate of Authenticity and Spec Sheet Included
  • Approximate Instrument Weight: 9 lbs.
More Information
Condition New
SKU GL-KILOTON-ALW-MP-1
UPC 4130482195
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