G&L Tribute MJ-4, Blueburst

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  • Regular price $749.00


Evolution is about enhancing and expanding desirable traits while reducing unwanted traits. That was Leo Fender’s† mission for G&L, and that’s exactly what the new MJ-4™ accomplishes The active MJ-4 features G&L’s new Bi-coil Alnico V pickups and MJ-spec preamp/control system for a wide range of single-coil tones from classic jazz to far beyond, all without single-coil hum.

A G&L Alnico Bi-coil pickup looks just like a classic Alnico single-coil, but under the cover are two side-by-side coils, configured in series-humbucking mode. The new pickups are optimized for a specially tuned version of G&L’s studio-quality M-spec preamp and control system, dubbed MJ-spec. The 18v system features volume, pan and +/-14dB 3-band EQ with center detents, and is powered by twin 9v batteries housed in an easy-access compartment. With an LF442 chip, 100v poly caps, 1% metal film resistors and big, fat signal traces on the mil-spec circuit board, this preamp reveals everything the player and the instrument have to offer.

  • G&L Bi-coil pickups for classic tone without the hum
  • MJ-spec studio-quality 18v preamp
  • Primary volume and pan controls to explore the full range of sounds available between the two pickups
  • +/-14dB 3-band EQ with peripherally placed, center-detent, reduced-diameter knobs
  • An impeccable, familiar “feel” of the instrument in the hands and on the shoulder
  • 1 1/2” nut-width, medium C neck neck profile
  • G&L Saddle Lock bridge designed by Leo Fender

Specifications

  • CONSTRUCTION: bolt-on
  • SCALE: 34"
  • PICKUPS: Two G&L Bi-coil Alnico pickups
  • BODY WOOD: Swamp Ash
  • NECK WOOD: Hard-Rock Maple with Maple or Rosewood fingerboard
  • NECK WIDTH AT NUT: 1 1/2"
  • NECK RADIUS: 12"
  • NECK PROFILE: medium C
  • FRETS: 21 medium jumbo, nickel
  • TUNING KEYS: Traditional open-back
  • BRIDGE: Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle-Lock™
  • ELECTRONICS: G&L MJ-spec 18v preamp, volume, pan, +/-14dB 3-band boost/cut EQ with center detents