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G&L Guitars keeps the 40th anniversary celebration going with the Ruby Edition CLF Research Espada

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In celebration of its 40th anniversary, G&L recently unveiled a Ruby Anniversary Edition of its L-2000 bass.

Now, the company has released a limited edition Ruby Anniversary Edition of its CLF Research Espada electric guitar, originally designed by G&L founder Leo Fender.

This Custom Shop model sports an okoume body with a 3A quilted maple top and a highly figured roasted maple neck.

There’s also MFD pickups, a G&L micro preamp and a Saddle Lock bridge.

The 40th anniversary CLF Research Espada is limited to just 40 pieces worldwide.

For more information, head to G&L Guitars (opens in new tab).

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.