G&L updates its short-scale bass collection with the Fullerton Deluxe Fallout

G&L Fullerton Deluxe Fallout Short Scale Bass
(Image credit: G&L Guitars)

G&L hopes to pack a punch with its new short-scale bass guitar.

The Fallout Deluxe comes in response to the successful run of G&L's Limited Edition and Tribute Series bass guitars and updates the line of guitars and basses that George Fullerton and Leo Fender created back in 1980.

G&L claims the new Fallout, with its 30" scale length, is not only the "coolest short scale bass" in the biz but one of the most tonally flexible short-scale bass guitars currently available.

The alder body comes in four finishes: Jet Black and Two-Tone Sunburst with a maple fingerboard, and Shell Pink and Tangerine Metallic with a Caribbean Rosewood fingerboard. Each model has a bolt-on maple neck to maximize playability and ensure effortless transitions from low to high positions.

Under the hood, the Fullerton Deluxe Fallout features G&L's Magnetic Field design humbucking pickups wired to a three-way switch and volume and tone controls, opening up a number of distinct tonality options and combinations, some of which can be heard below.

Each model is complete with a C-shape neck profile, a 9 1/2" radius and Leo Fender-designed G&L Saddle Lock bridge.

The Fullerton Deluxe Fallout is available now. Visit G&L to find out more.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.