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Here's the blurb from the company...

Introducing G&L Doheny: the Evolution of the Offset

Inspired by the classic surf sound born in Southern California, the new G&L Doheny™ takes its name from the iconic beach in the heart of Orange County where '60s surf pioneers became legends. Since those halcyon days, both music and surfing have evolved far beyond their roots, and so has the the performance of the gear.

Doheny takes the bolt-on offset-body into new sonic territory with newly developed Magnetic Field Design™ jazz pickups, the first on any production G&L. Naturally, these new pickups will invite comparison to Leo’s jumbo MFD™ ASAT® Special pickups, given they employ a narrow bobbin aperture and broad coil splay. But Doheny's MFD pickups are more about jangle than twang, just as they should be for a guitar like this. With a classic jazz bobbin aperture wrapped with traditional Formvar wire, these pickups just might be the approach Leo would have taken had he been with us a few years longer.

So what’s it like? The sound is rich in harmonics yet surprisingly full, the result of carefully researching and applying Leo’s creative work across the decades. The Doheny pickups deliver the experience fans have hoped for, with their flexibility maximized by the PTB tone system that allows echoes of yesteryear while delivering more output and range for today’s music. Add in Leo’s finest vibrato for enhanced tuning stability and improved sustain, and the results are astounding.

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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Oh man... that seafoam green one... if it had a maple fretboard (the kind that isn't a slab of maple glued to maple neck but the kind where the neck is radiused and frets are pressed into it)... and I'd be in serious trouble with the better half.


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Whatcha thinking? Band saw or drum sander?
I'll probably just stick with Fender. These just don't strike me, but who am I to stifle someone's approach to guitar design? It's still better than anything I've done.
I miss my Jazzmster sometimes but I think I'll be fine without one for the foreseeable future.
 

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Yeah, I'll take that headstock design over a lot of others out there. Some really atrocious designs for headstocks, especially with boutique guitar makers selling variations on yer classic Tele and Strat types. G&L is actually pretty good compared to some of them.
 
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those look cool!

better bridge than a jazzmaster too
 
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Those pickups retain awesome clarity under high gain. I just wish he would have shown more demos with the trem; it seemed like an afterthought in that videos.
 

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Ok, but why oh why did they use a Strat style trem (which require that nasty rear body route). ... at least they offer a hard tail option.
 

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Hmmmm, I think I'd like to try one of those. Great sound and I'm intrigued by that trem... seems like it's pretty stable.
 
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