Comanche in Graphite Metallic with 1-Ply Black Pickguard


The G&L Comanche is Leo’s final word on the traditional double-cutaway bolt-on axe. Fact is, the first thing you’ll notice about the Comanche is the distinctive shape of the Magnetic Field Design Z-Coil pickups designed by Leo Fender himself. These pickups deliver a bright and sparkly top end while offering a robust bottom end, all without any 60-cycle hum.

You’ll find plenty of power in the Z-coil pickups, but what’s surprising is how glassy and detailed they become as you roll back the volume and bass controls, the latter a part of the Comanche’s PTB (Passive Treble and Bass) system. What’s more, the Comanche includes a mini-toggle expander switch to allow neck+bridge or all three pickups together. In a pinch, the neck+bridge combo does a convincing faux ASAT Special. Talk about versatile!

Making the most of this delicious combo is Leo’s Dual-Fulcrum vibrato, a work of engineering art which allows bending up or down with unsurpassed stability, while offering a silky feel through its beefy aluminum vibrato arm.

The Comanche was the very last double-cutaway bolt-on guitar designed by Leo Fender, the culmination of everything he had learned during his amazing lifetime. Founded by Leo Fender in 1980, the Comanche and all 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.

Due to the offset pickup design, the Comanche is available in Right-Hand only.

Hardshell case included

Custom Build Specifications

Serial Number: CLF065973

  • Alder body
  • Graphite metallic finish
  • DF vibrato bridge
  • Knurled flat-top black knobs
  • 1-ply black pickguard
  • #1 G&L Classic C - 1 5/8" Nut Width, 12" Radius    .830" depth at first fret, .960" depth at 12th fret (+/- .015" tolerance upon completion) neck profile
  • Hard-rock maple with rosewood fingerboard neck with satin clear finish
  • Medium jumbo frets with white pearl face dots
  • Graph-Tech nut
  • G&L/Schaller standard tuners
  • Black G&L MFD Z-coil pickups

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