Originally Posted by attackbass
Out of curiosity I looked up my MIJ 51 RI serial number and from what I could see this bass is supposedly from the mid 90s... is this possible?
Fender's site dating info is screwed up. Letter + 5 digits is wrong. There are six
digits on every one I've seen, same as on the old ones.
Another thread on this last week.
The same number scheme is on the recent Dyna-Gakki instruments as were on the '90s Fujigen-Gakki instruments. Theoretically, they could even have the same numbers.