1980 Fender P-bass Made in ???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by punchybass, Jul 3, 2004.

  1. I'm sure this is a stupid question. I recently purchased a 1980 Fender P-bass and would like to know if it was made in the USA. I asked sooo many questions and forgot to ask where it was made. Can someone please help. I don't even know if Fender was making anything in Japan back in 1980.
  2. Thanks for all your help!! :rolleyes:
    I was able to find the answer myself.
  3. And your bass was made in....???
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Made in USA, of course.

    Fender imports didn't start until 1984-85.
  5. If there was no indication of the location, it probably meant that there were no other locations where Fenders were produced. I think you can use that as a rule of thumb. Well, good job finding the info!