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age of bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Deletion, Jul 22, 2005.


  1. hi,
    i just bought an old ibanez roadstar 2 rb650 with the serial: f718181. can anyone find out how old this bass is or give me a link to a page where i can do it myself?
     
  2. danomite64

    danomite64

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    If it's on the neckplate, then F is for the month; F = 6th month, so it's June, but I thought the year was the 1st 2 digits following, and it can't be a '71, so it must be June of '87. If it's on the back of the headstock (which I don't think happened until the Soundgear basses) then I don't know, but it'd have to be late '80's.