Any info you can give me on a 98 MIA jazz deluxe???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by smitcat, Mar 4, 2005.

  1. smitcat


    Aug 5, 2003
    Ithaca, NY
    Hey everyone, there is an MIA jazz deluxe bass that i am looking at. But in order to try it, i have to have the local shop send it down from their NYC store. i am a fan of the color, and neck (transparent teal, maple neck w/ abalone markers) but i was curious as to fender's build quality in 98. I own a passive 98 and love it, but i wasn't sure what pickups they used, whether they had the graphite reinforced neck, etc... and i was curious if anyone could help me out with the info.
  2. smitcat


    Aug 5, 2003
    Ithaca, NY
    its also got an ash body, as well, if that makes any difference
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    IME the build quality was fine for that year. How it's been treated since is another question.

    Most of the 1997- on MIA JD basses I've tried have been very nice. I've owned two.