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Anybody familiar with Fender MIJ'90 special?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bassfrog, Oct 18, 2002.


  1. Bassfrog

    Bassfrog

    Jun 2, 2002
    I probably want to buy a Fender MIJ special from 1990. Anybody familiar with the kind of wood, hardware, playability etc?
     
  2. I had one once (black headstock, P/J )

    wood was OK, basically identical to US models of the period, but not the exceptionally good neck woods you see on a lot of other Japanese fenders.

    hardware was fine, pickups were fine... it had rubber knobs i didn't like much (the plastic "F" inserts in the top kept faling out)

    overall it played and sounded excellent, no complaints with my specimen