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are 4003,s ever made in japan?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by zazz, Dec 31, 2005.

  1. zazz


    Feb 27, 2004
    i was just looking at this page on the rici site and noticed that i would have to buy from these guys... but the price seems quite low and i thought maybe they were made in japan ..a bit like the fenders are which then got me wondering about quality and do they come stamped with "crafted in japan " on them which migh affect the resale value?? so many questions eh. :bassist:

  2. srxplayer


    May 19, 2004
    Highland, CA
    All Rics are made in Santa Ana, California. Still made by hand.

    Geez...I'm gassing for one again. :bawl:
  3. JPY 168,000? i dont even know what that is
  4. zazz


    Feb 27, 2004
    about 10 k usd
  5. zazz


    Feb 27, 2004
    maybe to the us guys that seems the norm but the dealer in hong kong sells them for twice that!!
  6. centralharbor


    Nov 21, 2005
    actually, ~$1,500