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Calling all Fender MIM specialist ...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by michele, Aug 5, 2005.


  1. michele

    michele Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2004
    Italy
    Guys,
    there's the possibility that I win on the Evil-Bay an old (93) MIM Jazz fretless. I've decided to move some steps into the fretless world so I need a bass just to start...this one seems a good bargain to me but this bass has a blank board: as far as I know MIM have fret lines ...any thoughts?
     
  2. angrydad

    angrydad

    Jul 31, 2004
    annville,pa.
    Is it the original neck, or an after market neck with a Fener sticker ? Or is it a japanese neck on a Mexi body? I believe that the fretless Japanese Fenders from the 90's had blank fret boards.
     
  3. michele

    michele Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2004
    Italy
    The seller claims it's a 100% original MIM. He seems to know what he's talkin about ... I visited his web page and he seems a pretty active musician...
     
  4. angrydad

    angrydad

    Jul 31, 2004
    annville,pa.
    Hmmmmmmmmmm...I'm stumped. I looked on "Evil-bay"...is it the cream white J bass ? If it is, another thing that's consistent with the Japanese reissue basses of the 90's is the grounding strip going from the bridge pickup to the bridge. I don't think i've ever seen one on a Mexi.
    We need to find Inspector Clousea to clear this up !