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Expensive Mexican

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by vivaknoxvegas, Apr 13, 2016.


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  1. vivaknoxvegas

    vivaknoxvegas El Duderino Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2002
    Knoxville, TN
    I just saw a $900 MIM Fender P/J at Guitar Center. It looked cool... but not that cool. I couldn't see spending that amount of cash unless it's an American Fender.
     
  2. Chico Ruger

    Chico Ruger Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 2014
    Western NC
    I had an expensive Mexican once. She was a terrific gal. Should never had let her get away.
     
  3. alienstarguest

    alienstarguest

    May 30, 2009
    Your better off. By the time those gals reach 33, they plump up like ball park franks. It's just a cruel side of genetics.
     
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  4. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    The top tier Mexican Fenders are excellent basses. Just as good as the Americans, IMO. The only thing really missing is the graphite reinforcement.
     
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  5. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

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  6. vivaknoxvegas

    vivaknoxvegas El Duderino Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2002
    Knoxville, TN
    Interesting. I didn't know this.
     
  7. BigBobbyBass

    BigBobbyBass

    Jan 23, 2015
    the ignorance of FaceBass, I mean TB is overwhelming sometimes. What's next? Sambo jokes?
     
  8. mdogs

    mdogs Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    Constant state of flux
    Join the crowd, it turns out that Squires are better than MIA Fenders too...who knew...
     
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  9. I remember when Mexican gold was the most expensive. That was before domestic green became way more expensive.......um what were we talking about?
     
  10. Biggbass

    Biggbass

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    I find this comment to be inappropriate and, if serious, ignorant.
     
  11. goodformetal

    goodformetal

    Feb 17, 2015
    Oregon
    Isn't that a pink Floyd face palm?
     
  12. 40Hz

    40Hz Supporting Member

    Panama Red got in between Acapulco Gold and New Hampshire dirt-grown. ;)
     
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  13. When Panama red first hit the streets here in about 69' a "friend" brought in 20 kilos. Then a rival "guy" ripped him off and sold most of it. Of course "friend" found out, hired retired Football "players" to hold "guy" at gunpoint for return payment. A brand new Camaro SS title was signed over to "friend" which we drove around in all summer. Ah those were the days, the summer of 69'! And you kids thought you were having fun. Hahahaha
     
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  14. TripleDouble

    TripleDouble Guest

    Aug 5, 2008
    I like inappropriate humour, but that 's not cool.
     
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  15. Mosstone

    Mosstone

    Jun 20, 2009
    New Hampshire ditch, uh, dirt-grown is the worst! And half the time, the guy never shows up!
     
  16. pedroims

    pedroims

    Dec 19, 2007
    Michigan
    I paid 900 for my Classic P MIM, I dont regret it, best Fender I have owned and I have owned many MIA and MIJ.

    RW are also great basses that worth the price IMHO.
     
  17. Yes indeed. ...but I gave up drugs a good while back. ...gave up pillaging and plundering too... :)

    Back on-topic, I have some Mex Teles that are very good instruments, IMHO.
     
  18. Ok BOT My 60's MIM Jazz bass is excellent as is my 80's Precision "Cowpoke" and my Stu Hamm Urge.
     
  19. One example...

    Palo Escrito Telecaster.

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  20. 254 stringer

    254 stringer Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2010
    Waco Texas
    I was going to smoke a joint with some Mexicans today. I asked if anybody has papers and they all ran off.
     

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