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Export Fernandes(z) Jazz vs. MIM Jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jufros, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. jufros


    Nov 24, 2008
    Any opinions on this?
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Quality can vary in both. Id say it would be down to the specific instrument.
  3. jufros


    Nov 24, 2008
    Any info on Korean jazz basses specifically?
  4. My main bass is a Fernandes jazz, MIK. I love it--it's got a very old-school tone to it, and is nigh unbreakable, which I appreciate. Also a great platform for modification. It's from 1998, though--I don't know if the current ones differ in quality.
  5. jufros


    Nov 24, 2008
    How do MIK Fernandes necks compare to MIM Jazz necks? Anyone know anything about the rjb MIK series? I think it's the lower end Fernandes Jazz series... Someone help me out here I can't find anything on import fernandes basses anywhere.
  6. jufros


    Nov 24, 2008
    I also found this one which I believe is also MIK. Here are some pictures. Anyone know anything about it? My hunger for a cheap but legitimate jazz is insatiable.
  7. shawshank72


    Mar 22, 2009
    If your going to get a fernandes, take it from someone who owned(owns) alot of them. Buy a made in japan over the korea ones. It really is night and day
  8. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford

    Feb 15, 2008

    I thought that was the bass, with only 8 frets. ODd photo placement in that post.
  9. Hank75


    Jan 15, 2008
  10. jgsbass


    May 28, 2003
    Floral Park, NY
    I have the same red one (103xxx) made in China. This is one serious Jbass.
  11. Mikio


    Feb 21, 2009
    Santiago de Chile
    if Fernandes has been good enough for X JAPAN, they're good enough for me :bassist:

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