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Fender MIJ 62 Reissue P-Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by grumpy_dog666, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. there are a 2 of these in the local store, and they look pretty neat. but how do they compare with say a MIM or a MIA?

    they are old school, which i don't mind (1991 and 1993) and looked a bit 'aged', but haven't yet played on.

    what do people think of the MIJ basses?
  2. mattq


    May 23, 2006
    Santa Cruz, CA
    i haven't played a bass made in japan that i didn't like or feel was well built
  3. kenjikun


    Apr 27, 2008
    MIJ Fender has the quality of MIA at lower price. :bassist:
  4. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    I had one that was a great sounding bass. All MIJ/CIJs I've played were at least well built, and usually pretty solid sounding.
  5. a step up from MIM?
  6. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    I own 2 CIJ 62 Reissues (Jazz & Precision)

    I can tell you the 90's Japanese Fenders are amazing basses. Solid construction. Mine are also very lightweight (my P bass is under 8 lbs)

    Certainly comparable to the US Fender basses I've ever played. I have Lindy Fralin PU's in my Jazz which sound amazing and will soon by replacing the PU's in my P bass too with Fralins.

    Do yourself a favor and pick up a solid playing bass for a great price before people start to catch on :bag:
  7. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Giant leap from MIM
  8. are they on a par with a highway MIA?

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