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Fender prices????

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassgod76, Mar 31, 2009.


  1. bassgod76

    bassgod76 bass turd burglar

    Mar 13, 2003
    South Florida
    Has anyone noticed the price of Fender basses lately. I bought an American DELUXE jazz for $900 in 2000. Now, the American STANDARD Jazz is fetching over $1,400!!!
    Even the MIM is asking over $600. Who in their right mind would buy this stuff new, anymore?

    It all started when I went on Craigslist and saw a Fender standard Jazz with an asking price of $500. Like an idiot, I was like, "That guy is asking way too much!" Sure as sh&t, the same bass is going for $659 at any of the big guitar stores.

    Wow!!!
     
  2. Toshiro

    Toshiro

    Jul 21, 2004
    It's been discussed here to the point of exhaustion. Do a search. :)
     
  3. You don't get out much, do you?

    :)

    Like Toshiro noted, that is one horse that has been beat to death around here this year.
     
  4. bassgod76

    bassgod76 bass turd burglar

    Mar 13, 2003
    South Florida
    I found other threads on this. Sorry.
     
  5. joebingo

    joebingo

    Aug 23, 2006
    London, UK
    No, you're definitely the first.

    :bag:
     
  6. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Important to note that there have been lots of manufacturers raising prices.

    Gibson did and also look at the price of new EBMM Stingrays.... $1500-1900 on sale seems to be average. The days of buying new SRs for $1000-1100 are long gone.
     

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