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Ummm - Hello, I love you!! Fender '75 RI FSR MIJ

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SIFJiggy, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. SIFJiggy


    Jan 22, 2011
  2. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: Rhythm AND Blues! Supporting Member

    Pretty, yet seems pricey. FSR indeed! Must have been a short run.

    Trouble with MIJ Jazzes, excellent as they are, is that the second buyer gets 'em for half price. :scowl: IMHO of course, YMMV. Not planning to sell my MIJs anytime soon.
  3. SIFJiggy


    Jan 22, 2011
    Whoa... How does one go about procuring these Japanese models? These are so much cooler looking than what we get here in the US
  4. johnson79


    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
  5. SIFJiggy


    Jan 22, 2011
    Price is still a little silly - I haven't played many Japanese Fenders but it just seems like much.
  6. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Wow. A PJ that really IS one. Nice bass. I dig it.
  7. 4andnomore


    Nov 14, 2008
    Nice bass. Dig the P/J. Price is comparable to road worn jazz. MIJ stuff has a reputation for high quality, plus a premium for the limited run, I'd say it's a fair price. Even more so if it includes a case.

    Anyway, one of Fender's more attractive offerings IMO.
  8. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

    Aug 12, 2005
    Willow Street, PA
    Beta tester for Positive Grid
    Man, if that had a maple fretboard I'd be all over that! Love that color.
  9. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    DAMN! I gotta stop looking at TB. I thought I had my GAS under control. That's hawt!!!
  10. peabody

    peabody Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2002
    La Crosse, WI
    Has anyone picked one of these up yet? I was wondering how they played. Definitely cool (I'm a sucker for blocks and binding), but the price does seem a little high.
  11. renaktcj


    Apr 22, 2013
    These are so much cooler looking than what we get here in the US[​IMG]

  12. Sorry, I beg to differ....:D

  13. NWB


    Apr 30, 2008
    Kirkland, WA
    You can get one from Sweetwater.

    Go for it!
  14. JavierFarias


    Feb 9, 2011
    Looks like my bass:

    Mine is an American Std body, with an AllParts neck, and Seymour duncans (PJ), what a great combination!

    That bass looks great, but I paid less than that for mine :p
  15. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    Pittsburgh PA!
    FWIW, Fender Japan makes some of the best instruments of the type you will find anywhere. Used to be all over eBay from US sellers - regret selling the new MIJ '62 RI I bought through eBay! $700 and terrific.

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