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What Fender models are made in Japan???

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BASSBOOST, Oct 6, 2005.


  1. I was just wondering what fender models that they offer now are made in japan.I played a Marcus miller MIA and a MIJ and I loved the made in japan model better. Plus I just picked up a 1989 Fender P-bass lyte and Love it.So what models are made in japan?? Thanks in advance, Nik.
     
  2. jaymeister99

    jaymeister99

    Aug 2, 2005
    None, if you live in North America. Fender still has factories in Japan but none of these guitars are being imported to North America. Currently the guitars sold here are made in the USA and Mexico.
     
  3. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    I thought the Geddy Lee jazz was made in Japan.
     
  4. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I believe the Sting Signature P-Bass is MIJ. ;)
     
  5. toad

    toad

    Jun 26, 2002
    NYC
    Marcus Miller 4
    Geddy Lee Signature
    Sting Signature
    51 RI (last time I looked)
    Aerodyne
     
  6. Dincrest

    Dincrest

    Sep 27, 2004
    New Jersey
    The Geddy and Aerodyne are made in Japan. I believe Fenders with "025" as the first 3 digits of the model number are made in Japan. "013" means Mexico. I *think* "019" is US. Fender's new Jazz bass 24 is made in Korea.
     
  7. Sting Precision, Geddy Lee Jazz, Marcus Miller Jazz 4, Aerodyne Jazz, Mustang Bass are all made in Japan.