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Where are SX basses built?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by J.Nuno, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. J.Nuno


    Aug 8, 2010
    TeamInternational is Chinese so I assume SX are built there, but Rondo/Kurt builds them from scratch in the USA right?

    If so what's the difference of quality between them? I mean, are all SX basses in the same level of quality (regarding place of production?)
  2. MarthaSamira

    MarthaSamira Banned

    Apr 29, 2012
  3. J.Nuno


    Aug 8, 2010
    So he just imports them all over and sells them in the USA?

    Ah... I really thought they had a factory there :)
    So I guess they do stand in the same level of quality, as they are produced 100% in China.

    By the way, after all this time why is it still so hard to get them here in Europe?
  4. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

    Aug 12, 2005
    Willow Street, PA
    Beta tester for Positive Grid
    That VPB57FM is pretty sweet. Kurt needs to import some of them!!

    Jazz basses with flamed maple necks!! Why aren't we seeing these?!?
  5. J.Nuno


    Aug 8, 2010
    I tried that in the past. Never got an answer. I don't think those guys actually exist. Which is a shame because we're neighbors with Spain.
  6. dabbler


    Aug 17, 2007
    Bowie, MD
    Hard to say. But even though it wasn't called out in the description, my SX URSA 2 6 has a really nicely flamed maple neck, not the fretboard, but the neck. And again, even though I don't remember anything about it in the description, my SX SST LTD2 (strat copy) has MAD flame on the neck :eek:, it might have a little on the fretboard too, can't remember.
  7. Mars.
  8. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Team International in China is the builder. They have a one-distributor-per-country policy and Rondo is the distributor for the US (alongside of Korean makes like Agile/Douglas). I gather that Spanish website was the distributor for Spain but I've heard before that they seem to be out of business (yet the website stays up...). I think there's also a UK one but they use a different brand name, not SX, don't remember offhand what it is.
  9. PazzoBasso


    Jan 21, 2011
    A domain search of SXGUITARSPAIN.COM reveals the administrator as:

    SALOM Y POMAR S.L. SALOM Y POMAR S.L. (aasp@musicasa.com)

    musicasa.com - which may or may not be a retailer in Spain that may or may not carry SX...