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Yamaha undergoing changes?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by GeddyisGod, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. GeddyisGod

    GeddyisGod Four on the floor and nothing more!

    Feb 4, 2004
    Moberly, MO
    I was searching the net trying to find a used BB604 and found this article;

    It basically says that Yamaha is closing their Taiwan plant and shifting production. Maybe this is why most online vendors aren't carrying the newer BBs anymore, and one that does (Music123) has them listed as closeouts.

    I for one like Yamaha's basses. Maybe the 614s will all go on sale and I can snag a cheap one. Or better yet, maybe they will launch a new line. Anybody heard anything else, good or bad?
  2. DeanT

    DeanT Send lawyers, guns and money...

    Looks like they're moving all Taiwanese production to Indonesia. Probably because its cheaper. The BB614 is made in Indonesia nowadays anyway.

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