NBD! Fender Aerodyne - MIJ (Unboxing)

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NBD! Fender Aerodyne - MIJ (Unboxing)

Post by frenchbass » Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Oh yes, the guys from BassCentral.com pulled through in a big way.

All up, including shipping this beauty set me back $1000. Best deal ever if you ask me. The neck is so smooth, it makes Barry White sound like sandpaper. (Cause Barry's pretty damn smooth, ya dig?).

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So yeah, I'm a prettly happy slap happy chappy right now.
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Post by pins » Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:20 pm

Wow,looks stunning ! And cheap at that price,what do they retail for in NZ I wonder.You must be stoked. :D

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Post by frenchbass » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:30 pm

Yeah mate, super stoked.

I'm not sure how much they go for here, i didnt really shop around cause i knew what i wanted and that deal seemed too good to pass up.
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Post by timi » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:25 pm

frenchbass wrote:I'm not sure how much they go for here, i didnt really shop around cause i knew what i wanted and that deal seemed too good to pass up.
Although I'm almost certain they would be about $1600 here, pretty stupid not to check...

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Post by john » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:55 pm

Sweet looking bass

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Post by Antz » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:26 pm

yep sweet bass dude 8) :wink:

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Post by Harley » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:46 pm

Nice looking bass.

What does it sound like though?
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Re: NBD! Fender Aerodyne - MIJ (Unboxing)

Post by frenchbass » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:39 pm

Haha, yeah, thanks Timi, I just couldnt find anywhere that stocked them, and since mexi fender P's are about 1200, and from what I'd heard the build quality of MIJ basses are superior, I rolled with it. Plus I dig the P and j pickup configuration.

Sounds great. Needs a setup for sure though, I play in drop C# so, the action's a bit low, and the strings are a bit flimsy. But the tone is great. Might be lacking very slightly in the bottom end, but nothing a bit of EQ can't fix.

Plays like a dream. That neck. Oh that neck.
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Re: NBD! Fender Aerodyne - MIJ (Unboxing)

Post by pins » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:35 pm

Good to hear your happy.I must say my MIJ 70's P bass is fantastic in build quality and finish and they fit in nicely price wise between a MIM and MIA Fender.
Mine retailed for $1699,so your MIJ Aerodyne at $1000 new is a bargain I reckon. :D Oh and the neck on my P is the best out of all I own.

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Post by irvinz » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:34 am

music works would be the ones that used to bring in the MIJ fenders, not sure bout now since I'm not in the country.

prices you pay are one thing, but only a japanese neck feels like a japanese neck tho.

they are not far superior. just different.
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