Are Indonesian Ibanez guitars good?

As someone who owns an Ibanez Premium Universe (Indonesian) and a Prestige RG655 (Japanese), they’re pretty good imo, at least when you get to the Premium line (which I think is what you’re talking about if you’re looking at spending over a grand) I’d say the main difference between the MiI and MiJ stuff is …

Is Ibanez made in Indonesia?

Most Ibanez guitars were made by the FujiGen guitar factory in Japan up until the mid- to late 1980s, and from then on Ibanez guitars have also been made in other Asian countries such as Korea, China, and Indonesia. From 1982, Ibanez guitars have also been sold in Japan as well.

Is Ibanez made in Japan?

Ibanez guitars are primarily built at the Fujigen plant in Matsumoto, Nagano. Fujigen builds guitars for many manufacturers, but their primary client is Ibanez. It is at the Fujigen plant where Ibanez makes its Prestige line. These made in Japan guitars are high end instruments that have few compromises.

Are guitars made in Indonesia any good?

Indonesia and Mexico You’re sure to get a reliable, gig-worthy guitar by modern standards. It’s worth noting that it isn’t a case of Indonesia or Mexico having less able people working for the companies based in these countries – a lot of it comes down to the sheer quantity of guitars they make.

Where are Ibanez premium made?

Ibanez Premium Series guitars offer many of the features of their hand-built–in–Japan Prestige Series, but are assembled in Ibanez’s Indonesian factory.

Which Ibanez do I have?

How Do I Know What Model my Ibanez Is? On the back of your guitar’s headstock or neck plate (on some older models), you will see a model number and a serial number. The serial number starts with a letter followed by numbers. The model number will be a combination of letters and numbers.

Who is the best guitarist in Japan?

Hisato Takenaka (竹中 尚人, born on June 16, 1955 in Togoshi, Shinagawa), known professionally as Char, is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. He is considered one of Japan’s greatest guitar players.

Which Ibanez made in Japan?

The Prestige series is a line of electric guitars produced for Hoshino Gakki and sold under the Ibanez brand. With only a few exceptions Prestige models are made in Japan.

Who makes the best guitars in the world?

The 12 Best Guitar Brands In The World

  • Eastwood & Airline.
  • ESP.
  • Fender.
  • Gibson.
  • Gretsch.
  • Guild.
  • Ibanez.
  • Martin.

Are Yamaha guitars made in Indonesia?

Yamaha makes excellent quality pianos and its made in Japan guitars very probably show the same level of excellence, but Yamaha’s made in Indonesia bass guitars are a question mark in terms of quality control.

Are there any Ibanez guitars made in Indonesia?

I’ve owned and played many Indonesia-made guitars and have been impressed with the quality of them…except, of all things, an Ibanez RG920QM Premium model. There was no redeeming that particular guitar — bad fretwork, a neck that didn’t want to be setup properly, and a general feel that made the price point seem crazy.

Is the Ibanez m80m made in Indonesia?

The guitar did require a set up to get it to the sweet spot I like, but so do a most American made guitars. Also not the best picture of the guitar, I cant seem to upload anything over 2mb on TGP, all my nice pictures were just a bit bigger. I have an M80M that was made in Indonesia, and it’s an excellent guitar.

Is the Ibanez electric guitar worth the money?

There was no redeeming that particular guitar — bad fretwork, a neck that didn’t want to be setup properly, and a general feel that made the price point seem crazy. The ones I have been impressed with (a couple Washburns, my former Squier ’51) didn’t cost anywhere near what this particular Ibanez is currently going for.

Is the Ibanez rg655 made in Indonesia?

What gets me scratching my head is that the price point for these Premiums has risen to the level of the entry level Prestiges, which are MIJ. In fact, an RG655 is less. Not as fancy, of course. A couple weeks back I had a chance to play some “Iron Label” Ibanez, which are also made in Indonesia, and was impressed with the quality.