I own an Ibanez RGD421 (which is made in indonesia). I think the quality and neck is great. This model is somewhat new but i’m happy with it. Of course if possible it is always better to play one first but I took a chance and got it from musicians friend and it has been good to me.
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.
Are Indonesian Ibanez guitars any 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 …
Are guitars made in Indonesia better than China?
On average, the best Asian-Pacific guitars I’ve seen were from Japan and Korea. Indonesian instruments tended to be fair. The worst were from China. Better than most of those—again, on average—are typical North American guitars.
Why are American made guitars better?
As a general rule, American-made guitars, particularly electrics, are better made and of higher quality. The reason isn’t because Americans are better at making guitars. The main reason is because America uses foreign factories to make the lower priced economy models.
Are Fender Guitars made in Indonesia?
Fender doesn’t make guitars in Indonesia for its Fender brand, so you can’t buy an Indonesian made Fender Stratocaster. Fender does own a subsidiary named Squier, which is authorized to make Fender style guitars in Asia for a cheaper price than the Fender guitars which are made in the United States and Mexico.