There isn’t that much difference between the quality of the Indonesian and Chinese Squiers. In fact, the Classic Vibe line are made in China and they are some of the best Squiers ever built. There is a big difference between the quality levels of the different models…
Are Indonesian fenders any good?
They’re fine. You’ll always get people telling you MIA/MIJ or nothing but I think they’re decent value and well built. Play one, if you like it, get it.
Are Chinese or Indonesian Guitars better?
I know a lot of people believe that a made in Indonesia guitar ranks lower than one made in China. (These are generalizations, obviously). However, my experience has been that–all other things being equal–the guitars I’ve obtained that were made in Indonesia have been of superior quality.
Which Squier model is the best?
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- Vintage Modified Jaguar.
- Classic ’50s Vibe Telecaster.
- Vintage Modified Stratocaster.
- John 5 Telecaster.
- Deluxe Hot Rails Stratocaster.
- Jim Root Telecaster.
- Classic Thinline Telecaster.
Are Fender Stratocaster made in Indonesia?
Yes. They are real. Fender did have some production happening in Indonesia for a while.
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.
Why are Squier guitars cheap?
All of the electronic parts are cheaper. All of the metal parts are cheaper. The biggest single reason is that Fenders are made in the USA whereas Squires are made in Asia. There are also Mexican Fenders, which are priced between the two.
Is Squier owned by Fender?
Under the Squier brand, Fender makes less expensive versions of its popular Stratocaster and Telecaster models, among others. Originally a string manufacturing company for violins, banjos, and guitars, Fender acquired Squier in 1965 and began producing Squier guitars in 1982.
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.