Pre-1990 Ibanez SDGR SR300/SR400 Bass

Scored this Ibanez SDGR bass a couple months ago.  The serial number dates it before 1990 but it’s  not been easy identifying the model.  Pickups, controls and output jack all suggest it’s a pre-1990 SR300 or SR400 but the flamed maple top and gold hardware toss this theory out the window.  I’ve seen a SR400 with a quilted maple top but it didn’t have gold hardware.  Either way, this is a great bass that plays and sounds better than all mid-range Ibanez basses I’ve tried.

Specs: Basswood body, 3ply maple neck, active pickups, adjustable bridge.  The neck is really slim, nice countoured light weight body with a sweet flamed maple top, matching headstock and AANJ (all access neck joint).

 

Ibanez SDGR SR400 bass guitarIbanez SDGR SR400 bass guitar
Ibanez SDGR SR400 bass guitarIbanez SDGR SR400 bass guitar

2 comments on “Pre-1990 Ibanez SDGR SR300/SR400 Bass

  1. i got this bass at second-hand shop JPN. I want to know the official model number and year.

  2. The serial number suggested production in 1989. Not as easy to determine whether it’s a 300 or 400 because they’re very similar, although I think it’s a 400 based on the flamed maple top and gold hardware.

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