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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-24-2019, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
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Team J Craft?

Hey guys someone on a fb ibanez group is stating this...

“We all know that J. Craft Team has been and is the most prestigious luthier team in Ibanez Japan throughout its history.
We have all heard about them.
We also all know that some Prestige are prepared by them, that's why J. Craft Team makes it very clear in the hardcase, in the documents and in the interior accessories.

What are your thoughts?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-24-2019, 12:20 PM
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Re: Team J Craft?

"Team J Craft" was a marketing slogan, and a good one. The "team" that builds the guitars was absolutely the same "team" that built them before the slogan, and is still the same "team" building them today, long after they've dropped the slogan.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-28-2019, 01:21 AM
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Re: Team J Craft?

Yeah and with massive improvements since they dropped the slogan, the T J Craft era Jem 7Vwhs had an awkward neck profile no player friendly shape to it at all. Since 2010 they have corrected that into a great playing C slim shaped maple neck.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
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Re: Team J Craft?

I purchased my first JC last year and all I can say it will be my last. Compared to the quality of the prestige/premium, I don't see the JC as worth the cost difference. But then again I'm not touring and just fiddle farting around so what do I know. I only like the switching in mine but that is about it.
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