a question about acronyms...

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  1. Xanderbeanz

    Xanderbeanz TDPRI Member

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    i'm guessing MIM = Made in mexico?

    but i can't work out, for the life of me, what BAJA means?

    sounds a bit like bhaji, are these onion flavoured guitars?

    lol x
     
  2. BritishBluesBoy

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    Baja is not an Acronym, it refers to Baja California. It's Spanish and therefore pronounced Ba-Ha not like the J in Bhaji... Onion or otherwise! :D

    See map:

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    MIJ made in japan
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    OP original poster person who started the thread.
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    These are a few common ones.
     
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    what is PAF? Sorry for my ignorance but this one eludes me. It can't just mean humbucker.
     
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    Just to add...Baja California means "Lower" California and that entire peninsular in the map above is customarily referred to as "The Baja".

    Fender's Mexican factory is in the Mexican State of Baja California, hence the name of the guitar (although there are other models made in this factory that are not called Bajas - obviously :cool: )
     
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    There was a thread here from some time back that listed all the common Fender & TDPRI acronyms... I thought it had been made a sticky, but I've looked a few times and couldn't find the darn thing. Useful as all get-out, but I have managed to learn most of the acronyms. One of the regulars who is less brain-dead than me will probably be kind enough to point out where the thread is located :p
     
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    What about POS and WTF?
     
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    BAJA! The off-road endurance race, starts in Ensenada.

     
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    so, BAJA refers to mexican guitars? is that where the mexican fender plant is?
     
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