BOSS - Made in Malaysia / NPD

Discussion in 'The Tone Zone' started by Kutt, Nov 8, 2019 at 7:31 AM.

  1. Kutt

    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    Gots me the new BOSS DD-8! Been on a delay kick lately. Interesting to note that this one is made in Malaysia. Not sure when the shift happened and if it's for all their pedals, but just an interesting side bar is all.
     

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    Happy New Malaysian BOSS Pedal Day (HNMBPD).

    Not sure when the shift was made from Taiwan. My 2 recent 2nd hand BOSS's are both Taiwanese and are clean examples, so fairly new?
    Probably Malaysia from now on then, except for the Waza Craft line.
     
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    Taiwan became too expensive.
     
  4. South Park

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    The Trade tariffs shifting the nickel again.
     
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    I don't think it's tariffs, I'm thinking labor costs. But, hey, I may be wrong...certainly have been before! :)
     
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    You are correct. In the early 80's Boss pedals were made in Japan until labor costs became too prohibitive then they moved them to Taiwan until labor costs became.................
     
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    Scoop up your Made In Taiwan BOSS pedals while you still can. The delusional tone hysteria will ensue in about 7 years.
     
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    The revered "Taiwan Tone".
     
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