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by mdvineng
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Replacement Super Edition machine heads
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Replacement Super Edition machine heads

I was lucky enough to bag an Epiphone Elite for the starting price of £300! From a great seller in Northern Ireland. Nobody else bid, guitar arrived and was way better than description, looking like it had less than a days play. 8)
by mdvineng
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: What Tokai Model is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: What Tokai Model is this?

It isn't in the 84 cat

TE200r is made of Rosewood with a sandwich of Maple in the middle, for the body.
by mdvineng
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: LS70 f control cavity
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: LS70 f control cavity

conductive paint only
by mdvineng
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new

YS = yellow sunburst
7=32 is July match 32 body with 32 neck

body joints are usually stronger than the parent wood, so centre doesn't matter.
by mdvineng
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new

Yes 2 piece and looking closer at the grain, it looks more like Alder than Sen but Peter's book states all Sen until 79, maybe Alder was used just before the 79 catalogue was released.
by mdvineng
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: FX
Topic: Specs for Tokai TPH-1 adaptor
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Re: Specs for Tokai TPH-1 adaptor

Ac adapter required 9vac
by mdvineng
Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new

Poly finish but thin.
Let your ears judge the pickups 8)
by mdvineng
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new

According to Peter's book that is a 77 model type with a 78 ser# model runs seemed to be mid year to mid year, for 77 78

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by mdvineng
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pickups and magnets etc
Replies: 0
Views: 75

pickups and magnets etc

http://buildyourguitar.com/resources/lemme/ a good general read but also look up PICKUP MEASURING TECHNIQUES, also by Helmuth Lemme.

Link to find the download https://www.planetz.com/pickup-measuring-techniques/
by mdvineng
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Tokai Springy Sound 1978 newer than new

77 was the first year and the litigation started with the advert stating that it was an exact replica of the good old strat. Strat being copyrighted by CBS, the 7 logo lead to further discussions. The guitar shape/headstock isn't copyrighted, if it was there would be hundreds of guilty brands out th...