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by Jamin'D
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

That's great. Thanks for all the info. :D
by Jamin'D
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

CITES? Shipping rosewood...that's a whole other thing.
Had no trouble so far getting an LS 50 and LS 95 from overseas.
by Jamin'D
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

Sorry for the late reply.
I didn't know you could deal with Tokai directly.
So will they ship internationally? I'm near Toronto, Canada.
by Jamin'D
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

Somebody scored a great deal. I would have bid myself but bad timing. So even with shipping that Tokai LS 173 came in at under a grand.
by Jamin'D
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

Thanks.
Ok so better off to try online then.
Any Japanese sellers that members had luck with?
by Jamin'D
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

Toronto, Canada
by Jamin'D
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13763

Reputable Tokai Dealers?

Any trusted dealers selling Tokai guitars? I understand most are in Japan but I had a bad experience buying an Edwards LP described as new off a Japanese seller on ebay. It showed up with twist in the neck and was unrepairable after being inspected by local tech. The seller did however accept the re...
by Jamin'D
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: GAS alert!
Replies: 5
Views: 2671

If it's in good shape, straight neck, I would buy.
by Jamin'D
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Pickup suggestions for a Tokai LS 50?
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

I have a 1980 LS50 and using an old uncovered Dimarzio Dual sound super distortion in bridge position. Stupid cheap on ebay for the good old ones with the square tabs. I have 2 early Maxon type Ibanez V2 that I'm wanting to try in there too. I have been looking at the Super Distortion and may try t...
by Jamin'D
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Pickup suggestions for a Tokai LS 50?
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

Perhaps you like one of those pickups : http://deacci.com/humbuckerselector/ Loads of samples for different models and only good reviews from members who ordered.Not sure but maybe Declan gives you a little discount as a tokaiforum member. Thanks. That pure power model has got my attention and an A...
by Jamin'D
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Pickup suggestions for a Tokai LS 50?
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

Pickup suggestions for a Tokai LS 50?

I picked up a 1981 LS 50 and it has a Seth Lover bridge and a Burstbucker neck in there now. I'm finding the sound a bit lower output than I like. I tend to play classic to hard rock style music into a clean Hughes and Ketner Pure-tone and I'm using pedals for dirt. I have a more current LS 95 and m...