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by luis
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: "Best" Tokai LP Style Recommendation - Tokyo visit
Replies: 21
Views: 738

Re: "Best" Tokai LP Style Recommendation - Tokyo visit

Tokai neck size is perfect for me, over other brands I had including a well know you know one. I found LS150 2005 first released was the meatier whereas LS100 OR is the thinnest without being thing. Apple and oranges. matter I guess. The Navigators Custom I owned were not thick as far as I remeber a...
by luis
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: "Best" Tokai LP Style Recommendation - Tokyo visit
Replies: 21
Views: 738

Re: "Best" Tokai LP Style Recommendation - Tokyo visit

Hibiki have their own specs Tokai would not use for another model than a Hibiki; if you aske them for a LS with Hibiki specs there is no chance to be accepted. It seems Kurosawa LS are a recent model specked...
by luis
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love ROck DC
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Love ROck DC

I just remenber this and another rmodel in UK catalog. You can try to search in forum database for some aditional info.
They were mid level models with a twist.
I guess had no sucess so they were not offered many years.
by luis
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: WTB a Tokai - help me identify this guitar
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: WTB a Tokai - help me identify this guitar

LS Korean model early 2000s no serial. Ask for pickups cavities pics

Regards.
by luis
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986
Replies: 73
Views: 10477

Re: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986

I just told Peter about a second part to be written but not sure if he is ready to do it again.
I just give my helping hand at this time ,with some ideas and knowledge...
by luis
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: I have been sitting on an ES100
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: I have been sitting on an ES100

I did so, currently have an Antiquity set and a Wolfetone Dr. Vintage before. I usually swap pickups in my Tokais I feel it is worth.
You can check for an used Seth Lovers set for a vintage vibe sound.
by luis
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Les Paul HLS 360
Replies: 8
Views: 529

Re: Tokai Les Paul HLS 360

Hibikis feels a bit different than other regulars LS and the neck is sligthly slimmer. 59 plus is stronger then regular MKII but nice. Very rare and hard t get Tokais.
by luis
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: ES Type Guitar: any out there with a chunky neck
Replies: 8
Views: 978

Re: ES Type Guitar: any out there with a chunky neck

Tokai ES guitars I have owned and still own have not a 58 chunky neck, I would say a 59 late in my 1981 and a bit slimmer but not 60s in my ex ES-120.
These are very good ES style guitars. Old 80'sones are not so common but worth to me, 90's are ever rarer but lack some features I like.
by luis
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai ls 230 koa top pickups
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Re: Tokai ls 230 koa top pickups

If 2006 made it should have a MKI set as in LS200. My former LS150 2005 made had them in

Regards.
by luis
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai ls 230 koa top pickups
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Re: Tokai ls 230 koa top pickups

Guitar data?
They could be MK I
by luis
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: 79 Reborn
Replies: 4
Views: 831

Re: 79 Reborn

Yes they are, with plated back plates an usually zebra uncovered
by luis
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can you help?
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: Can you help?

ASTs have their serial numbers on the neck plate, that's all. Older ones were around 1984-85 made first, and AST-56 or AST-62 on the headsctock, I cannot tell on newer ones (20006 +) . The logo was different (darker) letters on korean models if I recall well.
by luis
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Chinese or Korean Tokai?
Replies: 12
Views: 1053

Re: Chinese or Korean Tokai?

It is chinese not korean. I recall seeing one with a C + 6 digitis whith not China made sticker on the back of headstock here in Spain some years ago. This kind of serial is very odd and specs could be anything.... Not sure if one factory suervised or a direct send to any Tokai distributor of the ti...
by luis
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Selling some gear
Replies: 6
Views: 1269

Yes they are. I am the lucky ST-62 117 3TS owner, a very rare guitar
by luis
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: 2009? LS160??
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Ask for pickup cavities, specially bridge one, there should be a inscription with the model and colour finish there in black pencil ink