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by mirrorboy
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: I Saw You Coming!
Replies: 87
Views: 34167

That's got the genwine hambrucker pickup Gabe, you know that there one that rucks the hamb man :)
by mirrorboy
Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Amps
Topic: Blackstar ID core ...prepare to be amazed !!
Replies: 9
Views: 8774

Yes and yes! Tonight I tried the 10 watt Core ID with distortion pedal followed by an overdrive and then I tried a compressor. No problems. Am still loving this amp, but I am not convinced the larger Core models would be worthy of gigging on account of the small speakers. The other standard ID model...
by mirrorboy
Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Charvel Desolation guitars
Replies: 1
Views: 2666

Got mine! Fender must have lost a ton of money on these they're practically giving them away.
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by mirrorboy
Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Charvel Desolation guitars
Replies: 1
Views: 2666

Charvel Desolation guitars

Awesome!
by mirrorboy
Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:05 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: tokai strats - any good?
Replies: 5
Views: 2232

Hi, welcome to the forum. That guitar is not 80's vintage, looks new Chinese made. Body is plywood, not that there's anything wrong with that it's just not worth anywhere near $399.

With regard to the genuine 80's Tokai Strats, they are among some of the best strats ever made.
by mirrorboy
Sat May 17, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Amps
Topic: Blackstar ID core ...prepare to be amazed !!
Replies: 9
Views: 8774

I just bought one today, and I suitably am amazed.

I already have Mustang Mini and Vox DA5, this Blackstar is a worthy challenger. Have you tried the software yet?
by mirrorboy
Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Is this a genuine Japanese Goldstar?
Replies: 5
Views: 1484

I can see the Tokai paint code for black in the body cavity. :o
by mirrorboy
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Is this a 1984 Goldstar Sound?
Replies: 18
Views: 6221

The control cavity looks to have masking tape covering another stamp which may or may not be the same as the visible one.
by mirrorboy
Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Jimi's sofa
Replies: 2
Views: 2303

I like it, very original. Is it a special tuning?

Merry Christmas Fran, and also to everyone out there in Tokailand!

Tommy
by mirrorboy
Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: New Member, Counterfeit Tokai owner?
Replies: 31
Views: 8315

To the original poster. Have you tried raising your concerns with the seller? Looks to me like he has a line on some B stock there. Maybe he would exchange it for another (better) one. Over here in England we have Distance Selling Regulations (in addition to any eBay protection) for internet purchas...
by mirrorboy
Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Interesting ST80 spring sound.
Replies: 11
Views: 3316

An interesting feature of the necks that seems common with the high end Tokai models is that they mostly seem flatsawn and the lower models are generally quartersawn. This is a distinction that follows suit with original Fender Stratocasters where the majority of the more highly prized examples tend...
by mirrorboy
Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS greco super real u.k/eu price dropped
Replies: 15
Views: 5093

My pickup parts bin is like the Debrett's Peerage of pickups. No wait I made that up, it's more like Poundland :roll:
by mirrorboy
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Amps
Topic: help with wiring
Replies: 2
Views: 4224

Don't use a shielded instrument cable for speakers. The shielding wire is inadequate for the power from an amplifier. You'd be better off using some 2-core insulated mains cable, like the stuff used for lighting (5-10 amps rating). Positive to tip of jack plug and negative to sleeve.
by mirrorboy
Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where are they now?
Replies: 12
Views: 4979

Diodibuh wrote:no picture from second meeting?
http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php ... &start=120
by mirrorboy
Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: 1983 ST60 Owned by Hilton Valentine
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Great score man, that's a very nice Goldie and a unique piece of history you got there.