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Did you test top or back for nitro? I heard the top is an acrylic lacquer (wich also reacts to acetone)on the gold top but poly on the back and neck. Back and top is either acrylic or nitro. reacts to acetone. I just wonder why a one piece body on a goldtop.....Never seen it before. No indications ...
Could be.brokentoes wrote:Maybe it has a big knot in the maple top under the gold ??
But, that would be known to the staff before they glue the top onto the body.
I can't recall I have ever seen a onepiece body and nitro finish on a goldtop.
But weird.marcusnieman wrote:Nice....
FEB, nitro, one pice back, no heel cap neck and the maple top has a well centered seem. Doesn't make sense at all.
Why is it gold? Never heard about Japanese manufacturers doing factory refins like Fender and Gibson did back in the days.
One piece back, one piece neck (no heel cap) and nitro finish. However, goldtop. Seems to be a solid flame top under the gold as well. Weird it is. Does anyone know if the workers occasionally did LSD or somehting? http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag132/Hepphepphepp/2016-01-07%2018.51.37_zpsx8g7s...
- Sat Dec 12, 2015 4:03 pm
- Forum: Tokai Basses
- Topic: Unique Tokai Jazz Bass - is it an original painting? Dating.
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Usually great BASSESmal245 wrote:Thanks for the very helpful information Koubayashi, I'm tidying the Bass up and fitting a pickguard etc. Did you find your Jazz sounds decent guitars?.
I like them.
I'm playing a Tokai PB80 at the moment.
I have had a bunch of both MCs and SRs. They are alright but I'd go an extra kilometers to grab a vintage Gibson. I have had no Japanese even close to my old vintage SG Specials. When it comes to SGs, just go vintage cause they are so much better. The price is obviously higher but get a player with ...
- Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:25 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: What happened in 1982?
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The one driven by some older crazy dude with electric hair and a white shirt from the nut house?Mick51 wrote:Glove compartment of a DeLorean?cashcow wrote:What happened to the rest of the letter?