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by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Whats your favourite amp?
Replies: 55
Views: 23640

quite sweet sweet tone out of a LR custom into a 88 red knob fender twin (hah hah u all say!!....but try it) cranked hard with a Boss SD-1 with a Keeley mod.........and as Robert says TONE IS TONE BABY

Shaun
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:13 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: parts?
Replies: 5
Views: 1934

I may have included this question in another post, but i wondered about changing the bridge on my Love Rock for a tonepros I thought that the posts had to be re drilled because the tonepros had thicker posts????.......the abr style on my LR custom has the old style thin posts. Anyone do this mod??? ...
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:10 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: ORVILLE BY GIBSON or TOKAI?
Replies: 15
Views: 13374

ORVILLE BY GIBSON or TOKAI?

Anyone A/B'd a Orville LP against a Tokai of around the same era?

How was comparative build quality/finish/hardware etc???


Cheers

Shaun
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: new user, need tokai love rock suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 3232

Good advice guys my love rock custom ( u all remember the tax evader guitar as it's now affectionately known ) was bought from Mijsixstringkatana seller on ebay. i had great communication and pics from him and geetar was exactly as promised. Even has fret binding and nice attention to detail.. I hea...
by shaunfreak
Sun Feb 15, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

ahh well

maybe i'll donate some cash to charity to ease my guilt!!! :-?

cheers guys
by shaunfreak
Wed Feb 11, 2004 8:06 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

Many thanks guys for the advice It looks as though i may have gotten away free this time.!!!!! Good old parcel force!......... P.S I ordered my guitar on boxing day and it was with me two days later.....maybe it's a good time to order around christmas time when the guys inthe depot are in a merry mo...
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 09, 2004 3:17 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

btw

do the bills from customs etc arrive straight away???? or are they sent later??? :(

i've had my geetar over a month now and nothin has arrived YET !! :evil:
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 09, 2004 3:11 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

Hey that's good to know guys bout the duty etc......I thought i was onto a bit of a winner!!!......I was thinkin i could get away with murder in customs!!!! :D I guess i must have been lucky to get away free first time of trying. That is waht i found a little strange, because when i telephoned custo...
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 02, 2004 8:48 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Newbie Q's
Replies: 14
Views: 4178

i've recently imported a love rock to the uk from an ebayer in japan

i paid the shipping $120 on top but did not pay and import aor VAT duty on it??????.....it was a 94 love rock custom.............is the import/VAT only apllying to new geetars??
by shaunfreak
Mon Feb 02, 2004 8:36 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

Yeah i saw the relic. Unfortunately the missus was with me so i didn't have the time to try it. It looked really well done though. I also hear what your saying about the maple cap though. I on the other hand quite like the all mahogany see thru grain look, especially in the wine red finish. I suppos...
by shaunfreak
Wed Jan 28, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

oops.sorry paladind ur right there mate...................still 600 squid for a plaintop is a bit steep, especially when you convert that kinda cash into the equivalent dollar price.........i just think that if your careful and ask loadsa questions then a jap import is the way to go....especially if...
by shaunfreak
Mon Jan 26, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Where did you Brits buy your Love Rock?
Replies: 20
Views: 6576

Uk dealer Love rocks

Hi There is the WHOLE range at Gamlins music in cardiff south wales.. .....i recently tried a few there and they are very helpful www.gamlinsmusic.co.uk hope this helps a little p.s......why don't you import one from a seller in Japan on ebay????....i recently bought a wine red 94 custom from katana...
by shaunfreak
Mon Jan 26, 2004 3:16 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Customs?
Replies: 29
Views: 8346

tokai customs

Hi I've recently bought a tokai custom form ebay and couldn't really be happier. Mine is a 94 model in wine red with the gold trim. It also has the copy diamond split inlay on the headstock which looks more authentic that the later models (i think 99 onwards they put the flower in it), u know the de...