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by Sigmania
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

All of the Tokais I have had have dated from 1979-1983, so I can’t help. The neck profiles on the ones I have had, STs, TEs, and LSs, have always been comfortable to me so I haven’t paid much attention. I’m no expert, but I do know that their construction differs in some cases from early Strats, Tel...
by Sigmania
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

Yeah. It’s interesting isn’t it?

Thankfully the plastic doesn’t affect the sound. :wink:
by Sigmania
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB Parts for Ibanez Artist Guitar
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: WTB Parts for Ibanez Artist Guitar

Thanks for the links! That bridge looks right. I’ll take a closer look. Thanks! The cloud tailpiece is a slightly earlier version that is one piece. Mine is a later two piece version. As for the cover, a guy I know makes these in plastic, but eventually I would like an original part because the guit...
by Sigmania
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?

Thanks! Ordered from Gottfried at faberguitars. :D
by Sigmania
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB Parts for Ibanez Artist Guitar
Replies: 2
Views: 183

WTB Parts for Ibanez Artist Guitar

Looking for parts to restore an old Ibanez Artist guitar. I have posted on the Ibanez site, but hoping this site has some members that may have parts that could help? I am looking for parts for my 1979 AR500, but other Artist parts from this era may work as well. Looking for: control compartment cov...
by Sigmania
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

To further add to the confusion, I recently sold a 1983 LS80 solid flame top (oval 80 sticker) with a two piece back (another Tokai anomaly for an LS80) that had some damage to the tip of the headstock clearly revealing a wood veneer under a lacquer finish. https://i.imgur.com/ZgUp6vH.jpg https://i....
by Sigmania
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2894&p=10176&hilit=Holly#p10176 Hi Sneaky, Thanks for that info. - yeah the rest of the guitar looks fine. Are those headstocks made in two pieces, ie sandwiched together :o ? On my old LS60 it just looks like a 1-piece headstock with the top face dyed ...
by Sigmania
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

I found some old threads on this same topic. http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3997&p=16702&hilit=Holly#p16702 Yep, what Tops said (& excellent photo too 8)) ? I was fooled by same thing about a year back. It?s absolutely typical not only on Gibson copies but also on Gibson?s themselves...
by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?

This is my 1982 LS120/150/200(?)

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by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?

This is my 1979 LS80GT Les Paul Reborn

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by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

And my 1979 LS80GT Les Paul Reborn.

Looks really even. No obvious grain. Post below indicates this is probably a black plastic veneer.

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by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

Here is the head stock on my 1982 LS??? Looks like the black is paint over the mahogany neck or stain on a holly wood veneer? Not sure what this model is? Solid one piece body and solid flame maple top with FEB. I found an old thread posted below where someone said the LS200 and LS320 had holly vene...
by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Love Rock Truss Rod Cover Changes?

Hi all, I bought my 1981 LS100S used and it has a bell type TRC on it. I had assumed it was incorrect since the other LS100S's I have seen had the pointy type, but another one of me Love Rocks have this same type of TRC. Possibly also replaced with the Gibson bell type? What models, and what period ...
by Sigmania
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Love Rock Headstock Veneer?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Love Rock Headstock Veneer?

So I was just playing my 1981 LS100S and the sun was hitting the head stock and I saw that the veneer on the head stock does not line up with the rest of the head stock. :o As though it shrank, or was glued on AFTER the guitar was built? I found some older threads on this topic and seems Tokai used ...
by Sigmania
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: 1981 Tokai LS-60 Love Rock = ?What Should I Expect?
Replies: 27
Views: 5245

Re: 1981 Tokai LS-60 Love Rock = ?What Should I Expect?

Oh, now that is interesting.... rebinding the fret board with FEB. I didn't realize that was even possible. I have that LS100 HOG that someone re-fretted and planed off the FEB on. I may take that guitar to my grave. Plays and sounds like a dream. Would be cool to one day have FEB on it again, but o...