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by plaintop
Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: springy sound strat model numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 3017

springy sound

Thanks again guys this strat has a natural finish with 65 stamped below the last fret. Just as a point of interest there are variations in specs on some models i also have a tst 60 that i know is all original still has the 60 and MIJ stickers on the neck and the Tokia tweed case, and it has a three ...
by plaintop
Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: springy sound strat model numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 3017

tokai strat model nos.

Hi thanks for the info , this strat has a two piece centre joined ash body. maybe thats why the extra 5000 yen is that logical?
by plaintop
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: springy sound strat model numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 3017

springy sound strat model numbers

Hi fellow Tokai fans I would like to ask the experts what the difference is between a springy sound 60 and the 65model? any help would be appreciated thanks.
by plaintop
Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: bls120 goldtop
Replies: 3
Views: 3732

Hi

Below is the link to a couple of pics of the BLS120
Cheers


https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9tp8tikfewss ... 3PxYa?dl=0
by plaintop
Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: bls120 goldtop
Replies: 3
Views: 3732

bls120 goldtop

Hi all , It has been my good fortune to acquire a mint condition bls 120 .the quality of timber and workmanship in this guitar is scary good. one piece back and neck .and a long tenon joint the finish is as good as i have seen, i have had a few high end mij lps +usa gibsons but this is a brilliant e...
by plaintop
Fri Sep 09, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: love rock with no serial number
Replies: 12
Views: 4081

HI yes i think i will pass on this one, too much money at stake. and not much chance of getting my money back if ever i should want sell it. but thanks for the good advice.
by plaintop
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: love rock with no serial number
Replies: 12
Views: 4081

Yes I asked questions....See reply below Hi, This one has no serial number, but that's not totally unheard of. It's identified as Japanese by the routing in the pickup cavities having square holes for the pickup legs. This is a feature of Japanese Tokai only. Also all hardware electronics are Japane...
by plaintop
Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: love rock with no serial number
Replies: 12
Views: 4081

Thanks for the reply.... This 1 is a real puzzle. I thought the routing looked Tokai Japan and the trc also checks out. I wondering what makes him describe it as a 2001 model without serial no. to verify Do the pickups look slightly odd to you? As for the price it is a bit high should really be able...
by plaintop
Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: love rock with no serial number
Replies: 12
Views: 4081

love rock with no serial number

Hi i have a interesting question about a love rock lp ,there is a Ls60 on ebay Australia,that looks to be from the pics a genuine mij guitar .but has no serial number stamped on the back of the headstock .does this happen ever at Tokai or is this a forgery? any info on this anyone thanks .ps its adv...
by plaintop
Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 84 goldstar tst 6o find
Replies: 10
Views: 3527

Hi below is the link for a few pics of this Goldie

Pete I'm in Alexandria and thanks for your info on the pups


https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8ulrjb7o84rt ... grK-a?dl=0
by plaintop
Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Do goldstars have soft v neck ? hated hard v on my MIJ 54
Replies: 7
Views: 2748

Hi i have 54 goldstar strat 4 digit serial no, its a tst 60 it has a med size soft v neck, other tokai 50s copys ive owned have had more of a D shape but i think they where tst 50 models,I dont know if this means anything personally like this one.
by plaintop
Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: Bacchus heavy weight
Replies: 2
Views: 4397

Thanks for that mate , they have to be quality pups and the weight is not a problem for me,im sure it helps with sustain.
by plaintop
Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: Bacchus heavy weight
Replies: 2
Views: 4397

Bacchus heavy weight

Hi all. a while back i got this 50s style butterscotch two piece ash centre joined body ,big D neck tele it has Bacchus begining of the new tradition on the head stock,serial no 004081 produced by Headway under the no.I was looking for a fender 52 model at the right price didnt happen im glad to say...
by plaintop
Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Help dating Breezysound
Replies: 9
Views: 3400

HI Fran just to add to my previous post if the holes thru the body are the same size under the bridge as on the back to accept the ferrules that was another Matsomoku practice i dont know that Tokai did the same. .cheers.