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  Topic: 1984 Goldstar?
Chris Downing

Replies: 19
Views: 4513

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:40 am   Subject: Same Neck
That neck looks exactly the same as mine. Do you think that radius is 7 1/2" or about 9"? Love the feel of that varnished finish - quite rare on modern guitars. Nd the small frets are so ...
  Topic: 1984 Goldstar?
Chris Downing

Replies: 19
Views: 4513

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:16 am   Subject: On Being Careful
Thanks Ned. Just trying to be careful about what I actually have experience of, and/or know. I have no experience of more recent Tokais - the ones I have played were 80's models.

As far as you ...
  Topic: 1984 Goldstar?
Chris Downing

Replies: 19
Views: 4513

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 1:06 am   Subject: Well things don't go away, do they?
My Tokai dillema - sell or not sell - reminded me how hard itis to find guitars that are just right for you and your best playing. I've just seen to many of my students fall in love with the idea of ...
  Topic: 1984 Goldstar?
Chris Downing

Replies: 19
Views: 4513

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:57 am   Subject: Still got - but new PUs
If you have seen my other posts about sellingthis guitar, well I changed my mind after taking the photos, seeing they looked so good, and an in the eBay environment having daft quastions asked and the ...
  Topic: Vintage frets and 7.5 radius
Chris Downing

Replies: 6
Views: 1330

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:40 am   Subject: Worn 'Vintage' Frets
Trouble with the small frets is there isn't a lot of actual metal inthem so if they have been played by someone who is pretty rough on bending and generally heavy finger pressure they will get worn do ...
  Topic: Is this a tokai body?
Chris Downing

Replies: 2
Views: 915

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:48 pm   Subject: Nope
Looks all wrong. I have a Tokai and it doesn't look like this body. The finishing is all wrong - the paint looks way too thick. The strap button is wrong and the upper horn is slightly different in ...
  Topic: Vintage frets and 7.5 radius
Chris Downing

Replies: 6
Views: 1330

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:40 pm   Subject: Technique
Sounds to me like you have a technique issue of some sort. Although a lot of guys will talk about strings choking off as they get pushed across the neck, that's only really going to happen if you go ...
  Topic: Is this a 1984 Goldstar Sound?
Chris Downing

Replies: 18
Views: 4414

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:45 pm   Subject: I have a right handed one like this
Well I own a right handed sunburst one pretty much exactly the same - although my machine heads just have grooves, no letters. My serial number is 015379 and I have been told that is 1985/86, so your ...
  Topic: Tokai 1982-4 Goldstar
Chris Downing

Replies: 4
Views: 1059

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:45 am   Subject: Trying to Nail the Correct Value
I have found that trying to sell my Tokai ST has been somewhat frustrating and norrowing in on what the value is in the market. For a start, getting the date right isn't easy. Thanks to Bluejeanot ...
  Topic: Tokai 1982-4 Goldstar
Chris Downing

Replies: 4
Views: 1059

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:30 am   Subject: Dating and Model issues
As you can see from the earlier post I have had this on eBay for the lest week and whilst plenty seem to be finding it, the only guy to respond so far questioned its date and wanted a 'Lawsuit' guitar ...
  Topic: Tokai 1982-4 Goldstar
Chris Downing

Replies: 4
Views: 1059

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:17 pm   Subject: Tokai 1982-4 Goldstar
I have been a full time pro guitar teacher since 2002 and picked up this Goldstar when I was in the market for a Fender USA Strat. Just happened to be there on the shelf of a store in Trowbridge and ...
  Topic: Pickup Change
Chris Downing

Replies: 4
Views: 1741

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:51 pm   Subject: Here's some photo's
Everyone likes to get in on the act when you post some pictures and ask, "What's this all about?" Well hare are the guts of my Goldstar Sound. No identifying labels or manufacturing marks on the cav ...
  Topic: watkins copicat
Chris Downing

Replies: 1
Views: 2734

PostForum: FX   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 5:31 am   Subject: Watkins Copicat
Yes I had one of these in 1964. The blue one comes from pre 64/63 and the black and white one like the one I had is post 64 I think. Nice bit of retro kit.

I had this from about 18 months back be ...
  Topic: Home made effects
Chris Downing

Replies: 32
Views: 18325

PostForum: FX   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 5:28 am   Subject: Nice CE 2
I've got one of those and they're pretty rare now - they've apparently become collectable at about $130.
  Topic: Which stomp box for delay?
Chris Downing

Replies: 15
Views: 11406

PostForum: FX   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 5:24 am   Subject: Digitech
There's a whole load of Chinese versions and builds now coming onto the market. I've recently sold 7 Degitech RP50s to students. These are available at Boxymusic.com and thomann.de at about ?38 a go ...
 
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