Tokai Forum - a subsidiary of TokaiRegistry.com Forum Index
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Search found 89 matches
Tokai Forum - a subsidiary of TokaiRegistry.com Forum Index
Author Message
  Topic: 81 LS60 (Pics in post 2)
J.E.M.

Replies: 16
Views: 833

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:06 pm   Subject: 81 LS60 (Pics in post 2)




^This right here, I agree 100%
  Topic: can you help identify this one?
J.E.M.

Replies: 6
Views: 1035

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:32 am   Subject: can you help identify this one?
Unless it's been refretted it's a 50 model, there's no FEB...
  Topic: SG
J.E.M.

Replies: 12
Views: 851

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: SG
For reference here's my 1984 Love Rock serial number 401xxxx

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/922/4Xh2Jn.jpg

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/921/Lc3S9r.jpg
  Topic: SG
J.E.M.

Replies: 12
Views: 851

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:32 am   Subject: SG
Here's my 1984 TSG serial number 401xxxx

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/924/6jbW8U.jpg

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/921/4htz5E.jpg
  Topic: SG
J.E.M.

Replies: 12
Views: 851

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:10 pm   Subject: SG
I have an '84 TSG 50, the black one with the harmonica bridge and the headstock looks very different to yours and identical to LP's from the same year... I'm thinking maybe it was a very late 84 dimpl ...
  Topic: 1984 Tokai Goldstar Sound Sunburst
J.E.M.

Replies: 14
Views: 926

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:07 pm   Subject: 1984 Tokai Goldstar Sound Sunburst
I have a couple of 1984 TST 60ís one with a maple board and one rosewood, both have E pups, with regard to pricing I can tell you I have a TST 50 bought new in Toronto at Kalua Music in 1984 and it wa ...
  Topic: Burny SG from the 80's what is it and what are the pickups?
J.E.M.

Replies: 6
Views: 1444

PostForum: Burny/ Fernandes   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:18 pm   Subject: Burny SG from the 80's what is it and what are the pickups?
For reference here's my early '80s RLG90 lacquer finish with original VH1's - Nickel backplate with 4 brass screws, braided wire, zebra bobbin's.

They're fantastic pickups

https://imagizer.image ...
  Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
J.E.M.

Replies: 17
Views: 4854

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:45 pm   Subject: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Short answer is no, there are no authorized dealers who could order from Tokai Japan.
  Topic: Tokai ast-62
J.E.M.

Replies: 2
Views: 835

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:53 pm   Subject: Tokai ast-62
Probably is Alder because it's a solid color but no way to know for sure from those pictures, you're going to have to open it up and shoot some.
  Topic: St50 goldstar daphne blue
J.E.M.

Replies: 8
Views: 2597

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:47 pm   Subject: St50 goldstar daphne blue
some Tokais from around the 80's had no serial number on the neck plate, see example http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=23118&start=15

http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=23415& ...
  Topic: St50 goldstar daphne blue
J.E.M.

Replies: 8
Views: 2597

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:44 pm   Subject: St50 goldstar daphne blue
I have an 84 LS50 and 84 TST80 both with that made in Japan sticker, the LS50 has it across the top of the headstock above the 50 sticker, the TST80 has it in the same place as that Daphne Strat, belo ...
  Topic: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
J.E.M.

Replies: 27
Views: 4684

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:28 am   Subject: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
well, as stated previously, if Tokai Gakki was under the impression that a two piece neck was actually the way to go then we would have seen that on LS models for the past ~40 years, but that was not ...
  Topic: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
J.E.M.

Replies: 27
Views: 4684

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:40 pm   Subject: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
First difference is that as I mentioned, two piece is more labor intensive and for the reasons noted that extra cannot always be offset by material savings.

The other difference is that as Tokai an ...
  Topic: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
J.E.M.

Replies: 27
Views: 4684

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:10 pm   Subject: Tokai Ls80 1978 with funny thing on neck
So, what is the sound difference in the 2 piece neck vs a traditional one piece? Was this just done to make the neck stronger? Or was is cheaper to do?

if the join is properly done likely no diffe ...
  Topic: A well kept secret!
J.E.M.

Replies: 7
Views: 1991

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: A well kept secret!
If your guitar is all original with E's and well set up, I don't see how they're not one of the best Strat pickups, ever, IMO very few Fender models are as good.

Someone around here did a recording ...
 
Page 1 of 6 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group