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  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:51 pm   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please


So thanks again.

Good choices. What type of caps were they?

Orange Drop. It was what came in the kit from Axesrus.
  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:22 am   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Just wanted to say thanks for the info and advice.

I went for all 500k Log pots with a 0.022 cap in the bridge with a 0.015 in the neck. installed them yesterday, vintage style. My Guitar sounds b ...
  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:03 pm   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
I don't really get that there's only 2 wires coming out of the guitar but somehow part of the circuit just goes to ground and isn't involved in carrying the signal at all? The ground is usually part o ...
  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:48 am   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
I don't really get that there's only 2 wires coming out of the guitar but somehow part of the circuit just goes to ground and isn't involved in carrying the signal at all? The ground is usually part o ...
  Topic: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
Lesblues

Replies: 10
Views: 2689

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:06 pm   Subject: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
This is what Tom Anderson says, he knows a bit about guitar building.
His guitars are the best guitars I've ever seen.

"I gave up on cts years ago. From the time they moved production to Mexi ...
  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:25 am   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Thanks Paladin,

Mmm, food for thought. I figured 500k for the pots was right and I am leaning toward Logarithmic for the tone. So thanks for confirming this. Still not sure about linear or logarit ...
  Topic: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Lesblues

Replies: 21
Views: 3690

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:16 am   Subject: more advice on les paul wiring specs please
Having decided to replace the pots and wiring in my Love Rock, I now discover that I have to choose between logarithmic and linear pots, whether to use 500k or 250k pots. Oh and capacitors with a rang ...
  Topic: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
Lesblues

Replies: 10
Views: 2689

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:11 am   Subject: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
Chaps,

thanks for the replies. I take on board what you say. I made the assumption that CTS pots must be an improvement on Alphas based on the price difference.

Jonah, I have swapped out the pi ...
  Topic: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
Lesblues

Replies: 10
Views: 2689

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:46 pm   Subject: cts pots and Korean Tokai Love Rock
I was thinking about upgrading the electrics in my Korean Love Rock with CTS pots, switchcraft toggle switch and Jack socket. The online store I asked advice from has advised that Tokais were built wi ...
  Topic: could you clear up some confusion in the wiring of my guitar
Lesblues

Replies: 2
Views: 892

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:14 am   Subject: could you clear up some confusion in the wiring of my guitar
This is a very good resource that may help you:

http://www.dominocs.com/AshBassGuitar/

good luck!

Thanks for the link.
  Topic: could you clear up some confusion in the wiring of my guitar
Lesblues

Replies: 2
Views: 892

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 7:37 am   Subject: could you clear up some confusion in the wiring of my guitar
I have just installed some pickups in my Love Rock and I'm a little confused with the wiring as it does not seem to be right for the neck pickup. (This is the first time I have done any work on the el ...
  Topic: someone's got to be first
Lesblues

Replies: 23
Views: 6065

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:55 am   Subject: someone's got to be first
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f128/marcusnieman/Misc%20Music%20Photos/1525901607_l1.jpg

Funny, I always pictured you as a bit more Butch than that.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ...
  Topic: Faber pickups vs Mark 2's
Lesblues

Replies: 26
Views: 5778

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:35 pm   Subject: Faber pickups vs Mark 2's
Here's an easy solution if you don't like the gold - have a go at the covers with wire wool. That's what I did to my Alnico IV in gold, which I bought when nickel was out of stock. The 'gold' covering ...
  Topic: Newbe here
Lesblues

Replies: 23
Views: 4671

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:11 am   Subject: Newbe here
Thanks guys , I'm happy with this stuff , now I 'm looking for a nice ES. Does Tokai make ES135 copy's?

Oh they certainly do.


No they don't make an ES135 copy which is a single cutaway (th ...
  Topic: Newbe here
Lesblues

Replies: 23
Views: 4671

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:53 am   Subject: Newbe here
Thanks guys , I'm happy with this stuff , now I 'm looking for a nice ES. Does Tokai make ES135 copy's?

Oh they certainly do.
 
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