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  Topic: NGD - 1980 ST80
ajory72

Replies: 22
Views: 6810

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:32 am   Subject: NGD - 1980 ST80
Gotta say the more I look at any Japan made Tokai the more I stop playing my other guitars and pick up my Silver Star!

For anyone who loves guitars and stumbles into this forum do yourself a big fa ...
  Topic: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
ajory72

Replies: 12
Views: 3915

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:36 am   Subject: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
PS: having the springs set up the way you have all pointing into the middle is counter productive, they need to line up straight so you wont get any odd noises or issues.
You don't have to but I find ...
  Topic: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
ajory72

Replies: 12
Views: 3915

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:22 am   Subject: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
Love those black Silver Stars from 82 - great players even after 30+ years. I found min need to have a new nut - [done to 2.6mm from bottom of all strings and following the fret board/fret curve... an ...
  Topic: Has my heart ruled my head ?
ajory72

Replies: 20
Views: 3866

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:02 pm   Subject: Has my heart ruled my head ?
If your happy and you enjoy playing it the more power to you. Just watch out for Aliexpress as they sell counterfeit guitars - and no one should support that as counterfeit products are illegal in som ...
  Topic: After Tokai stamped saddles [or bridge] and tuners
ajory72

Replies: 1
Views: 610

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:20 pm   Subject: After Tokai stamped saddles [or bridge] and tuners
Well..

Mods feel free to move this one

I fixed the tuners which were old and worn out, I thought, by using some "RP7" which is automotive grade lubricant that comes in a spray can, ...
  Topic: Tokai Silver Star SS48 real?
ajory72

Replies: 3
Views: 1264

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:38 pm   Subject: Re: Tokai Silver Star SS48 real?
Hi,

I'd agree with the others that you would want to see the neck pocket, it shoud have a round metal disk in the neck [bottom heel] and in the neck body route, which will have 2 grooves in the bo ...
  Topic: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
ajory72

Replies: 6
Views: 2671

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:51 pm   Subject: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
This thread is more like a historical record now

posted in the classifieds if anyone has any tuners or saddles for the bridge - am after some saddles that say "tokai" on them - like th ...
  Topic: Some newbie Tokai advice appreciated please.
ajory72

Replies: 15
Views: 2601

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:41 pm   Subject: Some newbie Tokai advice appreciated please.
Yes pop the pickgaurd and neck off - there should be some tell tale signs there - pictures tell a thousand words they say but with guitars its all in the cavities
  Topic: After Tokai stamped saddles [or bridge] and tuners
ajory72

Replies: 1
Views: 610

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:52 pm   Subject: After Tokai stamped saddles [or bridge] and tuners
Hi All,

Just bought a 82 Silver Star Stratocaster from Japan [the low end model - 48 I believe, no stamp on rosewood fingerboard]
http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=22622

She sounds fan ...
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
ajory72

Replies: 13
Views: 3074

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:20 am   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
Hi - lovely Silver Star you have there...

I too reckon they are great players also, having just bought one. Does anything from Pink Floyd - SRV - even some Zeppelin (when Jimi used a strat )
The ...
  Topic: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
ajory72

Replies: 6
Views: 2671

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:14 am   Subject: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
this case would suit mine nicely I think

https://reverb-res.cloudinary.com/image/upload/a_exif,c_limit,fl_progressive,h_620,q_85,w_620/v1412370283/yyfafgrf2ry8pupbiawl.jpg
  Topic: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
ajory72

Replies: 6
Views: 2671

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:11 am   Subject: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
thats the one - except darker in colour and the embossed text is black also.

Nice...

I appreciate a hard case as much as anyone but these original gig bags are cool..
  Topic: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
ajory72

Replies: 6
Views: 2671

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:53 am   Subject: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
thanks for the welcome

I understand the thing with the neck codes, just think it makes the mojo rise a little more the closer the numbers get.... lol

Thanks again.
  Topic: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
ajory72

Replies: 6
Views: 2671

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:02 am   Subject: 1982 Tokai Silver Star Strat just arrived!
Hi all,

I joined the Tokai Registry forum last week but thought i'd await my new - vintage 1982 Tokai Silver Star before posting anything.

Thanks to everyone for posting such thorough info on To ...
 
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