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  Topic: new (old) guitar day
andyb

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 9:05 am   Subject: new (old) guitar day
Good one. Yeah, there are definitely still some deals to be had here if you look around.
  Topic: new (old) guitar day
andyb

Replies: 9
Views: 1761

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:58 pm   Subject: new (old) guitar day
Thanks for the dating info, Barks. Based on the Registry, I assumed it was around a 1984. Didn't know about the brass grounding plate.

Will have to try cleaning up the bridge - you did a great job ...
  Topic: new (old) guitar day
andyb

Replies: 9
Views: 1761

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 8:26 pm   Subject: new (old) guitar day
Thanks, Dave
  Topic: new (old) guitar day
andyb

Replies: 9
Views: 1761

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue May 26, 2015 11:30 pm   Subject: new (old) guitar day
Thanks, Marcus.
My first Goldie and it measures up every bit to what has been written on these pages and elsewhere about these excellent guitars.
Damn, Tokais are just great!
  Topic: new (old) guitar day
andyb

Replies: 9
Views: 1761

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 6:30 am   Subject: new (old) guitar day
Recently acquired this gold star 50 on Yahoo Japan. Great guitar, and I just love the red body with maple neck configuration. Excuse the blurry iPhone pics.


http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums/i ...
  Topic: Fernandes "stone logo" Les Paul
andyb

Replies: 10
Views: 4026

PostForum: Burny/ Fernandes   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:56 pm   Subject: Fernandes "stone logo" Les Paul
Thanks luis for the useful feedback!

... So, anyone knows who used to build these and/or can read Japanese here?

From the catalog

Body: top is one piece maple, back is one piece ma ...
  Topic: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
andyb

Replies: 8
Views: 2821

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:11 pm   Subject: Mystery Model
Well, I'm not sure if it is a misprint or not. Apparently Tokai was none too careful with the numbering of its guitars over the years ...

If you want to see more comments from Registry members abou ...
  Topic: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
andyb

Replies: 8
Views: 2821

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:48 am   Subject: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
Maybe this time

http://s1089.photobucket.com/user/edwardstele/library/
  Topic: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
andyb

Replies: 8
Views: 2821

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:41 am   Subject: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
Screwed up the photo tagging, see below
  Topic: Mystery model: Tokai ES-1200
andyb

Replies: 8
Views: 2821

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:39 am   Subject: Its not a mystery to me
Hi Mestari, nice guitar.
I just happened to be looking through some older posts and saw yours. What a surprise to see that we seem to have similar guitars, except mine is an ES 120 from 1994. Same b ...
  Topic: Newby
andyb

Replies: 58
Views: 11404

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:59 am   Subject: Newby
This is what I saw when I entered the living room...



http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i198/shot-glass/IMG_2277-1.jpg





http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i198/shot-glass/IMG_2278-1.jpg ...
  Topic: Newby
andyb

Replies: 58
Views: 11404

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:58 am   Subject: Newby
when I lived in Tokyo, earthquakes on the Japanese scale of about 3 were fairly common, and I got used to them. We had one here of about 5.0 some 10 years ago, and I ran outside in my bare feet to wat ...
  Topic: Newby
andyb

Replies: 58
Views: 11404

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:23 am   Subject: Newby
haha, could happen, you never know ...

So you were in the Tohoku area. Terrible thing. We weren't directly touched by it down here, but we've become a lot more jumpy at even small tremors. In Japan ...
  Topic: Newby
andyb

Replies: 58
Views: 11404

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:21 am   Subject: Newby
I know about Hard Off (man what a choice of names - my sister almost fell out of the car when she came here on a visit and saw the store sign), and Second Street. Don't know about the other one. Never ...
  Topic: Newby
andyb

Replies: 58
Views: 11404

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:57 am   Subject: Newby
17 years in Ehime, 7 years in Tokyo before that. Your handle suggests you also live in Japan?
 
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