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  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
E pickups typically have resistance between 5.6 - 6.0 K Ohms
U pickups have resistance of 6.0 K plus Ohms
The low end Silver Star pickups are ceramics whilst the mid range Silver Star grey back ...
  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

Replies: 16
Views: 221

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:00 am   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Okay, here is a picture of my ST-100 electronics. I replaced all the electronics and saves the old ones in one piece in the case. Please note the neck PU was been replaced with a DiMarzio. This is ...
  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

Replies: 16
Views: 221

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 7:03 am   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
What does the A stamp on the pick guard mean? I was going to ask that the other day but I forgot.

One other thing I did notice. The pick guard is three tone (white black white) the cover on the ...
  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

Replies: 16
Views: 221

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 3:53 pm   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
I like the 5 way switchs and want to install a push pull volume pot for the tele style neck/bridge and all 3 pickups on. I just find that much more useful then the standard 3 way switch.
  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

Replies: 16
Views: 221

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 2:02 pm   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
I purchased the guitar from him right before I made this post. For the price even if it was a st-55 it was still a really good deal. I know the saddles are fenders. Did not really see the tremolo b ...
  Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
aroomstudios

Replies: 16
Views: 221

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 10:36 am   Subject: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Anyone know what these are?

https://box.yahoo.co.jp/guest/viewer?sid=box-l-xj336ofqhibxmxoq77lkmc56he-1001&uniqid=8388fc9a-c4c2-4695-ba76-4577270372f4#du%3D8388fc9a-c4c2-4695-ba76-4577270372f4% ...
  Topic: Have Tokai's gotten more expencive in the last year?
aroomstudios

Replies: 10
Views: 186

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 11:08 am   Subject: Have Tokai's gotten more expencive in the last year?
Yeah, I know they have risen a lot in the past 10 years. It seems like there was a big jump in the past year though. I noticed a big article on Reverb.com about a year ago. I guess like everything ...
  Topic: Tokai SG118 and SG92
aroomstudios

Replies: 6
Views: 143

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 9:04 am   Subject: Tokai SG118 and SG92
I really do not know about Honduras mahogany vs other types of mahogany. I do not have any SG model guitars anymore. Had one years ago but it never really got used much and I sold it. Thought about ...
  Topic: Tokai SG118 and SG92
aroomstudios

Replies: 6
Views: 143

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:09 am   Subject: Tokai SG118 and SG92
Yes, the SG215 is from the volume 30 catalog with was released in 2018. So, the model is current as of 2018.

If you are asking if it is like this one:

http://www.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Gu ...
  Topic: Have Tokai's gotten more expencive in the last year?
aroomstudios

Replies: 10
Views: 186

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 9:42 pm   Subject: Have Tokai's gotten more expencive in the last year?
I have a lot of Tokai guitars. Both Brand new and 40 years old. I have noticed the old ones 1978-1982 have got a lot more expensive in the past year or so.

A Lc-100 (Les Paul Custom) from 1980 or ...
  Topic: Tokai SG118 and SG92
aroomstudios

Replies: 6
Views: 143

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:19 pm   Subject: Tokai SG118 and SG92
Out of the current 2018 models only the sg215 is nitro. Everything else from sg124 down is poly. Though you can contact Tokai and order anything in nitro. The up-charge is about $200 USD from poly ...
  Topic: Tokai Springy Sound St80 + above stock pickups from the 80s
aroomstudios

Replies: 19
Views: 1060

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 8:07 pm   Subject: Tokai Springy Sound St80 + above stock pickups from the 80s
I put the Fralin's in it. I like it a lot better now. Not that the E pickups are bad I just like the Fralin's better.
  Topic: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
aroomstudios

Replies: 17
Views: 405

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:10 pm   Subject: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
Yeah, I got a 1981 ST-100 from Cliff a few months ago. Really good condition.
  Topic: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
aroomstudios

Replies: 17
Views: 405

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 10:48 pm   Subject: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
They got back to me. They said they do not ship to USA and they sent me a CITIS link. I know you can get CITIS paper work in Japan in about 3 weeks but I guess they do not want to do it. Either way ...
  Topic: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
aroomstudios

Replies: 17
Views: 405

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 9:12 pm   Subject: 1981 LS-100s with mahogany top
Thank you _JDZ. I sent them a email.
 
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