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  Topic: Breezysound transformed into 'Space Cadet'
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:11 am   Subject: Breezysound transformed into 'Space Cadet'
A brave move. I like it, especially the BOAC VC10, fond memories of those.
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:09 am   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
Yes Mcdeadcat, also our serial no's are close yours L14947, mine L14371. Neckplates presumably taken from stock when guitars finally assembled after stamping/ spraying/drying.
It would be great if T ...
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:33 pm   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
Great pics Iain, I've always really liked your Sonic Blue. Yes we will get that picture of all four guitars. I will PM you next couple of days, currently travelling.
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:23 pm   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
Thanks for the reply re my Goldstars, Peter. One question regarding the 9=3 code. If we assume production stamp 9 was September, was this started in Sept 83 but finally shipped early84, taking into ac ...
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
lifeline

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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:15 pm   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
L14371 and L11444

http://i1093.photobucket.com/albums/i435/1lifeline/DSCN1583.jpg

http://i1093.photobucket.com/albums/i435/1lifeline/DSCN1565.jpg

The worn neck sticker L14371 I now assume th ...
  Topic: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:46 am   Subject: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
Iain and Peter

Many thanks for your replys and code detail much appreciated. Yes, a Master Excel sheet is needed for all our findings.

I will follow up over this weekend when time allows.

re ...
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:01 am   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
Hi Peter & Cat

Excellent dead cat alley reference

OK, here's a picture of my Block and Script Goldstars plus neck and body codes for L14371 (script) notice no 'MBH' on the neck code ...
  Topic: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:34 am   Subject: Rare MB Headstock Strat-Can I learn more about this please?
I also have one from the same batch as yours Serial L14371, it has the same body codes 9=3 MB V. The neck sticker is worn, though I also have an earlier Block Logo Blue headstock Goldstar from 1983, w ...
  Topic: Breezy Sound advice wanted.
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:46 am   Subject: Breezy Sound advice wanted.
Hello Len
Sorry for late reply to your post, due to a busy period last few weeks. I just posted about codes in a new topic yesterday.
Re: the ?No in between code? Breezysound TE-50 Serial 222170 ha ...
  Topic: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:05 am   Subject: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
Hi Peter and all

Yes, the change form the equals code to dash (minus) code and others is another mystery chapter in the Tokai experience.

In a previous post I?ve shown that the first Left han ...
  Topic: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:59 am   Subject: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
Many thanks for this Peter, I will follow up tomorrow with a couple of questions relating to L serial Numbers.

Best regards,

Peter (Lifeline)
  Topic: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:22 am   Subject: CODES AGAIN -Fender Replicas
As there has been much talk on neck/body codes again in recent threads, I thought it may be better to debate again /update our findings in a fresh post.

For me Peter Mac's dating theory is the most ...
  Topic: finally a Tokai Springy Sound, but is it legit/original?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:04 am   Subject: finally a Tokai Springy Sound, but is it legit/original?
6.30 OR Z LEFTY TST60 L26779 OR=Old Red (Dakota Red).

Iain and Tom rather than me hijacking this thread further, I've started a new thread so we can discuss Codes again.

http://i1093.p ...
  Topic: finally a Tokai Springy Sound, but is it legit/original?
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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:31 am   Subject: finally a Tokai Springy Sound, but is it legit/original?
Cali, re your ST 50 & ST70 I think it is probably coincidence those guitars were produced May 5 and July 10.

For me Peter Mac's dating theory is the most logical.
http://www.tokaiforum.com ...
  Topic: Tokai TST80 special edition
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PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:49 pm   Subject: Tokai TST80 special edition
I don't believe I've seen this on the forum, so here's a cutting I kept from either Sounds or Melody Maker in 1985 by Carol Segal, which I hope will be of interest.


http://i1093.photobucket.com ...
 
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