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  Topic: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
njnall

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PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:57 pm   Subject: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
Mike's made a good point, the pics do seem to show TST[AST]56/62. However, there's this ancient thread just to add to the confusion: -
http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=1296&highlight=t ...
  Topic: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
njnall

Replies: 16
Views: 3802

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:26 pm   Subject: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
Thanks for the information on where the serial number was stamped, now the bad news is that by the mid 80's this wasn't a mechanism for accurately dating a Tokai Goldstar, however it does mean that it ...
  Topic: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
njnall

Replies: 16
Views: 3802

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:05 pm   Subject: PLEASE HELP----is this an old or new Tokai?
Hi and welcome to the forum.
It would greatly assist the regular contributors if you added your location to your profile. This is because, if my understanding of these things is correct the modified ...
  Topic: Any flags on this Goldstar?
njnall

Replies: 15
Views: 2977

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:33 pm   Subject: Any flags on this Goldstar?
I don't think it is an AST33, the string tree is by the K of Tokai rather than by the T, also the dot markers at the 12 fret are spaced differently than shown on a AST33 and the scratchplate screw by ...
  Topic: Tokai Stratocaster Body 62 Reissue Lake Placid Blue
njnall

Replies: 9
Views: 2057

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:44 pm   Subject: Tokai Stratocaster Body 62 Reissue Lake Placid Blue
A recently sold LPB on e**y

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Tokai-Goldstar-Sound-Strat-Lake-Placid-Blue-MIJ_W0QQitemZ160409039513QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Musical_Instruments_Guitars_CV?hash=item25591fb299#ht_69 ...
  Topic: Tokai Headstocks
njnall

Replies: 20
Views: 3872

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:39 pm   Subject: Tokai Headstocks



they claim to be swamp ash, too... really? or sen?

Tokai confusion reigns! the only other description I have found as as per link whch describes the body as being alder

http://www.rock ...
  Topic: Tokai Headstocks
njnall

Replies: 20
Views: 3872

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:59 pm   Subject: Tokai Headstocks
A quick search did not uncover a great availability of the AST50, the AST33 [pointy headstock] seem to be more available.
I thought that perhaps you were probably more interested in looking for LP' ...
  Topic: Tokai Headstocks
njnall

Replies: 20
Views: 3872

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:17 pm   Subject: Tokai Headstocks
..... it was suggested I had been slow on the uptake on these as can be seen in the attached thread!

http://www.tokaiforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=15925&highlight=
  Topic: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
njnall

Replies: 44
Views: 15308

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 3:09 pm   Subject: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
Mike,

Thanks very much, Strat with master tone is what I was after. (I have already obtained a .22 cap to try it out)
Cheers.
Nick
  Topic: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
njnall

Replies: 44
Views: 15308

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 2:11 pm   Subject: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
Mike,

Thanks for posting that photo, that block looks fairly solid.

On a separate matter could you please load up or pm your pot. wiring modification, the volume pot on my Goldie seems to have d ...
  Topic: Nice ST42 on ebay
njnall

Replies: 12
Views: 2813

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:56 pm   Subject: Nice ST42 on ebay


togps?

Forum member and if I have got this right the importer & distributor of Tokai in Germany. I am sure I read that TOGPS has received permission from Peter Mac to include the Tokai his ...
  Topic: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
njnall

Replies: 44
Views: 15308

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:47 pm   Subject: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me


I suppose they might have just sourced a new, cheaper, supplier of scratchplates?

One other thought - would this pink Goldie have had ceramic pickups & cheap pots? If so, that would expla ...
  Topic: Nice ST42 on ebay
njnall

Replies: 12
Views: 2813

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:14 am   Subject: Nice ST42 on ebay


togps?

Forum member and if I have got this right the importer & distributor of Tokai in Germany. I am sure I read that TOGPS has received permission from Peter Mac to include the Tokai his ...
  Topic: Nice ST42 on ebay
njnall

Replies: 12
Views: 2813

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:00 pm   Subject: Nice ST42 on ebay
Looks to be fromTOGPS site

http://www.tokaiguitar.de/1.php?pageid=13&tplid=2
  Topic: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
njnall

Replies: 44
Views: 15308

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:53 pm   Subject: Metallic Pink Goldstar - but it's confusing me
Mike,
Haha just what you would expect from Tokai....Tokailand where nothing is what it might at first appear. When I bought my IIV pickups it was as part of a loaded scratchplate, the pups wer ...
 
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