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  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 5:56 pm   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
Looks great!! How did you 'dull the poly down'?

Very neat wiring too

I followed a thread on the mylespaul forum. http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/epiphone-les-pauls/17007-dulling-poly-finish ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 11:30 am   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
Thanks! couple more pics....

http://i383.photobucket.com/albums/oo278/pimphat/finish9.jpg
http://i383.photobucket.com/albums/oo278/pimphat/finish8.jpg
http://i383.photobucket.com/albums/oo278/pim ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri May 01, 2009 2:00 am   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
I put an 82 OBL into an R8 VOS recently btw. Is this the same Bill Lawrence?

Not really sure what the deal with OBL is. Pretty sure that was Bill's company at a time but i guess no longer. I'm us ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:29 pm   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
Well i finally had some time to get it done today. The results are just incredible. Really happy with the versatility i get with the push/pull pot. I can get anything from stratish tones to tele type ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:38 am   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
well i was not able to spend as much time as i wanted with the guitar yesterday. Wife had me running around most of the day. I managed to get the Grovers installed last night though! I used a tapered ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:37 am   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
Curious to know what you think of the Bill Lawerance pickup? I had one of these in the bridge position and couldn't get rid of it quick enough.....it was terrible.....

Mick

Well, i find them ...
  Topic: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
pimphat

Replies: 15
Views: 4125

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:48 am   Subject: Rainy day... let the upgrades begin!
Posted this on the MLP Forum and thought i should share it here as well.

Well today i will be spending some time with my Tokai LS-85Q and i'm going to upgrade a few things. First off, let me say th ...
  Topic: Anyone Know...?
pimphat

Replies: 16
Views: 4011

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:58 am   Subject: Anyone Know...?
try this guy: http://www.fretsonthenet.com/custom_engraving.htm
  Topic: Charvel
pimphat

Replies: 10
Views: 2339

PostForum: Other   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:11 pm   Subject: Charvel
AHHHH!!! The Hair Metal days! I sort of remember those. I'm alot balder and wider these days... . Here's me with my Model 6. Man I loved that guitar. Wish i still had it.
http://i383.photobuck ...
  Topic: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
pimphat

Replies: 13
Views: 5433

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:11 am   Subject: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
Okay, took it to my local guitar guy and he's got her playing great! The roller bridge worked nice but i wanted the original bridge on there so he worked it out. He also reworked the nut a bit and it ...
  Topic: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
pimphat

Replies: 13
Views: 5433

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:12 am   Subject: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
Everything seems good as far as the action and neck adjustments. I have a local guitar tech in town i'm gonna bring it to today to get his input.
  Topic: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
pimphat

Replies: 13
Views: 5433

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:31 pm   Subject: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
They do look lovely..but I played one a little while back and found the poly finish unbelievably thick...so much so that I had to stop playing it.
The poly on the neck would grab and slow you down an ...
  Topic: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
pimphat

Replies: 13
Views: 5433

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:24 am   Subject: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
Thanks! I have not had time to really sit down with her yet but so far i am really impressed with the quality. I have owned several Gibsons over the years as well as a couple of nice Greco Lp's. This ...
  Topic: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
pimphat

Replies: 13
Views: 5433

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:34 am   Subject: WOOO HOOO! Luv my love rock
This arrived at my house yesterday. '03 LS-85Q Oak. It's like new with plastic still on the pickups and on the cavity covers as well. It's a dream to play. I had seen these around for a while and i ha ...
  Topic: LC85 on you-tube
pimphat

Replies: 19
Views: 3604

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:20 am   Subject: LC85 on you-tube
Maybe this is a philisophical conundrum. Maybe the player is inside all of us. Maybe the LS85 is our repressed fears playing on the youtube of our minds

 
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