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by iainblack
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Guitar shopping in Tokyo
Replies: 25
Views: 8525

Central Tokyo is really easy to get around. There is an underground and if you have a J rail pass the overground if part of your ticket so I used that to get everywhere except one day when we visited Mickey Mouse and it was pretty cheap anyway, Im sure you can get day or week passes. I show this map...
by iainblack
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Guitar shopping in Tokyo
Replies: 25
Views: 8525

Guitar shopping in Tokyo

Guys and galls, firstly and apology. I promised this article last year but life got in the way - wait a minute, guitars are life and life is guitar. Anyway this is my description of the experience of seeking out guitars in Tokyo when I had a week there in May/June 2016. Here is the link to my Tokai ...
by iainblack
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Reputable Tokai Dealers?
Replies: 17
Views: 13281

Have you considered buying directly from Tokai in Japan?
by iainblack
Sun May 28, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Super Edition SD-501
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

Photos please
by iainblack
Sun May 14, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Just got in some new AST88 Gold Star models
Replies: 9
Views: 3360

Hi, can you not buy TST headstock for ZA?
by iainblack
Sun May 14, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Help identifying two beautiful Goldstar Sounds
Replies: 17
Views: 5558

Jono, confused why would you say you bought them but now selling them. Were you trying to fool someone?
by iainblack
Sat May 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Help identifying two beautiful Goldstar Sounds
Replies: 17
Views: 5558

Ps welcome to the forum! :-)
by iainblack
Sat May 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Help identifying two beautiful Goldstar Sounds
Replies: 17
Views: 5558

Nice photos and nice guitars. They look stock, no custom shop, not sure about black based pick ups.
by iainblack
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999

Jarkki, what about the case, it looks new? Bluejeannot, why so sure?
by iainblack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999

Were you sold it as an 84 / 85?
by iainblack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999

by iainblack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999

Is that the case that came with it with a brass Tokai logo on it? Chinese case (very good quality)

Recent advert shows TST38 for £279. 38,000 yen is about £271
by iainblack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999

I think this is one of the new Chinese tokais looking at the headstock and tuners
by iainblack
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai AST 56
Replies: 18
Views: 4206

Hi and welcome. Good to see the detailed photos. As above: neck, neck plate, bridge and vol / tone knob are Tokai so wondering if previous owner has combined two guitars and gone with the best bits and wanted to sell on the AST neck. Or blended 2 and sold them both as Tokais. I doubt they missed off...
by iainblack
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound 1984-5 ? what ??
Replies: 19
Views: 4999