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by luis
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986
Replies: 22
Views: 4347

Nice reading!
by luis
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Dating a Tokai Silver Star
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

A '79 made
by luis
Wed May 29, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Gotoh PAF ID help
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

Yes, they were called MKII model and avalaible in LS50 and LS60 models where 80s had 57 PAF. Some Goto like 1979 and 80 in a transition period too...
by luis
Tue May 28, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Gotoh PAF ID help
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

I had a LS50 Hamamatsu made in 1981 with thise pickups, they sounded correct, lacked some bass but the guitar could be a factor also. I must have a sound sample somewhere....
by luis
Fri May 10, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Tokai LS60 2002, Japan? Can someone confirm this?
Replies: 5
Views: 1627

Mid level Japan models, 2 piece maple2 pieces top, 2 pieces body, urethane finish.
Only LS50 model below 3 pieces top. Same as LS70 but no thin laminated sheet over maple top

Nice guitars...
by luis
Thu May 09, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Tokai LS60 2002, Japan? Can someone confirm this?
Replies: 5
Views: 1627

As far as in Europe existed a single distributor at that time, it can be one made for UK based Murdoch dealer. I guess we forgot how Murdoch made Tokai growing. I have some advertisiments in the magazines of that times. Remember internet was very young and, besides Japan forums , Tokai was not very ...
by luis
Thu May 09, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 2015 LS150F Pickups
Replies: 9
Views: 1515

It is correct, the resistance, I had a LS150 with one pickup as said above.
My guess is Tokai trying to get a younger public for his guitars , stronger pickup means more power you know...
by luis
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: LC-100 Black Beauty 1981
Replies: 13
Views: 2714

Congrats for such a great and rare guitar. I do love Customs (the real ones 1 piece body no cap)
by luis
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Burny explorer with one piece body
Replies: 6
Views: 2180

I have seen a 1 piece EX from another brand different than Tokai or Fernandes, changing spec to to 2 pieces afterwards.
by luis
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: MIJ Tokais.... Metric or Imperial for bridge upgrade.
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Metric, I ahve been experimenting with all sort of ABRs and tailpieces and all were metric size, you had to enlarge US size ABRs as Pigtail, for example. Gotoh stock bridge in quite good!
by luis
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986
Replies: 74
Views: 12376

You will find the answer to your question in the bokk :wink: . It is related Peterś profile there....
by luis
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986
Replies: 74
Views: 12376

Iain. I was meaning an all guitars with a lot of text, your was ST only if I recall well. and pics mostly.
I am sorry if I am mistaken :(
by luis
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Burny explorer with one piece body
Replies: 6
Views: 2180

Yes there are a really rare model.
by luis
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Book, Tokai The Vintage Years 1977-1986
Replies: 74
Views: 12376

First all and only related Tokai book with a lot of interesting info.
I just got mine and I am enjoying it a lot, When a second part for?

Great great job, my friend!
Very glad helping you as I was able from this side.
by luis
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: LS65 VF 2002 - Lacquer or Polyurethane finish ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Hello Alan, I owned a 2001 LS70VF and it was urethane laquer, different from upper line LOve Rocks. It was a very nice guitar and ligth (3'8 kg.'2 pieces back).

Greetings.