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by luis
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai SG
Replies: 19
Views: 3956

Hello Michael! It is really nice reading you again. According to the TRC cover it seems to be 90s TSG. I own a 1996 LS320CS with no serial number but with all appointments of the LS320 of that time (it has its red COA). I contacted Furuhashi-san and he was so kind to confirm me being a real LS320 he...
by luis
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 2002 Tokai LS-180 ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1766

I had a LS180 made in 2007 with a solid maple 2 pieces top but not highly flamed, a special order made for a japanese shop
by luis
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Is this a LS320?
Replies: 55
Views: 9654

I am the lucky owner of two LS320s, one in Cherry Sundurts with a very nice flam with the typical Tokai COA and another one GT without BUT with a Tokai COA made for myself when ordered... Both are stellar...
by luis
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Something completely different NGD
Replies: 5
Views: 2627

What a beauty!

Cedro was used as a top in classical (spanish) guitars, it should sound really good!

Congrats for the guitar!
by luis
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHAT Was Your FIRST MIJ Guitar???
Replies: 14
Views: 3992

Tokai AST-56 bougth circa 2001, a really nice guitar with a good sound and a V neck followed by a LS70 VF from Universe guitarshop months later
by luis
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tokai LC-100BB
Replies: 12
Views: 4647

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by luis
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: 2007 Tokai on Reverb
Replies: 2
Views: 1682

According to rosewood grade used on the finguerboard it would be the lesser Japan made range. Ask for body pieces and if 3 pieces lower then sure.

Hope it helps!
by luis
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 2005 LS230 limited run?
Replies: 11
Views: 2385

Same word for spanish: condensadores (capacitors). I recall Mr. Furuhashi stablising LS150s first run with beatifull solid flamed tops and 1 piece african mahogany backs no fret edge binding; caps not being Sprague bees but regular 715P Orange Drop (Vihay made) which I am not fond on. Tokai crafts s...
by luis
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 2005 LS230 limited run?
Replies: 11
Views: 2385

Maybe a speciel run for a shop or a one-off order?

In 2005 the models set that year were LS150 and LS320, I owned both being 150 a new released product.
by luis
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tokai LC-100BB
Replies: 12
Views: 4647

It is still avalaible ..... :wink:
by luis
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "BLUES!"
Replies: 23
Views: 6382

I love Texas Blues!
by luis
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Gear Reviews
Topic: The "Neo-Select" tokai guitars.
Replies: 6
Views: 2019

I was lucky to talk with such a fantastic luthier and person. It happened he made the first LS320 model I have documented and in my possession since some time ago at this time. He told me some details about the guitar (hand made), a really sweet guitar! After the information sent by the maker it is ...
by luis
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Gear Reviews
Topic: "TOKAI BOOK"
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

I own that one in my library among others. It seesm out of print now unfortunatly.
by luis
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: NGD - 1980 Reborn Old LS-80
Replies: 7
Views: 4290

Congrats for the guitar matt!

I own a Reborn LS80 from '79 since 10 years ago very similar to yours, mine has a 3'85 kg. which is perfect. These are very rare and collectable. How does it sound?
by luis
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: AST 56 - Looking for info
Replies: 8
Views: 2924

My first Tokai back in 2001 was an AST-56 with a maple neck, it was a good strat and pickups sounded really good! I did not took it appart unfortunatly and lost some pics I took