12 screws but maple neck on a ST55. Fake or ... ?

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12 screws but maple neck on a ST55. Fake or ... ?

Post by Godless Red » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:47 am

Are there many maple neck 50's replicas but have the 60's 12 screws instead ?

http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/tokai ... 1075333638

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Post by bluejeannot » Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:23 pm

No that is not right.it`s been mucked about with. Gabe.
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Post by ampmaker » Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:25 pm

Although it's got 11 screws, not 12. ;)

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Post by Godless Red » Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:02 pm

good spot about the 12 screws, although once knew a lad at school who claimed he could prove that 1+1+1=2.
E mailed the seller about this inconsistency, he has yet to get back to me.

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Post by bluejeannot » Fri Aug 08, 2014 4:09 pm

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Post by Godless Red » Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:08 pm

You reckon he's stuck a 60's body and a 50's neck together ? or maybe drilled some extra screwholes ?
Dont know which of those is worse from a purists point of view, althoguh apprently does have the gray botttomed pups.
I'm stilled tempted though , love that particular red. Its a toss up between that and a Goldmist Goldstar with the tuners ripped out then stuck back.
Or maybe better to bide my time til something more factory original comes along
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Post by Suki » Sat Aug 09, 2014 4:06 am

Most likely it has a replacement pickguard.

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Post by bluejeannot » Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:30 am

http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/tokai ... tem-full-4 For sale again without the description "all original".Still the same price though. :-?
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Post by Godless Red » Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:25 am

saw he bumped it up to ?425 yesterday before taking it back down to ?410.was originally ?400
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My tst-56 is the same

Post by mike » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:33 pm

I have seen this a few times on different Tokai guitars. I think this happened at the factory.

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