What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

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What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

Post by guitar hiro » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:43 am

2001 Tokai LS-160 originally listed @ $6450 & now listed @ 3495 :-?

https://reverb.com/item/37627629-tokai- ... m=Redesign

What is the big deal with this? I must be missing something.

Maybe I should go list my 2000 LS-320 for $7000 plus :)
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Re: What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

Post by mdvineng » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:54 pm

Long overdue a clean too!

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Re: What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

Post by ned » Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:21 am

They cut the price in half. Can't really tell if it's got a quilt top but that price even at $3500 (USD) is nuts.

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Re: What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

Post by CliffsComicWorld » Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:35 pm

I believe this is a laminate top.

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Re: What's the Big Deal with this LS-160?

Post by guitar hiro » Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:06 pm

CliffsComicWorld wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:35 pm
I believe this is a laminate top.
Your assessment is ill conceived.
MIJ plain tops (which this example is a plain top) do not leave the factory with laminate tops; only those cheesy flame top examples.
Also, if one observes the 15th & 24th photos, it is evident the annual ring in the pickup route floor lines up exactly with the annual ring on the top surface.
The guitar has a solid top; it is not a laminate, aka not a veneer.
The evidence is there in the listing photos, and also within the historical perspective of MIJ produced carved top LP types.
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