Ibanez Rocket Roll Flying V vs Tokai Flying V

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Cali Girl
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Ibanez Rocket Roll Flying V vs Tokai Flying V

Post by Cali Girl » Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:12 pm

Happened to see this Ibanez Rocket Roll on ebay now up to about $1800

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nice-76-Ibanez- ... 0849224425

I've played a few of them and also a few equivalent Tokai Flying V models, the TFV70. No comparison in quality or construction, the Tokai build quality is so much higher. It's hard to understand the high price for this Ibanez.

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Post by marcusnieman » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:57 am

And it still hasn't hit the reserve :o

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Post by spikeymikey » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:18 am

Like the Stinger!

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Post by Serial » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:45 pm

It all comes down to collectibility. These have always been sought after and played by big name players. My 75 Destroyer was one of the best guitars I've ever owned. I really miss that guitar.

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choice

Post by oldflamer » Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:49 pm

They are both good. Just put some Seymour 'Antiquities' in, get some decent pots and caps and you'll be away.

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Post by ampmaker » Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:31 pm

Pretty sure that the Ibanez is more collectible despite having the 'wrong wood' - meaning alder and maple instead of more korina-like mahogany (which I'm presuming the TFV70 had in common with its sibling, the TFV50.)

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