joe's vintage guitars

Music stores and pawn shops where Tokai guitars have been spotted for sale. New or used.

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20 century boy
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joe's vintage guitars

Post by 20 century boy » Sun Jun 27, 2004 2:02 am

I was looking for a j-200 replica on e-bay and look what i found:
http://jvguitars.com/viewcateg.pl?cat=A ... %20Guitars

this guy is obviously selling a korean tokai j-200 ( the same we can find at mike's music) for a japanese model. And it's more expensive than at mike's music!!!! And he writes "like new" !!! :D :D :D no wonder why!!! IT IS new!!
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Post by beerslinger » Sun Jun 27, 2004 11:53 am

That doesn't look like the ones Mike is selling. Different bridge I'm quite sure.

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Post by 20 century boy » Sun Jun 27, 2004 3:28 pm

Hummm, I have put the 2 pictures side to side and shecked carrefully and it really seems to be the same. And I don't think a japanese tokai would have the wave headstock
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Post by beerslinger » Sun Jun 27, 2004 6:04 pm

Check out this Korean one. Different bridge and headstock is not bound.

http://www.tokairegistry.com/j200-review.html

I'm not defending this guy, just my observation. The one at Joe's could well be Korean, it has the 3 screw truss rod cover, but it is a bit different to the Korean one reviewed on this site.

By the way I've owned 3 Tokai acoustics, 2 J55's and a J160e copy and they were all excellent guitars for the money. I too would love a J200 copy, and would/will buy a Korean one if I happen to come across one for the right price. $ 699.00 is not the right price :)

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Post by 20 century boy » Mon Jun 28, 2004 12:21 am

yep, I 'm not trying to attack the guy, just felt there is something wrong somewhere. But I could be wrong :oops: :oops: I checked with the picture on the mike's music shop site.
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