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DELETE ST-80 purchased.

Post by Mark Abbott » Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:57 am

Hi

The Springy Sound I'm after has have an ash body, maple V neck, and it is mostly original. As previously stated it has to be made between 1978 and 1982.

It can any colour though sunburst is preferred.

I'm not prepared to pay silly money ($1300usd for example) but I'm open to reasonable offers.

Look forward to hearing from you.

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Mark
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Post by Mojo Pin » Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:20 am

Where in Australia are you? I have this one I might part with. I'm in Brissie.

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Post by Mark Abbott » Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:41 am

Thanks I've sent you a PM.
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Post by marcusnieman » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:41 am

That's a beauty!

And $1300 USD isn't "silly money" for an old ST80 (particularly in this shape) - they're coming out of Japan at that price range.

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Post by felixcatus » Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:46 am

marcusnieman wrote:That's a beauty!
Yes, it is indeed.
marcusnieman wrote:And $1300 USD isn't "silly money" for an old ST80 (particularly in this shape) - they're coming out of Japan at that price range.
Yep, true!

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Post by Mark Abbott » Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:12 pm

I think I need to clarify, $1300.00 ($1700aud) is silly money as the individual who was "selling" the guitar didn't own the guitar, I found the guitar for sale in Japan for $837.00.

I looked through the site and there were two ST-80's for sale and they aren't going for that sort of money.

I agree the ST-80 in the picture is a nice guitar. As far as price goes at $1150.00usd I can get a 2005 Eric Johnson Strat in the discontinued candy apple red. I've been lent one of these guitars and they are a nice guitar straight out of the box.

This isn't to say Tokai is a lesser brand but a comment about consumer spending. There comes a price point where the consumer will opt for the Fender over the Tokai.
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Post by felixcatus » Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:54 pm

Mark Abbott wrote: There comes a price point where the consumer will opt for the Fender over the Tokai.
I hear what you're saying, but not me! :D :wink:

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Post by marcusnieman » Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:26 pm

felixcatus wrote:
Mark Abbott wrote: There comes a price point where the consumer will opt for the Fender over the Tokai.
I hear what you're saying, but not me! :D :wink:

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Post by JVsearch » Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:39 am

Mark Abbott wrote:This isn't to say Tokai is a lesser brand but a comment about consumer spending. There comes a price point where the consumer will opt for the Fender over the Tokai.
I would have to agree, as I've played some excellent Fenders (they have definitely made some great guitars).
Totally biased towards Japanese made guitars.

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Post by Mark Abbott » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:51 pm

This week, I should see Mojo Pin's ex ST-80 at my place. I built myself a Trainwreck Rocket, that will be the acid test for it.
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Post by Mark Abbott » Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:10 am

Guitar purchased, and it sounds good.
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Post by Mojo Pin » Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:08 am

Hey Mark, glad it arrived safely. Enjoy man. :D

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