Made in Tokai Fabrik...?

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

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Made in Tokai Fabrik...?

Post by cosmitron » Mon Mar 24, 2003 1:15 pm

Seeking for Loverock on Ebay, I've found a seller (wich I believe is some mysterious-dark side guitar seller UK/German union) so called 'guitar-friends' that sells some sort of copy from Tokai's copy from Gibson(!), pretending they have been made in the Tokai korean Fabrik.
After 3 e-mail with still NO answer, I become suspicious... Does anyone around has ever trade with those (speechless-)guitar friends? Or does anyone knows more 'bout those mysterious dark side guitars they sell?

Who's hidden behind "Guitar-Friends"?
Am I in danger looking for informations 'bout them?
Are they Evil?
Do they secretly work for Gib*on to discredit Tokai?
Am I completely paranoiac?

the hell made fake tokai love rock here:
http://cgi.ebay.fr/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... egory=2384

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Post by beerslinger » Mon Mar 24, 2003 1:54 pm

Looks like a fairly harmless Korean Love Rock to me.
But be careful, I hear that they're killers when you plug 'em in.

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Post by loverockerUK » Tue Mar 25, 2003 2:41 am

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Post by tokaiguy » Tue Mar 25, 2003 4:28 pm

:evil: Overpriced, name dropping, never sellin, Ebay jerks who don't answer questions! Beware LB , I think I smell a Funky Headstock on that "Fabrik"... but they probably are a great group of guys! :D TG

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Post by toweysan » Wed Mar 26, 2003 6:54 am

Hi
Just thought I'd give my two pennurth on this matter.The guy who I bought my Love Rock from told me that he had a deal on ebay with someone answering this description. The story goes that he bought a guitar off this guy, and when it arrived the neck was broken. After he repeatedly complained, the guy said that it must have been damaged in transit (curiously the packing was intact!). Then he sent him a virus which put his pc out of action for a while. I've been tempted to buy from him a few times, but after this guyt told me this, i won't touch it!
whaddaya think of them apples?

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Post by cosmitron » Wed Mar 26, 2003 7:07 am

so I'm not that paranoiac :o

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Post by cosmitron » Thu Mar 27, 2003 5:10 am

gosh!
Have you seen that? Every 'tokai's they were selling have disappeared! In one night! :o

I SWEAR I did not bought them! :D

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Post by cosmitron » Fri Mar 28, 2003 5:51 pm

I GOT IT!!!!
well I've finally found what are those 'made in tokai fabrik'guitars . At least what I think they are... After crossing over harmony central reviews and other bids on ebay (looking for pics of this headstock, the description and the source etc...) I bet (still doubting) they sell SX copies (wich are made in China). Now still don't know how they sound. And obviously still No answer from our guitar-friends... :wink:

Your d?vou? servant!

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Post by cosmitron » Fri Mar 28, 2003 6:04 pm

as my curiosity goes insane here's a link that shows those 'SX' or 'Essex' guitars.

also check the price....
http://www.rondomusic.bigstep.com/categ ... IDs=940498

and

http://www.rondomusic.bigstep.com/item. ... ID=1052592

Couldn't things be easier? :-?

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Post by loverockerUK » Sat Mar 29, 2003 4:14 am

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Post by tokaiguy » Sat Mar 29, 2003 2:05 pm

:D I bought a Brice bass/ Hofner replica from them and it's a beauty! 8)

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