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Tokai Torch?

 
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cruzer2
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Joined: 28 Mar 2013
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:20 pm    Post subject: Tokai Torch? Reply with quote

Hi All

I was hoping i could learn more about this Torch guitar.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/ashfield/guitars-amps/gibson-335-copy-in-great-condition/1016681599

where was it made? any options build quality?

Tone and playability?

Thanks
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marcusnieman
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That add is a bit misleading - Tokai never "owned" the brand Torch. If I recall correctly, Torch was Korean made with no connection to Tokai.
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Paladin2019
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Common sales ploy - push up the value of your no-name copy by inventing an association with an established brand name.

No Tokai connection here.
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marcusnieman
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yup
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