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by HAMAMATSU
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Best Love Rock model and year
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Best Love Rock model and year

marcusnieman wrote:
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:15 am
The current LS196 is a fine choice if you like a plaintop. A lot of bang for the buck without costing you a fortune.
8) agreed!
by HAMAMATSU
Wed May 26, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Amps
Topic: TOKAI TA-35
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: TOKAI TA-35

https://theguitarshop2.jp/product/no-1_ta35/

8) howdy marcus! how about the new TA35? they still have 3 left and its only $170 new!
by HAMAMATSU
Mon May 24, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: MAHOGANY
Replies: 35
Views: 1214

Re: MAHOGANY

by HAMAMATSU
Sun May 23, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Shergold UK guitars
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Re: Shergold UK guitars

8) very rare and cool!
by HAMAMATSU
Sun May 23, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

8) sorry, its the LS320 years, not the LS230 years. i was sleepy so forgive me please! the LS320 series are sorta the historic collection of tokai and this super vintage model changed the recent tokai reputation so much so high! its got the brazillian fretboard & honduran mahogany body/neck! some of...
by HAMAMATSU
Sun May 23, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

Thanks! As far as the bankruptcy and reorganization goes, do you think the company changed afterwards? 8) i think their attitude changed to weak but then they surely slowly came back later. but they didnt become very strong again until the LS320 years probably. lately, they are a small company but ...
by HAMAMATSU
Sat May 22, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

8) those inkie models were mostly LS50/60 from 1980/1981 at the nagano factory. the nagano factory wasnt tokai and its the OEM production at some other factories which i dont know which.
by HAMAMATSU
Sat May 22, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

8) in the 80s,when tokai was so popular and their factories were so busy, tokai often asked the other companies to make the tokai guitars for them. those non-tokai made tokai guitar products often have the inconsistent specs, minor details of the other companies. you are talking about these minor sp...
by HAMAMATSU
Sat May 22, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

8) However, some of the models have been suspended from sales by GIBSON. Some of the only model is still subject to sales injunction from GIBSON, Inc. Moreover, in 1982, "Fender japan" was established by Fujigen + Kanda + Yamano. Moreover, the establishment "Fender japan" in 1982 by the FujiGen + Ka...
by HAMAMATSU
Sat May 22, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Tokai Factory in Hamamatsu, Japan

8) when tokai was so popular and busy in the 80s, they had 3~4 factories of their own plus they were getting a help from other small companies i heard. but times have changed and now they have only 1 factory. they had 2 until the recently but its closed down. today, tokai is about 50 people or so, a...
by HAMAMATSU
Wed May 19, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: A TOKAI By Any Other Name?
Replies: 47
Views: 1496

Re: A TOKAI By Any Other Name?

8) the japanese wikipedia says schecter, too!