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May 8, 1. Hello, How date my tokai with the serial number? Thanks Tigger. May 8, 2. Jun 19, Iowa.
The pick guard and the fretboard seam familiar.
Maybe they were producing the No. I don't know. All i really know about it is what you know and what you can possibly tell from the guitar itself. It features a truss rod which many people say were invented in the 's which do not tell us anything about the age or anything else of the guitar.
The neck is tick and nice to play on of the strings aren't sett to high. I won't drop any conclusion on the value of this guitar because I really don't know. I can't find any pictures of it on Google. I can't find it on. Not a clue but the tough that it might be rare.
I'm curious as to how old this bass may be serial L I would appreciate any info you may have Looking for some info on a Sigma Electric I picked up a couple of years ago. Its a Les Paul Deluxe copy but can not find any serial number or identifying marks.
I suspect that is an Tokai Love Rocks model but I did not see any references on Sigma reselling them. It still plays great.
Any info is greatly appreciated. I was wondering if someone could help The serial number is Does this help you to tell what is the model exactly? I have the same model its a made in Japan ltd with studio EMG pick up on it? I have the dame mod its a made in Japan ltd with studio EMG pick up on i dont know the model only has love rock on the headstock please email me stephenfell1 hotmail.
I am looking for some pics of tobacco sunburst Love Rocks. Could anybody help me? There don't seem to be a lot of pics around. Thanks Mark in NJ Could you answer my query please.
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This popular thread has been given its own page : Tokai AST' I can find very little about this guitar. Help please! It's essentially an early Mosrite copy and not made as well as the later Tokai guitars of the mid to late s and early s when Tokai greatly improved quality.
I have a Tokai Goldstar, T40 model, wondering when it was made and how much it would be worth now? I have a Tokai Strat, and I know of another one locally I understand that the late Stevie Ray Vaughan also favoured these and collected quite a number. Which models of the lawsuit strat's are more desireable, the Springy Sound, Silver Star or other? This popular thread has been given its own page : Tokai built for G.
Dec 10, Hello! Reviving an old thread! I just picked up a Tokai Jazz Sound. I'm pretty sure it's form the early '80s, but I'm unsure. Can anyone help me to figure out the era by the headstock logo? Sep 07, The back is finished in a dark metallic blue, the front is a full body mirror scratchplate, and there are four pickups present. NO guitars in any of the catalogues look like this, and the whole thing looks far too professionally done to not be stock. Also it plays like well unlike any other tele I've played. Hi I am looking to buy a Tokai Copy of of the Rickenbacker colour Fireglo or trade my Tokai Goldstar sound for one email me if you are interested [email protected] I just love Tokai guitar they are the best also have a Tokai it's just awesome sound without the big price tag. Peter.
Try Tokaiforum. They have postings of Tokai Brochures were you can get a pretty good idea of models offered in the past. I have Love Rock, I was told it was a flame maple top from the store I bought it at www.
I also noticed some loverocks are laquer nd some polyester. How can I determine my model, and the spec's for sure? I haven't removed the front pick-up since I changed 'em to Gibson Classic 57's, and never thought to look, or didn't notice at the time.
Jul 07, Help dating/identifying an old Tokai Springy Sound Discussion in ' Non-Fender S-Type Guitar Forum ' started by max, Jul 6, Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next >. In an effort to determine the manufacture date and other key information on these wonderful guitars the Tokai Guitar Registry was created. Please register your Tokai to further this effort. Tokai Guitar Information This is the main section of the site containing all the information you could ever want (well almost) on Tokai guitars. We have collected various bits of information over the years on Tokai guitars including: Tokai catalogs (covering over 20 years of Tokai guitars), Tokai magazine reviews and ads (from around the globe.
I intend to try the new Burstbuckers so I'll take a peak then. Remove the front pick-up and look in the cavity.
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You should see the model there. Also, if your Love Rock has 3 screws in the truss rod cover, it is Korean. Two screws for Japan.
Just picked up a goldtop, with soapbars, bigsby style bridge, scarf joint at third fret, no SerialBridge screws go into inserts, one piece mahogany back. Havent seen any others with the bigsby, any ideas as far as date.
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From the sounds of it its Korean. Sounds and plays great though. It seems to go back all the way.
I really hope it won't cause a headache. Maybe it was refretted at some point and the intonation got all outta whack?
Messages: 4, I find the 'E's to be great pups when set low PS the bridge on my Springy ain't that shiny anymore, but no rust. Last edited: Jul 7, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Show Ignored Content.
Accept Learn More The logo on the headstock is not exactly to date their instruments Oct 24, Sep 13, Reviving an old thread! I just picked up a Tokai Jazz Sound. I'm pretty sure it's form the early '80s, but I'm unsure. Can anyone help me to figure out the era by the headstock logo? Picture attached - on the left is the Jazz Sound, and on the right is my '88 Japanese P-bass. Similar logos Thanks everyone.
Nov 26, Mar 1, Shanghai,China. I'll say this is a JB45 and it was built in till early Dec 10, I think it is indeed an ' Regardless, this bass is a little monster!
I've been playing it a lot recently, and it's a handful of fire. Really enjoying it! You must log in or sign up to reply here. Show Ignored Content.
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