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by DanH71
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

mdvineng wrote:can't see the pics and the links don't work for me
Links work just fine. You have to copy from the http only upto the end of the line..e.g. 4] for the 1st image.
by DanH71
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

Any more info than 'it's Chinese and low quality'

Hi,

Is there anybody that could tell me anymore about this guitar than the fact that it's a 'Cheap Chinese'?

Thanks
by DanH71
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

Re: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?

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by DanH71
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

Are you the Ebay seller? why would you ask that.. May I ask, do you create guitar forgeries with your in-depth knowledge? He's a long time and well regarded Tokai distributor. Knows a far bit more about the brand than most. Don't get so bent out of shape - you may learn something. me, Im not bent o...
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

togps wrote:Are you the Ebay seller?
urhhhh NO!

why would you ask that..

May I ask, do you create guitar forgeries with your in-depth knowledge?
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

Re: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?

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by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

togps wrote:Ser. no and headstock logo is not Tokai-like
Thanks for the more specific info on why this is a fake Tokai!
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

FAKAI is a term applied by some Tokai fans and dealers to bogus/fake Tokais. It was applied firstly to korean made guitars passes ad Hamamatsu Japan made ones but it extended to China ones too. It is not wrong bying a chinese guitar is you know what you want but it is a fake selling a chines guitar...
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

Re: eBay fake?

togps wrote:
DanH71 wrote: ..... this isn't a Tokai?

Please advise
Thanks
Dan
It is a lousy FAKAI.
Be aware!
Why is it Fake-ai?

Again a little more detail other than it is fake would be great.!?;)
If I approach the seller I must be able to tell him WHY I believe it to be fake..
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

bluejeannot wrote:Made in China,budget line ,low quality.
So is my guitar in the photos cheap low line quality Chinese or the eBay one, or both?

A little more detail would be appreciated.

Thanks
by DanH71
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

bluejeannot wrote:Cheap Chinese budget line.low quality.
Thanks for the reply but what is cheap low line quality?

Mine or the one on eBay? Does that still mean it is a Tokai?
by DanH71
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: eBay fake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6910

eBay fake?

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/322520018526?_mwBanner=1

This seems to cheap and I suspect the bridge and headstock with fake detail and wrong shape means this isn't a Tokai?

Please advise
Thanks
Dan
by DanH71
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

So the plot thickens...;) I suspected because if the difference between my guitars 7 screw bridge (5 Fender like and 2 at the front of the bridge facing the bridge pickup) that it wasn't a Tokai (I've not seen one with such a bridge, does anyone know any different?)... Then I find on ebay a seller w...
by DanH71
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Tokai Basses
Topic: A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?
Replies: 9
Views: 5390

A Tokai or not a Tokai, that is the question?

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