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by HAMAMATSU
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Please help me make sense of Tokai’s ES models !
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Please help me make sense of Tokai’s ES models !

8) tokai has been changing the model#s on the same models whenever they changed their list prices in japan so the one model possibly has many model#s over the years. there are 2 types of the tokai ES335 copies. one is a dot marker model and another is a block marker model. the dot marker model is a ...
by HAMAMATSU
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: New member Scored a sweet Custom Edition Strat!
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: New member Scored a sweet Custom Edition Strat!

8) are you a us solder in okinawa? which city? is okinawa allright? the best place in japan!
by HAMAMATSU
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) i m just a good old member of this forum here and there are some veterans like me but they dont come here often lately. anyways. i m japanese and a guitar mania living in yokouka, japan! are you from uk? ..... if anyone knows about LS150F completely then its mr.kunishi furuhashi ofcourse. LS150F ...
by HAMAMATSU
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) " N-木目 " means probably or surely, NATURAL-WOOD GRAIN. it means that yours be painted in natural and so all the wood grains of it be visible or something. yours could be actually very rare very possibly. yours has the 5A grade maple-top! usually the LS150Fs have only the 2A exotic looking quality...
by HAMAMATSU
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) so tokai probably made about a few hundreds of the LS150F around 2004-2007. it had a vintage looking very quality 2A maple-top plus the old grade very quality mahogany back. the possible colors were probably violin finish, cherry sunburst, dark cherry sunburst, natural. it was an excellent and vi...
by HAMAMATSU
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) mr.kunishi furuhashi says of LS150F that, tokai originally planned to make only 100 units of LS150F and it had a very vintage looking 2A grade quality maple-top with the old quality grade mahogany back. but the reputation of it was so good so tokai eventually made more than the first 100 units fr...
by HAMAMATSU
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) LS150F was probably 2004~2007.
by HAMAMATSU
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) so you are from uk? how are you? hello from japan! as far as i know, LS150F is a super cool limited edition model around 2005~2007? specially made by the tokai CEO & kunishi furuhashi.(the ex-tokai engineer from the 80s who was also responsible for the legendary LS320 series, now the owner of the...
by HAMAMATSU
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) looks very nice! i have only seen violin finish & dark cherry sunburst before for LS150F so its very unusual yet natural!
by HAMAMATSU
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: FA245 (ES175 replica)
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: FA245 (ES175 replica)

marcusnieman wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:03 pm
Not Tokai but I've had two Greco 175's - a burst and a blonde. Great guitars - big sound perfect for jazz or swing.
8) you are always very cool marcus! you are the MIJ guitar-man in usa!
by HAMAMATSU
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Any Thoughts on my Guitar? Tokai LS150F

8) not yet but we are ready to talk about your LS150F!
by HAMAMATSU
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: FA245 (ES175 replica)
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: FA245 (ES175 replica)

8) anyone?
by HAMAMATSU
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can anyone help identify this breezysound please ?!
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Can anyone help identify this breezysound please ?!

http://www1.odn.ne.jp/tokaigakki/products/vintage/ate106b.html 8) the current ATE106B is available in the 3 color sunburst (yellow sunburst) w/rosewood fingerboard neck as its a 1959-1962 fender telecaster custom copy. yours is the 2 color sunburst which tokai calls it "golden sunburst" and the 50s ...