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by victor
Sat Sep 27, 2003 3:40 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai v's Orville
Replies: 15
Views: 5905

:D there are a few nice Orvilles at Songbird in Toronto and a nice refine Tokai lp at Capsules, check them out! Victor
by victor
Thu May 29, 2003 9:38 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Need info on Tokai 335 model-Korean!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1133

Need info on Tokai 335 model-Korean!!

I am in the market for a 335 type Tokai. I wish some feedback on two models if anyone has tested or owned any one of them- NES 80 Flame #2533807551 on ebay and a es 60 tobacco burst with true mickey mouse ears. They are the first run of production as I am told, both sound and feel great. As I purist...
by victor
Fri Mar 21, 2003 6:41 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: VIRTUALS OR FATS IN MY TOKAI??
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

Fat 50"s

I have been bad, I replaced my VS-1 "E" stamped in my TsT-80 for a set of Texas Specials just to hear. Boy, very impressed with tone, not so twangy or sweet but alot hotter in a nice way. I put the Fats in my 58 strat and wow, they are great pups just what the reviews stated in H.Central., so later ...
by victor
Sat Mar 15, 2003 9:49 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: non grey bottomed pups in late 70's strat??
Replies: 0
Views: 2307

non grey bottomed pups in late 70's strat??

:roll: I have a 79 strat with black plastic bobbins instead of grey. I was told that these were the next generation of bobbins from fender in 79 into the 80's. These pups have appeared on ebay with strats with original solder- anyone checked theirs or futher info?? Thks Victor
by victor
Mon Mar 10, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: tokai- Song bird-Toronto
Replies: 1
Views: 1421

tokai- Song bird-Toronto

:P Just spoke to Songbird in Toronto- they have two silverstar Tokais-$795cdn-maple and rosewood necks- check them out!!
by victor
Sun Feb 23, 2003 7:15 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: VIRTUALS OR FATS IN MY TOKAI??
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

:lol: It is good to hear both sides and I feel that I can up grade my Tokai pups for something different which will enhance my sound without touching the inside cavity and not drilling any extra holes. It would be neccessary to change the pots which is normal wear and tear on a 20 yr old TST-80. I w...
by victor
Sat Feb 08, 2003 5:36 pm
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: RITCHIE BLACKMORE TOKAI
Replies: 0
Views: 1401

RITCHIE BLACKMORE TOKAI

:lol: On ISHIBASHI- Fender Japan in the used items section, which is great, I saw a Tokai-62 model,the 7okai decal, scalloped r/wood neck, 3 duncan 1/4 pounder pups, and in Olympic white, all for 19,000 yen,which is under 200us, thats a steal!! Check it out!
by victor
Sat Feb 08, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: VIRTUALS OR FATS IN MY TOKAI??
Replies: 11
Views: 4617

VIRTUALS OR FATS IN MY TOKAI??

:roll: I love my e stamped pups, sweet ,bright, and twangy, but I also have a set of Virtuals (heavy blues, virtuAL2-mid, and solo-bridge) and a set of Fat 50's. Has anyone tried any one of these pups, I have an early 80's TST-80 with maple neck- reg. fender shaped head stock. I would like some feed...
by victor
Sat Feb 08, 2003 5:12 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Goldstar information
Replies: 7
Views: 3641

goldstar info

:lol: My TST -80 has e on them, the catalogue states that they are VS-1 by Dimarzio, the tech at Dimarzio said that they are the same construction and specs as the Class of 55- bright and twangy and beveled mags.
by victor
Fri Jan 03, 2003 5:59 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai GoldStar Info Wanted!
Replies: 6
Views: 3058

on Johnson's Tokai

I purchased Johnson's Tokai strat and it is my first Tokai. I inspected the Tokai throughly as possible, single piece alder in metalic red, stamped MR-84 in the cavity, pups are "E" stamped-VS-1 Dimarzio (class of 55 model), one piece maple neck with a very soft "V" neck, non modified head stock, ha...