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by wanorak
Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Tokai Goldstar help with identifying model etc
Replies: 0
Views: 1006

Tokai Goldstar help with identifying model etc

Hi guys I would like to nail down the detail on my Goldstar as I'm thinking of selling her on. Things like cavity codes and serial numbers are present in the pics but would like some kind of meaning if anyone knows. I guess the YSO is the colour but not sure what 12=5 means. Anyway please take a loo...
by wanorak
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:22 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Natural History
Replies: 26
Views: 7527

Re: Natural History

Hi guys, I'm newly registered to this fine forum, although I've been gratefully drawing on the wisdom contained within for some time now. I'm in the market for a maple necked S***t, ideally from 1984 or earlier. A Goldstar has come up for sale on Ebay but I'm struggling to identify which model it i...
by wanorak
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Thinking about Selling my Goldstar if anyone interested
Replies: 1
Views: 1014

Thinking about Selling my Goldstar if anyone interested

Thinking of selling my Tokai Goldstar if anyone interested. Not sure of the exact model however this is the second Goldstar I have owned and they both had L##### serials and I know it is 1984ish in era. I have included pics of everything relevant but if you have a specific image request let me know....
by wanorak
Mon May 17, 2010 4:08 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money
Replies: 23
Views: 6456

so you are saying that Tokai used two different colour codes that looked the same??? by my first sentence I meant that I owned a LPB and I know what it looks like.....and that is the colour I'm after....not metallic blue. No, I'm saying that what Tokai called LPB is far too light for LPB. What Toka...
by wanorak
Sat May 15, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money
Replies: 23
Views: 6456

I've only ever heard of 1984 Tokai's using LPB paint jobs as opposed to Metallic blue. Plus I owned one in the 80's with matching headstock which had a metallic look to the finish. has anyone else seen a MB colour code? This is the thing with Tokais there are so many grey areas ;-) I don't understa...
by wanorak
Thu May 13, 2010 5:26 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money
Replies: 23
Views: 6456

I've got a Mettalic Blue goldie and a Lake Placid Blue goldie. From the photo I would say that is Metallic Blue. I'm away from home at the moment but should be able to post example pics at the weekend. Dave I've only ever heard of 1984 Tokai's using LPB paint jobs as opposed to Metallic blue. Plus ...
by wanorak
Wed May 12, 2010 7:46 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money
Replies: 23
Views: 6456

Yeah that's definitely Lake placid Blue.....cheers for the heads up on that guitar but not sure he would want to ship to UK.
by wanorak
Tue May 11, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money
Replies: 23
Views: 6456

Wanted....Lake Placid Blue Goldstar will pay good money

Hi Guys

Anyone out there thinking of selling LPB goldstar 1984 era

Let me know

Wayne.simms@talk21.com
by wanorak
Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Bored of love rock/les paul related stories on this forum!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1846

Bored of love rock/les paul related stories on this forum!!!

C'mon guys I'm gettin bored with all this talk about love rock/les paul tokais...lets hear it for the strats... Some burning strat related questions for ya.. 1) Does anyone know how many different colour finishes there have been on the strats....(and did they ever use mint green?) 2) How can you tel...
by wanorak
Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 1st tokai???
Replies: 2
Views: 1449

Hi sounds like an Olympic white goldstar....when you get a chance take a look under the scratch plate and at the butt of the neck (have to remove) where the truss rod is.. if they are original they will have similar markings...e.g. 12 = 11 and the pick up cavity or electronics cavity will show match...
by wanorak
Tue Oct 03, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WANTED
Replies: 1
Views: 1258

Hi

John at www.mijguitar.com has a really nice olympic white springy..it's in great condition..

take a look at the site

wanorak
by wanorak
Tue Oct 03, 2006 4:39 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: SLASH - GnR - Concert '92 TOKYO
Replies: 13
Views: 3895

whether it was Slash playing on the record or not....it's irrelevant.....they were both dodgy..........now...... yngwie malmsteen that was a cool groundbreaking guitarist :wink:

(before anyone bites my head off....I'm only messing)

wanorak
by wanorak
Fri Sep 29, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: How many of you replaced Pickups ?
Replies: 40
Views: 14183

had a goldstar.....one of four and I aquired!!! some vintage 1964 start pickups( don't ask.....kind of like a rescue mission...this strat was a hire and being abused!) anyway I put them in my goldstar and it made such a difference. The guitar felt complete In saying that though I recently bought ano...
by wanorak
Wed Sep 27, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: It only took 22years to buy another Tokai or two!
Replies: 3
Views: 2252

Hi steve

Thats where I got my first Tokai goldstar...Monkey biz southend.....in fact I ended up working there for a while.....some of the ohther guys who worked there now own the PMT music shops...one of them is a Tokai fan also.

it's a small world

wanorak
by wanorak
Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted Tokai strat backplate
Replies: 4
Views: 3006

thanks chrisheyes you have been really great in helping me in my quest! I have bought a goldstar with a nice vintage vibe to it. In the end I had about five different strats to choose from...which made it even harder. I was offered an olympic white springy from john at mijguitar. that was a beautifu...