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by bluejeannot
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Strange Tokai headstock
Replies: 42
Views: 5393

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by bluejeannot
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Which vintage wood ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1242

A 79 tokai LP would have a kaya (african mahogany)neck with an Indian rosewood fingerboard a kaya and maple body.
by bluejeannot
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Strange Tokai headstock
Replies: 42
Views: 5393

+5 made me piss myself laughing.
by bluejeannot
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Goldstar strat - ST 50 or ST 60 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1897

St 70s were fitted with E stamped pickups.Post 84 the usual digit system was
modified as was the headstock shape later,although the headstock stayed unmodified much later here in Europe. Your guitar is an 85 ST55 Goldstar in my opinion.Does it have the brass plate under the scratchplate?
by bluejeannot
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Identifying a Breezysound w/o serial number.
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Fake,avoid.
by bluejeannot
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: 1986 Tokai ST60 Goldstar sound strat Bridge dimensions
Replies: 2
Views: 1694

https://www.guitarfetish.com/Wilkinson- ... p_897.html I have fitted these to a couple of Goldstars.Great bridge with a proper steel block.Fits like glove;
by bluejeannot
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Help me identify this model - possible fake tokai
Replies: 9
Views: 2877

https://reverb.com/uk/item/4807416-toka ... though-red This is what the genuine article looks like.
by bluejeannot
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Replies: 59
Views: 13852

Good on you for that info Peter....................So the guitar is as I thought, a 1981 MG ST 65 Springy not some tricked out 1984 Goldstar with a fake neck plate which you originally identified it as being. According to the published specs this guitar should be fitted with ST vintage E pickups and...
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Replies: 59
Views: 13852

http://www.strat-talk.com/threads/ngd-mint-1981-tokai-springy-sound.456372/page-2 Thanks for your thoughts Peter,it seems to me that when faced with such a mystery all we can do is theorize,piecing together what bits and pieces of info that we can gather together and sometimes we must have the guts ...
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Replies: 59
Views: 13852

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z9wni2uzR8&list=RD8z9wni2uzR8&start_radio=1 Hero wrote "Great info PM 8) It would seem the whole guitar is pretty much molested, if your theory is correct, and by what we have seen so far, the example does look to be a 'partscaster' of sorts. Your knowledge for these...
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: ST55 or ST65 from 1981 Pickups
Replies: 59
Views: 13852

http://www.tokairegistry.com/images/catalogs/oldies_p2.jpg Great info Peter,thanks for that. If I am going to have to eat humble pie then I am more than happy that you are the chef,but I am not quite ready to yet! You state "Went through my book and realised that MG (Metallic Green) was never offere...
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Probably a true LC-110 of around 1980. Your opinion ?
Replies: 14
Views: 4631

http://www.sheppardguitars.com/ebony1.htm Like this beauty from Gerald Sheppard
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Probably a true LC-110 of around 1980. Your opinion ?
Replies: 14
Views: 4631

http://www.wood-database.com/macassar-ebony/ Stunning guitar Harima San .Maccassar ebony is a beautiful and very expensive tonewood.Sharing as it does some of the tonal qualities of Brazilian rosewood It makes a very attractive and toneful wood for high end acoustics too.
by bluejeannot
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Tokai Acoustics
Topic: 1980 Tokai Cats Eye CE-2500T
Replies: 2
Views: 3569

aroomstudios wrote:Hard to say. I have a CE 2000T I bought about 6 months ago for $600 USD. The guy originally wanted $2000 or so. He just kept bringing the price down then I bought it.
That sounds like a great piece of business and an absolute bargain!