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by candh
Sun May 10, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: lefties
Replies: 20
Views: 6724

Another lefty here.
by candh
Mon May 12, 2008 12:35 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Japanese sources for Tokai?
Replies: 17
Views: 6257

I'd go with Hisashi.
by candh
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Where to browse in Tokyo (or even Kanto)
Replies: 18
Views: 5887

The two Sumiya's in my neck of the woods carry a respectable number of Tokai's and thank goodness for Taniguchi Gakki for us lefties...29 Tokais in stock.
by candh
Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Import taxes from Japan...what do they run?
Replies: 45
Views: 11401

The US government seems remarkably lax about charging duty, unlike almost every other country. Just be grateful, guys! That has been my experience with sending guitars to the US from Japan. BUT a recent customer told me he was charged about 10% customs fee (about $150) so I don't what is going on. ...
by candh
Fri Dec 07, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: tokai prices going up
Replies: 31
Views: 8199

The lefty Tokais at Taniguchi are quickly disappearing,, with the new batch due in the new year with new number codes...... :cry:
by candh
Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:18 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Left Handed Guitars
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

Please take a look herehttp://www.taniguchi-gakki.com

If you need any details let me know.

ChrisL
by candh
Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: "RISKY BUSINESS"?????
Replies: 18
Views: 5610

Hi hunter! I import Tokai's from Japan to Austria about 4-5 times a month. To avoid problems with customs there is a simple rule: Make sure the seller puts the right Yen amount (i.e. what you paid for) onto the papers. Custom's people are not stupid. Also make sure that it's clearly marked as "used...
by candh
Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: ES Neo Select series
Replies: 30
Views: 11479

Thanks Hisashi,

Pay no mind to anyone giving you a hard time about your English skills. Your English is fine. We value your opinion and your "insider" knowledge.
by candh
Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Aussie Tokai Newsflash..!!!
Replies: 57
Views: 14404

One more thing....I could swear I had a junky Peavey that looked just like that natural finish one when I was like 19.......Yes, what goes around,... :lol:

Guys, it's either laugh or cry. :roll:
by candh
Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:47 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Aussie Tokai Newsflash..!!!
Replies: 57
Views: 14404

Well, pickguards from GFS and pickguard blanks in general are pretty cheap. Break out the router and the pattern bit. That headstock is in need of some attention, too. I can just see taking this thing to a local jam.......everyone saying....nani kore??? (what the hell is this??) :lol: :oops: No summ...
by candh
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: what...nobody gonna bid on this one?
Replies: 13
Views: 4412

sneakyjapan wrote:I think we`ve talked before?
Actually, no WE haven't.......I talked,,you didn't. :-?
by candh
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:03 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: what...nobody gonna bid on this one?
Replies: 13
Views: 4412

ha...ha......I'm going up to Sendai in a few weeks for some fun in the surf at Shinko and Gammo....it's been a few years since we lived there. Can't wait.
by candh
Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Loverock specs for current models
Replies: 46
Views: 13742

No Honduras!! I'm not that bothered as long as its mahogany of some description :lol: Are you ok with Agathis :lol: ( Often described in the UK as Mahogany , yet is one of the worse 'so called' tonewoods I have ever had the pleasure of working with ) Best known as commercial grade mahogany I though...
by candh
Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: what...nobody gonna bid on this one?
Replies: 13
Views: 4412

:o Wow...that's just nuts (MHO):lol: I'll bid on it for ya if you like....lol.
by candh
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:56 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Love Rock Amp Combo? which one is best??
Replies: 19
Views: 6772

My loverock loves all my amps. I build Dumbles, Trainwrecks, and 18watt TMB Marshall clones. Here is an ODS and 18 TMB ef86. Stellar tones.

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