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by colinhotrod
Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Goldstar identification
Replies: 2
Views: 1439

You need more close up pics, 1 of the bridge, and pics of the underside of the scratch guard and pics inside the pup cavities.

The scratch guard is not original and the knobs and pup covers look a bit too white. It might turn out to have non original pots, pups etc. Be very cautious.

Colin
by colinhotrod
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: id my tokai goldstar sound
Replies: 16
Views: 4867

is it possible that it is a korea model but thanks for all your help and the guitar plays and sounds great cheers Well no, the only guitars I have seen routed for a humbucker were custom editions(i used to own one) they were MIJ. There is no evidence this is a tokai at all, as Iain pointed out the ...
by colinhotrod
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:42 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: id my tokai goldstar sound
Replies: 16
Views: 4867

I would have expected stamping like this http://i520.photobucket.com/albums/w324/colinhotrod/P1030900Medium.jpg http://i520.photobucket.com/albums/w324/colinhotrod/P1030947Medium.jpg http://i520.photobucket.com/albums/w324/colinhotrod/P1030905Medium.jpg and tuners like this http://i520.photobucket.c...
by colinhotrod
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:35 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: id my tokai goldstar sound
Replies: 16
Views: 4867

Nothing like any Tokai markings Ive seen, I think the guitar is a Lemon I'm sorry to say. If you bought it as a Tokai then you should be entitled to a refund, as its not as described.

Saying all that, if it plays nice and you like it then thats all that matters.

Colin
by colinhotrod
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: id my tokai goldstar sound
Replies: 16
Views: 4867

Well If thats the case then I do not think its a Tokai at all. Is there any stamping in the body cavities at all like 1=11 2=8 etc, anything like that? Looks only thing Tokai about it is the decal that someone fitted!

Colin
by colinhotrod
Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: id my tokai goldstar sound
Replies: 16
Views: 4867

Hiya, Can you remove the pickguard and take some more pics to see if there is any stamps inside, The guitar doesn't look right to me, I thought the klusion tuners should have slots instead of holes but I might be wrong. the pickgaurd, pickups, neck plate and controls look all wrong. Also are the sad...
by colinhotrod
Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Blackstar HT-5 and Boss GT-10
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

jonah65 wrote:that's a bargain for the boss gt 10, i just paid ?300 secondhand for one. :evil:
Not really, About its money I think, I got mine a year ago for ?299 new from Guitar Guitar. I see they are still doing them for ?299.

Great Pedal!

Colin
by colinhotrod
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Help with identifying a Tokai Goldstar Sound
Replies: 10
Views: 4378

I think you payed over the odds, but maybe thats what you have to pay in Poland for a Tokai. I cant help much with pups, I put a Bare knuckle Sinner pup in the bridge of my ST50, I love it.

Colin
by colinhotrod
Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Help with identifying a Tokai Goldstar Sound
Replies: 10
Views: 4378

What I can tell is it an ST40 looking at the tuners, low end Japanese model. Brazillian rosewood? no idea how they came to that conclusion. Most people change the pups as most think they are pretty thin sounding. Hope you didnt pay over the odds as there is plenty ST50's around. Having said all that...
by colinhotrod
Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: A Tokai Book
Replies: 300
Views: 79529

Max The Dog wrote:Well the book has just arrived, a big thanks Iain a really brilliant job you made of it. Thanks again.
Pete.
+1

Colin
by colinhotrod
Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: A Tokai Book
Replies: 300
Views: 79529

One more ordered, Woo Hoo, cant wait!

Colin
by colinhotrod
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: A Tokai Book
Replies: 300
Views: 79529

Pay day on Thursday, Woo Hoo, Mine will be ordered then!

Colin
by colinhotrod
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: tokai strat - help to identify
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Well its certainly not one of the original 80's guitars, perhaps its one of the new ones being produced.

Colin
by colinhotrod
Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Tokai Goldstar Sound
Replies: 8
Views: 5723

Hiya, For a start its not a Goldstar! At best it is a custom or super edition. We need more pictures, especially underneath the pickguard and base of the neck to see if there is Tokai stamping. Even if its genuine enough, I think you paid a wee bit too much, but as long as you are happy thats all th...
by colinhotrod
Fri Dec 24, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: A Tokai Book
Replies: 300
Views: 79529

Brilliant work Iain! Couple off wee changes that need done to my page, You have my Username as Hotrodcolin (back to front, lol) and the colour code of the guitar in "TG", translucent green I believe, its a hard colour to catch as its so dark. I recently lost a hard drive but will take a few pics ASA...