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by guitar hiro
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Help Wanted: Searching for a Tokai
Replies: 6
Views: 49

Re: Help Wanted: Searching for a Tokai

OP - if you acknowledge your price point range then that may be of help :) & there are tons of 'options'

where are you located also ?
by guitar hiro
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: I finally became a very unhappy Tokai owner.
Replies: 42
Views: 592

Re: I finally became a more or less proud Tokai owner.

https://scontent-mxp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/92484513_3074397129283726_8395510871438131200_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=07e735&_nc_ohc=s7opgT4ffG4AX-PiH_o&_nc_ht=scontent-mxp1-1.xx&oh=e2ad8f32ecaa36787564cf3446b769c8&oe=5EB26CC4 Please allow me to clarify my previous post in which I stated, "top look...
by guitar hiro
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: I finally became a very unhappy Tokai owner.
Replies: 42
Views: 592

Re: I finally became a more or less proud Tokai owner.

top looks like maple to my eyes, from looking at the walls of the pickup routes
by guitar hiro
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: bobbin color
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: bobbin color

couldn't tell you what bobbin color(s) to expect but if you are taking the covers off, then there is no need to guess; you will know when you have the covers off. :wink: If however you don't want to take the covers off you could, (1) remove one of the adjustable screw poles (be sure to remove any wa...
by guitar hiro
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Hi I guess :)
Replies: 9
Views: 606

Re: Hi I guess :)

I check in here on a daily basis but I rarely log-in unless I see something that I may be able to offer some info on, or something of interest.

Welcome back 8)
by guitar hiro
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid-19 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 245

Re: Covid-19 Question

make sure you wash yo mitts
by guitar hiro
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: ON HOLD !!! Greco EGF-1200
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Again and this time for sure EGF-1200

So, as we discussed, it is a 2 piece back. I thought so.
Why are you concerned with CITES, AFA foreign shipment?
Cheers
by guitar hiro
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: 'Profile' Les Paul copy (possibly 70s or 80s?)
Replies: 11
Views: 2373

Re: 'Profile' Les Paul copy (possibly 70s or 80s?)

*neck tenon is off-set like the Fresher brand *wire channel route looks like Fresher brand *wire group running from toggle to control route has the 'desert sand' colored insulator like Fresher *Fresher style truss rod cover Fresher was produced by Matsumoto Musical Instruments Mfg. I'm guessing your...
by guitar hiro
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid-19 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 245

Re: Covid-19 Question

In the short term IMO guitars will be the last concern of 99.999999999999999% of the population. Then what will be the concern? Everything is closing; schools, restaurants, gyms aka fitness centers, hotels closing, airline bookings going down faster than a $5 whore on a politician, Las Vegas is a gh...
by guitar hiro
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tune of the day
Replies: 2079
Views: 483238

Re: Tune of the day

My Corona - (spoof of 'My Sharona' by The Knack) :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... =emb_title
by guitar hiro
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: your les paul is so heavy?
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: your les paul is so heavy?

I own about a dozen LP types that range from the low 7 pound ball park to the 9 1/2 pound area. All of these examples are the typical solid mahogany back with the carved maple top :D from several different MIJ makers. 8) I typically prefer the lighter weight examples but my favorites are in the 8 po...
by guitar hiro
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: Riverhead/Headway EVH 'Kramer ad guitar' EVER SEEN THESE?
Replies: 3
Views: 3773

Re: Riverhead/Headway EVH 'Kramer ad guitar' EVER SEEN THESE?

looks cool but I'm a bit confused; you have a Headway guitar, or is it a Kramer?
by guitar hiro
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tune of the day
Replies: 2079
Views: 483238

Re: Tune of the day

here is some musical goodness from our late brother Mr. Leon Russel 8)

bonus is some real PAF goodness from a 1958 Gibson Explorer :D courtesy of Don Preston 8)

Enjoy ............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... =emb_title
by guitar hiro
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tune of the day
Replies: 2079
Views: 483238

Re: Tune of the day

I wonder if Brittany Howard is a reincarnation of Sister Rosetta Tharpe :o

Sister Rosetta Tharpe- "Didn't It Rain?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9a49oFalZE

Alabama Shakes - Gimme All Your Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sNNTpORtDQ
by guitar hiro
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Pots aka Potentiometers - A couple of interesting reads
Replies: 5
Views: 955

Re: Pots aka Potentiometers - A couple of interesting reads

Sorry you didn't find the supplied links of interest, nor the info on pots of use. I know I learned a few things from the two posted links, and I thought the info may be useful to others; possibly. My interest within the context of the thread was specific to pots, and was never about caps, nor cap c...