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  Topic: How to buy the good one?
mdvineng

Replies: 1
Views: 92

PostForum: Tokai Basses   Posted: Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:57 am   Subject: How to buy the good one?
Hi, the hardpunchers are fender p bass style and as such on the weighty side. The VSB range are lighter but even rarer, though one was on sale in France last year, might still be. Ebay search saved fo ...
  Topic: Rewiring/New pots
mdvineng

Replies: 14
Views: 443

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: Rewiring/New pots
I recently replaced one of my 250K Alpha pots (OEM) on the VSB80 I have, due to a broken Knob split tang, it measured 248k, as did the other pot. the replacement pot was also within 2k of the original ...
  Topic: Rewiring/New pots
mdvineng

Replies: 14
Views: 443

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:27 am   Subject: Rewiring/New pots
CTS pots are 10<20% tol depending on whether they are audio or taper, Alpha pots are similar but can go very low tol, if you a select a better spec ( high end audio designers prefer Alpha generally ...
  Topic: Please help to identify model
mdvineng

Replies: 3
Views: 284

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:49 am   Subject: Please help to identify model
body does have the screw rebates for the neck that Tokai use but not many others do
  Topic: Rewiring/New pots
mdvineng

Replies: 14
Views: 443

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:43 am   Subject: Rewiring/New pots
Just use Alpha pots, so does Tokai. Forget CTS

+1 for Alpha

and there isn't anything special about orange drop caps either, any good quality caps will do the same job and fitting them the right ...
  Topic: rusty crusty
mdvineng

Replies: 4
Views: 354

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:39 am   Subject: rusty crusty
There is a Leo Fender GL Skyhawk just around the corner for 600 and that's in excellent nick, very tempted.
  Topic: rusty crusty
mdvineng

Replies: 4
Views: 354

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:49 am   Subject: rusty crusty
The shop used to be a mecca for muso's in the 60's & 70's but over the last 20 yrs it preys on the student population just around the corner. I would of haggled around the 400 mark depending what ...
  Topic: rusty crusty
mdvineng

Replies: 4
Views: 354

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:47 am   Subject: rusty crusty
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tokai-Goldstar-Sound-Electric-Guitar-MIJ-Made-In-Japan-1984/202129651919?hash=item2f0fddb8cf:g:FXMAAOSwke9aFr0X

  Topic: Neck Issues - Back Bow
mdvineng

Replies: 1
Views: 227

PostForum: Tokai Basses   Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:18 pm   Subject: Neck Issues - Back Bow
0.3 to 0.35 is the correct relief
TRUSS ROD
First, check your tuning. Affix a capo at the first fret and depress the fourth string at the last fret. With a feeler gauge, check the gap between the bo ...
  Topic: 3 screw tuners - whats the beef?
mdvineng

Replies: 3
Views: 295

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:58 am   Subject: 3 screw tuners - whats the beef?
+1 for Duff's comment. it is used as an identifier of model level, no more no less.
  Topic: eb3/sg bass
mdvineng

Replies: 3
Views: 2766

PostForum: Tokai Basses   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:54 pm   Subject: eb3/sg bass
Epiphone elite eb3 does have the varitone setup and overall it's way better than my original gibson eb3 I had way back
  Topic: Tokai TA35 - help please!?
mdvineng

Replies: 3
Views: 2035

PostForum: Amps   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:51 am   Subject: Tokai TA35 - help please!?
a tin of contact cleaner is what you need for the potentiometers to get the contacts working and crackle free
  Topic: Parts for Tokai effects
mdvineng

Replies: 1
Views: 214

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:51 am   Subject: Parts for Tokai effects
As 1/4 jack plugs are std then most sockets will be just fine. It'll be a case of making sure any mounting screw holes are in the right place. Take yours off and take some measurements then go to the ...
  Topic: new tokai mary kaye st 120
mdvineng

Replies: 2
Views: 384

PostForum: Tokai Guitars   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:56 am   Subject: new tokai mary kaye st 120
sure sounds good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMhLL68Rsek
  Topic: no Tokai but an Elite LP
mdvineng

Replies: 0
Views: 335

PostForum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:07 am   Subject: no Tokai but an Elite LP
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Epiphone-Elite-Elitist-Les-Paul-Guitar-Made-in-Japan/132392163300?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D49130%26meid%3Dc87fbbd05bb746bc92615d9534b4e54a%26 ...
 
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