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by guitarboy
Thu Jan 09, 2003 6:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Going to NAMM what should I bring back
Replies: 5
Views: 4448

OK who voted for the guitar info??
by guitarboy
Tue Jan 07, 2003 6:48 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: ooops I did it again...
Replies: 0
Views: 793

ooops I did it again...

OK, so another years end approached and it looked as though for once I would be starting the new year with a bit of spare cash. 20 seconds after going into the local music shop on the 23rd of Dec I found myself short of a few hundred quid and the new owner of an 80's goldstar - DOH! OK not DOH but m...
by guitarboy
Fri Dec 20, 2002 8:17 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

Second that - all the best for the holidays

GB
by guitarboy
Wed Dec 11, 2002 11:13 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Difference between early Tokai and Greco, Burny, Orville SGs
Replies: 7
Views: 3998

Nice one AP

Do you have any constructional info on the Greco's etc??

Are the tops solid? I've seen a couple on ebay that looked like they were
solid flame?

cheers
GB
by guitarboy
Tue Nov 19, 2002 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Legends of Rock Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 10640

I saw Frank Marino at Port Vale football ground in '81 - I was a very young sweaty at the time :lol: I really don't remember much of his playing - that memorable At the same gig I also saw Randy Rhodes with the Blizard of Oz he was stunning! Finally Motorhead came on and deafend everyone - I've stil...
by guitarboy
Mon Nov 18, 2002 6:44 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Guitar Finishing. N/C versus PU. Who's side are you on?
Replies: 16
Views: 4699

The thing I always have trouble with on this argument is the fact that two different guitars are always being compared. Given that the instruments are made of wood and that the make up of the wood will be different depending on which part of the trunk the cut has come from (let alone a completely di...
by guitarboy
Mon Nov 18, 2002 6:29 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Where is Fireman John? and a garage sale find!
Replies: 10
Views: 3093

Weird coincidence :o

I just spent the weekend watching a Joe Pass tutorial video, I come on here today and there's more JP!

From what I've seen on the video I'd say I like Joe - he was a real musician.


GB
by guitarboy
Thu Nov 07, 2002 6:24 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Late 70's Tokai Les Paul
Replies: 11
Views: 2744

Sounds like you got a great deal there Stokie.

I just love the idea of Tokai releasing a vintage copy of a vintage Tokai copy of a ....... :lol:

What was the name of that band ... oh yeah 'pop will eat itself' !

GB
by guitarboy
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:52 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Ibanez Artist AR300 / 2619
Replies: 4
Views: 4452

Paying to have the mother-in-law burried - I think you got a good deal :lol:

wrt Artist - I had the same idea a while back but found the neck profile a bit too fat for my liking, but the top end ones do look gorgeous.


GB
by guitarboy
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:15 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Late 70's Tokai Les Paul
Replies: 11
Views: 2744

Stokie,

Is it new?
I know that Tokai are currently doing a relic'd reborn for about a grand.

Academy of sound do them

GB
by guitarboy
Tue Nov 05, 2002 11:10 am
Forum: Amps
Topic: Output transformer
Replies: 9
Views: 6711

Cheers Orb,

the **'s - when was that exactly :wink:

Just as a quick heads up I sourced some copper from RS - it was a little thinner than the original but that just means I get a bit more drive out of the beast.

All is now sounding lush once more

GB
by guitarboy
Tue Nov 05, 2002 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any Iron Maiden fanatics here?
Replies: 13
Views: 5027

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How much! :o

They're havin' a larf !

Barry - this isn't you shilling is it? :wink:
GB
by guitarboy
Wed Oct 30, 2002 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any Iron Maiden fanatics here?
Replies: 13
Views: 5027

tumbleweed...............
by guitarboy
Thu Oct 24, 2002 5:18 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Built in Korea with Japanese specs?
Replies: 15
Views: 4893

No Tokai of the classic era (79 - 02 MIJ) has a scarf either :wink:

GB
by guitarboy
Thu Oct 24, 2002 5:15 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Real Tokai or faked?
Replies: 11
Views: 3677

Fake Tokai!!!

What ever next!!!
I thinks that's my new catch phrase?

Yeah I agree, we may be doing someone a diservice but
it looks like a load of odd parts all stuck together.

GB