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marcusnieman
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Post by marcusnieman » Sun Mar 15, 2009 1:03 pm

stratman323 wrote:
makaze wrote:Does the Tokai Hummingbird mosrite stand up well as a guitar???
Marcus should be able to answer that, I believe he has one or two of them.
Nope....mine are 70's Univox Hi Fliers (Curt Cobain played one). Never seen or played a Hummingbird.

The current Mosrite Japan guitars are excellent - think Tokai makes them.

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Post by togps » Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:27 pm

Mick51 wrote:That third one - purple top - would be really lovely in a natural, or TB, or VF finish. Really nice layering and striation on that top.
Actually it is an ash top. AFAIK, the first LPstyle guitars worldwide with an one pcs. ash top. Incredible lucent sound - extremly fast attack and response.
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Post by stratman323 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:41 pm

Ash or sen?

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Post by leadguitar_323 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:45 pm

Looks like swamp ash.....?

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Post by marcusnieman » Sun Mar 15, 2009 5:18 pm

Or is it foto ash?

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Post by leadguitar_323 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 5:42 pm

I quite like the look.... :D

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Post by Ozeshin » Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:13 pm

Me too..especially the RED or the BLACK 8)

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Post by TOKAI JOE » Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:53 pm

8) looks like the new LS105ASH ....... so ash it is like mick says..........
this is from current tokai japan homepage.

http://www1.odn.ne.jp/tokaigakki/news/ls105ash.html

BODY : Ash Top
Mahogany Back
NECK : Mahogany One Piece
Set Neck
FINGERBOAD : Rosewood
BRIDGE : LS-VB Bridge
LS-VT Tailpiece
PICKUPS : PAF-Vintage MK2?2
CONTROLS : 2V.2T.3Way-SW
COLOR : VNT,STB,IB
PRICE : ?110,250

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Post by tudor » Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:33 am

stratman323 wrote:
Paladin2019 wrote: Problem is that said females tend to go for Fender designs most of the time (in my experience...) maybe due to ergonomics, weight, recognition and price issues.
Well, women are always right - surely you've been told that before?
It seems you're right, guys ... 8)

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BTW Gottfried ... do you really think that those ugly pieces of wood will sell ?
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Post by togps » Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:36 am

As you may know - it's all a matter of taste.
My cat likes and prefer mouses - me not!

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