anyone seen an earlier reborn LS80?

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anyone seen an earlier reborn LS80?

Post by villager » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:10 am

just got a 78 reborn LS80, anyone seen an earlier one?

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Post by felixcatus » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:13 am

Very 8)......and BTW, I didn't yet. :wink:

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Post by wulfman » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:53 pm

C'mon, lets see another shot of that rare beast!

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Post by brokentoes » Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:08 pm

The headstock looks to be split right down the middle 2 piece. Were the early ones all like that ??

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Post by villager » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:14 am

here u go .. yes the very early ones were 2 piece necks...

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Post by wulfman » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:30 am

What a cool top, looks fantastic. Does it have MOP inlays? I seem to recall seeing MOP in early Tokai LPs.

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Post by villager » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:06 am

yes they are MOP ..

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Post by villager » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:25 am

less reddish out of the sun...

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Post by Loudmouse » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:58 am

Really nice one!
my 1979 LS100 has a similar grain top.
Mine is a weird flame, not the tiger stripe kind, it has depth and then kind of disappears to wood grain depending on the light and angle you look at it.
Wish I had seen it before someone refinished the OS top.


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I heard they threatened Tokai with a lawsuit, but they never got to Cort?

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Post by brokentoes » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:53 pm

Some very nice Tokai's represented here.

Thanks for the info villager. When did Tokai switch from 2 piece necks to one piece necks with headstock wings ??

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Post by villager » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:19 am

not exactly sure but certainly before 79

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Post by brokentoes » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:09 am

Learn something new every day. Thanks again.

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Post by marcusnieman » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:47 am

Nice!

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Post by RyanC » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:27 am

WOW, very cool.

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Post by villager » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:47 pm

thank you

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