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tokai silverstar

Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2005 1:22 pm
by dani
hi guys,

i am new to this forum and please bear with me if any of my questions seems silly.

i came across a tokai silverstar off a japanese website that i am pretty interested in. since i can't find much information on it, i guess this is the best place to ask. this is the silverstar in question.


can anyone tell me more on this silverstar? some of the things i would love to know,

- body wood (looks like alder)
- 3 or 4 bolt neck joint
- how does it compare to the rest of tokai's strat series such as springy sound, goldstar sound etc.
- how does it compare to greco and fernandes of the same era of make
- is it advisable to get it


Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2005 1:35 pm
by chrisheyes
The silverstars are copies of the post CBS Strat's of the '70's

They were made for the Japanese market only.

As with all Tokai, they will be a very god replica and sound good.

The build quality and finish will be to a high standard.

It's a matter of personal preference, as with all guitars about the tone and feel of them.

The neck profile may differ in feel from the goldstars and springy's


Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2005 10:26 pm
by Glide

If you don't purchase it, please let me know.
I want to buy it. Email me the website.


Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:03 am
by luis
Yes,neck profile is different than AST-56 I got,but more comfortable.I feel SS-38 neck as one of the best necks I've ever had.I'm talking about all maple neck both.