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I have a lake placid blue springy - i want a v-profile neck

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:39 pm
by mbrambley
Hiya

i try this about once every 2 years so here we go again.....

I really want a v-profile neck older tokai strat (trying to replace what was stolen from me 10 years ago)

I dont mind goldstar if its the right headstock <= '84 (in fact ive never seen v-neck springy)

I have a gorgeous blue springy I can use in the trade if anyones interested (C-neck though and i dont really like the slim necks)
http://picasaweb.google.com/mbrambley/Guitars

get in touch please mbrambley@gmail.com

thanks

Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 2:37 am
by Cybercat
Springy Sound ST-80 & ST-100s from '79 - 1981 should be V profile necks (quite a 'hard' V).

I have an ST-80 & it's quite a handful, but very comfortable when you get used to it, & especially on long gigs...

There were a couple on eBay last week, one sold (ST-85, extra '5' was for custom colour - in this case it was a natural finish) and one didn't get any bids, so it be could re-listed at a lower price, or may be worth contacting the seller : -

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0104234186

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0111624117

Good luck!

(note: - edited for typo "1881" instead of 1981)

Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 6:34 am
by rgrafend
I just bought an '80 ST-80 CAR Springy with a really chunky V-neck from togps last weekend at the Soave festival. Absolutely amazing beast.

I am not 100% sure, but I think he has one more in SB.

:o

Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 6:41 am
by rgrafend
And by the way: the ST80 listed at

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0111624117

did not get any bids from me (altough I tried) because the seller banned me from his auctions after I asked about details on an 85' LC he is also selling. I posted his reply in this forum.

By now I reported him to ebay for discrimination. Altough he is registered in Switzerland he sells at ebay.co.uk, which is INSIDE the EU, where such behaviour is against the law unless a buyer doesn't pay.

well its harder than that i forgot to say

Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 9:10 am
by mbrambley
that I only want a maple fretboard
(well neck without the rosewood board)

that 85 looked nice and I would have bought it had i seen it - damn

except that I have owned many many tokais and never seen a natural finish on a strat or tele (that hadnt been done afterwards)

- if you guys see any more (maple where the fingers go) please shout

or sell me yours

martin

Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 9:15 am
by settebello
Martin,
open your eyes :o
http://www.japanguitars.co.uk/page%206%20Tokai.html
or ask togps as rgrafend says.

Volker