SOLD - 1979 Tokai LS-80 Les Paul Reborn with OHSC

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SOLD - 1979 Tokai LS-80 Les Paul Reborn with OHSC

Post by tezza-j » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:13 pm

Any interest here in one of these?

Price is ?1275


Laquer/nitro finish throughout, no checking but some knocks here and there.
Original double-ring kluson tuners
Non-original bushings (nickel, came off a similar age Burny)
No neck breaks or issues.
Dark rosewood fretboard with fret-edge binding.
Original frets, 90% left in them.
Nice low action and no buzzing.
Neck is a classic chunky 59 profile, not a bat but fills the hand.
Original Gotoh pickups under covers.
Original bridge with brass saddles and tailpiece.
Original pots and caps, re-soldered to vintage '59 wiring.
Original jack, knobs, pickup selector and internal wiring.
Original lifton-style pink interior hard-shell case.
Pickguard is from a 1980 LS-50

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Post by sladie007 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:31 pm

Sounds intriguing......

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Which LS model is it (60, 100, etc)?

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Post by tezza-j » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:26 pm

It's an LS-80. Can't believe I missed that out of the heading...

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Post by jacco » Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:47 am

Pics, price, weight, all original?

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Post by tezza-j » Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:11 am

Details to come

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Post by tezza-j » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:18 am

pics to come

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Post by jacco » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:40 am

Nice!
Price, weight, serial?

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Post by Mono » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:48 am

my old one
so you didnt get on with it then?

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Post by tezza-j » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:34 am

Weight is 8.8 lbs and the serial confirms it as a 79 (as can Mono, its old owner). Price not sure yet. Open to offers really.
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Post by tezza-j » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:34 am

Mono, oh no I did get on with it! It's a beautiful guitar but something else has come up, as is the way...

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Post by Izzy Stradlin » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:49 pm

Opened for any trade ?

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Post by sladie007 » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:55 pm

I think I may have lusted over this on another forum when Mono was selling it before (?). Price/ trade info would be good...

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Post by tezza-j » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:41 pm

Not really interested in trades thanks but am in offers. Do forum rules allow that?

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Post by tezza-j » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:16 pm

bump

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