Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

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Post by marcusnieman » Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:52 am

ShawnGriffin wrote:I have been told that Tokai makes Guitars in Japan and in China. The current Korea production is news to me.


Tokai TTE-55 A2G

Tokai HES180 2013

Tokai LS-150 VF 2009
Current? They were made in Korea years ago (along with the infamous Canadian fakes). Don't think they're still made in Korea - but I might be wrong.

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Post by mdvineng » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:52 pm

marcusnieman wrote:
ShawnGriffin wrote:I have been told that Tokai makes Guitars in Japan and in China. The current Korea production is news to me.


Tokai TTE-55 A2G

Tokai HES180 2013

Tokai LS-150 VF 2009
Current? They were made in Korea years ago (along with the infamous Canadian fakes). Don't think they're still made in Korea - but I might be wrong.
Think you will find that shawngriffin is a spammer

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Post by marcusnieman » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:46 pm

mdvineng wrote:
Think you will find that shawngriffin is a spammer
Crafty little bastards, aren't they?

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Post by mdvineng » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:05 pm

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This first post of theirs is the warning sign, seems the site has been heavily targeted of late and needs a security update.

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Post by marcusnieman » Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:07 pm

Oh I never saw that one. Nicely spotted.

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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:09 am

I just had to send him a little message:

I'm hoping you are not really informed on what you are selling - rather than knowingly misrepresenting it. First off, it's not made in Japan. The white body cavity covers indicate that (MIJ are always black) and the all black, three hole truss rod cover indicates MIK, MIC or a fake. MIJ are always two screws and two ply cover.

There's no model 2400. There is an LS240 but that is a recent mid 2000's model. Not even close to your 1990's statement. So you may want to pull that listing or update it accordingly. Not only is it a fake "re-logo'd" Gibson but it's even more of a fake MIJ Tokai.

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Post by brokentoes » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:43 am

I just wonder what it could be ?? It has Fret-Edge binding so that rules out even most of MIJ Tokai let alone the Koren or Chinese offerings just to begin the symphony of what's messed up with this guitar. Didn't some Chibson's start coming out with models that had FEB ?? It could be one of those with a hella spin.

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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by t.olsen » Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:31 am

Never knew that dry82 is just another name for Dry Z

https://www.ebay.de/itm/1982-GRECO-EGF- ... SwwppdwNYh

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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by guitar hiro » Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:51 am

t.olsen wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:31 am
Never knew that dry82 is just another name for Dry Z

https://www.ebay.de/itm/1982-GRECO-EGF- ... SwwppdwNYh
great point & also, for $3500 it would be great to see some decent photos :roll:
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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by mdvineng » Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:55 am

t.olsen wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:31 am
Never knew that dry82 is just another name for Dry Z

https://www.ebay.de/itm/1982-GRECO-EGF- ... SwwppdwNYh
https://www.vintagejapanguitars.com.br/ ... o-pickups/ see this page for info :wink:
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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by t.olsen » Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:29 am

guitar hiro wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:51 am
great point & also, for $3500 it would be great to see some decent photos :roll:
Not sure if this is a super real to be honest. Serial starts with a 2 so it could be one. But 850 or 1000 or 1200 who knows ? I would not trust someone who is trying to tell people that dry82 and dry z are the same... asked him about it and of course no reaction

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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by settebello » Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:43 am

Is there a headstock crack in pics 5 and 6 ? :roll:

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Re: Whaaaaat? E bay howlers and general silliness.

Post by t.olsen » Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:47 am

settebello wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:43 am
Is there a headstock crack in pics 5 and 6 ? :roll:
Definitely yes...makes it even more horrible

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