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by mdvineng
Thu Sep 29, 2022 12:27 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 15
Views: 210

Re: Legacy Series

No copyright laws in China, especially if the original is from outside China. Remember, if you are legitimately buying goods from China, you pay upfront and hope the stuff arrives to spec you requested. If it isn't, expect protracted discourse and return of the entire container load at your cost bef...
by mdvineng
Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:20 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 15
Views: 210

Re: Legacy Series

A couple located in the UK for sale on Reverb.

Remember my comment about backdoor models from contractors engaged by Tokai Japan. It's always going to happen with Chinese factories.
by mdvineng
Sat Aug 20, 2022 1:16 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Help dating my Burny Super Grade
Replies: 14
Views: 814

Re: Help dating my Burny Super Grade

Searching the pot codes is likely your best shot for date and pickup cavity may have a printed number.
by mdvineng
Tue Aug 16, 2022 4:23 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Need help identifying Tokai love rock model
Replies: 4
Views: 427

Re: Need help identifying Tokai love rock model

Looking very Korean from 2008, export headstock.
by mdvineng
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:26 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Grant guitars
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Grant guitars

https://www.guitar-list.com/brands/grant

https://www.facebook.com/groups/7216334 ... ?ref=share

Some early MIJ gear from various factories and imported by a music shop in Scotland until it closed in the mid 80's.
by mdvineng
Thu Jul 28, 2022 11:11 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: LS144 Gold Top Love Rock 1954 type
Replies: 23
Views: 1268

Re: LS144 Gold Top Love Rock 1954 type

Going to need at least the reverb link and then lots of pictures etc.
by mdvineng
Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:50 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Real Tokai?
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Re: Real Tokai?

Nothing obviously wrong with that picture

https://vintagejapanguitars.com/tokai-g ... atalogues/
by mdvineng
Sat Jul 02, 2022 6:57 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Fender mij cij and the Tokai gakki part
Replies: 16
Views: 1443

Re: Fender mij cij and the Tokai gakki part

From memory, the letters before the number can distinguish which factory when inputed to the ser decoding website.
by mdvineng
Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:03 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Fender mij cij and the Tokai gakki part
Replies: 16
Views: 1443

Re: Fender mij cij and the Tokai gakki part

Friend of mine has a mij cij Fender strat, ser# traced to Dyna using the serial number decoder website.
by mdvineng
Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Mystery Guitar
Replies: 9
Views: 1050

Re: Mystery Guitar

SD's went on the top of the range models as was FEB.

Very pretty top too.

Guessing it could be a proto or evaluation model for another brand.