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by mdvineng
Thu Dec 02, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Are Reverb, Ebay, etc., history now?
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: Are Reverb, Ebay, etc., history now?

It'll settle down for hobbyists but not for the sneaky business sellers whom are trying to avoid taxes nor the freaky people that think the government want to take control of their minds.
by mdvineng
Thu Dec 02, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Site Loading Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Site Loading Issues

Took 8 minutes to load this morning. :roll:
by mdvineng
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Serial Numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 90

Re: Tokai Serial Numbers

Great. Good luck with K n C :-?
by mdvineng
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Site Loading Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Site Loading Issues

Took two attempts today.
by mdvineng
Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Alibaba Tokai guitars
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Alibaba Tokai guitars

I just don't have the space :lol:
by mdvineng
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Alibaba Tokai guitars
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Alibaba Tokai guitars

Just seen that when buying a minimum order of 100 Tokais the price is £34 each

https://m.alibaba.com/product/165979271 ... x140xz.jpg
by mdvineng
Mon Nov 29, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Site Loading Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Site Loading Issues

Suspect the site server
by mdvineng
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Hi guys any help with a Breezysound serial number?
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: Hi guys any help with a Breezysound serial number?

Jimmy2x2x wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:59 pm
Spotted this local to me, wondered if anyone has any information for me, particularly country of manufacture

TM160105

Cheers :D
Chinese 2016
Here's a bass from the same https://www.basschat.co.uk/topic/439471 ... ber-check/
by mdvineng
Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit

here's a Tokai Legacy seen on Ebay UK. sticky tape ser number, JDM headstock and not the usual made in China sticker. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284546641846 Australian dealer version, same headstock but totally different ser# https://tokaiguitarsaustralia.com.au/collections/legacy/products/tokai-le...
by mdvineng
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Tokai Acoustics
Topic: Cat’s Eyes CE1200 Brazilian?
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Re: Cat’s Eyes CE1200 Brazilian?

Yep, the blur is a pita.
by mdvineng
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Tokai Guitar Registry Feedback
Topic: Site Loading Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Site Loading Issues

Random here in the UK.
Sometimes give up and comeback later. Looks like a server issue?
by mdvineng
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Tokai Acoustics
Topic: Cat’s Eyes CE1200 Brazilian?
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Re: Cat’s Eyes CE1200 Brazilian?

Page 15 onwards has some information
https://www.vintagejapanguitars.com.br/ ... catalogue/
by mdvineng
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit

Further to the company I worked for using a Chinese factory to make their stuff. I inspected the factory and methods, also setting out QC limits etc. First few consignments met all expectations, then the crap started creeping in and increasingly, as each shipment came into the UK. Waiting until you ...
by mdvineng
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit

Sometimes the 3rd and 4th number indicate the factory, but which one? Some of the Epiphone Chinese factory codes 12 = DeaWon or Unsung (China, uncertainty remains as to which factory) 15 = Qingdao (China, electric) 16 = Qingdao (China, acoustic) 17 = Unknown (China) 20 = DaeWon or Unsung (China, unc...
by mdvineng
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: Can anyone help to identify this Tokai LP 8 digit

I've seen some models in the Tokai Gakki catalogues of late and there have been pictures of them in the Hammamatsu factory. Whether Tokai have any written agreements on QC or anything is else is anyone's guess but the Chineses are more than capable of making good stuff as much as out the backdoor st...