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by HAMAMATSU
Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tune of the day
Replies: 2151
Views: 686926

Re: Tune of the day

Girl you taught me how to hurt real bad and cry myself to sleep You showed me how this town can shatter dreams Another lesson about a naive fool that came to Babylon And found out that the pie don't taste so sweet Now it's guitars, Cadillacs, hillbilly music Lonely, lonely streets that I call home Y...
by HAMAMATSU
Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: 1981 TE120 Arabesque Model
Replies: 9
Views: 194

Re: 1981 TE120 Arabesque Model

8) a very good explanation about the cashew finish here in japanese. translate please mr.sigmania! カシュー塗料はおつまみなんかでよく食べられるカシューナッツから採れる油を原料としています。 カシュー塗装に使用されるカシュー油とラッカー塗装に使用されるラッカー(漆)は分子構造がそっくりなため、「塗膜を薄くできる」、「適度な柔軟性を持つ」などラッカー塗料とよく似た特徴を持っています。 しかしながら両者にもいくつか違いがありますので、「ラッカー塗装と比べてどうか」という視点でカシュー塗料の特徴を紹介し...
by HAMAMATSU
Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: Nice Piece of “Junk”
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Nice Piece of “Junk”

8) pretty cool!
by HAMAMATSU
Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Tokai Guitars in the US
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Tokai Guitars in the US

8) i wanna hear what the general american guitarists think of tokai today. i know tokai is well received and welcome in euro and japan and other areas. is tokai still the fakes in the usa mostly? or something pretty cool? let me know! hope its good!
by HAMAMATSU
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Translation & Translators
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: Translation & Translators

8) i think it means the romanian spruce which was a higher grade than the regular spruce that tokai used at the time.
by HAMAMATSU
Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Translation & Translators
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: Translation & Translators

8) in the end if you need my help then ask me here. its ofcourse okay with me so anything i can translate i try! you are very welcome mr.sigmania!
by HAMAMATSU
Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Parts Is Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Parts Is Parts

https://www.partsisparts.net/

8) wonder if they have the tokai parts here!
by HAMAMATSU
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Lawsuit?
Replies: 61
Views: 4122

Re: Lawsuit?

8) here it is, mr.sigmania!
by HAMAMATSU
Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Lawsuit?
Replies: 61
Views: 4122

Re: Lawsuit?

by HAMAMATSU
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Lawsuit?
Replies: 61
Views: 4122

Re: Lawsuit?

東海楽器製造株式会社(Tokai)は静岡県浜松市にある日本の楽器メーカーが保有するブランドです。 東海楽器は1947年創業で、グレコやアリアプロ2などと並んで日本のギターシーンを作り上げてきた老舗ギターメーカーで、住宅地にひっそりと建つ意外にも小さな工場なんですよ。 誰でも知っている「ピアニカ」を1961年に開発・販売しており、その後にクラシックギターやアコースティック・ギターの生産・販売を行い、1971年にはアメリカで有名なアコギメーカー「マーティン」の日本国内向けOEM生産を結んでいます。 1977年からTokaiブランドによるエレキギターの生産・販売を始めます。 当時のエレキギター製造の...
by HAMAMATSU
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Lawsuit?
Replies: 61
Views: 4122

Re: Lawsuit?

8) i did a little research on this and found out so much from the japanese side of the internet that fender absolutely sued tokai in 1984 and tokai lost the case. there is no article about this in english so far but so many in japanese. at least about a dozen articles i found. all saying that tokai ...