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tokai jazz sound dating

Note: Fender Japan used many sub constructors such as Fujigen, Dyna, Tokai, and Terada. Anyway, silverstar, accoustic guitars, goldstar's had also made in 'guitars in. Anyway, springy sound incredible thanks again to the best in japan and basses. I played one of these a month ago and was totally unsurprised when it was snapped up for a mere £450. Anyway, I appreciate that you took the time to go and find the post for me, SpamBot - thanks! I suspect that it is 83 but am not really sure.

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Tokai Guitars Made In Japan

tokai jazz sound dating

I see your post is an old one with no other replies. You should see the model there. I also noticed some loverocks are laquer nd some polyester. I do hope we can help you further as we provide the service you wish you could find locally! The guitar shows little sign of use and is pretty and plays well at least as well as my 1958 Les Paul which I recently sold. When you do see them, I apologise for the fact that they all look a little bit 'soft' on this forum.

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Tokai Guitars: How to date?

tokai jazz sound dating

It has 2 zebra pick ups and a tremelo. Bass weighs 9 pounds 2 ounces. Perhaps I need a new user name now. In the past, Tokai also made. I also need to sell the guitar so if anyone is interested I would be happy to send photos. It also appears to be 100% original and unmolested. Neck is a bolt on ; the cover plate four screws has a serial number.

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Tōkai Gakki

tokai jazz sound dating

Has a battery route under the pickguard. In 1965 Tokai started making classical guitars and in 1968 started making the Hummingbird electric guitar series and in 1970 started making the Hummingbird Acoustic models. Also, if your Love Rock has 3 screws in the truss rod cover, it is Korean. This is most definitely the reverse: I have no vested interest or relationship with the seller, it must be said! I wanted to know more about this guitar. In 1972, Tokai entered into a with to supply parts and also to build Martin's electric guitars. As I only took delivery of the last two basses this week, I haven't had much time to form an opinion about them, so I can't say much more for now. I've had a lot of Fender Custom Shop and Vintage reissue basses with nitro lacquer and quite simply.

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Tokai breezysound!

tokai jazz sound dating

For that mean, Tokai is only one original electric guitar manufacturer in Japan. In 1972 Tokai went into a joint venture with Martin to supply Acoustic guitar parts and also build Martin's solid body Sigma guitars. Fender replicas were started in 1977 officially. Korean production started around the mid-1990s. On the back of the neck it says Made in Japan and on the front it has the non fender Tokai logo with the slightly sharpened tele headstock, According to all that I place it 1984-5, but then it gets interesting. Sometimes the model number may be located under the bridge pickup.

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Tokai Guitar Registry (Guitarsite)

tokai jazz sound dating

I'm not sure that that was the right decision, as the bass lacks the 'balls' of the other two with these thinner strings on. But you bought yours in the late 70's. The Olympic White one has now been restrung with Fender flatwounds 050-100 and it wears them well. Or you can just give it to me. What ever you do, just hold on to it.

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Tokai Guitars Made In Japan

tokai jazz sound dating

Here is the original info from the original Post. The back is finished in a dark metallic blue, the front is a full body mirror scratchplate, and there are four pickups present. Condition: For parts or not working, Brand: Tokai, Non-Domestic Product: No, Custom Bundle: No, Modified Item: No, Type: Electric Bass, Style: Jazz Bass See More. { } { } { } { } { } After some wheeling and dealing, it seems that I have succeeded! It is the only thing brand name + model number that the label, inside the guitar says. I should mention that there is some damage to the front but not too bad and does not in any way reduce the enourmous sound or the playability. Top is a naturally finished honey colour in one piece lightly flamed.

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Tokai Forum

tokai jazz sound dating

Japanese guitars have a two-screw truss rod cover whereas the Korean guitars have a three-screw truss rod cover although some early Korean guitars also have two-screw truss rod covers. I've studied most of the literature but I can't seem to find an exact match. Tokai guitars have been made in Japan, Korea and China. For some reason though, when I posted the same links here, the images looked different! Any info is greatly appreciated. Oddly it has no serial number, either stamped in a neck plate or applied anywhere else. I was wondering if someone could help. The head is not Gibson style but more of a pointed strat style.

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Tokai Guitars Made In Japan

tokai jazz sound dating

Right guys so I've got my eyes on this absolutely bonkers Tokai 'Breezy Sound', Which I think should really be called the 'Hurricane' or something. They can sound quite clanky and aggressive, but are mostly just 'warm and round'. The wooden materials are much better than original Gibson - Tokai investigated the original 59 Gibson standard and analyzed. From 1970 to 1973, Tokai produced the Conn line of acoustic guitars under contract with and. It has such a distictive sound.

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