So, I wanted a mahogany guitar, and have a had a few Artists and Hamers and decided to go with a Les Paul. But I am not a fan of Gibson's recent quality so I found a nice recent Tokai on Ishibashi and pulled the trigger. It's an HLS, not an LS, so it is made by Hibiki and is more like a '59...
So I was being told that Tokai guitars were really solid and high quality for the price point (after going on and on about Fujigen) so one of the guys at the shop, before my guitar lesson, let me try a tokai strat (cream colored... hey wait a minute :twisted: ).
I was amazed at how well it...
I'm considering buying a Japanese Stratocaster. These are the contenders:
* Tokai AST series
* Edwards E-SE series
* ESP E-II Vintage Plus
* Fender Japan STR-ALLVC
Maybe someone have tried them and could tell me how they compare quality-wise to each other? ESP seems to be more expensive than...
I want to buy a cheap-ish Strat for modding an I'm kinda lost. The most reasonable way would be to buy a used Mexi, but I've been scouring the classifieds for days and it looks like the people around here tend to hang on to stuff that's at least half decent. In other words, I only...
Anyone Interested In a Tokai LS50Q/LS48?
I am hesitant to put this on Ebay, But I may do.
I wasn't sure which Tokai model this was, as you can see on my previous post, so it is either the LS48 or the LS50Q
I want to sell my...
I am selling my Tokai Les paul to try and save for a Chapman ML2, althought Im not sure what the serial codes mean and I can't find a website where I could identify it.
It was around £300-£350 new from my local shop, and have barely played it for 8 months (October) So I thought I'd...
If you're reading this, then chances are you've heard about the pedal. TubeScreamer-type deal, but with an added "Bright" knob to balance things out. Really awesome pedal, made in Japan.
In good condition, a couple of knocks on the casing and you have to really mean your pushes with your foot...
Hey everyone, I'm selling this for a friend. Here's the info he gave me:
Custom Tokai Hummingbird,
Mint condition with no fret wear,
Made in Hamamatsu, Japan.
Top: Solid Engleman Spruce
Side & Back: Rosewood