NGD: Tokai LS136f

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by Catawompus, Nov 18, 2020.

  1. Catawompus

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    This one came home with me today...


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    looks great!
     
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    That's not a tele:eek:
     
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    Now that you say it...:D
     
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    Nice...good luck with it.
     
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    I gotta say, my three favorite Les Paul style guitars were a Tokai Love Rock (friend's), Hagstrom Super Seude (friend's) and a Yamaha SBG-500 (mine). I've never found an Epi or Gibson LP that I've been able to bond with.

    That's a nice Tokai you have there - congrats!
     
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    Nice!
     
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    Gorgeous!
     
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    Looks perfect!
     
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    Score!
     
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    I've been fortunate enough to play a couple of these and they are IMHO really nice guitars.
     
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    Perfect Japanese craftsmanship and tone for days. As far as I'm concerned it beats the original in just about every aspect, not to forget pricewise. Really happy with this.
     
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    Shiny pickups, I tell you!
     
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    Tokai makes good quality instruments for sure sometimes even besting the ones they copy! Enjoy it!
     
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    Congrats, great guitar that is! :cool:




    I couldn't agree more (based on first hand experience)

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    Me n the OP discussed this in another thread. I own a 60th Annie R9 and a Tokai a couple of models up from this. My Tokai is just under half the price of the R9. It's very, very close.
    IMO you won't find a Gibson Les Paul, under 60 years old, made outside the Custom Shop that's better than the one in the OP.
     
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