#1
can u tell me a little bit about tokai guitars
i know they make good quality guitars but can u tell me wich ones are good and wich one can compare to gibsons
#2
Welll.....


Tokai were one of the first "copy" guitar companies on the block. But unlike the rest of "copy" companies Tokai make very good instruments, i have played quite a few and they are certainly better than an epiphone and to me they feel like a gibson studio IMO, I might of played a few gems, but i have a friend who works in the same music shop i did my work experience in and he swears by them.

Tokai = pretty darn good!
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#3
^ If the ones you played felt like a Gibson LP Studio, then you played one of the lower end ones! The high end LP's are as good as the Gibby Standards, and even better nowadays.

Tokai = Gibson some years ago
Tokai > Gibson nowadays
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- Dunlop Cry Baby
#4
Japanese made tokai (usually £700+ but can be found for a little less) piss all over gibson

korean/chinese made tokai imo must be in a very good factory because they still easily compare to gibson nowadays, and considering they are £400, gibson should be ashamed.

Never played a tokai that didn't feel like it was worth more than it cost, and i've played many
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#6
Sorry to bump an old thread, but I'm getting a new guitar for christmas and I'm seriously considering a Tokai Silver Strat copy (law suits ftw! )
http://reviews.harmony-central.com/reviews/Guitar/product/Tokai/Silver+Star+Strat+Copy/10/1
The reviews look great. I think it will suit me well, but I still want to try one out before buying one all the way from japan... The shipping is over a hundred bucks
Do you know any US (specifically, Washington state) Tokai dealers?

Also, do you think it will be a better (more versatile and better stock pups) than a Fender classic Player's '60s strat or a Fender lite-ash strat? Thank you!