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Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst
Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst
Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst
Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst
Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst
Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst

Tokai FB65, Vintage Sunburst

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  • Mahogany Body
  • Canadian Maple Set-Neck
  • Carbonized Jatoba Fretboard
  • 2 x MHB-C Humbuckers, Made in Korea
  • Vintage Sunburst Gloss Finish
Product Description

Tokai is a Japanese guitar manufacturer founded in 1947 and located in the city of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture. Tokai Guitars produces acoustic guitars, electric guitars, electric basses, Harps (ChromaHarp) and melodicas. Tokai has built many Gibson and Fender replica models over the years, such as the "Love Rock Model" and "Les Paul Reborn" Les Paul replicas or the "Springy Sound" Stratocaster and "BreezySound" Telecaster replicas. Tokai has also made many Gibson and Martin Acoustic replicated models.

In 1965 Tokai began manufacturing classical guitars and in 1968 began manufacturing Hummingbird electric guitar models in 1970 began manufacturing Hummingbird Acoustic models. Queen's Brian May uses a Tokai Hummingbird Acoustic on some recordings. In 1972, Tokai formed a joint venture with the CFMartin Company to supply acoustic guitar parts and also build Martin's solid-body Sigma guitars. In 1973, Tokai began manufacturing Martin "Cat's Eyes" acoustic replicas. In 1983, Tokai began making a metal-bodied guitar called the Talbo, which the band Devo played at one point and also INXS frontman Tim Farriss.

Tokai "Les Paul Reborn" replicas started in 1976 and around 1978 Tokai changed the name from "Les Paul Reborn" to "Love Rock Model". Tokai also made Fender replicas starting in 1977 and Stevie Ray Vaughan played a "Tokai Springy Sound" replica Stratocaster and were a one-time endorser of the brand. Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top, Robert Fripp or John Mayer have also played Tokai guitars. Tokai has its own instrument factory and has built guitars for many well-known brands (OEMs) including Fender.

Specification

Body: mahogany
Neck: canadian maple set-neck, U shape
Fingerboard: Carbonized Jatoba Wood, 22 frets
Scale length: 628 mm (24,72")
Nut width: 43 mm (1,69")
Frets: Sanko SBB-213 (Medium Jumbo Size) made in Japan
Bridge: LS-VBC bridge, LS-VTC tailpiece, made in Korea
Nut: Cow bone
Machine heads: SG115R_D04 made in Korea
Pickups: 2 x MHB-C made in Korea
Controls: 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 1 x 3 way switch
Strings: D'Addario 10-46
Made in China under Japanese Quality Control
Lacquer: Polyester
Finish: Vintage Sunburst

More Info

Model
FB65VS
Part Number
FB65 VS
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Tokai
Stock Availability
In Stock
Type
Electric Guitar
Body Shape
Offset
Pickup Configuration
H / H
Body Material
Mahogany
Fingerboard
Jatoba
Neck Material
Maple
Colour
Sunburst
Scale Length
24.7" (628mm)
Construction
Set Neck
Finish
Gloss
Case Supplied
-
Number of Strings
6

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