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Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst
Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst
Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst
Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst
Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst
Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst

Tokai ULS136F Made in Japan, Cherry Sunburst

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  • AAAA Canadian Flamed Maple Top
  • 2-Piece Mahogany Back
  • 1-Piece Mahogany Set-Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • x2 PAF-Vintage MK2S Pickups
  • Hard Case included
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: canadian flamed maple AAAA (Veneer)
Top: canadian maple
Back: african mahogany two pieces
Neck: one piece african mahogany set-neck, asymetric U shape
Fingerboard: indian rosewood, 22 frets
Scale length: 625 mm (24,6")
Nut width: 43 mm (1,69")
Frets: Sanko SBB-213 (Medium Jumbo Size) made in Japan, fret over binding
Bridge: LS-VB Bridge, LS-VT tailpiece
Nut: Cow bone
Machine heads: Taiko original Kluson style
Pickups: 2 x PAF-Vintage MK2S
Controls: 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 1 x 3 way switch (Switchcraft)
Jack: Switchcraft
Strings: GHS 10-46
Included: Hard shell case, reference LS BK
Included: Certificate of Origin
Made in Japan

More Info

Model
ULS136F
Part Number
ULS136F
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Tokai
Stock Availability
Out of Stock
Type
Electric Guitar
Body Shape
SC
Pickup Configuration
H / H
Body Material
Maple
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Neck Material
Mahogany
Colour
Sunburst
Scale Length
24.6"(624.84mm)
Construction
Set Neck
Finish
Gloss
Case Supplied
Hard Case
Number of Strings
6

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