Found a Tokai Strat (update-NGD)

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by DoctorBB, Jul 15, 2020.

  1. lespaul1968

    lespaul1968 Squier-holic

    Jan 26, 2019
    congratulations thats a great looking axe hngd
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  2. Shine

    Shine Squier-Nut

    Nov 29, 2016
    Rings of Saturn
    Congrats! Isn't this the same mfr that made MIJ Fenders back in the day? A guy I knew back in the 80's had one with a very narrow neck.
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  3. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    Smokin ! ! A Hearty Congrats ! !
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  4. That will NEVER happen to you again ... one of the very few times I can use "never" and feel comfortable.:D
    Holy crap man ... good on you! Cheers, Barrie.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2020
  5. Luvs2yoko

    Luvs2yoko Squier-holic

    Jan 19, 2014
    Wow! Nice to see there are some great deals still out there.Congratulations.
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  6. Shaytan

    Shaytan Squier-Nut

    Apr 10, 2018
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Dang, and I thought I had made a good deal! Congrats, mate, and now I'm even more curious to take the pickguard off mine! Tomorrow it'll have to come out. ;)
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  7. Best1989

    Best1989 Squier-holic

    Apr 25, 2019
  8. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Squier-holic

    Nov 24, 2018
    RC addiction....
    Wow, what a steal. Beautiful guitar...
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  9. radiotech

    radiotech Dr. Squier

    Apr 23, 2014
    Conga-rats on a great deal!
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  10. Lonn

    Lonn Squier-holic

    Dec 19, 2009
    Carmel IN
    Good Lord lol. DEAL!! Now you can join those "what's the best deal you ever got" threads proudly.
  11. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

    Nov 29, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
    HNGD !

    Congrats . It's a beauty !
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  12. DoctorBB

    DoctorBB Squier-Nut

    Mar 2, 2016
    Beaumont, TX
    Well, she’s all cleaned, polished and set up with new 10’s. She sounds amazing, plays great and is very well built. The neck profile is middle of the road. Not as thin as my MIM but not as fat as my SE. Not crazy about the narrow nut and the tuners are kinda stiff. The radius is way different from anything I’ve played before. Looks to be 7.5”. Also not crazy about the black plastics with the burst but I’m going to keep her all stock.
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  13. wickedtools

    wickedtools Dr. Squier

    May 16, 2010
    west texas
  14. Sled

    Sled Squier Talker

    Jun 24, 2016
    Deep Cover
    Guy I grew up with lives in BMT (Central High grad). I keep telling him to hit CL and all those little pawn shops there....I10 east(La.) to west(Tx). Nice grab!
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  15. Yup ... It's 7¼" radius. Also looks as if the body contour (gut cut) may be aggressive like the early 70's Fender Stratocasters.
    That and others, can be attributed to the Squier line of guitars being born.
    Cheers, Barrie.
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  16. beagle

    beagle Squier-Nut

    Nov 19, 2017
    You jammy bastich.

    As we say around here...
    Tokais were the reason Fender launched the Squiers in 1982. The quality was much better than anything Fender turned out after 1974 .
  17. mb doug

    mb doug Squier-holic

    Jan 4, 2012
    Long Island
    That's a great deal! Jealous I am.
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  18. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    AMEN ! ! I don't think I could live with the radius - but I'd like to play it ? for R & D purposes of course !
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  19. Tamarindo03

    Tamarindo03 Squier-Meister

    Mar 18, 2017
    Very nice, congratulations to a sweet deal!
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  20. 5ofeight

    5ofeight Squier-holic

    Nov 14, 2016
    Certainly stole it at that price. Bonny looking instrument.
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