SOLD FS: Early 80’s Tokai Jazz Sound J Bass – Killer!!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by was3funk, Feb 11, 2014.

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  1. was3funk


    Jul 3, 2006
    FS: Early 80’s Tokai Jazz Sound J Bass – Killer!!


    This 30+ year old vintage bass is in excellent++ shape. As many on TB know, this is often considered the best of the lawsuit basses and holds it’s own against any Jazz bass.

    3TB Sunburst body with Tort Guard wt. Maple neck / Rosewood FB. All passive, single coil J tone!!

    • Moollon VJ-60 single coil bass pickups - sweet upgrade, comparable in build and tone to Alleva Coppolo pickups ($200.) professionally installed ($50.) *original pickups included
    • Pro shielding job done ($75.) with tone capacitor bass sounds great and is dead silent.
    • Pro set up with frets filed and crowned, new Dunlop Nickel strings ($150.)
    • Have all receipts for work performed.
    • Dunlop dual design straplocks (original set included)
    • 9.0lbs on the scale

    I'm no longer playing much 4 string these days and my 60's Fenders are closet keepers.
  2. rufusbass

    rufusbass Skype Bass Lessons Now available. Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2005
    Los Angeles
  3. Low Main

    Low Main Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2004
    Dig the Yamaha-style tensioning collars on the tuners.
  4. JRN

    JRN Supporting Member

    Aug 4, 2010
    WV 26260
    May I ask the weight of this bass, please?
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  6. ThumbyAche

    ThumbyAche Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2005
    Denver, Colorado
    I can vouch for the bada$$ness of this bass! Glws
  7. devnulljp

    devnulljp Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2009
    BC, Canada
    Admin on the D*A*M Forum
    Used to have a fretless one of these -- beautiful bass.
  8. RickC

    RickC Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2005
  9. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Boston, MA
    These were such great J basses, and with the mods it's, I'm sure, a world class instrument now. Great deal on a great bass.
  10. was3funk


    Jul 3, 2006
    Spring cleaning, sweet bass, sweet price $599. - No trades
  11. mb94952

    mb94952 Endorsing Artist : SFARZO STRINGS Gold Supporting Member

    Sorry, not a buyer, just another admirer and friend.

    I LOVE MIJ basses and Tokai is some of the top shelf.

    Killer price, too ! Fender killer by FAR !!!
  12. was3funk


    Jul 3, 2006

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