Tokai Metal Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Brooks, Oct 26, 2002.

  1. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    wow, that looks like an Atlansia design.
  2. Now THAT is an ugly bass.

    Owner must've tried to commit an abortion at the last minute. :D
  3. BillyBishop


    Feb 7, 2001

    The chrome one looks kind of cool.

    The pickup is interesting though.
  4. pc


    Apr 4, 2000
    Montreal QC
    hmmm... it's not that bad...

  5. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    "you'll [poke] your eye out with that thing!"
  6. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002 room...
    I like it...
    the pickguard and color remind me of a MM 5.... cool! i want one
  7. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    I like the chrome one the best. As far as sound to hear one myself!
  8. ovalsonic

    ovalsonic Guest

    Oct 11, 2004
    The Tokai B 135 Talbo [with nickel plated finish] is SERIOUSLY one of the best instruments I have played, I was just too stupid to pick it up in Toronto while I had the chance. Jazz-like neck, strong smooth pickup, well balanced, very consistent sound from all strings. Personally, I love the look too. Played through an Ashdown
    EVO 500 combo, I had a constant stream of people asking me what it was, loving the sounds!
  9. I've never tried or seen a Tokai Bass, but i do own a Tokai SG Copy, and it sounds almost as good as a real Gibson SG standard. All that for 300 bucks! Go Tokai!
  10. I wonder how heavy it is :meh:
  11. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    Not too heavy I would guess. Hollow and aluminum...

    I like it!
  12. awesome. I would love to play one!
  13. ovalsonic

    ovalsonic Guest

    Oct 11, 2004
    Not heavy. Roughly the weight of a Stingray, slightly less in fact. Balance was sweet. The body actually heated up as I played it...
  14. BassDmb18


    Dec 28, 2002
    Davie, FL
    I got my credit card ready.. Where can we find them for purchase? It would look awsome on my wall.
  15. :D
    Isn't that what we're all looking for in a bass?
    I kind of like it though.
  16. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    The pickups even moreso than the body!
  17. BassDmb18


    Dec 28, 2002
    Davie, FL
    Yea yea, great with the talking.. Where do you get one?