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Tokai Vs. Fender Standard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by b-ace!, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. Fender Standard (MIM)

    34 vote(s)
  2. Tokai equivalent

    20 vote(s)
  1. b-ace!


    Jul 15, 2004
    Which do you think is better? A Fender Standard MIM (P or J bass) OR the Tokai equivalent??
  2. Tokai imo , i tried a fender jazz MIM fretless and didnt like it (didnt give the fretless tone ) i borrow my mates tokai jazz fretless and i must say it is one superb bass.
  3. blaire


    Jul 15, 2003
    The land of Rice
    Yep, Tokai basses sound really good.
  4. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    If you find one of the old lawsuit Tokai's it will probably be better than what Fender was making at the time.

    Sad, isn't it?

    Are they still making them? What's the quality like now? In the mid-'80's they were awesome.
  5. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    Some of the best basses around. MIM basses can be questionable, especially if you haven't played it before purchasing