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what are the new tokai basses like?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mike_odonovan, Apr 2, 2003.

  1. anyone tried one? they are on sale on evilbay and look tempting. i have an old one which i my old faithful workhorse and love it greatly. are the new ones even in the same ball park? don't care about electronics as i would change them anyway. what are the bodies made of?
    any ideas?
  2. Carey


    Jan 18, 2002
    Redlands, CA
    I bought Nino's old new Tokai. It's not bad. It does need a refret because there's a hump in the 12th fret region and I can't set the action where I like it, but other than that I like it. The finish work is very nice, the neck shape is comfortable, and it's not too terribly heavy. Mine's alder with a maple neck and a nice pau ferro fingerboard. It's a great affordable Jazz style bass. I wouldn't pay over $350 though.