Tokai have their own instrument making factory and have built guitars for well known brands (OEM).
Tokai and Dyna Gakki currently build the Fender Japan solid body models and have done so since 1997.
In 1983 Tokai started making a metal body guitar called the Talbo which the band Devo played at one time.Tokai have built various Gibson and Fender replica models over the years such as the "Love Rock Model", the "Les Paul Reborn", the "Springy Sound", and the "Breezy Sound".MIK Love Rock models identified in this manner include ALS48 and ALS50Q.This one was signed by Status Quo Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt.This traditional Series model has all the ingredients of a classic set neck electric. The fretboard has trapezoid inlays and a 12 inch radius.
The Tokai Love Rock is based around the famous Gibson Les Paul. A scale length of 24 3/4 gives it plenty of snap and feels great in the hands. With two humbucker pickups fitted in the bridge and neck positions this is a powerful sounding instrument.
The Tokai "Les Paul Reborn" model started in 1978 and by 1980 Tokai had changed the name from "Les Paul Reborn" first to "Reborn Old" and then to the "Love Rock Model".
This was in response to threats from the American companies to go to court to protect their copyrights.
This is the Tokai UALC60 Love Rock Custom finished in Black.
It is a traditional solid body electric guitar that is excellent value for money. It includes a solid mahogany body with maple top and a set neck. Buy online today from uk or visit our Glasgow shop.
Some MIK Love Rock models have no serial number and simply have "Made In Korea" inked on the back of the headstock.