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Takamine Toby Keith EF250TK Sunburst, 2016

Takamine Toby Keith EF250TK Sunburst, 2016

Here is a stunning jumbo body guitar ideal for stage performance – a Takamine Toby Keith, based on the EF250 he played for many years and is now a signature model.  Drawing from classic Jumbo American guitars like the J-200 and F-500, the Takamine Toby Keith pairs a solid Sitka Spruce top with Flamed Maple for the cutaway, 17 inch wide body. The neck is Maple with Ebony used for the bound fingerboard, and Rosewood for the top-loading bridge. The inlays are Mother of Pearl and Abalone, with an Abalone ring at the rosette.

Used
Price: $2,099.00 CAD
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Ibanez RG5121 Prestige Hard Tail Dark Tide Blue Flat

Ibanez RG5121 Prestige Hard Tail Dark Tide Blue Flat

The Prestige series, including the Ibanez RG5121 Prestige are high quality guitars made in Japan with excellent craftsmanship, components, quality finishes and attention to detail.   These models are almost all built at the Fuji-Gen plant.  The Ibanez RG5121 Prestige is a double cutaway RG body shape with an African mahogany body. Mahogany is a medium to heavy weight wood with a warm full tone with good sustain.

New
Price: $2,549.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Ibanez RG655 GX Galaxy Black, 2017

❌SOLD❌ Ibanez RG655 GX Galaxy Black, 2017

The Ibanez RG655 Prestige was built from 2014 to 2017 as part of the Prestige line, Made in Japan at the Hoshino Gakki Fuji-Gen shops that produce many high end instruments. The Ibanez Prestige line appeared in 1996 and almost always indicates that the instrument was built in Japan to very high quality standards and higher end components. The Ibanez RG series came into being in 1992 with the RG550, itself introduced in 1987 but as part of the Roadstar series.

Used
Price: $1,600.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

❌SOLD❌  Gretsch Country Club G6196TSP-2G Archtop Smoke Gray and Violet, 2010

The Gretsch Country Club appeared in 1954 as one of Gretsch’s early electric guitars and targeted at the higher end jazz player needing a full size, 17 inch body and solid Spruce top. This model was in production until Gretsch folded in 1981, reappeared between 1995 and 1999 as a US built reissue, and again since 2001 as a pro-line model, Made in Japan by Terada.

Used
Price: $2,599.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Fender 1951 Precision Bass Reissue ‘CIJ’ Sunburst, 2002

❌SOLD❌  Fender 1951 Precision Bass Reissue 'CIJ' Sunburst, 2002

The Fender 1951 Precision Bass ‘CIJ’ or ‘Crafted In Japan’ model, not a Squier, is built around 2002 in Japan by Tokai or Dyna Gakki.  The music world changed with the appearance of the Fender 1951 Precision Bass. Though it took a few years to win over every genre, this new instrument immediately began displacing the upright bass, for very practical reasons.

Used
Price: $1,300.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Charvel Surfcaster 12 Red, 1992

❌SOLD❌   Charvel Surfcaster 12 Red, 1992

Combining influences from several manufacturers, the Charvel Surfcaster 12 chambered electric 12 string was built from 1991 to 1995 by Fuji-Gen in Japan.   That plant makes many higher end models for several brands, and quality is very high throughout this guitar.  The basic construction of the Charvel Surfcaster 12 uses the proven Fender bolt-on design.

Used
Price: $1,500.00 CAD

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