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2009 Tokai Love Rock LS-95F Standard Burst Cherry Sunburst w/ Case, Japan


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Up for sale, a 2009 Tokai Love Rock model LS95F in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original Lifton-style hardshell case. Crafted in Japan, this Tokai faithfully captures all the best qualities of a Les Paul Standard, featuring a mahogany body, two-piece flame maple+sycamore top, mahogany neck with a bound rosewood fretboard, and PAF-style humbuckers.

Weighing 9lbs 2oz, this Love Rock's acoustic response balances clear note attack and treble detail with fundamental warmth. Via the PAF-Vintage MK2 pickup pair which meter at 7.55k ohms, the bridge pickup has a cutting growl, while the neck has a smooth, percussive character with airy trebles. This Love Rock benefits from a professional setup here at Mike & Mike’s Guitar Bar with 10-46 strings, low action, and spot-on intonation.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Mahogany, short tenon
-Shape: Chunky '50s-style C, measuring .880” 1st fret, .960” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Bound rosewood, pearloid trapezoid inlay, 12" radius
-Frets: Medium jumbo, light wear beneath the plain strings on the crowns of frets 1-10
-Scale Length: 24 3/4”
-Nut: 1 11/16”, bone
-Tuners: Gotoh, Kluson-style with keystone buttons
-Serialization: Stamped on peghead, 09-prefix dating to 2009

Body Specs:

-Wood: Maple+Sycamore, Mahogany
-Pickups: PAF-Vintage MK2
-Controls: 2x Volume, 2x Tone, Three-way pickup selector
-Harness: Full-size 500k Japanese pots
-Hardware: LS-VB Tune-o-Matic bridge, stopbar
-Plastics: Amber bonnet knobs, one-ply pickguard, cream switch surround/pickup rings

The gloss "Violin Finish" reads as a traditional Cherry Sunburst, highlighting tight, straight flame figuring in the top. Cosmetic wear is limited to a scant few tiny dings and faint scratches on the body as a whole, almost entirely relegated to the back. The smooth gloss on the neck profile is nigh flawless.

A Tokai-branded Lifton-style brown hardshell case with pink plush interior is included.