Dating samick guitars
With a manufacturing capability of more than one million guitars per year in factories in Korea, Indonesia, China, and the United States, Samick also ranks as the world's leading stringed instrument producer.
Additionally, this manufacturer produces a full range of pianos, electric and acoustic guitars, basses, banjos, autoharps, harmonicas, and other instruments.
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If I had not recently bought another bass, I would probably own this one by now. The high-end Samick guitars are definitely worth the money, so I'd get it. Another guitar that plays as good (many have said "even better" than an original Les Paul) is a Tokai Love Rock.
In 1965, during the Folk Music years and the British Invasion years, when every kid wanted a guitar, Samick began production of acoustic guitars for the Korean market as well as for export to fulfill the demand for cheap Asian-made guitars that overwhelmed the market during this decade. The company continued to improve its piano manufacturing techniques, and in 1970 its production abilities had developed sufficiently for it to launch its first grand pianos.
During this same period, the company began to step up the quality of its guitar production. production methods to the Korean market, while taking advantage of the low-wage level in Korea to offer inexpensive, entry-level guitars.
Basically, if you're paying less than -800 for a guitar, it's probably a Samick, no matter what it says on the headstock. (spent my money on a Behringer mixer and JV1010 ) I was disappointed that I can't find any Tokai guitar while I was in Korea.... ) Speaking of samick, I have a samick folk guitar for some years now, and it sounds sweet and aged. personally, I think Cort is THE korean guitar for price and quality.Those Epiphones you were playing are probably made in the same factory as the Samick. if you can get a guitar that you think compares to a Gibson LP for 0 or less, snap that shit up! Samick is the largest manufacturer of guitar parts and a lot of the other guitar shops use their parts, even in their top of the line stuff. As far as their high end, many of them are very good, but be sure to only buy one that you can try out because there is some inconsistency in the parts.I think that they will use what is available, so if they just did a parts run for Gibson, then there are a lot of LP parts laying around.As a matter of fact, Tokai has been sued by both Fender and Gibson for making top-notch Strat's and Les Paul's for less than half the cost of the original.
We're talking seriously high-quality woods, hardware, and especially craftsmanship, for a fraction of the cost of the real thing. S., the Brits are really hot for these guitars because they're so cheap and yet, so good. Bay ..item=851963234 There's a good reason that there's 8 bids on this guitar and the top bid is over a thousand bucks.