kala 8-string tenor ka-kg-t8

kala 8-string tenor ka-kg-t8

specifications top, back and sides: made “with hand-selected, hawaiian koa harvested on the big island of hawaii.” – in plain words: laminate koa , outer layer is koa, the rest some other tonewood. binding/trim: maple with some white and black accents neck: mahogany (3 pieces) fretboard: rosewood, 19 frets, fretboard and side markers on 5,…

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kala travel soprano (special edition)

kala travel soprano (special edition)

official model is ka-sstu-fmcp: kala spruce soprano travel ukulele – flamed maple compass small, flat, yet surprisingly loud. solid spruce top, flamed maple (laminated) back and sides. closed geared tuners and an embedded compass in the headstock – after all it is a travel ukulele 😉 came with the usual aquila strings which i didn’t…

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flea m-42

flea m-42

a real beater ukulele made in usa: body and fretboard made from plastic, maple neck, thin (1.5mm) 3-layer laminate soundboard. seems to be almost indestructible and weighs 486g. the green colour is for a private reason… came with aquila nylgut strings which i soon replaced with ken middleton’s excellent living water strings. i don’t really…

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makala mk-s

makala mk-s

actually my first ukulele – this is how it all started. came with some black strings (possibly ghs), was soon restringed with aquila nylgut which improved the sound significantly. in the meantime i swapped the aquilas for aurora multicolor strings – made in usa, but generally speaking just dyed aquilas. yet slightly mellower in sound….

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