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Thread: Ukulele Truss Rods

  1. #31
    Join Date
    Nov 2015


    Mmmhhh, I think, Pono truss rods are adjustable:

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Twin Cities Area, Minnesota


    The truss rod is a reassuring thing. Perhaps not necessary, but reassuring. About 8 years ago we bought classical guitars for a school guitar program (high school), entry level Yamaha models. There were many reasons for going classical--but many of the necks warped after the first two years in a non-humidity controlled music suite (which was supposed to be humidity controlled) and while they killed those courses after I left (that is a discussion for another time) those instruments still sit in their cases with many having warped necks.

    I decided that any guitar I ever buy again will have a truss rod.

    Ukuleles have nowhere near the tension of even a classical guitar; but I do worry sometimes about my Opio and if it will stand the test of time without the neck warping. I won't have to worry about that, ever, with the Pono.
    Pono RTSH(C)PC Tenor
    KoAloha Opio Sapele Tenor
    Lanikai UkeSB Spruce Tenor
    Outdoor Ukulele Rawhide Tenor
    Kala Thinline Travel Tenor
    Lanikai LU-21CEK/BK Concert
    Kala Concert Banjo Ukulele
    Makala MK-CE Concert
    Outdoor Ukulele (Version 1) Black Soprano
    Ukadelic Stars and Stripes Soprano
    First Act Mickey Mouse Soprano (actually my 4 year old's)
    Mahalo MK1-TBS Soprano (actually my 8 year old's)
    Caramel Zebrawood Sopranino
    Lanikai LU-21B Baritone

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