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    Default Quick NUD

    I was following the USPS tracking closely, and I knew that my new ukulele had made it from Florida to Salt Lake City last night. I was resigned to waiting until Tuesday for it to finally make it to it's new home. As I was driving to church this morning I noticed a mail truck turning into my neighborhood. Hmmm. That's odd. I didn't think they were delivering today? What are the odds? As soon as I got to church I called home and told my mom to be watching in case the package came before she left for church. She said it arrived about 5 minutes after I hung up. I'm so glad she was still at home to get it safely inside.

    Loprinzi concert
    Cedar top/Rosewood back & sides, maple binding, walnut & maple stripe on the neck & headstock.
    Ebony fretboard & bridge.
    Customized with an extra fret marker on the third fret, 1 7/16 nut, UPT tuners, and MiSi pick-up.

    I haven't had time to play it a lot yet, but so far it sounds wonderful. It's gorgeous. The cedar top & dark rosewood look great together. I will post a review once I've had it awhile.
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    Congratulations on the LoPrinzi. I too own a LoPrinzi concert and it is one of my favorites.
    Tenor: Mya Moe 2052, Mya Moe Resonator 1581
    Concert: Hoffmann ML, Oceana Slothead Cutaway, LoPrinzi Nova MS-C, Kanile'a KPA C, Kiwaya KMC-K, Pono RC-C-PC, Kala Waterman KA CWB
    Soprano: Lanikai LU-21(Starter uke!), Kamaka Pineapple 100th Anniversary, Maui Music SK-41 "Pre-Fire", Romero Creations XS, Ohana SK 50G, Zimnicki #20, Makayla Dolphin Light Blue Burst, Fred Shields Oval, KoAloha KSM-02 (Long Neck), Barron River
    Mini: iUke Piccolo, Fred Shields Pocket

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    So PRETTY!
    Congratulations.
    Playing my Magic Fluke and grinning like a fool!

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    Congrats - looks wonderful. I have a Loprinzi LN Soprano, thanks to a UU member, that I love to bits.....and a concert that will be coming my way soon. It has been a real pleasure dealing with Donna and crew.

    I’ve enjoyed following your posts and your journey to discover the “keepers”. It has taken me much longer but has been so much fun.

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    Congratulations! That’s wonderful news! Merry Christmas!
    Kathryn

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    Perfect timing, I had a similar delivery experience Saturday, didn't expect to see my new acquisition until after Xmas either, enjoy.
    Trying to do justice to various musical instruments.

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    Merry Christmas to you!
    Just Play

    Sopranos: 1st uke, Lanikai soprano LU-11 - Aquilas | 30's Martin style 0 - Martins | Fender Piha'eu - Worth Browns | Lanikai banjolele - Fremont Blacklines
    Concerts: Kanile'a K-2 CP - Living Water | Islander AC-4 - Living Water
    UBass: Kala Exotic Mahogany - Road Toad Pahoehoe

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    Wow Santa really came through!!!! Congratulations it's beautiful and I am sure it sounds that way as well
    Ukuleles.............yes please !!!!

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    Perfect timing! Looks greats, Happy Holidays!
    Blackbird Farallon w/ Sound Port
    Mya-Moe Curly Myrtle Tenor (Low G)
    Kamaka Cedar Long Neck Soprano
    Martin 0XB Soprano

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    Beautiful! I especially like the multi-layered back of the neck. Enjoy!

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