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julie
10-16-2014, 05:45 AM
For Sale or trade: custom Pohaku soprano made of mahogany with a gorgeous sunburst style finish. It has a vintage Martin design with some extras like a decorative strip inside the the body, Peghed tuners and abalone (I think) fret markers. This uke is easy to play and has a wonderful tone. It comes with a Pohaku case.

It has 2 little dings that I show in the images below. They are so tiny that they probably aren't even worth mentioning, but I like to make sure you know what you're getting. There are also some very faint strum marks or polishing marks on the top that are hard to see/find without special light and very good eyes. I've heard these ukes compared to a Collings if Collings made sopranos. Pohaku's are high quality custom ukes made by Peter Hurney in Berkley CA, USA.

Includes: A case humidifier, hydrogrometer, electronic tuner and a set of strings.

$700 shipped CONUS.

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GinnyT11
10-16-2014, 06:00 AM
We have three Pohaku ukes (one a mahogany soprano), and I can attest to the very high quality of the build and the excellent sustain you'll get with this uke.

Good luck with the sale, Julie.

julie
10-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Thanks Ginny! Maybe I should give it a personality like you did for your William King uke!

mariegan7
10-16-2014, 12:13 PM
Beautiful uke but I think the price should come down a lot . Pohaku sells brand new concert sunburst mahogany ukes for $900.

http://www.pohakuukulele.com/pages/mahogansunburstconcert.html

julie
10-16-2014, 12:24 PM
Make me an offer :)

sonomajazz
10-16-2014, 01:13 PM
If I were interested in the new Pohaku concert I would contact Peter to see if it's available...don't recall seeing it in the shop...also, if it is available it is from a previous and not a current build. Also, he has raised
his prices. New prices are 20-30% higher...

fabioponta
10-18-2014, 10:56 AM
I have onde of these sopranos. Mine is identical. This is my perfect soprano in all spects. It's the only soprano I maintened after years experimented more than 15 high end sopranos. (I also maintened a koaloha concert). This soprano has tone, feeling and all. High recomended with worth browns strings.

Ukulele Eddie
10-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Love that finish. Really attractive!

julie
10-24-2014, 01:54 AM
Weekend bump and price reduction.

julie
10-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Here's a quick sound sample of the Pohaku. It's just a few bars of me trying to play the Magic Ukulele Waltz.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeAsBK0D4eo

Ukulele Eddie
10-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Nice job. But it looks like you're holding it backwards. ;-)

julie
10-24-2014, 03:25 PM
Oops! That was the fault of the photo booth app on my Macbook. :)

lakesideglenn
10-24-2014, 03:38 PM
Why only the little teaser video, Julie? Let's hear it!

julie
10-25-2014, 02:42 AM
My ukulele playing skills are not very good and that becomes magnified when I try to record myself. I kept messing up so I just cropped the vid to the few seconds where I actually sounded halfway decent ;)

julie
10-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Weekend bump and price reduction. :D

julie
11-07-2014, 03:06 PM
Bump with a new price reduction.

julie
11-16-2014, 04:38 AM
Bump with another price drop.

julie
11-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Holiday bump and price drop. I'll also include a humidifier, hydrogrometer, electronic tuner and a set of strings. This uke would make anyone a wonderful Christmas present.

cliffordjim
11-26-2014, 02:02 PM
pm sent ........................................

julie
11-27-2014, 03:50 PM
Sold! :o) :o) :o) :o)