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ktsa5239
11-22-2014, 02:30 AM
I recently wanted to experiment with other instruments. Tried this one and I'm hooked instantly! This is a cocobolo ukulele. Solid cocobolos back, sides, top, fingerboard and the headstock overlay. Everything is cocobolo. The grain looks very interesting, it got me so intrigued that I am ordering another tenor size, this time with a more fancy rosette and binding all around. I'm loving the warm mellow tone of this little fella ! :D



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Osprey
11-22-2014, 02:34 AM
Congradulations on your new ukulele. It looks great! Welcome to UU. You find it a good source for Uke info and general Uke related stress relief
Cliff

Chopped Liver
11-22-2014, 02:36 AM
Welcome! Nice uke! Glad you found us!

PhilUSAFRet
11-22-2014, 03:50 AM
Congrats. On the demos, they sound great.

dsummers
11-22-2014, 04:16 AM
Congrats on your Cocobolo! I have a Cocobolo with the mahogany top and I love it! You did well on your first pick.

Ukejungle
11-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Congrats - I just got #183 yesterday from Kevin. I need to post some pics. I Love their necks.

Enjoy it. They are unique.

Trey

wayfarer75
11-22-2014, 04:56 AM
That's a very nice first uke! (Better than my first, by a long shot.)

Cocobolo Ukuleles
11-22-2014, 05:31 AM
Congratulations, and welcome to the Cocobolo family!

kvehe
11-22-2014, 06:49 AM
Lovely first uke and welcome to the UU! Congratulations and have fun!

Ukejenny
11-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Very nice! Welcome to UU! Where are you from?

PeteyHoudini
11-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Looks lovely!

Petey

ktsa5239
11-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Thanks for the warm welcome :D

I'm from Sydney, Australia and there aren't all that many choices when it comes to ukes. I'm grateful I found this place! I'm still trying to learn all the chords the E chord is killing me!

PeteyHoudini
11-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Thanks for the warm welcome :D

I'm from Sydney, Australia and there aren't all that many choices when it comes to ukes. I'm grateful I found this place! I'm still trying to learn all the chords the E chord is killing me!
I did a little vid about the E and D chords awhile back. It might help our new found friend from Sydney! 8-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wkz-mLK6fsQ

Petey

ktsa5239
11-25-2014, 12:41 AM
I did a little vid about the E and D chords awhile back. It might help our new found friend from Sydney! 8-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wkz-mLK6fsQ

Petey


Thanks Petey!

Its getting easier to do the E but the last string is always muted :(

dsummers
11-25-2014, 12:46 AM
If you play guitar- try making the E by using the a bar chord shape.

ktsa5239
11-25-2014, 12:47 AM
Today I bought a cute little tweed case to go with my new Uke !

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sam13
11-25-2014, 04:11 AM
Welcome aboard ... and Nice Uke! Would be interested in a sound sample of the Tenor uke when you get it.

g'est
11-25-2014, 04:16 AM
Your uke really looks great! :)

uke552
11-25-2014, 12:22 PM
WoW!! Love that uke and case. Welcome aboard too!

Nickie
11-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Welcome to UU! And congratulations on the Cocobolo! What a great 1st ukulele! I love the colors of the wood, the way they sound, and the radiused fretboard. I would like a longer neck, though. I think a gloss finish would look gawdawful gorgeous!
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Ukejenny
11-26-2014, 03:26 PM
Thanks for the warm welcome :D

I'm from Sydney, Australia and there aren't all that many choices when it comes to ukes. I'm grateful I found this place! I'm still trying to learn all the chords the E chord is killing me!

Very cool. The E chord takes everyone a while, but it will come.