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Buc-a-Roo
05-06-2015, 03:28 PM
Ogled this one for a few days before taking the plunge. Reminds me of a tiger........

http://www.theukulelesite.com/shop-by/brand/kiwaya/kiwaya-95-year-anniversary-all-koa-soprano-kts-95.html

Having it converted to southpaw before shipping. Indeed, I have the lefty gene..........and a gorgeous soprano inbound to scratch the itch!

KBUke
05-06-2015, 03:32 PM
Very nice Koa. The back is stunning. Congrats!

Fred Ukestone
05-06-2015, 03:32 PM
Wow!! Tiger indeed !! I reckon that thing would get up and stalk around the house after you've fallen asleep at night. If you wake up with a scratch on your face you'll know why......it wants to be played!!

Camsuke
05-06-2015, 03:34 PM
Congratulations Buc-a-Roo and Welcome to UU! That is absolutely beautiful and sounds so sweet!

Andy Chen
05-06-2015, 04:38 PM
Very gorgeous! If there had been a tenor version, I would have been in serious UAS trouble.

I wonder how the koa fingerboard would feel and sound.

Ukulele Eddie
05-06-2015, 05:03 PM
I can tell you that Andrew was gushing over those 95th Anniversary's. I think you have a real treasure there!

Ukejenny
05-06-2015, 05:05 PM
Rawr! It is gorgeous!

coolkayaker1
05-06-2015, 08:35 PM
Sweetness. I admired that one on the HMS website. Love sopranos, too. While I'm not a fan of Koa fretboards (soft = eventual finger indentations at times when I've had them in the past), that uke is a collectors' piece and deserves such authenticity. Kiwaya sure makes superb instruments. Top-notch.

Jeezum crow, that's nice looking, BaR. Good score. Boom. :D. Looking forward to your review.

dsummers
05-07-2015, 12:20 AM
I purchased the KTC-95 (concert version) from a guitar shop in Japan (Dolphin Guitars). I have to say that not only is this a beautiful uke- to my ear it is one of best if not the best sounding ukes that I have and I have probably close to 50 to compare with! An added bonus is that it is #01 of the 95'th anniversary series. I have a few keepers and this one is one of my keepers without a doubt! The last I looked, Dolphin Guitars still had 2 sopranos left.

turtledrum
05-07-2015, 12:40 AM
Stunning! Lots of ogling coming her way!

Icelander53
05-07-2015, 01:57 AM
Wow what a beauty. I'd love to see that in a tenor. I'll bet you're thrilled.

Uncle Leroy
05-07-2015, 02:42 AM
Yowza! Nice uke. Congrats.

stevepetergal
05-07-2015, 01:43 PM
I agree with the consensus. It's wonderful.

hawaii 50
05-07-2015, 03:13 PM
i saw the uke at the shop yesterday Andrew and Joel were getting it ready(setup etc..) the Koa is super nice and the uke is loud and sounds great!!...congrats!!!...:)

coolcow
05-07-2015, 07:10 PM
I have the concert version too....the koa is amazing..love the low action and the tone is beautiful too

wayfarer75
05-08-2015, 03:52 AM
That is gorgeous. Elderly just got one in, but there certainly aren't many more of them! (Providing the link to assist others' UAS http://elderly.com/new_instruments/items/K95S.htm)

Captain America
05-08-2015, 04:16 AM
It's so beautiful I'd be willing to polish her for you. Nice and natty uke there.

Nickie
05-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Beautiful! I think you've found a keeper....