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caukulele
07-22-2015, 04:42 PM
For sale is my Kinnard Concert Mahogany Cutaway with Tobacco sunburst finish.
I am selling my John S. Kinnard Concert Cutaway Ukulele. It is a Series II in all mahogany with additional options including cutaway, full body tobacco sunburst finish, peghead tuners and K&K Aloha Twin Pickup. It was made in 2014 and is in excellent condition.

It is currently set up with low G and has an incredible sustain, a sweet, clear tone. Included is the Uke Crazy case. This uke is a wonderful uke, extremely beautiful with a voice to match.
Only selling due to finances, and I am playing tenors most often, and I also have another, wonderful Kinnard tenor, which I am not selling.
I am not interested in trades at this time.
Selling for $1,600 for the uke and case, with shipping included in the price. Would like to sell only in the U.S., through Paypal.
(Also, I would love to sell this uke locally (cash) for $100 less, due to saving the shipping cost and paypal fees)
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caukulele
07-22-2015, 04:44 PM
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greenie44
07-22-2015, 06:53 PM
Wow - what a beauty!

mm stan
07-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Oh my this is an amazing uke... what no takers. you've got to be kidding.. must be private pm's

caukulele
07-23-2015, 05:26 PM
Yes, Stan....this is a beauty! John really does an incredible job on all the details and the sunburst finish almost glows.... If I didn't have another Kinnard Uke, I would not be selling this one....

caukulele
07-24-2015, 02:35 PM
Price lowered to $1,600 for the weekend. Also, I would love to sell it locally...so if anyone is in Northern California, and would like to check it out, please pm me. I would sell it locally for $100 less (to save the paypal fee and shipping fees and hassles) I think that whoever picks up this uke in person and strums it, will fall in love with it.

Ukulele Eddie
07-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Somebody grab this. Kinnards are fabulous instruments (I've played 20 of them!) and @caukulele is a pleasure to deal with.

caukulele
07-25-2015, 05:58 PM
A few people have asked me for a sound sample, so I did this quick try tonight....My playing and the recording are not the best, but it gives an idea.... It is currently tuned F#, B, D#, G#, as I usually like that tuning better on my ukes, but it sounds wonderful also with standard tuning. (This is a sample without the pickup...just natural sound)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cIQB53ur5U&feature=youtu.be

mm stan
07-25-2015, 06:16 PM
For a concert it really has punch.. wow

Hippie Dribble
07-25-2015, 06:24 PM
For a concert it really has punch.. wow

Agree mate. Sounds huge.

CTurner
07-26-2015, 04:03 AM
This is a terrific deal for someone. Kinnard ukes are top of the line, all us Kinnard owners know this. : )

caukulele
07-26-2015, 05:25 AM
Someone asked about the size of the neck and comparison with the Collings. They are actually quite similar...., both 1 3/8's to 1 7/8's fret board, but the Collings has 12 frets to the body and the Kinnard has 13 frets to to body. The Kinnard is a hair longer, and as you can see form the sides..the necks are very similar. The sound hole on the Kinnard is a little larger, ... Both are wonderful ukes, very playable with a slight radiused fret board.....it was actually hard for me to decide which one to part with, as I love them both, and they are both exceptional in my mind...but the Collings is older and I have a second Kinnard tenor, but only one Collings....8184881849

librainian
07-26-2015, 12:56 PM
Man oh man.... if only. That's some primo eye candy right there. Someone will be one lucky sonofagun.

mkatz
07-27-2015, 02:19 PM
I have played this uke and it is everything that caukulele says it is and then some! It's a great buy at this price and very tempting if I didn't already have a Kinnard concert.

Mitch

greenie44
07-27-2015, 02:52 PM
There are only two things stopping me from jumping on this now -

- I'm a tenor guy and
- I'm picking up a Kinnard mahogony sunburst tenor tomorrow from HMS!

Can't wait!

Andy Chen
07-27-2015, 02:58 PM
This is a terrific deal for someone. Kinnard ukes are top of the line, all us Kinnard owners know this. : )

I'll second that.

caukulele
07-28-2015, 03:55 AM
Yes...as Craig said :"This is a terrific deal for someone. Kinnard ukes are top of the line, all us Kinnard owners know this. : )".
Thanks for all the great comments.
A few people have asked how it sounds in standard tuning, and it is fantastic ....it's just that I usually keep all my ukes in Bb tuning, as I like that range. This uke can be tuned however you want and will still sound great.
Also, I just can't go any lower with the price....it is an incredible deal as it is...
This is one fantastic uke!

caukulele
07-30-2015, 06:33 AM
This incredible uke is still available.

caukulele
07-31-2015, 09:16 AM
This beautiful uke is now sold. Thank you!