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Eyeguy
10-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Here's the CL ad: https://grandrapids.craigslist.org/msg/5238919115.html

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/iguy/00t0t_hOrbq1afXFH_600x450_zpsyaz0z92e.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/iguy/media/00t0t_hOrbq1afXFH_600x450_zpsyaz0z92e.jpg.html)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/iguy/00f0f_8NLeJTslgPu_600x450_zpskxomavgu.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/iguy/media/00f0f_8NLeJTslgPu_600x450_zpskxomavgu.jpg.html)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/iguy/01414_cclaMBQpN16_600x450_zps4wlp2fn7.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/iguy/media/01414_cclaMBQpN16_600x450_zps4wlp2fn7.jpg.html)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/iguy/00m0m_7sLUHgjTWvs_600x450_zpsogzsqmtt.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/iguy/media/00m0m_7sLUHgjTWvs_600x450_zpsogzsqmtt.jpg.html)

MutinousDoug
10-16-2015, 04:05 PM
My wife is trying to talk me into going to England/Ireland next Spring/Summer with her. Does this come with a case or gig bag that would be carry-on? Kind of important. Please respond.

dalamaricus
10-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Is the fretboard radiused so I can make barre chords more easily? Is it a French polish finish? :D

Seriously that's pretty cool. It would make a good pair with Koaloha's smallest playable ukulele.

Sanfe
10-17-2015, 03:14 AM
Why? All that time, effort, materials, space, etc.

Kayak Jim
10-17-2015, 03:47 AM
That uke was a center piece at the Lansing MI Mighty Uke Fest back in May. Stu Fuchs actually played some notes on it in one of his concerts. With all the work to build it I'm surprised it's not sticking around for future years. Just too big to store I guess. One of those "seemed like a good idea at the time" situations.

http://mightyukeday.com/

Doc_J
10-17-2015, 05:35 AM
If I came home with this uke, it truly would be the last straw for my wife. :)

Ukejenny
10-17-2015, 07:02 AM
How does it sound with Worth clears?

turtledrum
10-17-2015, 07:33 AM
I would need a fork lift for changing strings.

Gillian
10-17-2015, 07:58 AM
I'm sure a big music store or perennial ukulele event planner will buy this. What an eye catcher! All that wood work expertise and materials for $3500? Seems under priced to me.

stevepetergal
10-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Uhh....do you really need the strap?

stevepetergal
10-17-2015, 09:51 AM
Uhh....is that a soprano or a concert?

spongeuke
10-17-2015, 12:24 PM
Seeing this one reminds me of the first few Burning Uke Camp-outs. Yes we did burn them.
These are before and after of a couple.84466844678446884469

Nickie
10-18-2015, 03:28 PM
Uhh....do you really need the strap?

There's NO way to play it without a strap!

Jeffelele
10-20-2015, 12:20 AM
This would be great for someone who really wants to get into the uke.

Jeff

geetee
10-20-2015, 12:33 AM
I'd guess the close up is of a "planetary" geared tuner.