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whistleman123
10-29-2015, 11:19 AM
The Applause UA-10 I purchased arrived today. I liked everything about it but... The neck has a nasty twist in it so it's going back! Darn!!! Thankfully the retailer has a good return policy.

Does anyone else make a composite round back soprano besides Aiersi. I've already tried to find one of there's without any luck!

kissing
10-29-2015, 11:23 AM
In my opinion, perhaps you dodged a bullet. I used to have an Applause UA-10.. couldnt find much use for it as it was not all that great as an acoustic or an electric (mine had very imbalanced pickup sensitivity on different strings).

I heard the older Korean made models were better, but most you find these days are the Made in China ones

70sSanO
10-29-2015, 12:00 PM
Flea with pickup?

John

dkcrown
10-29-2015, 12:35 PM
This is what I did with mine. It is the worst sounding uke I have ever played. I won't tell you what I named it. But it was my first and what I learned on.http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h368/dkcrown1/002-7.jpg (http://s1106.photobucket.com/user/dkcrown1/media/002-7.jpg.html).

PhilUSAFRet
10-29-2015, 02:20 PM
If only Ohana made this in soprano size: http://www.ohana-music.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=29789

Booli
10-29-2015, 02:30 PM
The Applause UA-10 I purchased arrived today. I liked everything about it but... The neck has a nasty twist in it so it's going back! Darn!!! Thankfully the retailer has a good return policy.

Does anyone else make a composite round back soprano besides Aiersi. I've already tried to find one of there's without any luck!

Fluke and Flea ukuleles both come with a round composite back and wooden top, and in soprano scale. Lots of discussion here on UU. I love the ones I have. See the link in my signature below to go directly to the Magic Fluke Company web site to learn more.

Fluke and Flea ukes are NOT the traditional figure-eight shape so may not appeal to everyone.

For a more traditional shaped ukulele...fellow UU brother BazMaz did a review of the Alic soprano, which is similar in shape and construction to the UA-10. Tou can read the review, and watch the enclosed video and decide for yourself.

See here:

http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?104678-Alic-Soprano-Review-in-two-minds&highlight=alic+soprano

One of these Alic soprano ukes was also recently for sale in the Marketplace:

http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?110108-FS-Alic-soprano-plus-hardcase&highlight=alic+soprano

and another review from around 12 months ago:

http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?100924-Alic-soprano-ukulele-complete-with-tacky-hologram&highlight=alic+soprano

whistleman123
10-30-2015, 08:48 AM
If only Ohana made this in soprano size: http://www.ohana-music.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=29789

I agree completely!