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JrLefty
04-10-2009, 07:35 PM
Helllo ! I'm jon . I have never made my own topic in here so this would be my first one =)

Im almost turning 18 in a couple weeks and i told my dad to buy a new ukulele for me as a present for my 18th birthday. I wanted to ask him to buy me one that cost around $300 . He said that it was too much =/ . So he devided the price in half. he could only give me a $150 dollar ukulele or less .

So i just want some suggestions from you ukulele players .

These might help you =)

I want a ukulele with an "okay" brand .
The ones that you can play on amps .
Black/tan/brown .
length dont matter as long as its more than 21 inches.


Thank you . much appreciate

Link
04-10-2009, 09:32 PM
Check this one out:
http://folk-instruments.musiciansfriend.com/product/Lanikai-LU21TE-Tenor-Ukulele-AcousticElectric?sku=512524

UkuLeLesReggAe
04-10-2009, 09:44 PM
^ thats a perfect ukulele.

i paid $150 for the same, without the plug in -.-

JrLefty
04-11-2009, 12:52 AM
http://folk-instruments.musiciansfriend.com/product/Oscar-Schmidt-OU3-Concert-Ukulele?sku=514016

This is what EXACTLY want but with the electric amp plug oness ! =(

nikolo727
04-11-2009, 05:06 AM
I wont lie. it will be kinda hard to find a uke with a pickup system for only 150 bones.

http://www.theukuleleshop.co.uk/acatalog/B-Stock.html
there is a black kala here that has cosmetic flaws but is still a deal!!!


the best bang for your buck would probubly be this one:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Brand-New-Kala-KA-TE-Mahogany-Tenor-Ukulele-Acous-elec_W0QQitemZ270369317896QQihZ017QQcategoryZ16224 QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262

^ it has the electric and also a mahogany body, which is my top choice for wood to use besides koa of course. its around 160$ which is not a bad price at all and the seller, musicguymic, is my favorite dealer to work with. it comes with a free case and is setup by mgm himself. You wont be dissapointed with this one, trust me.

JrLefty
04-11-2009, 01:52 PM
I changed my minddd . i found what exact kind im looking forr

http://cgi.ebay.com/Oscar-Schmidt-Baritone-Hawaiin-KOA-Acou-Elec-Ukulele_W0QQitemZ120396735198QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH _DefaultDomain_0?hash=item120396735198&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A13 18|301%3A1|293%3A1|294%3A50#ebayphotohosting

Glossy and electricc but im trying to find a cheaper one probably below $200 just exact same kind

scooterguitar
04-11-2009, 02:00 PM
I believe you'd be better off with one of the Kalas, also check out Mainlands, they are solid wood ukes at great prices, they sell them here in the store as well.

dentuke
04-11-2009, 02:27 PM
You'd be better off with a Kala KA-KTE Koa Tenor

http://cgi.ebay.com/KALA-KA-KTE-Koa-Tenor-Ukulele-w-pu-case-Chordbook_W0QQitemZ330321397549QQihZ014QQcategoryZ 16224QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262

If you're looking for an used one...send me a pm...... Used ones go for 225.00