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RaiDel67
06-05-2016, 07:10 PM
I need a link to a good steel string electric ukulele, I feel like search engines wont do me justice to find what I'm looking for. Bonus points for an 8 steel string!

anthonyg
06-05-2016, 08:58 PM
Maybe you want a Mandolin. Plenty of 8 steel string mandolins out there. There are some solid body steel string ukuleles on the market. Steel string acoustic ukuleles aren't out there although there are some South American instruments that are very similar to ukuleles that have steel strings.

Anthony

Croaky Keith
06-05-2016, 10:23 PM
RISA - http://www.southernukulelestore.co.uk/c/Risa

PhilUSAFRet
06-06-2016, 12:39 AM
Here ya go! Neck is a little wider than a baritone uke, but then it has 8 strings. Uses 1/2 size strats and tele's and others to make'm with. Can be tuned as an octave mandolin or as an 8 string uke :

https://reverb.com/shop/mortone-custom-stringed-instruments

Doc_J
06-06-2016, 01:21 AM
Monkey Wrench Music
http://monkeywrenchmusic.com/for-sale

Excellent steel string electric ukes.

SteveZ
06-06-2016, 01:57 AM
A 4 or 8 string solid electric mandolin (all steel stringed) will work. Just tune it to whatever you want. EMando.com always has a bunch listed and sells the strings to boot.

RaiDel67
06-06-2016, 11:54 AM
Thank you all kindly, this has been nothing but helpful!!!

RaiDel67
06-06-2016, 12:01 PM
Now if there was an electric uke with a whammy bar, that would be killer!!!

Inksplosive AL
06-06-2016, 12:54 PM
You must have a vitamin G deficiency. http://www.levens.co.uk/new-page-1/ Or my Google-Fu is strong!

You might also try the guys who build KonaBlaster ukuleles over at http://bluestarguitarcompany.com/ukuleles/1811901.

~peace~

RaiDel67
06-07-2016, 03:24 PM
You must have a vitamin G deficiency. http://www.levens.co.uk/new-page-1/ Or my Google-Fu is strong!

You might also try the guys who build KonaBlaster ukuleles over at http://bluestarguitarcompany.com/ukuleles/1811901.

~peace~



Holy crap, I want the double neck, this is my next one for sure!!!!

Inksplosive AL
06-07-2016, 06:43 PM
91743

Glad to help!

coolcow
06-08-2016, 08:55 PM
check this out http://www.mpukuleles.com/electric-instruments.html

it's custom uke....builder might build a 8 strings one :confused:

PTADavid
06-29-2016, 09:04 AM
I just ordered an EleUke, steel string baritone, Telecaster style body.
I'll post when it arrives.

MickeyD
06-29-2016, 10:00 AM
Some of these are out of sight!

Oldtoolie
07-09-2016, 06:59 AM
You might look at the Really Useful Music Company on UK Ebay. They have several models for sale and prices should be better with the recent decline in the pound dollar exchange rate.

I have one of their nylon string solid body electics and I'm happy with it. But I would like one of these. I believe they are made in China.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TENOR-UKULELE-ELECTRIC-STEEL-STRING-TELECASTER-GUITAR-SHAPE-IN-SEA-FOAM-GREEN-BY-/361630257593?&_trksid=p2056016.m2516.l5255

igorthebarbarian
07-09-2016, 07:24 AM
The Risa steel strings are probably very high quality and are highly rated here (kissing vouches highly for them and uses them frequently). Someday I'll splurge for one.
Actually just recently, I briefly tried Greenie's electric steel uke, and it wasn't nearly as harsh on the fingertips as I was expecting.

ichadwick
07-09-2016, 08:48 AM
Check this one:

http://vintageukemusic.com/ukuleles/vorson.htm

Cheers
Ian

Ukulelerick9255
07-10-2016, 01:31 PM
I second Monkey Wrench Music, Jim Heller is a great guy.

Wagster
07-14-2016, 04:51 PM
92580

I just bought this Vorson steel string and in fact it just arrived today. I haven't had a chance to check the electronics yet, but I must say that my initial impressions are favorable. Its a well built uke especially considering the price. The neck plays very nicely out of the box so I only expect the playability to improve with a proper setup and some good strings!

ksiegel
07-15-2016, 05:27 AM
Joel Eckhaus of Earnest Instruments makes some killer steel string ukes. I've played a few of his, and they are spectacular, but steel strings are just not what I'm looking for.


Good luck!