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Dan Uke
06-18-2017, 11:17 AM
Hello, I don't play uke as much so I am selling a Ko'olau custom, which is very unique in that you don't see too many cutaways and even more rare is the fingerboard is bound which means you don't see the fret ends. I haven't played it much so get one in excellent condition without waiting a year! No trades please. $3,400 shipped.

Retail Price on this is over $4,800! You don't see the option of bound fretboard on HMS site.

KOOLAU CS TENOR CUSTOM

Body Wood: Light Curly Koa
Top Wood: European Spruce
Binding Wood: Dark Curly Koa
Fingerboard - Bridge - Faceplate: Madagascar Rosewood (Upgrade)
More OPTIONS:
Cutaway, (Upgrade)
Flat Fretboard (No Radius)
Bound Fretboard (Upgrade)
Side Sound Port (Upgrade)
High Gloss Finish (Upgrade)
LR Baggs 5.0 Pickup (Upgrade)
Ko'olau case

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Here is a video from Kalei...hear what he says at the end.


https://vimeo.com/158184992


https://vimeo.com/158184992

Dan Uke
06-18-2017, 11:19 AM
More Pics


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slackkey007
06-18-2017, 03:21 PM
Howzit, bruddah Dan!

If this uke had a slotted headsock, I would have pulled the trigger on it as soon as I saw your for sale Thread! You know I'm a sucker for slotheads! Good luck with your sale!

sam13
06-19-2017, 05:26 AM
Howzit, bruddah Dan!

If this uke had a slotted headsock, I would have pulled the trigger on it as soon as I saw your for sale Thread! You know I'm a sucker for slotheads! Good luck with your sale!

You making a collection, Kimo? Or an Ohana as you island family refer to it ... ;)

slackkey007
06-19-2017, 09:41 AM
You making a collection, Kimo? Or an Ohana as you island family refer to it ... ;)


Howzit, bruddah Simon!

How are you? I hope everything's good with you! You know how it is ... UAS, brah!!!:shaka: I'm currently over stocked with ukes, so I will be selling a few when I have time to post them here in the Marketplace. The bad thing is ... I keep buying more ukes!!! ... I think I need an intervention, for sure!!!:uhoh:

Dan Uke
06-19-2017, 11:08 AM
I was able to find some professional pics from HMS.



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Stevelele
06-19-2017, 11:54 AM
this is a very special uke sold at a pretty steep discount. I hope that someone takes note of this!

Jayfuzi
06-20-2017, 06:13 AM
Wow, this is a beautiful uke! It sounds wonderful, and the koa with the sapwood looks very cool!

LittleCeci
06-20-2017, 05:07 PM
it's a very nice uke! Good luck with the sale!

Dan Uke
06-21-2017, 08:28 AM
Howzit, bruddah Dan!

If this uke had a slotted headsock, I would have pulled the trigger on it as soon as I saw your for sale Thread! You know I'm a sucker for slotheads! Good luck with your sale!

Bruddah Kimo, long time no talk!

You know I'm a sucka for slotted too but the Ko'olaus slotted are not comfortable because it flares out lower than other ukes I've tried. My initial order was slotted but changed my mind after trying to hold a few.

sam13
06-21-2017, 03:07 PM
Bruddah Kimo, long time no talk!

You know I'm a sucka for slotted too but the Ko'olaus slotted are not comfortable because it flares out lower than other ukes I've tried. My initial order was slotted but changed my mind after trying to hold a few.

I prefer the solid head stocks for the same reason as well. Playing chords: 1100 or 0101 are a lot easier with the solid head stock.

Dan Uke
06-24-2017, 06:43 AM
Here's a video I made about 5 months ago



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuFjljW4RyQ

Dan Uke
06-28-2017, 12:57 PM
Price lowered to $3,300 shipped.

I would be interested in trade for a carbon road bike if you're in the LA area. 54cm" but not sure since I'm new to biking. :)

hawaii 50
06-28-2017, 02:28 PM
Price lowered to $3,300 shipped.

I would be interested in trade for a carbon road bike if you're in the LA area. 54cm" but not sure since I'm new to biking. :)

have you checked with Eddie...you guys around the same height....and he has lots of friends who ride.....since I been on my bike my A1C is 5.5....:)

Ukulele Eddie
06-28-2017, 05:03 PM
have you checked with Eddie...you guys around the same height....and he has lots of friends who ride.....since I been on my bike my A1C is 5.5....:)

Thanks, Len. Yes, I've spoken with Dan about bikes recently. Just a few weeks ago I sold my Fuji Altamira with Red eTap that would have been great. Took a bath on it, too. Best pure road bike I've ever owned. But as I'm doing a lot of gravel riding, I decided just to ride my gravel and my vintage bikes. I don't really need a 15 lb race bike any more. And I don't really think Dan needs one...yet. ;-)

Dan Uke
06-29-2017, 02:08 PM
have you checked with Eddie...you guys around the same height....and he has lots of friends who ride.....since I been on my bike my A1C is 5.5....:)

What an insult Len...I'm a good one inch taller! hahaha J/K

I spoke with Eddie and after the sale, I'll talk to him more. I gotta get my A1C lower too!

dkcrown
06-30-2017, 12:59 AM
I wish that I had a worthy bike to trade Daniel. That is one sweet sounding ukulele. Alas, I am all out of uke cash once again. (not a bad thing)!

Dan Uke
07-02-2017, 08:17 AM
I wish that I had a worthy bike to trade Daniel. That is one sweet sounding ukulele. Alas, I am all out of uke cash once again. (not a bad thing)!

Hey Dana

Good to hear from you! I hope you are doing well and I see you got a new toy ��

I don't play as much and since my other ukes have personal inlays, this is the one that has to go. It's a great uke

Dan Uke
07-11-2017, 03:23 PM
Bump. You are saving more than a $1,000 on this uke!

Doc_J
07-13-2017, 04:34 AM
Here's a video I made about 5 months ago



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuFjljW4RyQ

Sweet looking and sounding Ko'olau, Dan. This uke would be at the top of my list, if I was looking for an outstanding tenor right now.

jla
07-13-2017, 09:51 AM
Beautiful ukulele. I like Ko'olau.

I'm with you on uke vs. bike -- with a current balance of 4 custom ukes and 3 special bikes (ranging from Dutch workcycle to a 1980s classic by Woodrup in Leeds, UK to US-made Faraday). Would be hard to depart with any one of them.

Good luck with the uke sale and the new bike hunt!

Dan Uke
07-14-2017, 01:18 PM
Sweet looking and sounding Ko'olau, Dan. This uke would be at the top of my list, if I was looking for an outstanding tenor right now.

Hodge, long time no talk! I hope you're playing more than I am...that shouldn't be too hard. lol

Dan Uke
07-30-2017, 06:19 AM
bump :p .

Dan Uke
09-06-2017, 08:28 AM
Anyone interested? ;)

Doc_J
10-13-2017, 01:33 PM
Surprised this excellent Ko'olau tenor hasn't sold. Good luck on the sale.