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Jddewitt81
06-23-2018, 02:51 PM
Claro Walnut Soprano Built by Kevin Mulcock of KM ukuleles. If you know Kevin you will know what a great guy he is. One of the most down to earth builders I have had the pleasure of doing business with.

As far as I know I may be the only one in the USA that owns a KM. I really hate to sell this. It is one that I said I would never sell but I have a few personal matters that I need to take care of. I spoke with Kevin about selling it and he gave me his blessing. I won’t hesitate to ask him to build me another in the future when I am able to do so. I just don’t know when that will be!

If you wish to know more about KM-Ukuleles there is a Facebook page.

Here is a review that Barry did on a different KM ukulele.

https://www.gotaukulele.com/2018/03/km-ukuleles-dreadnought-mahogany.html?m=1

This ukulele is in excellent condition and comes with a Kala Hard case that is a great fit. Pictures can be seen in my album in the link below. Price is $450 shipped and insured in the USA only.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hf8w7fATW5P11JJb6

pix.fairydust
06-23-2018, 09:43 PM
I have a (different) KM-ukuleles walnut soprano and I can testify to how amazing these sound! I adore mine

bsfloyd
06-24-2018, 12:19 AM
Love the baby dreadnought shape!! GLWS!

Swamp Yankee
06-24-2018, 12:47 AM
I love the way the builder aligned the grain of the sides with the top and back. Beautiful soprano! GLWS!

EDW
06-24-2018, 01:21 AM
Looks lovely. I have heard nothin but good about his builds. Any comments on tone, projection, etc? I have long admired walnut, but have not played one. Any thoughts on that?

Kevs-the-name
06-24-2018, 03:24 AM
This is one of of my favourite builds. I Love this Claro Walnut.
I am looking forward to making another ;-)

Here is a couple of video demos played by Matt Hicks before I sent it to Jon. a much better demonstration than I could offer!

Jon is a great guy. I know he is very reluctant to let this one go. Unfortunately, his needs are more important :-(


https://youtu.be/t65Qz6hlCtY

https://youtu.be/456HXEqmgVI

Jddewitt81
06-24-2018, 03:46 AM
Thanks Kevin for posting the videos. Matt certainly gives it better justice than I do!!

ukeinfused
06-24-2018, 07:58 AM
Cool uke!
Does this sop have the bolt on neck and planetary tuners described in the concert?
I see it's 14 frets to the body. What's the scale length?
Wonder if I would go nuts without fret markers...

Kevin, you are WAY too modest when you can build like this but you use a Koaloha for your profile pic...

Jddewitt81
06-24-2018, 09:15 AM
This one has a bolt on neck and friction tuners. These tuners are very smooth for frictions though. Being more of a traditional soprano person I personally like frictions. I thought the same about fret markers ha but I opted for the one just at the 12. I thought it would force me to learn the neck a bit better. It certainly has helped!! I also thought it would show my respect for the 12 fretters!! Ha.. I think it turned out pretty slick!!

Jddewitt81
06-24-2018, 09:25 AM
Here is a video clip. This was right after I put Worth Browns on it. I think they compliment it very well.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hdj1V1JMvVLmNiHM8

Kevs-the-name
06-24-2018, 10:01 AM
Cool uke!

What's the scale length?
Wonder if I would go nuts without fret markers...

Kevin, you are WAY too modest when you can build like this but you use a Koaloha for your profile pic...

Thanks Tracie

It is a standard soprano scale, just joined at 14th fret.
Lack of fret markers could be a problem, you could always use a ‘Sharpie’ to add some side dots. Permanent could easily be done too.

Your comments about my profile picture is noted! Perhaps it’s time to change? I do love the Koaloha though!! .

Nickie
06-24-2018, 03:07 PM
That's a beautiful sounding uke.
Wish I could have it.
I can't believe it's still here....

mgsondance
06-24-2018, 04:31 PM
I can’t either. If it was a concert size I would have snapped it up.

Kenn2018
06-26-2018, 10:11 AM
I'll PM you.

Jddewitt81
06-27-2018, 12:38 AM
This uke has been sold, thank you.