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ukulately
01-29-2019, 03:10 PM
K. YAIRI Ichigo Ichie

It's a kinda weird Japanese 4 string steel string 'baritone' uke. A little like a Tenor Guitar but has a wider spacing than the other TGs I have played so it feels more like a uke. High quality instrument, beautifully made, solid wood top (spruce maybe??) and comes in a groovy bespoke soft bag.

www.yairi.co.jp

www.yairi.co.jp%2Ffmc%2Findex.html&sl=ja&tl=en&hl=&ie=UTF-8

Here's mine:

https://imgur.com/a/gp1OkXF

Not sure what to ask so am going for a trade:
I know I 'm dreaming but looking for Koaloha T2 (tenor neck sop) probably + cash from me.
I'm down to one uke atm !! so will consider anything. Let me have it.

Kenn2018
01-29-2019, 08:11 PM
Cool looking bari uke. Really fun and unique.

uketanzon
01-30-2019, 03:45 AM
what is the back wood? mahogany? ????
how is tone?

Steedy
01-30-2019, 08:52 AM
Yairi has always made great guitars. I bet that thing has a sweet tone!

bretterb
01-31-2019, 06:35 AM
What's the scale length, tuning, and original price you paid? I translated the Web site and it looks like they go for about $1,000 USD.

Thanks!

-Brett

ukulately
01-31-2019, 06:13 PM
That 2nd link doesn't work for some reason. Try this:

http://www.yairi.co.jp/fmc/nirai.html

There are 2 varieties, mine is the cheaper one with the laminated back and sides and going rate is more like 650 not 1000.
Tuning can be anything like TG - i have it set up like a uke ... of course: DGBE.
Scale length ... is listed as 630mm. I thought that couldn't be right but then compared it to my Bari, which turns out to be quite a bit shorter. So I measured and sure enough ... 630mm. I found it hard to believe because I normally hate longer scale string things. This feels much easier to play than any of the various Tenor Guitars I've tried over the years. Must be a combination of comfortable neck and nut width I guess. Don't like those narrow nuts!

ukulately
02-03-2019, 11:36 PM
Thought I'd give this a little bump.

Also interested in something electric. Have had a couple of RISA sticks and am on the fence about them. I think I might end up with one again one day and give it a good go through a decent preamp.

Also had an Eastwood Airline electric uke that I foolishly sold to a friend. He's keeping it! Would love another one of those or similar ... Godin Multiuke, Pono TE etc etc.

Wide neck Tenor maybe ...

Open to suggestions ...

Don't make me use EBAY people!

ukulately
02-14-2019, 11:01 AM
Time for a bump before I go to *cough* Ebay.

uketanzon
02-16-2019, 04:49 AM
tried tom pm you but you box is full and wond accept messages

ukulately
02-16-2019, 02:31 PM
tried tom pm you but you box is full and wond accept messages

AH OK, just cleared them. Try again ...

WoyWoy
02-16-2019, 03:30 PM
K. YAIRI Ichigo Ichie

It's a kinda weird Japanese 4 string steel string 'baritone' uke. A little like a Tenor Guitar but has a wider spacing than the other TGs I have played so it feels more like a uke. High quality instrument, beautifully made, solid wood top (spruce maybe??) and comes in a groovy bespoke soft bag.

www.yairi.co.jp

www.yairi.co.jp%2Ffmc%2Findex.html&sl=ja&tl=en&hl=&ie=UTF-8

Here's mine:

https://imgur.com/a/gp1OkXF

Not sure what to ask so am going for a trade:
I know I 'm dreaming but looking for Koaloha T2 (tenor neck sop) probably + cash from me.
I'm down to one uke atm !! so will consider anything. Let me have it.

Are you able to provide a sound sample please? I've checked YouTube and can't find anything. It reminds me of those triangular Canadian school ukes, but much more stylish.

ukulately
02-17-2019, 01:41 AM
I'll try to get something together. I had recorded something on my laptop but the sound quality was terrible. I'll try something else.

WoyWoy
02-18-2019, 01:03 PM
Thanks! Appreciate your trouble.

ukulately
02-18-2019, 04:52 PM
In the meantime here are some vids online - not sure what tuning any of these use:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka6yfzD6plY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-85Qn6sYew
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6DBb61SFH8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWUMzO9JZK8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BzkFfm_Kwc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyumKH7gsEo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yGyj7gDzt4

ukulately
04-10-2019, 05:02 PM
Thought I'd give this a bump. I'd forgotten I even put it up for sale!

ukeinfused
04-11-2019, 01:11 PM
Wow!
Bet that's one Jerry doesn't have yet!
It could stand up like a Fluke except for that strap peg...

ukulately
04-27-2019, 02:14 PM
Don't make me use Ebay people!

kerneltime
04-27-2019, 03:08 PM
What is the approx monetary value?
i have a few ukes up for sale and could consider a trade for the super soprano https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?138942-Ukes-to-sell

ukulately
04-27-2019, 05:53 PM
What is the approx monetary value?
i have a few ukes up for sale and could consider a trade for the super soprano https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?138942-Ukes-to-sell

pm'ed you ...