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Griole
07-20-2019, 02:12 PM
Anyone have any experience or feedback on these ukes designed by Zachary Taylor? I am intrigued by them, and thinking of pulling the trigger, but I'd probably have to sell one of my higher end ukes before I could justify taking the plunge. Thanks.

Jerry

John boy
07-20-2019, 02:37 PM
Have you read the ZT reviews here on UU, over in the Reviews section, by Barry Maz "(bazmaz")? He has reviewed the tenor and the baritone. Here's a link to his tenor review of the ZT, in case you haven't seen it.

https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?139147-ZT-Ukuleles-Tenor-REVIEW

Griole
07-20-2019, 04:19 PM
Thanks, John boy! I have read both reviews by Baz, and they are what got me itching for one. Quite an innovative approach by Zachary Taylor!

John boy
07-20-2019, 04:22 PM
Yes it is. The reviews got me interested in them too. I checked out the website and those ukes have a lot going for them.

Kenn2018
07-20-2019, 05:19 PM
Is there a US distributor yet? Or will you have to import directly from the company? At the time of Baz' review of the tenor no one in the US was carrying them.

I like the look, I like the sound. Seems meticulously designed and well thought out. Stylish too.

John boy
07-20-2019, 06:41 PM
I wondered about distributors too. Based on their website (just checked it), you can still only buy them directly from the company.

Oldtoolie
07-21-2019, 02:51 AM
I have a ZT, spruce top and rosewood body, that I acquired when Zachary Taylor was clearing out his closet. It is exquisitely constructed and a dream to play. It has a Fishman pickup and is the best sounding electro I have. Compared to my other quality uke, Martin T1k, it is different but not better. That may be strings, as the ZT is strung low G. I don't have much experience with classy ukes so don't have more to say.

ztukuleles
09-28-2019, 10:19 AM
Hi Griole, My name is Jason and I manage ZT Ukuleles along with, of course, Zachary. We have only just registered an account here on the forum so I am catching up on questions like yours. If you would you like to let me know what questions you have here in the forum, fire away!

Please do let me know if you'd like to know anything.

All the best,

Jason

ztukuleles
09-28-2019, 10:27 AM
Is there a US distributor yet? Or will you have to import directly from the company? At the time of Baz' review of the tenor no one in the US was carrying them.

I like the look, I like the sound. Seems meticulously designed and well thought out. Stylish too.

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Hi There Kenn2018. We don't have distributors because every ZT Ukulele is made to order, custom built for the customer. Very occasionally we have a Ukulele in stock which we have built as demos for exhibitions, shows etc....

We will have a couple coming in actually, possibly a Soprano or Tenor, but won't be for a couple of months. If you want me to add you to the list of people to reach out to when we have 'stock items', please let me know.

ztukuleles
09-28-2019, 10:29 AM
Yes it is. The reviews got me interested in them too. I checked out the website and those ukes have a lot going for them.

Let us know if you have any questions - we'd be pleased to help.

Jason

ztukuleles
09-28-2019, 10:31 AM
I wondered about distributors too. Based on their website (just checked it), you can still only buy them directly from the company.

That's correct - as we build every ukulele to order, we don't have distributors. That said we occasionally have stock items. Any questions, or if you want me to add you to our 'stock items' notification list drop me a line.

Jason

Griole
09-28-2019, 02:18 PM
Hi, Jason. Welcome! I sent you a private message. Please check it out, and send a reply. Thanks!

Jerry

Kenn2018
09-28-2019, 10:59 PM
Hi Jason, thanks for joining and responding. I guess CITES protected woods would be my next question. Do you have models that don't have those woods?

Or, do you have anything in place to be able to ship to the US for customs?

ztukuleles
09-30-2019, 12:49 AM
Hi Kenn2018 - None of our optional woods are listed on Cites. Most of our customers are based in the US and have had no issues receiving our Ukuleles.



Hi Jason, thanks for joining and responding. I guess CITES protected woods would be my next question. Do you have models that don't have those woods?

Or, do you have anything in place to be able to ship to the US for customs?

ztukuleles
10-01-2019, 12:44 PM
I have a ZT, spruce top and rosewood body, that I acquired when Zachary Taylor was clearing out his closet. It is exquisitely constructed and a dream to play. It has a Fishman pickup and is the best sounding electro I have. Compared to my other quality uke, Martin T1k, it is different but not better. That may be strings, as the ZT is strung low G. I don't have much experience with classy ukes so don't have more to say.

Lovely to hear that you you are enjoying one of Zachary's Ukes....and we now build many more, all customised and have some special releases coming out soon too!