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Tsani
08-19-2009, 08:12 AM
Got a beater uke you want to sell? I am looking for a uke to take to camp and to the beach. I like old ukes. My main ax is an old Marca Aquila, but I love it too much to subject it to the hazards of outdoor activities.

I like the old 20's and 30's ukes, but I am picky about sound. No buzz, no intonation issues. I have a Lanikai that I absolutely will not play because it sounds so bad. I am curious about Harmony because there are so many on the market, but it has got to be a good player. I like mellower sound of mahogany, but I will consider others.

The brands that interest me at the moment are P'mico, Regal, Favilla, Gretsch, and wooden Mauna Loas (no plastic).

I would also be interested in a Fluke or a Flea if it comes at the right price. I am looking for a used one - not necessarily pretty - under $100.

I am interested in sopranos mainly, I might consider a concert, but no tenors or baritones.

UKISOCIETY
08-19-2009, 09:25 AM
I'm selling my Kay soprano because I just bought a new uke. It's a 50's or early 60's but is in great shape. Here's a video of it. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTH1ZjCARxM) PM me if you're interested.

Thanks!

mrUKETOBER
08-19-2009, 12:10 PM
good look with gettin someone to sell a flea or fluke for under 100 ! lol those things are hard to part with !

russ_buss
08-19-2009, 02:32 PM
i got my fluke for $75 on craigslist. got real lucky!

it can happen...

UKISOCIETY
08-19-2009, 03:50 PM
i got my fluke for $75 on craigslist. got real lucky!

it can happen...

Yah, but that was just a fluke.


Get it? Fluke and fluke? :D
I crack me up sometimes!!!

DeG
08-19-2009, 03:59 PM
Yah, but that was just a fluke.


Get it? Fluke and fluke? :D
I crack me up sometimes!!!

http://posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/hiphopo/ocyEuywnxeuriCGIwtIeAftnnehyvEvnGutDcdpFywdluFAEup BnsAfevwEv/media_httpassetsknowyourmemecomi6512originalDouble FacePalmjpg_nDtIgAFEmdFsyCz.jpg.scaled500.jpg

:rotfl:

Tsani
08-19-2009, 04:47 PM
Hey UKI, I enjoyed the video. I liked the sound of the Kay, but I was really fascinated by the difference in the sound of the Bushman vs. D'Addario strings. I strongly prefer the Bushman. I will have to watch more comparison videos. I have wondered about the Worth strings, so I guess I will do some listening. My Marca Aquila is currently strung with Aquila Nylguts. I didn't think I would like Aquilas at first, but I have gotten used to them. The strings I really don't like are Martins. Why do they make great instruments but sell lousy strings? Or is it just me?

dentuke
08-19-2009, 05:18 PM
Less than 30 min to go on Flea bay....Refurbished Regal


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180397215192&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT

warndt
08-19-2009, 06:30 PM
Keep an eye out for the Harmony all solid mahogany concerts. These are really nice sounding ukes and you can still get them fairly cheap.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330352896409&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

uke4all
08-23-2009, 08:24 PM
http://posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/hiphopo/ocyEuywnxeuriCGIwtIeAftnnehyvEvnGutDcdpFywdluFAEup BnsAfevwEv/media_httpassetsknowyourmemecomi6512originalDouble FacePalmjpg_nDtIgAFEmdFsyCz.jpg.scaled500.jpg

:rotfl:

you guys are hilarious!! :p