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grammy
11-19-2009, 11:26 PM
We all drool over our next uke...don't we? well some of us drool over several! these are my target ukes in the coming year or two. what are yours?

Waverley St banjolele, Sweet.
http://www.wsukes.com/108/tn_108-01.jpg

Mainland concert, slotted head, love it.
http://shop.mainlandukuleles.com/images/slott%20head%20stock2.jpg

Kala Ubass... i want this so bad it hurts.
http://www.news-messefrankfurt.com/musikmesse/cache/200x266_1250120242_5321_risa_UBass.jpg

nohandles
11-20-2009, 12:09 AM
I want one of each but being out of work keeps that in check. So I'm building 1 for myself. A concert out of birds eye maple. Don't really need another but I also don't have a concert Uke either.

bazmaz
11-20-2009, 12:33 AM
Currently thinking of either a Mainland Boat Paddle, a Bruko No.6 or a Eleuke

buddhuu
11-20-2009, 01:04 AM
I can't see getting another uke in the coming year, but if I did it'd prolly be a Kala acacia tenor or concert. :)

UkÚDan
11-20-2009, 04:21 AM
I want one of each but being out of work keeps that in check. So I'm building 1 for myself. A concert out of birds eye maple. Don't really need another but I also don't have a concert Uke either.

With gorgeous old style binding (in addition to the bird's eye maple)?:)

UkuZombie
11-20-2009, 04:41 AM
i m eyeing on a fender ukulele....wonder how is it?

Tsani
11-20-2009, 05:15 AM
I was wondering about those Fenders also - but my dream uke is a Favilla soprano. I really want a blue teardrop:iwant:, but I would be very happy with a regular mahogany soprano.:drool:

FromTheWayside
11-20-2009, 07:42 AM
Realistically? Probably a Mainland Tenor.

Unrealistically? A Boat Paddle...all of their models just make me drool.

mds725
11-20-2009, 08:17 AM
I'd like to get a Mainland, although I'm not sure whether I want a concert or tenor, mahogany, red cedar or mango, gold or silver geared tuners, ebony or mother of pearl tuner buttons .....

MisoHappy
11-20-2009, 08:22 AM
I wanna bass too.

kluson
11-20-2009, 10:38 AM
Probably either a mainland tenor or OhanaTK50G

RevWill
11-20-2009, 10:45 AM
http://img3.musiciansfriend.com/dbase/pics/products/3/2/6/565326.jpg
Line 6 LD15 Bass amp

http://shop.mainlandukuleles.com/images/pineapple3.gif

haole
11-20-2009, 10:57 AM
On the offchance someone actually looks at my job applications and hires me, I'll have a down payment for a custom uke. ;) But times are tough now, so I'm trying to keep my spending reasonable.

Pikopiko
11-20-2009, 11:05 AM
http://www.forsyths.co.uk/Instrument%20Pictures/Folk/Ukuleles/KalaKAMCfront.jpg

I saw one in a music store in my area for $300.
I'm unsure of how much they usually are, but I so want for my birthday...:drool:

actually, i've changed my mind..
http://www.ukes.com/images/kpsm03.jpg

I found this online for $1350.. lol
I have $10 so far..
so only $1340 more.....

jenford
11-20-2009, 03:24 PM
or maybe a pineapple sunday? maybe a bucket of money will fall on my head and I'll get both!

ritzer012
11-20-2009, 05:04 PM
im jumping on a mohagany concert mainland with pickup as soon as they become available...

after that im holding off for awhile. at that point ill have a soprano, a concert and a flea.

in my mind my dream set of ukes will be complete once i own a pineapple too...but i promised myself i would save buying one for when i go to hawaii...whenever that may be.

Big_e
11-20-2009, 05:37 PM
I'm easy to please. Something along the lines of the Kala Koa wood soprano from MGM :drool:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b396/Gordo_Ruckus/Foo/Bfj1BkmkKGrHqMH-EMErfRkEMdNBLB2eU4j.jpg

It'll have to wait until after I pay my property tax this year.
Ernest

kenikas
11-20-2009, 07:43 PM
I've been lusting after a Kala Acacia Tenor ever since MGM got them! And then he goes and gets the Koalana Concerts! I have a tenor, a baritone, and my grandkids each have sopranos here that I can play, but really haven't tried concerts much. Decisions, decisions!! And then I was in our local instrument shop getting some work done on one of my guitars, and tried an Ohana Cedar Top Tenor with Willow back & sides that has a really sweet sound. But I guess since my wife says ABSOLUTELY NO MORE UKULELES!! unless I can convince her one would be the perfect Christmas/birthday gift, I'll just have to keep dreaming.

Teek
11-20-2009, 08:26 PM
You know how on Thanksgiving you maybe say I'm just going to have a taste of everything? And then you get seconds and thirds because it's all so good? So then you end up bloated and farting on the couch, unable to move? (Or none of the above).

I have pretty well satiated my UAS at the moment and will have the credit card bill to prove it (and will likely be sitting on the couch unable to move in shock when it gets here), thanks to my Kanile'a, she's my best sweetheart, very understated except for her curly and her abalone fret markers. I'm just going to get her some abalone inlay ebony bridge pins and I'm good.


BUT, if money was no object and closet space was plenty, there would be a KoAloha pineapple in the near future.

grammy
11-21-2009, 02:20 PM
i can't bring myself to prioritise a pineapple uke, or a fluke shape. but since i am after a 'set' of sizes and types i guess somewhere down the line i will find the cash. my current idea of a set is...

soprano
concert
tenor
baritone
bass
banjolele
cigarbox
plastic
resonator.
pineapple
fluke.

mds725
11-21-2009, 10:13 PM
I've been lusting after a Kala Acacia Tenor ever since MGM got them! And then he goes and gets the Koalana Concerts! I have a tenor, a baritone, and my grandkids each have sopranos here that I can play, but really haven't tried concerts much. Decisions, decisions!!

Kenikas,

I don't mean to hijack the thread, but I was wondering how your tenor uke compares to your baritone uke. I'm considering buying a baritone, but I'd want to restring it to GCEA tuning (with a low g) so I don't have to learn the names of chords all over again. I was wondering if a baritone strung for GCEA tuning would sound too much like a tenor.

By the way, I have one of MGM's Kala Acacia tenors and I absolutely love it!