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pdxuke
02-12-2010, 06:58 PM
Okay, we ought to be able to have fun with this, and probably keep this going until the mods are sick of it.

MY WANT OF THE DAY:

KIWAYA KTS4 (http://cgi.ebay.com/Kiwaya-Solid-Mahogany-Soprano-Ukulele-KTS-4-dlx-case_W0QQitemZ250578007451QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_De faultDomain_0?hash=item3a579cf59b)

bbycrts
02-12-2010, 07:52 PM
I have an ongoing want - a custom, built to my specs of all-Oregon woods...I know the luthier I would want to do it, too. Oh, yeah - a Moore Bettah NSB would be fantastic, too.

As for a want of the day? I have it...Kanile'a K-1 Soprano. It is my dream uke (as opposed to the fantasy ukes above), and I love it... (It's little step-brother the Lanikai LK-1s is a close second...)

P-co
02-12-2010, 08:07 PM
A Moore Bettah custom made with some great West Australian native wildflower decoration and most importantly the opportunity of getting to the Islands to pick it up myself.

portlandjosh
02-12-2010, 08:23 PM
Hm. Well, considering I've bought two ukes in the last month, I think I should be want free... But we know that's unrealistic! My want of the day is a Ohana TK-75CG. Looks and sounds lovely.

MartinLil
02-13-2010, 02:34 AM
A soprano! I love my sceptre, but I would love to own a good soprano. I had the money, but bought an amazing, far too expensive, suit instead... I'd want her to be a K brand for sure.

Although, those little Kiwaya Martin copies are sweet sopranos, too.

darkwater
02-13-2010, 02:53 AM
I want to find a soprano with rope style binding and a classic soprano strumming sound. An experience, anyone, with the Mainlands or Cordobas?

seeso
02-13-2010, 03:54 AM
Orange Burst Makala Dolphin.

http://imgur.com/lOxhX.jpg

devilishlypure
02-13-2010, 04:00 AM
Oh man, if I could find one, a palm/pistachio concert Flea.

Yesterday, I got this urge to buy a baritone uke, but I tuned my tenor to DGBE and now I feel better. Crisis averted!

Raygf
02-13-2010, 04:05 AM
I want to find a soprano with rope style binding and a classic soprano strumming sound. An experience, anyone, with the Mainlands or Cordobas?

You cannot go wrong with a Mainland and there are many to choose from. I have a mainland mahogany pineapple and it's a great instrument. Lovely to look at, plays well and sounds good. No personal experience with Cordobas, but I know someone who has a concert model that he uses as his workhorse. It sounds and plays well. I have read that there are quality control issues with them, so maybe he was lucky to find a good one.
Regards,
Ray

Raygf
02-13-2010, 04:18 AM
My Current Want of the Day!

Not that I need another ukulele mind you, but either a tenor or concert cigar box ukulele from Papa's Boxes, just because! I've been looking at them since December. I'll most likely just get it already assembled. If it were summer I would consider buying the kit and put it together myself. The kit would allow me the options of selecting a different box and the ability to customize it. I'm logging off now to go play a few of mine.
Regards,
Ray
http://papasboxes.bigcartel.com/

NatalieS
02-13-2010, 04:32 AM
Oh man, if I could find one, a palm/pistachio concert Flea.

Yesterday, I got this urge to buy a baritone uke, but I tuned my tenor to DGBE and now I feel better. Crisis averted!

Found one online for you, and I've ordered from this place before. PMed you the link!

Sambient
03-04-2010, 05:00 AM
A version of this Waverly Street concert that was shown and sold in the Marketplace yesterday, but with cut-out and headstock set for left-handed (though still strung right-handed).
http://www.wsukes.com/130/tn_130-01.jpg

buddhuu
03-04-2010, 05:07 AM
Here's mine.

It ain't pretty...!

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Fretting_supplies/Saws_and_slots/Fret_Slotting_Saw_and_Miter_Box.html?tab=Pictures# details

rasputinsghost
03-04-2010, 05:43 AM
Stagg electric uke with roland microcube.

Skitzic
03-04-2010, 05:43 AM
I want a Fluke. That's all, I have fairly simple wants.

...I'm just too darn poor to order one right now. Blah.

haole
03-04-2010, 05:58 AM
Realistically, a Fluke. Either tiki mug, surf, kente, or batik. Plastic fretboard and stock tuners are fine. Don't even care what size.

PorkLover
03-04-2010, 06:02 AM
Pineapple Concert Eleuke. This been the want of the day for some time now.

Jason Paul
03-04-2010, 07:38 AM
If we're talking "want of the day" and not fantasy uke, I actually think I'd like a cheap $40-$50 Makala soprano, probably not a dolphin.

My only soprano is a Mahalo, and the intonation is pretty bad. So, I'd like an inexpensive but playable uke so I can decide if I want my next "major" uke to be another concert or a soprano.

I don't think I'm up for a tenor at the moment.

AzMichael
03-04-2010, 08:17 AM
Want of the day? For those strings that I should have ordered a week ago to get here already...procrastination stinks! :wallbash:

~Michael

Mim
03-04-2010, 08:50 AM
I want to keep the Ohana CK-65D that I am selling, but I made my husband a deal. 10% of what I make from my Ukes can go toward my next Uke. He never said if it was from the actual sell price or from the profit ;). But still, either way... it will take awhile. But this sucker is not only weird looking in the coolest way imagineable... but it is nice and loud with a great tone!!! (I love me a loud Uke). When I ordered it I thought, "Well, I don't like it, but maybe someone else will want to buy it". But I opened the box and it looks so much better in person... then... I played it... and now I am smitten.
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r17/AudraFelix/Ohana65D.jpg

StereoJoker
03-04-2010, 09:53 AM
Whoa. That Ohana is niiiice. The fretboard reminds me of a crossword puzzle (which just ups its awesomeness, given how much of a crossword freak I am). Love it.

My daily want is this excellent-quality vintage Kumalae:

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc27/reversedink/kumalae.jpg

sukie
03-04-2010, 10:22 AM
I have no WANT for today.

For the future I NEED a Moore Bettah. I'm hoping he makes super concerts. Where else will I get an ukulele with flamingoes on it? Ulapounder had the very best thread about his new Moore Bettah. I totally fell in love with the ukuleles that Chuck Moore makes because of that thread. They are gorgeous. I shall have to start saving me pennies (and nickels, dimes and quarters) for this. Not only are they ukuleles, they are total works of art.

Mim
03-04-2010, 10:59 AM
I do have to say I love the Moore Bettah ukes. I guess I do not put it on my want list because I know it will never happen. But I do look at his site and dream about what kind of uke I would want :)

thejumpingflea
03-04-2010, 11:43 AM
A KoAloha Scepter is my "want of the day". ;)

kenikas
03-04-2010, 12:04 PM
I've had a real bad itch to try a pineapple lately. But that Kumalae in Stereojoker's post is making me weak in the knees!

MGM
03-04-2010, 12:06 PM
A Gibson poinsettia...

sukie
03-04-2010, 12:07 PM
A Gibson poinsettia...

Didn't you show us one of those a while back? 'Twas lovely.

wickedwahine11
03-04-2010, 12:14 PM
A KoAloha Scepter is my "want of the day". ;)

Ditto. A Sceptre is currently my want. But I might settle for a Risa solid concert stick for traveling.

haole
03-04-2010, 03:02 PM
I have no WANT for today.

For the future I NEED a Moore Bettah. I'm hoping he makes super concerts. Where else will I get an ukulele with flamingoes on it? Ulapounder had the very best thread about his new Moore Bettah. I totally fell in love with the ukuleles that Chuck Moore makes because of that thread. They are gorgeous. I shall have to start saving me pennies (and nickels, dimes and quarters) for this. Not only are they ukuleles, they are total works of art.

Chuck's going to be busy if everyone in this thread somehow comes up with $2000. ;) If I had a steady income I'd probably be right there with you ordering up a super-concert!

covernment
03-04-2010, 03:07 PM
lol im happy with my ukulele i just want a gig bag

shwee
03-05-2010, 04:39 AM
I have so many wants...it's hard to pick just one...I want a tenor uke, a koa uke, a banjolele, the list goes one...however, realistically, I want this Kala uke, because it's in my price range, and it's just adorable:

http://elderly.com/images/new_instruments/180N/KAKIWI_front.jpg

sukie
03-05-2010, 05:19 AM
I have so many wants...it's hard to pick just one...I want a tenor uke, a koa uke, a banjolele, the list goes one...however, realistically, I want this Kala uke, because it's in my price range, and it's just adorable:

http://elderly.com/images/new_instruments/180N/KAKIWI_front.jpg

Not to sound too girly, but those are adorable.

fivetide
03-05-2010, 05:38 AM
My new concert is lovely and I'm very content with UAS for a while. So my 'want' is that I want to be a better player with cleverer fingers and a faster mind.

fivetide
03-05-2010, 06:05 AM
...actually I'd be lying if I said I didn't want a Makapili made to order one day...

http://www.makapili.com/gallery/Koens-tenor-2.jpg

portlandjosh
03-05-2010, 07:14 AM
Today, I am jonesing for a KoAloha Sceptre. Is the best place to buy those things on the island? I've never been there. It seems if I ever go that leaving with a new uke would be most appropriate...

Swampy Steve
03-05-2010, 07:18 AM
bean sprout tenor ,, but in reality gold tone banjo uke tenor

Ahnko Honu
03-05-2010, 10:52 AM
I'm cheap, I'd be ecstatic getting a Mahalo Camp 'Uke clone in sunbrust:
http://www.instrumentalley.com/v/vspfiles/photos/UB-30SB-2T.jpg

GX9901
03-05-2010, 01:47 PM
I checked out a Ko'olau Contemporary Series tenor built with macassar ebony & spruce. It was awesome! Too bad it costs over $2k even with a great discount. :p Definitely a "want"!

grubblybubbly
03-05-2010, 01:50 PM
rather than a giant list, i will some this up with a nice koa uke in every size, and a soprano banjolele

Tigeralum2001
03-05-2010, 02:17 PM
Want of the day? That could change multiple times!

Kite
03-05-2010, 02:41 PM
Mmm I really want a vintage plastic uke today. Probably Carnival if it has nice designs on the body as well. Or a T.V. Pal if the whole body has that marbled plastic :D

But since a good deal for those are kinda tricky to find, I'd also settle for any uke made of Red Cedar! A Mainland is sounding pretty awesome right now.

mokai
03-05-2010, 02:48 PM
Sceptre

but, that's my want everyday...

CoLmes
03-05-2010, 02:52 PM
Kamaka......