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ichadwick
05-17-2008, 06:30 AM
Anyone interested in trading their tenor Fluke for an Ohana Soprano with tenor neck? The Ohana sells new around $160. I might be able to throw in some cash with it.

The Ohana is about a month old (bought from MGM in April). I will post pics if requested. It plays well. Comes with gig bag. Absolutely perfect condition - but I want a Fluke to cart around and play on the deck, do some custom painting and tune in low_G. The Ohana is nice, loud and bright, but just not my style.

Would also consider other tenors in trade.

Misguided Musician
05-17-2008, 09:36 AM
Sounds intiresting. Have any pics?

ichadwick
05-18-2008, 12:55 PM
I'll take some this weekend and post them soon. But for now you can see the same uke and read MGM's description on his eBay store site (http://cgi.ebay.ca/OHANA-TENOR-NECKED-SOPRANO-UKULELE-SOLID-MAHOGANY_W0QQitemZ250249107276QQihZ015QQcategoryZ1 6224QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem).

Mine is identical - only a month old and hardly played.

I was wrong about the retail price: it's $189, just a little less than a tenor Fluke.

I will also consider and other solid-wood tenor uke. I want to string it up for low-G. I like the Fluke for its durability, but I would look at any other tenor or perhaps even a solid wood baritone.

UKISOCIETY
05-20-2008, 07:47 AM
I'll be happy to trade you my Fluke Tenor for your Ohana. I didn't play the fluke much before and now that I have 3 tenors from bluegrass ukes, I don't play it at all now. I put Ko'olau gold strings on the Fluke but liked the Hilo strings it orginially came with. I've got a video of the fluke on YT with the Ko'olau strings - you'll hear what I mean. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMpXJVU_3-U)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMpXJVU_3-U


What do you say? Wanna trade?

ichadwick
05-20-2008, 10:58 AM
Sounds like a plan! The Ohana has new Hilo strings on it, too. Can you email me directly so we can continue this off-board? I can send the Ohana by UPS ground service within a day or two.
Can we exchange pics?
click for my email (ichadwick@sympatico.ca)

ichadwick
05-24-2008, 02:39 AM
Gone, traded for a tenor Fluke. Cheers...