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Gmoney
09-21-2010, 03:40 PM
Got a Mainland Mahogany Tenor off of the UU Marketplace from Magoosan & it arrived today! SWEET!

I'll post a proper review once I pry my fingers away from it (this post is the first time I've come up for air!).

First impressions? It is way more lovely than the photos show either on the Mainland Ukulele site or in the UU thread. And it sounds a dream.

Only thing that I'm not sure I like yet is that it is sporting a "set" of Savarez strings & tuned to Low G. That booming wound G is a bit overpowering yet to my high G tuned ears, but going to leave them on for a week or so to see if they grow on me.

Mainland makes sweet music!

UkuLeLesReggAe
09-21-2010, 03:43 PM
red cedar?

mm stan
09-21-2010, 04:09 PM
Aloha Gmoney,
Congrats on the purchase, will be awaiting your review...Have fun and "Keep strumming them strings"
MM Stan...

raecarter
09-21-2010, 11:56 PM
I've tried a lot of strings on mine but always go back to the aquila

Captain_Lovehandles
09-22-2010, 03:59 AM
I haven't tried a lot of strings, but I keep going back to Aquila too. Congratulations!

brickerenator
09-22-2010, 04:03 AM
Guadalupe Custom Strings
http://www.guadalupecustomstrings.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/Colorful_Ukulele_Strings.104203719.jpg

http://www.guadalupecustomstrings.com/pricelist

Oddly enough, that's MY mainland in the picture....yet I never sent that pic to them.......lol

SailQwest
09-22-2010, 04:46 AM
Cool! The mahogany tenor is my favorite of all Mainland's instruments. So warm and rich. And you gotta love the Guadalupe fibre-core strings. My husband uses plain white, but I like the rainbow-dyed for my ukes.

Mandarb
09-22-2010, 04:46 AM
Congrats on your new Mainland! I love the sound of mine with Aquilas.

UkuLeLesReggAe
09-22-2010, 05:12 AM
i remember i used to get strings coloured like that on my tennis raquet(sp)