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bordertownbrown
01-26-2011, 10:10 AM
I just posted a couple of sound clips on my web site of the new "Concert Size Mesquite Banjo-Uke". The link will take you directly to the page with the clips ans a link to a slideshow. http://bordertownbrown.com/concert%20banjo-uke.html

Richard Brown


http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i168/rbuniv/piccolo%20uke%20banjo%2022/DSCN1244.jpg
http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i168/rbuniv/piccolo%20uke%20banjo%2022/DSCN1243.jpg

mm stan
01-26-2011, 11:36 AM
Aloha Richard,
Welcome to the UU and our forums and have fun and enjoy.....I'll take on of those, been looking for one for a while..looks awesome, what brand is it??? Happy Strummings!! MM Stan

dnewton2
01-26-2011, 12:46 PM
That thing is pretty sexy. I have been thinking about getting a banjo uke and that looks amazing. Going to go check the sound clip now.

bordertownbrown
01-27-2011, 07:28 AM
mm stan, Thanks for the welcome and the compliments! The banjo-ukes are Richard Brown Banjos and I make them along with a line of five strings and a tenor scale banjo-uke with a ten inch rim. I have been looking at the Ukulele Underground for quite some time but this is my first post.

dnewton2, Hope you had a chance to tisten to the clips, would like to know what you think.

RB

eddyfinnguy
01-27-2011, 07:42 AM
Hi Richard

That is a pretty little thing

Michael

ksquine
01-27-2011, 08:17 AM
that looks really sweet! I can't wait to get home so I can hear the sound clip

strumsilly
01-27-2011, 08:28 AM
beautiful, I want one!!!

tattwo
01-27-2011, 08:33 AM
that looks really sweet! I can't wait to get home so I can hear the sound clip

Me too......cant hear it at work. BLOCKED :(

Liam Ryan
01-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Very nice Richard. As soon as I get the current projects off the bench I'm keen to have a go at one of these.

dnewton2
01-28-2011, 02:51 AM
I listened to the clips last night and tried to find othe banjo ukes to compare sound to. I am terrible at discribing sounds but this uke has a pretty unique sound, almost more banjo like then most other banjo ukes I have heard. One thing I noticed was the sustain seemed to be lacking, it might have been the tunes or playing style though.

I really like the look of this thing and that it is made with local, to the builder, material. I am sure whoever gets this will be pleased.

aaronckeim
01-28-2011, 05:22 AM
awesome richard, keep it up!

bordertownbrown
01-28-2011, 07:04 AM
Arron, Thank you for the compliment, it means a lot coming from you! I have looked at and listened to you're banjo-ukes and they are wonderful. We should talk sometime.

Richard