View Full Version : Upgrading from my Mahalo

03-06-2011, 05:51 AM
Hey guys,

As some of you know I started on ukulele on my Mahalo Les Paul. It has been pretty good to learn on but I wanted something more. Mainly the sound was very quiet due to the EA guts. I also wanted to wait until I found a really good ukulele to move to. I didn't want to buy one slightly better and then buy another and slowly work my way up. I was in recent contact with Chuck Moore and I am now a proud owner of a Moore Bettah Uke. It is a NSB Tenor. I will update when my ukulele arrives.

03-06-2011, 05:55 AM
Wow, sounds great. Keep us all posted and be ready to post pics and sound sample as soon as it arrives.

03-06-2011, 05:56 AM
talk about a huge upgrade! Congrats!

03-06-2011, 05:58 AM
I will post pics when it arrives and a video for the difference between the two. I don't want to post Mr. Moore's pictures because I haven't asked for his permission.

I Ukulista
03-06-2011, 06:18 AM
So when did pirates ever ask permission??

03-06-2011, 06:22 AM
It is more out of respect and well to keep everyone guessing on what the inlay may look like.

03-06-2011, 06:29 AM
Mahalo to Moore Bettah, that's quite an upgrade. Congratulations can't wait to see pics and maybe a video?

03-06-2011, 06:31 AM
I applaud your decision to buy a high quality uke. You started with a learner, and you know you like to play, so why not?

Here's a recipe for newbies:

Start with a Kala, Mahalo, Mainland or Ohana.
Then Buy a Kamaka, MB, KoAloha or Kiwaya.

My guess is you might wind up with fewer ukes.

(At least for a while...)

mm stan
03-06-2011, 08:10 AM
Aloha Pyrateknight,
Wow...what an upgrade, elinminate the middle and shoot for the top..Hence the savings..Congratulations...Happy strummings, MM Stan

03-06-2011, 08:45 PM
That is super awesome! i didnt know about Moore Bettah Ukuleles til i read this post. they are gorgeous ukuleles! cant wait for photos, and first impressions!

03-06-2011, 09:33 PM
That's a major upgrade and congrats on making it! I look forward to pics and perhaps a sound sample?!


03-07-2011, 02:05 AM
I just went to the Moore Bettah site and seriously gasped when I saw how beautiful the ukes are! I didn't realize there were so many beautiful options out there! :drool: I'm definitely looking forward to seeing and hearing what you get!

03-07-2011, 02:17 AM
I loved the review Matt Dallberg did. You can tell he's in loooove :P

You get to see the instrument very well and the beautiful craftsmanship and exquisite sound. Makes me wish I had the money to spend :)

03-14-2011, 04:17 AM
Its been in for a bit now. I am getting the strings settled in then there should be an update on my new baby.

mm stan
03-14-2011, 04:38 AM
Aloha Pyrateknight,
Are you teasing us man....he he....Have fun and enjoy...Happy Strummings....MM Stan

03-16-2011, 04:28 PM
Strings have settled. I have a lot of grad research this week. Expect an update next week.... including pics and a video review.

03-22-2011, 03:19 PM