View Full Version : 'Relic' soprano with black distressed finish...

Pete Howlett
05-16-2011, 10:23 PM
Mahogany beauty up for grabs on eBay: Item number: 280678583086.


05-17-2011, 04:22 AM
Pete, do you a sound sample? With this uke, sound is especially important.

Pete Howlett
05-17-2011, 07:09 AM
I quote from James Nixon....
Just when my Ukulele Acquisition Syndrome was quelled you had to put this up for sale ...Hopefully it goes to a good home as its probably the best uke I've ever played.
On ukulelecosmos forum.

My current camera is useless - it has 'noise' which for a digital camera is comical :( Take it from me, when I was playing and talking to clients this afternoon the uke was drowning out their voices.

05-17-2011, 07:21 AM
I know this is only my word,but if that's the
same one, I played it for a minute last friday
and Pete played a short set with it on the
saturday night at the Snowdonia Gathering.
And it's magical! Unbelievably loud for its size
but with a beautiful tonal range.Had I not got
my hands on a Pete Howlett uke this weekend,
I would have been up for this one!

05-17-2011, 08:17 AM
Apocalypse uke

I like it. Are you going to build more like that?

The bridge seems tooo .... toooooo.....

05-17-2011, 10:41 AM
I'm still ridiculously tempted to buy this somehow. Might just have to save up and commission one next year, or pray it doesn't sell (highly doubt it though)

Pete, do you a sound sample? With this uke, sound is especially important.

Didn't record a sound sample when i had a go but the best way I can describe the sound is "pure and clear", in my mind just what a mahogany soprano should sound like. Nicer than my pride and joy 1927 Gibson soprano :(