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hawaii 50
04-29-2012, 09:28 AM
i am thinking of ordering a classic tenor mahogany from mya moe..what do you think i have a bunch of all koa bodies...any other suggestions..

Eyeguy
04-29-2012, 09:43 AM
I do not have a Mya-Moe tenor uke, but I do have an all mahogany Gibson tenor uke and a Martin baritone in mahogany, as well as a 34 Martin 0-17 parlor guitar. I also have a Kanile'a tenor uke in koa. In a word, all mahogany bodied instruments are "sweet". A very smooth, elegant, almost refined tone with enough presence to avoid being too quiet. Personally, I absolutely love all mahogany and would not hesitate to order it.


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Hippie Dribble
04-29-2012, 11:49 AM
I agree with Eyeguy.

For something different? I would also consider mango for it's warmth, sweetness and mid-range presence, and walnut for it's bright, clear highs...they are my other favourite tonewoods.

ChrisRCovington
04-29-2012, 12:01 PM
I'm a soprano player myself but I love all mahogany. I own three solid mahogany ukuleles: a Martin S1, a solid BadAax and a Harmony Roy Smeck. I like them much better than spruce or maple topped instruments. Koa is nice don't get me wrong but something about good mahogany really speaks to me!

Hippie Dribble
04-29-2012, 12:04 PM
I'm a soprano player myself but I love all mahogany. I own three solid mahogany ukuleles: a Martin S1, a solid BadAax and a Harmony Roy Smeck. I like them much better than spruce or maple topped instruments. Koa is nice don't get me wrong but something about good mahogany really speaks to me!
yeah Chris, I agree with you too...I think it's just got a more dynamic and responsive tone. Louder too, more sparkle.