View Full Version : New/Old Uke Day Kanilea Concert K1 - Now I get it.

02-27-2013, 01:49 PM
I bought this from Drose on UU Marketplace, the photos & video are over there:


It's funny, I like bling, and this is the plainest looking uke. The wood is not highly figured, the satin finish makes it very under-stated. What sold me on it was the sound on the video (nice playing, Drose) especially that ringing final note.

It sounds so good, even with me playing. I knew that good instruments are a world apart from entry level ones, that a well made uke would sound good. I honestly didn't realise what a difference it could make to the playing of a newbie like me.

I can never go back to lower instruments - except perhaps a novelty soprano pineapple for silliness.

02-27-2013, 02:18 PM

02-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Congrats! I agree that as a noob, it's nice to play a very nice uke, it makes the journey so much more enjoyable! Have fun with it!

02-27-2013, 03:40 PM
Congratulations - looks and sounds incredible!

Hippie Dribble
02-27-2013, 03:52 PM
hearty congratz Katz. could well be the only Kanilea in Tassie! :shaka:

02-27-2013, 04:39 PM
Congratulations! I'm glad you like the uke. Looking forward to hearing some videos from you. :D

02-27-2013, 04:53 PM
Very kewl! Congratulations...

02-27-2013, 06:34 PM
Congrats and welcome to the K-club! :)

02-27-2013, 08:25 PM
Congratulations!!! The uke is beautiful and sounds like heaven!

02-28-2013, 02:39 AM
Wow! Congratulations!

I think the plainer ukes are lovely.

02-28-2013, 04:38 AM
Very nice. Congrats!

02-28-2013, 04:48 AM
Plain?! Look at that fancy bridge! And those fret markers the size of half-dollars!

Seriously, congrats on the new pony in the stable.