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rem50
03-31-2013, 09:00 AM
Any BP kayak owners out there? I was wondering what you thought of them and if oyu have any sound bites? thanks, rem

dkcrown
03-31-2013, 10:06 AM
Hey Dean. AKuker (Randy) has a concert kayak along with a ML style tenor. He could give you some good info how they both compare.

rem50
03-31-2013, 10:43 AM
will try to find him dana, thanks

rem50
03-31-2013, 10:55 AM
thanks again Dana, sent him a PM

AKuker
03-31-2013, 12:31 PM
Hi Dean, I responded to your pm.

Doc_J
03-31-2013, 01:40 PM
Had 1 years ago, a solid mahogany that sounded great. The reason I think I sold it was the feel. The thick very round neck with the tenor scale didn't agree with me. It was also a bit heavy.

Check out YT, boat paddle's website and FB page for sound samples

UKEonomics
03-31-2013, 05:26 PM
I don't have one, so I'm sorry I can't help out with a sound bite...but I really want one. :)

AKuker
03-31-2013, 06:39 PM
Had 1 years ago, a solid mahogany that sounded great. The reason I think I sold it was the feel. The thick very round neck with the tenor scale didn't agree with me. It was also a bit heavy.

Check out YT, boat paddle's website and FB page for sound samples

The neck on my concert kayak is a bit thicker than those of my other ukes, but I like it. Seems to be easier to barre chords. The concert is perfectly balanced. I love it!

iDavid
04-01-2013, 01:13 AM
Great looking ukes and the price seem really reasonable. I wish there were more videos of them out there.

If someone would make a video of a concert Kayak, I would greatly appreciate it. Hint, hint, hint.

(Okay, not so much a hint than a request.)

dkcrown
04-01-2013, 02:10 AM
I had heard that the necks on Boat Paddles were a little chunky and when I had a chance to play one I thought the same thing. I know that Victoria Vox had Jerry shave down the neck on her uke that Deach had made for her. When I had Jerry build my custom ML tenor I had him slim down the profile to 3/4" at the nut and I find it much more comfortable. That's the advantage of having a uke custom built.

rem50
04-01-2013, 03:00 AM
me tooooooo!!
I don't have one, so I'm sorry I can't help out with a sound bite...but I really want one. :)

rem50
04-01-2013, 03:01 AM
I had heard that the necks on Boat Paddles were a little chunky and when I had a chance to play one I thought the same thing. I know that Victoria Vox had Jerry shave down the neck on her uke that Deach had made for her. When I had Jerry build my custom ML tenor I had him slim down the profile to 3/4" at the nut and I find it much more comfortable. That's the advantage of having a uke custom built.

I am not a fan of chunky neck but like you said, custom can fix that! :)

rem50
04-01-2013, 12:37 PM
just giving this a bump to see if there are owners out there

dsummers
04-01-2013, 03:38 PM
I just received my Kayak concert 5 string cedar top cocobolo b/s with the finger nail markers MISi pu. I love the way it looks and sounds. I think the neck/fretboard feel great with great action and perfect set-up.

rem50
04-02-2013, 02:55 AM
thanks for the input dsummers!

iDavid
05-19-2013, 12:24 AM
I just received my Kayak concert 5 string cedar top cocobolo b/s with the finger nail markers MISi pu. I love the way it looks and sounds. I think the neck/fretboard feel great with great action and perfect set-up.

Can you post some pictures?