View Full Version : Interest Check: Kamaka HP-1, Pineapple Ukulele w/hsc

David Maron
07-23-2013, 03:05 PM
Howdy All:

Doing some reconsideration(s) of what gets played and what gets paid.

That said, I'm thinking about posting my Kamaka HP-1 pineapple. Pristine condition, build date of, I believe '07, but the last digit of the date stamp is hard to make out. Serial No. is D60976. Wood-core hard shell case included.

Specifically, no drops, scratches, dings, discolorations, blemishes, repairs, chips, warps of any sort. It's a lovely instrument, but gets played the least of all my ukes. There is no reason, it just is.

So, that's the reason (such as it is) and the condition of the instrument. MSRP is $845, so I'm thinking $630, which includes ground (UPS or USPS Priority Mail) shipping to the lower 48. I'd be open to other shipping methods, but they would likely cost more.

Pics and more details available, but I really wanted to see if there's even a market right now.

Best wishes,
- David

07-23-2013, 03:08 PM
How would you see if there's even a market now by posting on UU? Just curious.

David Maron
07-23-2013, 03:13 PM
I haven't seen many pineapples posted lately, except Black Bears. If there doesn't appear to be an interest at this time, or if I get reasonable feedback that I'm not thinking about a fair price, then I'd take that into consideration before posting. Likewise if I'm somehow off about anything else that I'm just not spotting.

Kayak Jim
07-23-2013, 03:19 PM
Photos would help generate interest.

David Maron
07-23-2013, 03:24 PM
No doubt. Posting pics will be tomorrow's project. Thank you for the suggestion.

07-23-2013, 04:10 PM
Sounds like a square deal to me, David.

Post those pics and sell that uke!

David Maron
07-23-2013, 06:33 PM

David Maron
07-23-2013, 06:51 PM

07-23-2013, 06:53 PM
Are the last three pics the same uke, the same picture or just the same picture of the same uke?

David Maron
07-23-2013, 07:15 PM
There's supposed to be one picture each of front, back, left side, and right side.

I had some "technical difficulty" getting that to happen. There are duplicates: all the same instrument, same pictures...but each of the four stated views. The difficulties were me, not doing a good job of managing the upload and editing functions.

I'll get batteries for my camera tomorrow and try for a clearer set.

07-23-2013, 08:54 PM
Nice pineapple. So, is this for sale, David? Or are you still feeling it out?

David Maron
07-23-2013, 09:00 PM
It's definitely for sale. I feel pretty confident about the price being fair, and the condition is exactly as stated. I will post it for sale and take additional pics later today.

I will try to sort out the last digit of the build date too. Seems like a completely reasonable thing to answer.