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Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 02:35 PM
This custom ukulele was handbuilt in Jan-Feb 2013 by John Cope in Reno.
It has a nicely balanced tone, bright and bold, with excellent playability and lovely aesthetics. In near new condition.


SPECS

Douglas Fir top
Maple back and sides
Walnut fretboard with diamond-shaped maple inlays and maple binding
Maple bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Koa headstock overlay
Bloodwood/Koa/Sycamore/Cherry/Walnut rosette
Rosewood heelcap
Worth clear fluorocarbon strings
French Polish finish

PICTURES

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SOUND CLIPS

Space Girl's Song (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ysoawdL7Ts)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQDjaKpyRg8)


Asking $195 shipped and insured to anywhere. Paypal only please. Any questions, more pics or demos please PM me or post in the thread.
This is a sweet and unique ukulele.

Student-of-Life
10-19-2013, 03:18 PM
Hi Jon ,
I'd like to buy the Tiwi. :)
Unless of course your selling the Ono concert .
Jim

Student-of-Life
10-19-2013, 03:28 PM
Are there any more videos of you playing this uke ?
Oh yea, PM sent.

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 03:31 PM
no Jim but I can do something for you now if you'd like...

Student-of-Life
10-19-2013, 03:40 PM
Yes , Another would be appreciated, always a joy to hear you perform.
Also what is the width of the nut and what is the neck like ?

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 03:48 PM
very slim neck profile. nut width 1.3/8"

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 03:57 PM
just recorded a little demo Jim, be ready in an hour or so i guess...

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 05:04 PM
here y'go


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V-G9XafBis

mm stan
10-19-2013, 05:52 PM
The Deeper body gives it a more richer tone...

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 06:32 PM
sold everyone, thanks. I have two more sopranos to list later...a Pono Acacia and a Brad Donaldson spruce/koa, both near new. Cheers all.