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american guesser
08-19-2014, 07:46 PM
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Is this curly koa? I love the color. I know that its koa, but I've never seen that rippling pattern on the bottom of the uke only?

Mahalo!

Moore Bettah Ukuleles
08-19-2014, 08:32 PM
Yep. It's either crotch curl or compression curl. My guess is the latter.

american guesser
08-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Thanks Chuck! I thought the pattern was really interesting because of those ripples on the bottom of the ukulele.

sonomajazz
08-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Yep. It's either crotch curl or compression curl. My guess is the latter.

The "Master" has spoken...

What uke is this??

wickedwahine11
08-20-2014, 05:29 AM
The "Master" has spoken...

What uke is this??

My guess is a Kamaka from the headstock and tuners.

american guesser
08-20-2014, 07:26 AM
You are correct! Kamaka HF3. Can't wait for it to arrive!

DownUpDave
08-20-2014, 08:31 AM
You are correct! Kamaka HF3. Can't wait for it to arrive!

This place is awesome. You joined just this month, made 4 posts and you have a Kamaka with curly koa on the way. I do not feel bad about my growing flock in the least now. Another in transit, custom concert in the works and waiting to hear if my offer was accepted on a Koaloha tenor.

Enough tongue in cheek, congrats on the Kamaka with the beautiful backside and welcome to UU.

BadLands Bart
08-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Ohhhh that is a real beauty!!! Congratulations

tbeltrans
08-22-2014, 07:40 PM
Yep. It's either crotch curl or compression curl. My guess is the latter.

What a great name (the first of the two you mentioned)! There should be an up charge for wood that allows one to make that claim about the wood his or her ukulele is made from. :)

Tony

rodog
08-23-2014, 08:06 PM
Beautiful Uke, I enjoy seeing all of this nice wood art.