It's not really about the size of the uke. A long neck soprano is a soprano body with a concert scale. It's an ideal uke for those who like the soprano sound but prefer a concert scale over a soprano scale.I actually like the standard neck better on the Soprano. The long neck seems as big to me as a Concert, and if you already have the Concert neck, why not the have the Concert body too? .
You can buy Koaloha strings from Pops at his ukesahawaii.com website.I have 3 soprano's, 2 customs and 1 KoAloha pineapple and enjoy them all but I mostly play tenors and by far my fav soprano is a KoAloha KSM-T2 with a pickup. Still gives me that plinky planky soprano sound I enjoy with the tenor neck real estate. I'm in an all ukulele band and the KSM-T2 adds a nice different voice to the mix. Come to think of it, I've never changed strings on it yet... wonder what KoAloha uses for it?
Anyone own both a standard and a long neck Soprano ? Which do you prefer ?