Compass Rose Koa Tenor - Rick Turner

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I picked up this ukulele from Gryphon Strings early on in my ukulele journey. This ukulele has been my go-to standard when comparing ukuleles for action, playability, and sound. This ukulele sounds good up the neck and has a very modern sound. I based the neck of a few custom ukuleles on this ukulele. The cantilever fretboard and the setup allows for a really low action with high tension strings that feel effortless on it. I have uke logic high tension strings with Thomastic Infeld C and G.
Pics and sound sample: https://kerneltime.smugmug.com/Ukulele/Compass-rose-Koa/n-ZTNrCz/

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The ukulele comes with a solid gig bag that it was sold in (can send pics if asked).
 
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These are hard to come by. Rick Turner seems to be focusing on guitars these days. This one's a beauty!
 

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Gorgeous. Also, love the string choice. I have the same exact ones on my Koa tenor and am completely satisfied with them.
 

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These are hard to come by. Rick Turner seems to be focusing on guitars these days. This one's a beauty!
Yup. I believe this is part if his last batch. As I never saw a new compass rose for sale post buying this one. Maybe someone has a higher serial number..?
 

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Interested. Sent you a conversation message. (I hope that's the PM equivalent.)