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Thread: NUD: Sailor Brand Tenor Uke

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    Default NUD: Sailor Brand Tenor Uke

    Got this wonderful Sailor Brand tenor uke from Uke Republic. Mike was fantastic to deal with!

    Sounds wonderful. Solid Spruce top, solid poplar body with a Kawazinga veneer. I put Aquila Lavas on it with a high G and wound C.

    Take a look:

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/unKq38pBpH6Sh1Hp6
    Last edited by mineymole; 08-09-2018 at 04:15 PM.
    My uke family:


    Magic Fluke Firefly
    Martin 0 (1950s)
    Sailor Brand Spruce Tenor
    LoPrinzi Cherry Concert
    Mya Moe Myrtlewood Tenor

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    Nice! I like their use of veneers. Makes the fancy woods go farther and there's nothing wrong with the acoustics of poplar. Looking forward to a playing sample.
    Last edited by Jim Hanks; 08-09-2018 at 06:25 PM.
    Ukelele:
    Iriguchi Tenor "Weeble" - Bb, SC SMU
    Blue Star 19" baritone Konablaster - DGBE
    KPK pineapple SLN-GCEA
    Cocobolo 16" SC#1-gCEA, SC SLMU
    Ono #42 19" baritone, Ab, LW
    Imua iET-Bb, M600
    Covered Bridge CLN pineapple - Eb cuatro, SC XLL
    Rogue bari
    Bonanza super tenor, cFAD SC LHU
    Kala KSLNG-C Lava
    Guitars:
    Cordoba C1m 1/4, TI CF127, G
    Cordoba Mini M, SC F# EFS
    Jupiter #47, TI CF127, G

    Jim's Blog

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    Quite the nice looking Ukulele. Congratulations mineymole. The Kawazinga is beautiful.
    I agree with Jim, they make great use of veneers.
    Enjoy,
    Steve.

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    Beautiful tenor !! Congrats and enjoy it !!

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    I like the back. The wood grains is very different
    Congratulations
    Brenda

    Please participate in our Mike Lynch tribute thread :
    http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/...Tribute-Videos

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    Congratulations! It's gorgeous
    Kala Waterman soprano
    Mainland Mahogany Classic soprano
    Mainland Red Cedar soprano
    Ohana SK-28 soprano
    Cahaya CY-0112 concert
    Kiwaya KTC-1 concert
    Musicguymic's "Kolohe" brand - prototype concert
    Cordoba 24T tenor
    Kanilea Islander MST-4 tenor
    Cordoba 24B baritone

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Hanks View Post
    Nice! I like their use of veneers. Makes the fancy woods go farther and there's nothing wrong with the acoustics of poplar. Looking forward to a playing sample.
    How do you record a sample?
    My uke family:


    Magic Fluke Firefly
    Martin 0 (1950s)
    Sailor Brand Spruce Tenor
    LoPrinzi Cherry Concert
    Mya Moe Myrtlewood Tenor

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    Wow! That is beautiful! Enjoy it!
    Too many ukes, but I can't stop buying!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mineymole View Post
    How do you record a sample?
    I typically use a microphone .
    Ukelele:
    Iriguchi Tenor "Weeble" - Bb, SC SMU
    Blue Star 19" baritone Konablaster - DGBE
    KPK pineapple SLN-GCEA
    Cocobolo 16" SC#1-gCEA, SC SLMU
    Ono #42 19" baritone, Ab, LW
    Imua iET-Bb, M600
    Covered Bridge CLN pineapple - Eb cuatro, SC XLL
    Rogue bari
    Bonanza super tenor, cFAD SC LHU
    Kala KSLNG-C Lava
    Guitars:
    Cordoba C1m 1/4, TI CF127, G
    Cordoba Mini M, SC F# EFS
    Jupiter #47, TI CF127, G

    Jim's Blog

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Hanks View Post
    I typically use a microphone .
    Thanks! I was about to buy a recorder.

    https://www.amazon.com/KINGSO-Sopran...words=recorder
    Too many ukes, but I can't stop buying!

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