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    Quote Originally Posted by Swamp Yankee View Post
    Interesting ukuleles for sure, but unless I'm mistaken, "Oreo" is still a registered trademark. Who knows whether Mondeléz International would enforce the trademark.... but.
    I was wondering that as soon as I heard the uke's name. It's kind of a shame because it's a perfect nickname and I am hard pressed to come up with a better alternative. It wouldn't surprise me at all if there were a cease and desist letter sent to them somewhere down the line. I can't imagine that Bonanza ukes would be on their radar but all it takes is one person telling them that a uke maker is using the Oreo name and selling product.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bazmaz View Post
    Again - that's one to discuss with Pete - the one he sent me was set up just as I would like it, but I get that people have their own thoughts. The beauty of ordering from him is you get to speak to a real person. Just tell him how you would like it.
    I'll have to get in touch with them with my questions. Right now I can recognize that I am in the infatuated/lust stage so I'll have to give myself a cooling off period to see if an Oreo is still as desireable a month or two down the road. (My gut feeling is that it will be.) I have a new uke coming to me today so I shouldn't already be looking for another!
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    Kala KA-FMCG concert- solid spruce top, laminate spalted flame maple back and sides, mahogany binding
    Ohana CK-120G - all-solid acacia, mahogany binding, Limited Edition
    Kala KA-ZCT-C - all-laminate ziricote, walnut fretboard, satin neck
    Ohana SK-30M - all-solid mahogany long neck soprano (concert scale)

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    Sorry guys, anyone who owns the baritone how does the volume and tone compare to a usual width solid top Instrument? Baz’s Review suggests the volume is quiet but acceptable on the tenor

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    Check out their Facebook page. There's a lot of videos there of ukes that they are about to ship out. They have some baritone videos there.
    Ohana CK-42R concert - all-solid, sinker redwood top, rosewood back and sides, maple binding, Ltd. Edition
    Kala KA-FMCG concert- solid spruce top, laminate spalted flame maple back and sides, mahogany binding
    Ohana CK-120G - all-solid acacia, mahogany binding, Limited Edition
    Kala KA-ZCT-C - all-laminate ziricote, walnut fretboard, satin neck
    Ohana SK-30M - all-solid mahogany long neck soprano (concert scale)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davoravo View Post
    Sorry guys, anyone who owns the baritone how does the volume and tone compare to a usual width solid top Instrument? Baz’s Review suggests the volume is quiet but acceptable on the tenor
    No, I didn't say that. I said:

    "Sound wise you would expect a narrow body built this way to suffer on volume and whilst it is not the loudest ukulele on the block, I was pleasantly surprised by what it does have. No, it's not 'melt your face' in volume but it is no slouch and louder than many tenors I have played"

    I didn't say it's quiet. Sure, it's quieter than my tenor Koaloha, but that's hardly a surprise. I've played quieter regular body tenors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikelz777 View Post
    I was wondering that as soon as I heard the uke's name. It's kind of a shame because it's a perfect nickname and I am hard pressed to come up with a better alternative. It wouldn't surprise me at all if there were a cease and desist letter sent to them somewhere down the line. I can't imagine that Bonanza ukes would be on their radar but all it takes is one person telling them that a uke maker is using the Oreo name and selling product.
    Yeah, "Hydrox" just doesn't have the same ring to it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenn2018 View Post
    Yeah, "Hydrox" just doesn't have the same ring to it...
    "Hydrox" would be the name of an inferior, second-rate ukulele.
    Ohana CK-42R concert - all-solid, sinker redwood top, rosewood back and sides, maple binding, Ltd. Edition
    Kala KA-FMCG concert- solid spruce top, laminate spalted flame maple back and sides, mahogany binding
    Ohana CK-120G - all-solid acacia, mahogany binding, Limited Edition
    Kala KA-ZCT-C - all-laminate ziricote, walnut fretboard, satin neck
    Ohana SK-30M - all-solid mahogany long neck soprano (concert scale)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bazmaz View Post
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    I didn't say it's quiet. Sure, it's quieter than my tenor Koaloha, but that's hardly a surprise. I've played quieter regular body tenors.
    Sorry did not mean to misquote you. And thanks for helping with my volume question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davoravo View Post
    Sorry did not mean to misquote you. And thanks for helping with my volume question.
    I equally dont want to mis-represent it - it's not loud, but it's not quiet either. Kind of average i'd say - sorry if that is vague!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikelz777 View Post
    "Hydrox" would be the name of an inferior, second-rate ukulele.
    A genuine Laugh Out Loud moment!

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