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    Default Thin bodied- travel ukuleles

    There popping up from a lot of makers- Kala, Koaloha, Vineyard (zebra demo vid up) and Kiwaya. sopranos,concerts,tenor and even pineapple soprano
    I'm enjoying this size for lots of reasons, how about you?

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    Love the kala travel ukes, the tops are so thin and it has a violin back that kicks the sound out. it blows my mind socks off.
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    I've enjoyed my Kala Soprano Travel uke a lot.

    Lots of sound an volume in a smaller form factor.

    I like their form-fitting gig bag as well. Snug and
    easy to pack around.

    I'd like to see/play that thin pineapple soprano.

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    I love the volume with not much to play around with. I have a travel tenor and I love the fitted case too, nice touch and fun instrument to play too!!!

    I am curious, who makes the pineapple travel? I couldn't find one? Maybe it was a NAMM video I missed?

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    I'm a big fan and have a Kala soprano, I've fitted a pick up and get even more volume.
    I'm using a nice little amp that clips to my belt.

    I also have an Ohana Sopranino and comparing the two in their cases I believe the Kala is smaller. Out of the case it's different and to be fair they are different instruments.

    I have started a travel uk appreciation group on this forum. I you care to contribute..

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    I would love one day to get a Bruko thinline soprano in natural (not painted) wood.
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    The pineapple is by Kiwaya and we expect to have them in February/March
    Quote Originally Posted by Mouthy1 View Post
    I love the volume with not much to play around with. I have a travel tenor and I love the fitted case too, nice touch and fun instrument to play too!!!

    I am curious, who makes the pineapple travel? I couldn't find one? Maybe it was a NAMM video I missed?

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    Thanks, I think that is pretty cool. Kiwaya makes great stuff.

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    Never played one but I really don't get it.

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