Feedback about these ukes (Tenor, Concert and Soprano)?

Fhede

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As you may know, I'm looking for opportunities (or bergains)... the idea is to get good cheap beginners-intermediate Ukes...
I'm from Argentina, the options are quite limited, but you can find cool opportunities as my Ohana CK-20S at USD 55. I already wrote another post with other options, these are an additions to my candidates list.

- Lanikai SPS-S: A soprano wasn't in my plans, but I found it at USD 80! I'm tempted to include a soprano in my wish list! 😅
- Ohana CK-35S: I'm very happy with my CK-20S, so it'd be a cool upgrade... the price: USD 120.
- Kala Ka-PWT (Pacific Walnut Tenor): I understand that it's a good entry-level, but I guess that it's enough good for my experimentation. Price USD 50, less than a half of an Ohana TK-20S (USD 130).

Thanks in advance for your feedback! :)
 
My advice: if you are happy with your Ohana, then don't buy another ukulele in the same price/quality range unless it meets a specific need (like you really need to have both high-G and low-G ukuleles to play certain types of music that you are working on). If you want to buy a new ukulele because you are not happy with the quality of your current one, then buy one that is a big step up in quality (like 3 times the retail price) so the difference is more than very subtle.
 
My advice: if you are happy with your Ohana, then don't buy another ukulele in the same price/quality range unless it meets a specific need (like you really need to have both high-G and low-G ukuleles to play certain types of music that you are working on). If you want to buy a new ukulele because you are not happy with the quality of your current one, then buy one that is a big step up in quality (like 3 times the retail price) so the difference is more than very subtle.
Thanks, I understand... luckily I already went through a similar process with the guitars! 😅
At the moment I'm fine with my Concert CK-20S, having the CK-35S would be cool, but I guess that it's not "the upgrade"....
Note that the bargains I found it's because there is not significant demand of Ukes here in Argentina... so it's easy to buy, but not to sell, so I have to be "cautious".
I do want to have at least one more Ukulele, with a Low G, the wise option is a Tenor, because: i) I'd like to try a bigger one than the Concert, and ii) as we discussed here in a post that I opened it's the Uke size that may fit better for a Low G.
 
A tenor with low g would be a good choice.
 
After reading interesting experience share by many of you about the different uke sizes... the idea of "you have to try them all" has marked me... so I'vecontacted the seller to buy the Lanikai SPS-S (soprano)! :-*
 
After reading interesting experience share by many of you about the different uke sizes... the idea of "you have to try them all" has marked me... so I'vecontacted the seller to buy the Lanikai SPS-S (soprano)! :-*

Feedback about these ukes (Tenor, Concert and Soprano)?​

Hello, hola Fhede
Regarding the ukulele sizes;
It's difficult to suggest one for you not knowing a) what you're most ergonomically comfortable with and b) the sound you're seeking to make with it.
I've owned the Soprano, Concert, Tenor, Baritone and Tenor Banjolele sized ukes on my journey. I play them in a strumming and fingerstyle manner. I found the smaller, first two to be too small for me despite the fact that I love their punchy, percussive, Ukey sound.
Perhaps, there's a Ukulele Festival or, Trade Show that might come your way which might provide you the opportunity to sample the various ukes now available.

Ciao

ic-uke
 
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Feedback about these ukes (Tenor, Concert and Soprano)?​

Hello, hola Fhede
Regarding the ukulele sizes;
It's difficult to suggest one for you not knowing a) what you're most ergonomically comfortable with and b) the sound you're seeking to make with it.
I've owned the Soprano, Concert, Tenor, Baritone and Tenor Banjolele sized ukes on my journey. I play them in a strumming and fingerstyle manner. I found the smaller, first two to be too small for me despite the fact that I love their punchy, percussive, Ukey sound.
Perhaps, there's a Ukulele Festival or, Trade Show that might come your way which might allow you the opportunity to sample the various ukes now available.

Ciao

ic-uke
Thanks again for your feedback.
I'm experiencing the same you did.
I like the bright, joyful sound of my Soprano (spruce top) but too tiny!!!
I found the Tenor a great size, since I can put it in my lap and I don't need to hold it with my right arm, and of course of the room in the fretboard... but at the same time, it's to big for the "tiny guitar" I'm looking for... so as I said before, this is just the beginning of my uke trip... see what it happens!!!
 
Thanks again for your feedback.
I'm experiencing the same you did.
I like the bright, joyful sound of my Soprano (spruce top) but too tiny!!!
I found the Tenor a great size, since I can put it in my lap and I don't need to hold it with my right arm, and of course of the room in the fretboard... but at the same time, it's to big for the "tiny guitar" I'm looking for... so as I said before, this is just the beginning of my uke trip... see what it happens!!!
All the best on your journey! We're here if you need us.
 
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