Kamaka HF-3L Solid Hawaiian Koa Long Neck Tenor Ukulele serial #192616

Kamaka HF-3L Solid Hawaiian Koa Long Neck Tenor Ukulele serial #192616
SKU: 37012

Availability: Out of stock

Excl. VAT: £1,307.50 Incl. VAT: £1,569.00
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No need to explain the history and tradition of Kamaka instruments, other than to say that since 1916 they've been making seriously beautiful instruments. They're very, very good at it.

Simply put, this is one of the most responsive and satisfying tenor ukuleles in production today. The build quality is exceptional, really lightweight and sturdy, and as result the sound is clear, full, bright in the trebles and warm in the bass - kind of how it should be.

The longer scale on this model give the instrument gives the player more of a feel of a baritone ukulele. The sound is not too different to the tenor model, but players who prefer wider fret spacing will appreciate this one. It's great to have the option of dGBE or GCEA too!

It's hard to recommend a more capable all round tenor instrument than the Kamaka. The intonation is a good as it gets, it plays all the way up the neck with no dead spots and great sustain, sounds crisp with a high G and warm with a low G, and can be turned to many playing styles with satisfying results.

Specification:
Longneck tenor model HF-3L
Premium solid Hawaiian koa body
Rosewood fret board and bridge
Mahogany neck
19 frets, 15 to the body
Semi gloss finish
36mm nut width
485mm scale length
GCEA or dGBE tuning
Geared tuners
Bone nut and saddle
Kamaka strings (tenor strings fitted)
Kamaka hard case included

See Alex unbox and demonstrate this exact instrument in the video below:

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