Wood marquetry rosette. The Kmise Mahogany Baritone Ukulele stands at 30 inches tall and produces a sound much louder than its frame would suggest. Couldn’t be more happier with my purchase and the set up! Pono L12-20D Acoustic 12-String, Steel String Guitar. Pono UL4-1 Solid Cedar/Acacia Large Body Baritone Ukulele (STEEL STRINGS) W/Hard Case × Pono UL4-1 Solid Cedar/Acacia Large Body Baritone Ukulele (STEEL STRINGS) W/Hard Case. Gloss Finish. Similar Listings. Pono UL4-1 Solid Cedar/Acacia Large Body Baritone Ukulele (STEEL STRINGS) W/Hard Case. Ko’olau’s goal throughout the years has been to provide the highest quality stringed instruments available with a high standard of craftsmanship. Condition is "Used". MB--SP Mahogany with Spruce Top. Does the steel string Pono sound like a guitar or a ukulele or somewhere in between? ABD-SP Acacia with Spruce Top. PONO MGTDC Tenor Ukulele. Premium Quality for the Discerning Player. Our Steel String Baritone Ukulele fits in perfectly between our nylon string baritone ukulele and our steel string versions of our small-bodied guitars, like our Dream and Parlor guitars. You can think of it like that or simply as a big baritone ‘ukulele. 56 items found from eBay international sellers. HOWEVER, this steel string baritone has really captured my attention. It's obvious that only very skilled and experienced craftsmen could have such an “artist eye” for this precision and beauty. I love playing my tenor and baritone ukes, but have also been drawn to the acoustic guitar. Solid Acacia back and sides. Someone who has no idea what they are doing might have retro fitted steel strings. Folk Instruments; Ukuleles; Pono; Ko'olau Pono UL4-1 Solid Acacia Steel String Baritone Ukulele / Tenor Guitar w/ OHSC. Mill River Music & Guitar Shop . Great sound. After playing around with one, I decided that it's more than I want to tackle at age 61. $849 + $49 Shipping. AU $1,450.00. Acoustic 6-String, Steel String Guitar. Gorgeous instrument and sounds great! It's a smaller body and a shorter scale than a standard tenor guitar, but larger than a baritone ukulele. Excellent. I ordered a PONO PRO CLASSIC CEDAR TOP MAHOGANY STEEL STRING BARITONE (UL4-20) last year (2016) from The Ukulele Site – Hawaii Music Supply. A year ago I put up a post on putting steel strings on baritone ukuleles. AU $76.62 postage. 15” Body Width. Pono MGB-E Baritone Deluxe Ukulele (Natural Satin, Solid Mango, Pickup) NEW! Free postage. Excl. All-Solid Mahogany Baritone Ukulele w/ Electronics Model: LHUB-ASM-E. Price: $469.99 . Steel strings. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message UU VIP Join … This was my first Pono and I definitely would not hesitate purchasing one again. Something for ex-guitarists to play to hark back to their axeman days. Reminiscent of the old days, when all guitars (including 6 or12 strings) were small. Cutaway Body. Pono O-10D. Acoustic Mini Series; Parlor Series; O Series; OO Series; OM Series; Mini Bass Series; Dealers; ko'olau; Artists; Company; Contact; F.A.Q; View fullsize. Baritone; UL Series; Electric; Guitars. Details. 1 3/4” nut spacing. John Kitakis, owner of Ko’olau, wanted to make the quality and tone of a Ko’olau instrument more affordable. Kala just released a tenor guitar for about $199 USD that can also be tuned to DGBE (as Kala themselves state), probably the best affordable option I've seen. Hi Barry, I too am a Fan of Pono Ukuleles, I too Dislike wound Strings, I have a Pono Baritone MGBD Solid Mango Wood with the Gloss finish. Sale Price: $39.99 Original Price: $43.99 . DownUpDave. VAT: £832.50 Incl. It's a bit of a beast for me and the steel strings are a bit hard on my fingers. AU $1,092.94. Leho Xtreme Mahogany Concert Ukulele - Tahitian Sunset Model: MLUC-XM-TS. In this demo, I am playing my original ukulele song called 'Gone.' I did this on an inexpensive uke and then went and got a decent Pono acacia baritone and strung it with steel. The tension that’s applied on both the bridge and the body of the instrument when using this type of strings can lead to the uke being damaged. You'd most likely destroy the bridge first. Cons. Listing Ended. Designed and Handmade in Richmond, Virginia, USA It is superb. Wanted to give this set up a try . This video is unavailable. Pono Mango Pineapple Concert Ukulele (MGPC) AU $629.00. Pono. If you watch the listing, we'll notify you if it becomes available again. MB-6 Mahogany Six String. 1,540. Ukulele Marketplace; FS: Pono Acacia Steel String Baritone (UL4-1) Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: ... Pono Acacia Steel String Baritone (UL4-1) SOLD Hi. Price: $129.00 . This particular model in the Nui Series is the BN-10D. Solid Acacia back and sides. Pono is a production model version of the custom shop Ko’olau. Store Hours: Monday through Friday: 11 AM to 7 PM Saturday: 11 AM to 6 PM Sunday: 12 PM to 4 PM (closed 12/27/2020) Christmas Eve: 11 AM to 4 PM Christmas Day: Closed New Year’s Eve: 11 AM to 4 PM New Year’s Day: Closed Phone: Solid Engelmann Spruce Top. 10-18-2020, 08:53 AM #5. 24.7” scale length The instant give away is the saddle. Steel strings tuned EBGD (baritone uke tuning) Nut width: 1 3/8 inches Scale length: 21.4 inches Free Pono deluxe woodshell hard case. Koolauukulele.com 401 North Cane Street A-10 Wahiawa Oahu Hawai’i 96786 Is the steel string Pono as easy to fret as the baritone ukulele? All of these thoughts were dispelled in my first few seconds of trying it out. Hello, I'm new here and relatively new to the ukulele, having taken my first lesson just over a year ago. View fullsize. Steel ukulele strings are not that common for ukes as they are for acoustic guitars. Solid Headstock. View fullsize. It is useful for new players or pros who favour fingerstyle in playing the ukulele, likes simplistic and beautiful designs and someone who is on a budget while shopping for a new ukulele. Steel String Solid Body Ukuleles Made in Richmond, VA. You do wonder if people who run ukulele companies sit in a room together, asking the question, 'what can we make that people haven't got already'. Make an Offer. It has a 21.4" scale and is shaped and braced like a mini guitar. AU $934.10. It has a 21.4" scale. Free … Steel string baritone ukulele / Tenor guitar form Pono Guitar & Ukulele. MGB Mango. Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge. BeaverCreek Ulina Soprano Ukulele w/Bag - Blue Model: BCABS-BLUE. The crux of the post was that as long as you used Stew Macs string tension calculator and kept string tension at 50 or so lbs it would work and not damage the instrument. Pono Mgs Ukulele, All veneer mango wood with a satin finish, Shipping via DHL. The build quality and attention to detail on the new Pono line is amazing! It is larger than a baritone ukulele but smaller than a parlor guitar, it is like a baritone ukulele with steel strings instead of nylon strings like a ukulele has. Description. Pono TE-ST LE Acacia Steel String Electric Tenor Ukulele with case - Mint. Price: $49.75 . Pictures show the exact ukulele available here. Shipped From. It's a smaller body and a shorter scale than a standard tenor guitar, but larger than a baritone ukulele. Watch. AB-6 Acacia Six String. This has a smaller body and shorter scale than a tenor guitar, but it's larger than a baritone. For Pono Guitars the number 10 designates Acacia (20 is Mahogany, 30 is Rosewood). Recorded in 2017. See More. Its strings are the industry acclaimed Aquila strings. 25.4” scale length. Pono is the only “true” parlor size 12 String guitar on the market today. Beautiful Solid Rosewood and Western Red Cedar Top on this NEW Steel String Baritone. View fullsize. SKU: 4971. Beautiful condition. So if a Tenor Guitar has classical style nylon strings, then it needs to be designed and braced differently. This new model from Pono offers all of the bass richness but with the added zing of steel strings. Denver Soprano Ukulele - Sparkle Red Model: DUKE-SPRD. It has a 21.4" scale and is shaped and braced like a mini guitar. Acoustic 6-String, Steel String Guitar. So you can create a really different sound and feel with this instrument than you can with a nylon strung Baritone ukulele - more akin to an acoustic guitar but without the two bass strings. They make baritone ukuleles that are built to withstand the tension if steel strings, but your standard one likely isn't built that way, and you would definitely risk sever damage. Ebony binding. VAT: £999.00 . Steel string baritone ukulele / Tenor guitar form Pono Guitar & Ukulele. Solid Sitka Spruce Top. Pono OM-10DC. Address: 3038 N Federal Hwy., Suite M Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306. Northampton, MA, United States. It's shaped and braced like a mini guitar. Includes a Hardshell Case. Here for your consideration is a rare instrument, the Pono UL-4 40. Watch Queue Queue AU $35.00 postage . I just purchased this from Doc_J on the forum for $550 (shipping included). This is a new and unique instrument from Pono Guitar & Ukulele. However, I hadn't anticipated what a steel-string baritone would be like. The pictured instrument has a straight saddle as per nylon/classic strings. About the Pono line: The “Pono” line is made by Ko’olau one of the oldest and most traditional Hawaiian ukulele manufacturers. View fullsize. With its lower DGBE tuning and a low 4th string, the Baritone ukulele is tuned exactly the same as the top 4 strings on a guitar so it is popular with many musicians looking for an alternative to the guitar, or a travel guitar. Steel string instruments NEED a slanted saddle. 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