Excl. Beautiful Solid Rosewood and Western Red Cedar Top on this NEW Steel String Baritone. Acoustic 6-String, Steel String Guitar. DownUpDave. 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. $849 + $49 Shipping. The build quality and attention to detail on the new Pono line is amazing! Sales. MB--SP Mahogany with Spruce Top. 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. Solid Acacia back and sides. Premium Quality for the Discerning Player. All-Solid Mahogany Baritone Ukulele w/ Electronics Model: LHUB-ASM-E. Price: $469.99 . Pictures show the exact ukulele available here. If you watch the listing, we'll notify you if it becomes available again. 25.4” scale length. 1 3/4” nut spacing. Condition is "Used". 1,540. 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. The Baritone ukulele (along with the Bass Ukulele) is the largest instrument in the ukulele family measuring an overall 30″ inches (76.2cm) in height. Designed and Handmade in Richmond, Virginia, USA 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. Similar Listings. Here for your consideration is a rare instrument, the Pono UL-4 40. Wood marquetry rosette. Ebony binding. Sale Price: $39.99 Original Price: $43.99 . Couldn’t be more happier with my purchase and the set up! Address: 3038 N Federal Hwy., Suite M Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306. I did this on an inexpensive uke and then went and got a decent Pono acacia baritone and strung it with steel. The Kmise Mahogany Baritone Ukulele stands at 30 inches tall and produces a sound much louder than its frame would suggest. It has a 21.4" scale and is shaped and braced like a mini guitar. Steel strings tuned EBGD (baritone uke tuning) Nut width: 1 3/8 inches Scale length: 21.4 inches Free Pono deluxe woodshell hard case. It's a smaller body and a shorter scale than a standard tenor guitar, but larger than a baritone ukulele. All of these thoughts were dispelled in my first few seconds of trying it out. Gloss Finish. 13 1/2” Body Width. Solid Sitka Spruce Top. Steel String Solid Body Ukuleles Made in Richmond, VA. 56 items found from eBay international sellers. This new model from Pono offers all of the bass richness but with the added zing of steel strings. Acoustic 6-String, Steel String Guitar. It has a 21.4" scale and is shaped and braced like a mini guitar. I too have it in DGBE tuning (as strings 1-4 on a Guitar) When I changed the Original Strings to Flurocarbons, I ran into some difficulties, so I would be very interested in your comments when you change your strings. 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: $49.75 . In this demo, I am playing my original ukulele song called 'Gone.' MB-6 Mahogany Six String. 15” Body Width. 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. 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. Ko’olau’s goal throughout the years has been to provide the highest quality stringed instruments available with a high standard of craftsmanship. This video is unavailable. Description. I just purchased this from Doc_J on the forum for $550 (shipping included). Great sound. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message UU VIP Join … This was my first Pono and I definitely would not hesitate purchasing one again. Beautiful condition. Steel string instruments NEED a slanted saddle. 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. 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: So if a Tenor Guitar has classical style nylon strings, then it needs to be designed and braced differently. The pictured instrument has a straight saddle as per nylon/classic strings. It has a 21.4" scale. BeaverCreek Ulina Soprano Ukulele w/Bag - Blue Model: BCABS-BLUE. MGB Mango. Cutaway Body. Pono is a production model version of the custom shop Ko’olau. Mill River Music & Guitar Shop . Something for ex-guitarists to play to hark back to their axeman days. I ordered a PONO PRO CLASSIC CEDAR TOP MAHOGANY STEEL STRING BARITONE (UL4-20) last year (2016) from The Ukulele Site – Hawaii Music Supply. Details. View fullsize. It's a smaller body and a shorter scale than a standard tenor guitar, but larger than a baritone ukulele. Steel strings. AB-6 Acacia Six String. SKU: 4971. 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. It's shaped and braced like a mini guitar. When I first tried this Pono BE-ST, I'd thought it was something of a novelty. 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. About the Pono line: The “Pono” line is made by Ko’olau one of the oldest and most traditional Hawaiian ukulele manufacturers. AU $35.00 postage . Hello, I'm new here and relatively new to the ukulele, having taken my first lesson just over a year ago. Folk Instruments; Ukuleles; Pono; Ko'olau Pono UL4-1 Solid Acacia Steel String Baritone Ukulele / Tenor Guitar w/ OHSC. Is the steel string Pono as easy to fret as the baritone ukulele? Free postage. A year ago I put up a post on putting steel strings on baritone ukuleles. 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. Watch Queue Queue After playing around with one, I decided that it's more than I want to tackle at age 61. Pono O-10D. View fullsize. 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. VAT: £999.00 . AU $1,092.94. It is superb. John Kitakis, owner of Ko’olau, wanted to make the quality and tone of a Ko’olau instrument more affordable. Wanted to give this set up a try . This particular model in the Nui Series is the BN-10D. Steel string baritone ukulele / Tenor guitar form Pono Guitar & Ukulele. Pono TE-ST LE Acacia Steel String Electric Tenor Ukulele with case - Mint. Recorded in 2017. See More. Steel string baritone ukulele / Tenor guitar form Pono Guitar & Ukulele. This has a smaller body and shorter scale than a tenor guitar, but it's larger than a baritone. About the Pono line: The “Pono” line is made by Ko’olau one of the oldest and most traditional Hawaiian ukulele manufacturers. Koolauukulele.com 401 North Cane Street A-10 Wahiawa Oahu Hawai’i 96786 However, I hadn't anticipated what a steel-string baritone would be like. AU $934.10. PONO MGTDC Tenor Ukulele. It's obvious that only very skilled and experienced craftsmen could have such an “artist eye” for this precision and beauty. Baritone; UL Series; Electric; Guitars. This is a new and unique instrument from Pono Guitar & Ukulele. I love playing my tenor and baritone ukes, but have also been drawn to the acoustic guitar. Pono is the only “true” parlor size 12 String guitar on the market today. Watch. Pono Mango Pineapple Concert Ukulele (MGPC) AU $629.00. 24.7” scale length AU $1,450.00. Does the steel string Pono sound like a guitar or a ukulele or somewhere in between? Price: $129.00 . Includes a Hardshell Case. Denver Soprano Ukulele - Sparkle Red Model: DUKE-SPRD. Pono L12-20D Acoustic 12-String, Steel String Guitar. For Pono Guitars the number 10 designates Acacia (20 is Mahogany, 30 is Rosewood). Steel ukulele strings are not that common for ukes as they are for acoustic guitars. Pono UL4-1 Solid Cedar/Acacia Large Body Baritone Ukulele (STEEL STRINGS) W/Hard Case. Pono Mgs Ukulele, All veneer mango wood with a satin finish, Shipping via DHL. It's a bit of a beast for me and the steel strings are a bit hard on my fingers. VAT: £832.50 Incl. View fullsize. Shipped From. Availability: Out of stock. Its strings are the industry acclaimed Aquila strings. ABD-SP Acacia with Spruce Top. Pono MGB-E Baritone Deluxe Ukulele (Natural Satin, Solid Mango, Pickup) NEW! Pono. You'd most likely destroy the bridge first. Listing Ended. HOWEVER, this steel string baritone has really captured my attention. 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'. AU $76.62 postage. Solid Acacia back and sides. Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge. 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. Gorgeous instrument and sounds great! Make an Offer. Pono OM-10DC. The instant give away is the saddle. Bone Nut and saddle. Free … Reminiscent of the old days, when all guitars (including 6 or12 strings) were small. Excellent. 10-18-2020, 08:53 AM #5. Cons. Solid Engelmann Spruce Top. Northampton, MA, United States. Solid Headstock. Someone who has no idea what they are doing might have retro fitted steel strings. You can think of it like that or simply as a big baritone ‘ukulele. 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