Window Shopping: Pono Mango, Eleuke Butterfly, Kala Camo

The new Pono Mango ukuleles have some serious grain going on take a look at this one and this one.

BugsGear’s EleUke range gets crazier with each new uke: Butterfly Ukulele.

Whilst Applause go the other way and branch out into boring looking ukuleles.

If you’re in a belligerent mood try a WWII Victory Regal ukulele or a Kala Camouflage “with weaponary detailing.”

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  1. J-Hob April 10th, 2009 6:40 pm

    I’m guessing ukuleles for peace won’t be putting in any large orders for camo kalas in the near future…

  2. byjimini April 10th, 2009 10:51 pm

    That Butterfly Eleuke is absolutely gorgeous.

  3. cardboardfrog April 11th, 2009 12:13 am

    the butterfly eleuke reminds me of daisyrock basses which tbh are probably gonna be quite valuable in the future.
    loving that world war two uke soooooo very much but i’m a uk bidder

  4. Joseph Hoh April 11th, 2009 8:16 am

    Those Mangos remind me of the mongrels our family used to have in the plantations. Butt ugly but really gentle and well loved dogs. I wonder how the ukes voice?

  5. dnewton2 April 11th, 2009 7:31 pm

    I am not to sure about the bridge on the camo kala. Looks kind of um…. masculine to me.

  6. cardboardfrog April 11th, 2009 7:56 pm

    you have a point, it does look somewhat…. anatomical

  7. Woodshed April 12th, 2009 1:13 pm

    J-Hob: They are a bit frightening.

    byjimini and cbf: I have to admit my first response was, “Ugh, that’s awful.”

    Joseph: MGM has done a sound clip here – sounds great to me.

    dnewton: I had that thought myself. But most military is decidedly phallic anyway.

  8. hayden April 14th, 2009 2:45 am

    i just got the lanikai sm-ce which is also made of spalted mango. there’s some info about it on their site, and i found a guy on youtube who has one (the video isn’t great but the ukulele is)

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