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Mitchell Ukulele

Mitchell ukuleles are a mid-priced brand stocked pretty heavily by Musicians Friend and Guitar Center. Their ukuleles seem very similar to the likes of Samick and Oscar Schmidt (and may well be manufactured by the same people). On Video On Musician’s Friend Mitchell MU70 Concert Size 12 Fret Ukulele Natural The Mitchell MU70 Concert Ukelele […]

Vineyard Ukulele

Vineyard ukuleles are a Chinese made uke. Opinions on the net suggest that the ukulele isn’t the most carefully put together of ukuleles. They seem to be solely distributed by Praiseland Music. On Video On eBay Vineyard UB S 21 L Soprano Ukulele Gigbag    US $39.95

Universal Worldwide Trading Ukulele

This is the first ukulele I ever purchased while on my first trip to Hawaii. I bought it at the flea market in Honolulu, and I confess, as more of a novelty than anything else. I couldn’t leave without a ukulele! I paid about $15 for it and as musical instruments go it was probably […]

Stagg Ukulele

Stagg Ukulele Review Today I’ll be reviewing the Stagg US10 Soprano Ukulele. Here are the specs as found on the Stagg Music Traditional soprano Ukulele, in black nylon gigbag Top: nato Back & Sides: nato Neck & Headstock: nato Fingerboard & Bridge: nato Tuners: non-geared pegs w/ “antique white” plastic knobs Scale length: 349 mm, […]

Makai Ukulele

Makai ukuleles seem to be strikingly similar to other ukuleles such as Hilo and Ohana. As I write, there’s a Makai concert and a Hilo concert on eBay. The only difference I can spot is that the Makai is more than $20 more expensive (both are ‘Buy It Now’s). So it’s definitely worth you checking […]

Lazy Ukulele

Lazy ukuleles, like Ashton ukuleles and Mahalo ukuleles, are another colourful and cheap ukulele mainly sold in the UK. Lazy Ukulele Review Okay, i’m going to be reviewing the first ukulele I purchased. I bought it almost a year ago from a local music shop for about £25, as I had been wanting to buy […]

Hawaiian Ukulele Company

The Hawaiian Ukulele Company is a ukulele store based in Oahu. For the most part, they sell ukuleles made by other Hawaiian companies (such as KoAloha and Sonny D). They do have one ukulele they make themselves; the Original uke. You can buy one on their website. On eBay HAWAIIAN STYLE UKULELE CO T Shirt […]

Cole Clark Ukuleles

Cole Clark Ukuleles Cole Clark are an Australian guitar maker who also have a range of ukuleles (called Ukelady). Most of their ukes are made from Australian Blackwood – from the same family of wood (Acacia) as koa wood. As far as I’m aware, they are only available in Australia. You can find some for […]

Ashton Ukulele

Ashton ukuleles are similar to Mahalo ukuleles. They’re colourful and cheerful ukuleles and, above all, cheap. They’re one of those ukuleles that schools will buy by the dozen for classes. The ukuleles are made from laminated maple with a fingerboard that is described as ‘ebonized’ (that means the wood has been stained to look like […]

Ashbury Ukulele

Ashbury are a UK firm who sell a wide range of instruments including a range of ukuleles. Their ukuleles are fairly inexpensive (but not the very cheapest) and very similar to other ukuleles out there (such as Oscar Schmidt). The range includes a resonator ukulele very similar to the Johnson resonator. I have an Ashbury […]

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