1940s-1950s CF Martin Style Ukulele Case Geib Economo Vintage Chicago ? The back, sides and soundboard are made and braced as lightly as possible so that the instrument is super responsive to every note. Thousands of music stores around the world stock Mahalo as their main ukulele line. Aquila’s Nylgut strings provide excellent tone, stay in tune and intonate perfectly.     •    Soundhole mounted volume control Martin made ukes for the Oliver Ditson Company from 1916 to about 1929. Something went wrong. The 1:15 ratio provides excellent control over tuning while the geared mechanism is so much easier to use than traditional friction pegs. Our Myaree store boasts a big "Uke Wall" where all the big names in ukuleles reside, Mahalo, Maton, Martin and more. The Indian rosewood bridge is based on some classic old ukulele designs with the intention of creating as much vibration as possible in the soundboard.     •    Miniature endpin preamp VINTAGE Very few of these have been seen, but they often have interesting variations from the standard Martin. Underneath the soundboard is an elliptical shaped spruce bridge plate which is designed to spread string vibration as evenly as possible and to reduce stress points developing around the bridge. They replicate the warm but bright sound produced by the gut strings used in days gone by and so complement this beautifully. Victorian blackwood has long been a favourite tonewood at Maton and it was decided from the beginning that blackwood would be the best timber for the ukulele bodies, not least because it is a close relative of Hawaiian koa, the traditional wood for the construction of ukuleles. The use of bone as a nut and saddle material is time honoured and is particularly effective on a ukulele as it helps to emphasise the elusive lower and mid frequencies can often be lacking in such small instruments. The CNC produced Indian rosewood fingerboard features top and side dots and is fretted with Dunlop 6260 nickel silver fret wire for ease of playing and brilliant intonation. 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The Maton Concert Ukulele is finished in Maton’s tuned satin pre-catalyzed nitro finish which provides maximum protection for the delicate tonewood without inhibiting tone or volume. Find out more about owning a Martin ukulele. The Martin Ukulele range make up some of the most exquisite uke’s in the world with quality timbers and finer appointments. This instrument draws on Maton’s extensive background in the use and fine tuning of Australian tonewoods to produce a tone which is rich, full and intriguing, and which evokes the timeless sounds of the classic Hawaiian ukuleles of time gone by. Founded in 1972, Elderly Instruments started as a small store with a handful of instruments. With the modern ukulele, gut strings have given way to nylon strings as found on a classical guitar. 1 selling ukulele brand in many countries and arguably, the world. Martin M600 Clear Fluorocarbon Soprano / Concert Ukulele Strings Uke String Set Victoria, Australia, 3128 Martin ukuleles have been the world's finest since 1916, and they have long been prized for their full-bodied voice and great volume. Maton still has some of these instruments and the original necks were the inspiration for the neck on the new concert model. A series of Maton soprano ukuleles were produced in the 1960s, many of which have become irreplaceable favourites of some of Australia’s best ukulele players. Mahalo is the No. “The FIVE.O is small, light-weight, and best of all, specifically engineered to track the uke’s unmistakably unique voice. View cart for details. The system combines a custom version of our award winning Element pickup, a sound hole mounted volume control and a miniature endpin preamp powered by a 3V battery. Conventionally the ukulele is tuned in the same intervals as the top four strings on a guitar with the fourth string tuned an octave above. Gotoh’s light weight UK700 tuning heads are the perfect match for this instrument. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time, One-stop shop for all things from your favourite brand, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. Modern ukuleles are even more varied ranging through to custom sizes just smaller than a half-sized guitar. Fax: +61 3 9896 9501. ... such as the Martin DJR-10 and DJR-10E Guitar as well as the 000-size guitars such as the Martin 000JR-10 Guitar and Martin 000CJR-10E Guitar. The ukulele has gained a lot of popularity in music in recent years and Mega Music has a constant flow of new ukuleles coming in and available in-store and to purchase online. We radically miniaturized our design so that the complete system weighs less than a 9V battery and tucks away neatly inside of the small instrument for a non-invasive installation.”, The FIVE.O’s feature include:     •    Super light weight This is not the first time Maton has produced ukuleles.     •    Battery type: single 3V To try this instrument please go to our Dealer Section of the website and find a dealer closest to you! We are excited to announce the arrival of the L.R.Baggs FIVE.O pickup system on our entire range of amplified ukuleles. Maton Ukuleles The Maton ukulele is the result of combining the best of traditional ukulele design with 21st century production techniques. These experts do this because Mahalo ukuleles represent the very best value for money on the market! Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Martin Ukulele’s. Here is what L.RBaggs have to say about their pickup. Over 40 years later, we’ve grown into one of the world’s most respected sellers of new, used, and vintage fretted instruments.Learn more          Custom Element pickup We chose the FIVE.O for its light weight, minimum impact on the natural tone of the ukulele, ease of operation and crystal clear, natural amplified tone.