Pono PC Mahogany Tenor (MT-PC)

Pono PC Mahogany Tenor (MT-PC)

Regular Price: $899.00

Special Price $719.00

Availability: Out of stock

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Serious uke here...

... of the professional caliber with some really cool features.

This  Mahogany tenor ukulele has a custom style with a classic look. It features a radius fretboard for a great feel and includes the Pono arched top wooden hard case. The build quality is unparalleled in this price range and the voicing has just the right balance of warmth and clarity.

This is a completely dry sound sample. Use quality playback for best listening.

The precision workmanship, attention to detail as well as skill level of Pono's top builders is among the best in the world. Experience the New Pono!

This tenor is displayed and protected by the cleanest gloss finish yet from Pono. This glassy smooth lacquer finish is extremely strong yet just a few thousandths of an inch thick. This is the art of uninhibited protection. Also to be noted is that Pono has kept improving and I would put the beautiful look of this finish up against ANY custom shop instrument. It's as flawlessly executed as you will find.

Even though improvements have been made with each shipment, I am still shocked at the level of these new models. They honestly surprise me, the quality is so on point I would believe they were made in the Ko'olau custom shop. This is the first time I can say this. John and Noa have finally accomplished a custom shop quality instrument at a fraction of the cost.

This is the best on the market at this price and we are proud to offer it. This model has classic tone woods and has great projection.

Comes with Hardshell Case.

Pono only uses solid woods, only bone nut and saddle. wood bindings, no plastics.  They have a climate controlled factory on the island of Java and diligently aim for perfection on every level. It shows! 

Photos and video are stock typical.

Pono Factory Tour

 

Additional Information
Specs

Solid Mahogany top, back, and sides.

Ebony top and back bindings with wood purfling

Macassar faceplate, Ebony fingerboard, and bridge.

Abalone rosette, Pearl fingerboard position dots.

Bone nut and saddle.

Dual Action Adjustable Truss rod 

Gloss finish

Deluxe custom case;

  • Total length: 26-38”
  • Body Length: 12-1/16”
  • Body width/Upper bout/Lower bout: 6-1/2” 8-15/16”
  • Body Depth upper bout/Lower bout: 2-9/16” 3-1/8”
  • Fingerboard width at nut and 12th fret: 1-3/8” 1-11/16”
  • Soundhole diameter: 2-5/8”
  • Scale length: 16-15/16”
Options

One of the options for this ukulele is to trade out the Herco HE-360, included humidifier, for the more expensive Oasis Ukulele Humidifier (OH-18) at a discount. This is required if you live in a low humidity area.(parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, etc..) or also areas with winter seasons, especially if you are heating the air in your house. For more info refer to the ukulele care link at the bottom of this page. 

Another option is to switch from high G tuning (like in the video) to low G tuning. This is a blog article discussing it if you are not sure whether you want High or Low G?

Put a note in the special instructions if you need to or would like to let our setup or shipping department know anything. 

After adding this instrument to your cart, you can still create your own package by adding a case or accessories from the website.

Under the accessories tab you can also customize this instrument by adding strap button(s) or your choice of pickup for plugging in. 

Get a free shipping quote by adding this to your cart. If your cart reaches $400 dollars or more, orders to the US will receive free FedEX 2 day shipping. 2 days is the time in transit. Your instrument will first go through our setup department so that you get the best instrument for your money. For more information on our setup process, turnaround time, shipping, and return policies, refer to the links below at our footer.

All Pono tenor and baritone ukuleles come with a lightweight dual action adjustable truss rod. This video explains that feature and gives directions if you ever need to adjust it.

Aloha!

Brand Pono
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A Fine Solid Body Mahogany Tenor
I purchased this ukulele last summer. HMS sent it via FED EX and it arrived on time and carefully boxed for shipping to the Seattle area.
The Koolau/Pono hard case was impressive and of high quality. The first site of this fine crafted solid mahogany tenor ukulele created a sense of joy, wonder, and optimism. I knew this uke was going to accelerate my playing up to the next level!
This uke has great midtones, sustain, and intonation. The Koolau high G strings sound great now. These are higher tension strings, however, so it took a while to break them in. Additionally, they are more sensitive to ambient temperature changes.
The high gloss mahogany, the Abalone rosette, Pearl dotted fret markers, and the Ebony purfling, give this uke an outstanding look and value.
I plan on another ukulele purchase soon from HMS! I may be afflicted with "UAS", i.e. Ukulele Acquisition Syndrome.
Aloha from the Great Pacific Northwest
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Review by Mikey / (Posted on 3/22/2016)

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