I'iwi Custom Mango Tenor (#1823)

I'iwi Custom Mango Tenor (#1823)
$3,250.00

Availability: Out of stock

Description

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Here in Hawai'i, I'iwi is among the most highly-regarded custom instruments you can get. For the last 20 years Charlie Fukuba has been amking excellent ukes on this island and they're among the very best being made. This one has a beautiful mango wood body, feels super easy to play, and most importantly it sounds great!

The design on this tenor with its three small sound holes lends itself to the rich guitar-like tones many of us love to hear. This is what Hawaii's top custom builders usually aim for a big, warm yet clear and projecting sound that sings. Take a listen.

Pictures AND video show the exact instrument now available!

Our sound samples are recorded for true reference and have no alteration or enhancement. Use quality playback source (monitors or headphones) for the most accurate listening.

Charlie is a Hoku award-winning musician and he builds with an emphasis on sound along with play-ability and reliability. He continues to push his design further, to make the best ukulele you can imagine. As of now, I'iwi ukuleles now feature a mortise and tenon joint bolt on neck with a slightly slimmer profile. This ukulele includes a set of Gotoh UPT tuners and a hand-rubbed gloss finish.

As great as the woods and appointments are, this ukulele is among the best out there because of its big musical sound that will inspire you to play and enjoy music.

Our package includes an Oahu fiberglass hardcase and Oasis humidifier.

Additional Information
Specs

* Hawaiian curly mango top, back, and sides
* Ebony fretboard and bridge
* Three abalone rosettes
* Abalone position diamonds
* Mahogany neck
* Gotoh UPT geared tuning keys
* Hand-rubbed gloss finish
* Hardshell case

Options

Every I'iwi comes with a deluxe wooden hardcase.

Setup Options

Most people shop with us because of the extensive quality control and final setup work we provide at no extra cost on all ukuleles we ship out. However this is time consuming work and creates a delay in shipping. We are now offering an "Expedited Setup" for those wanting to receive their instrument faster. See details on the Full Setup and Expedited Setup options along with current turnaround times for each at the link- HERE.

* Put a note in the Special Instructions if you would like to let our setup or shipping department know anything.

* Under the Accessories tab you can also customize this instrument by adding strap button(s) or your choice of pickup for plugging in. We recommend either the Mi-Si or the LR Baggs pickup for this ukulele.

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

* Before it is shipped, your instrument will 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 Helpful Links at the bottom of the page.

Aloha!

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