Kala Solid Cedar Top Concert Slothead (KA-ACP-CTG)

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Regular Price: $379.99

Special Price $269.99

Kala Solid Cedar Top Concert Slothead (KA-ACP-CTG)

Regular Price: $379.99

Special Price $269.99

Availability: In stock

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Kala -KA-ACP-CTG Gloss Concert Slothead 

Solid Cedar Top - Acacia Side & Back - Paduuk Binding - Gloss Finish

For the first time Kala introduces a concert with a slotted headstock. It is light weight with excellent balance. Aside from being absolutely gorgeous, this is quite possibly the biggest sounding concert Kala has ever made. We love this new model and think you will also. 

We set up each instrument to ensure you get the absolute best for your money! This includes Saddle and Nut heights, Fret work and intonation checks, and a thorough inspection for cosmetic flaw. And always, we are dedicated to giving you honest and expert service and advice!

We always include a humidifier with solid wood instruments. This is not an option, and we do not charge for it. However, if you live in a cold or dry climat please upgrade to the oasis humidifier.

This one is great with a Low G also, so if you would like, we would be glad to set up it up that way for you. No charge just tell us under special instructions.

Additional Information
Specs

KA-ACP-CTG
KALA SOLID CEDAR TOP ACACIA BACK AND SIDES CONCERT - Gloss Finish

  • 14-7/8” Concert Scale (Distance from Nut to Saddle)
  • 24-5/8” Overall body length
  • 11-1/8” Body length
  • 6” Upper Bout
  • 8-3/8”  Lower Bout
  • 4-7/8” Waist
  • 2-3/4”   Body depth
  • 1-3/8” At Nut
  • Solid Cedar Top
  • Acacia back and sides
  • Slotted Headstock
  • Multi-Layered Headstock cap with carved Kala logo
  • Padauk Rosette and binding on top, back and fingerboard
  • 18 Silver Nickel Frets
  • Fret position Marks at 5th,7th,10th and 12th frets on neck and top of fingerboard
  • Walnut Fingerboard and Bridge
  • Mahogany neck
  • Gloss Finish
  • Grover chrome Vintage  tuners
Options

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.

When you buy this ukulele you can get a or canvas covered hard case at an additional discount. (Not required but suggested.) The gig bag and canvas-covered hardcase can be seen in our cases category under the Accessories tab at the top of this page. Other cases can also be chosen there. 

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

After you add 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 a pickup installed of your choice for plugging in. 

Get a free shipping quote by after 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 turnaround time, shipping, and return policies, refer to the links below at our footer.

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Customer Reviews 5 item(s)

Absolutely the best uke for the money
I bought this model used on eBay, so it doesn't benefit from the legendary HMS set up. Even so, this uke has a gorgeously full sound- warm, but with shimmering highs and great low end response with a lowG. Fit & finish is superb, with the high gloss making the lightly figured acacia look a mile deep. Absolutely the best uke for the money, and with an HMS set up you simply can't go wrong!
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Review by fourstringsisplent / (Posted on 12/1/2014)
Great in low G
Have another Kala in this size with a spruce top tuned high G but wanted another tenor in low G for some variety. The cedar top really makes low G
tuning shine. Really nice full sound. Set up was spot on.

Thanks Guys
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Review by Dr Da / (Posted on 9/2/2014)
Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous
Not only does this thing sound fantastic, but it is beautiful. Unusual, but beautiful. A study in tones of orange. Subtle in some ways, outstanding in others.

I know that sounds freakish and odd, but the padauk rosette and binding really tie it together beautifully with the cedar, acacia, rosewood, and mahogany. The cedar top is superb in sound.

I too have the low G, and it works wonderfully with it, highly resonant.

You won't be disappointed, particularly for the amount of the investment.
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Review by Eric W / (Posted on 3/17/2014)
Right price great looks and sound
Sounds better than ukes at double the cost. It's well made, looks great, sounds great. Intonation on A string was a bit off. Changed the string ( and others at same time ). Intonation completely fixed !. After you get in touch with the instrument you can make it sing. Good work Kala !
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Review by Aussie Mark / (Posted on 2/11/2014)
Outstanding Across the Board
Warm (read: not bright), loud, and highly resonant (it vibrates when I strum it), this ukulele demonstrates the potential of cedar on acacia. Hawaiian Music Supply chose, setup, and shipped a truly beautiful instrument, both sonically and aesthetically. Great intonation up, down and across the fretboard; they set this one up with a low G and it has now become my go-to uke for playing jazz and bossa nova style tunes. Now I can't wait to get the tenor size!
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Review by Shawnee Forest Da / (Posted on 7/15/2013)

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