Kamaka HP-1L Long Neck Pineapple (S#180388)

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Regular Price: $1,150.00

Special Price $1,050.00

  • Kamaka HP-1L Long Neck Pineapple (S#180388)

    Regular Price: $1,150.00

    Special Price $1,050.00

    Availability: In stock

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    Pics show the exact Kamaka for sale here (if it says "In Stock").

    Since 1916, that's right, for over an entire century now Kamaka ukulele has not only stayed in business, but have kept it a family run business. There have been advancements with each generation, but all the while they have given the world wonderful instruments made 100% here on the island with excellent, instrument grade Hawaiian Koa. This last batch sounds awesome!
    Take a listen this same model.

    NOTE: This instrument has a small cosmetic blemish you can see at the last picture. It's really nothing but it looks like someone drilled the fretboard dot on the wrong side of the fretboard and then filled it in. This is not a 2nd but was caught by our setup department so we are offering at a discount.

    The guitar has a waist to sit in your lap, but with the pineapple shape you are not gonna miss out on anything you get from the waist on a standard ukulele. What you get is a little more soundboard to open the vibration of the top in essentially the same size instrument.

    This model has has been the choice for many because it simply has wonderful tone. little more punch and brightness.  This instrument is as wonderful as you can fit into a soprano case. 14 fret to the body concert scale and soprano pineapple body makes for a sensational Kamaka Ukulele!

    The New Finish is Awesome! This new semi-gloss lacquer finish feels so smooth and has a beautiful sheen showing off the woods rich coloring. The look is very clean and classy.

    These gorgeous instruments are made right in Hawaii with a consistency of excellence. The sound and design of the Kamaka Pineapple is what really put Kamaka a notch above the competition just as ukulele started to be built on the islands. In 1928 Samuel Kamaka patented the Pineapple shaped ukulele. Sometime in the 1940′s the patent ran out but they were the only company out of 20 ukulele manufacturers to survive the 1930′s economy. A few years ago they started making this Pineapple longneck. With this tone it's already become a popular model.

    When you buy a Hawaiian Made instrument from Hawaii Music Supply it always comes with a very nice hard shell case and free shipping.

    We always include a humidifier with all solid wood instruments. This is not an option, and we do not charge for it but please upgrade to the better humidifier if you think you might need it.

    Additional Information
    Specs

    Hand made with select all solid Hawaiian Koa Wood

    • Overall length: 20-1/8”
    • Scale length: 13-9/16”
    • Total # frets: 16
    • Frets to the body: 12
    Options

    This is ukulele comes with a deluxe wooden hardcase made by Kamaka

    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.

    Extra Options

    * One of the options for this ukulele is to trade out the Herco included humidifier (HE-360) for the more expensive Oasis Ukulele Humidifier (OH-18 or OH-5+) at a discount. The OH-18 is for moderately dry climates and the OH-5+ is for extremely dry or cold environments. This is required if you live in a low humidity area (e.g., parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, etc.) or an area 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. If you think you need to humidify the instrument, then you also need a hard case for a humidifier to properly work, and you need to maintain the humidifier by refilling it as needed. 

    * Put a note in the Special Instructions if you would like to let our setup or shipping department know anything (e.g., “Please setup low G” or "Change strings to xyz"). 

    * 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 MiSi or the LR Baggs pickup for this ukulele.

    Aloha!

    Brand Kamaka
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