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Kala MK-SS-YLW Makala Shark Soprano Ukulele - Yellow Coral

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Kala MK-SS-YLW Makala Shark Soprano Ukulele - Yellow Coral

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  • Soprano size
  • Kauri top
  • Composite back and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Coral yellow matte finish

  • The Makala Shark line is well-suited for casual players looking for something colorful and fun to sink their teeth into. The Shark is a terrific deal that also looks and sounds great -- the perfect uke for anyone to bite into.
    Size: Soprano
    Top: Kauri
    Back & Sides: Composite
    Binding: NA
    Finish: Matte
    Neck: Mahogany
    Fingerboard: Walnut
    Nut & Saddle: Plastic
    Headstock: Standard
    Strings: Aquila Super Nylgut
    Electronics: NA

    Scale Length: 13.625 inches, Overall Instrument Length: 21.375 inches, Body Length: 9.375 inches, Number of Frets: 12, Width at Upper Bout: 5.125 inches, Width at Lower Bout: 7 inches, Width at Waist: 4.5 inches, Body Depth: 2.25 inches, Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1.375 inches, Fingerboard Width at Neck/Body Joint: 1.625 inches

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    • 5
      This is great little uke for the money.

      Posted by Mary on 28th Jun 2016

      The only issue comes from the strings that are on the uke when it is shipped. I had to get new strings immediately cause the original strings would not stay tuned and I did not like how they wrapped the strings around the fin of the shark. I put Martin uke strings on and it really improved the performance.

    • 4
      Excellent Gift for Starting Musicians

      Posted by Michael B. on 22nd May 2015

      I bought this as a gift for a young woman just beginning to show a serious interest in music. So many instruments for younger, beginning musicians are poor-quality, low performing toys: imitations of the real instruments that are meant for playing pretend. In contrast, this ukelele is the real deal. Its size and complexity make it attractive to young learners, but it is a genuinely nice instrument. It's made to be played, gives a nice sound, and is refreshingly free of kiddie-toy branding. I'm very happy with it.

    • 4
      falls out of tune easily, but great for beginners!

      Posted by Unknown on 16th Jan 2015

      I really enjoy it as my first ukulele. Even hard core players compliment it. However, the A string falls out of tune almost every 5 minutes, but I guess thats the price I paid for it. Other than that, I love it! Its extremely cute and sounds nice!