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258 results
  • Year2019
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerKiesel
    Instrument ModelOsiris O6
    Top woodAlder
    Side woodAlder
    Back woodAlder
    PlayerCaires
    Strings Comment
    D'Addario strings last long and sound great for the price. I use this set of strings in drop C for a feel similar to 10 gauge strings in E standard tuning. Allows for high enough tension while still being able to bend. Maple neck, ebony fretboard and pickups are active humbuckers. Note: the low E is swapped out for a NW060.
  • Year2018
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKmise
    Instrument ModelConcert
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodunknown
    Back woodunknown
    PlayerBrian Ward
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele Low G
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele Low G Model: C3 BWMandolele-LG Price: $7.36
    Comment
    Strings chosen according to D'Addario String Tension Pro tension calculations. Started with concert ukulele strings changing tuning and strings until tensions approximated original concert uke. Mandolin tuning was chosen because I play mandolin and am interested in other voices but don't have time to commit to learning additional tunings.
  • Year2018
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKmise
    Instrument ModelConcert
    Top woodMahogany
    Side woodMahogany
    Back woodMahogany
    PlayerBrian Ward
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele Low G
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele Low G Model: C3 BWMandolele-LG Price: $7.36
    Comment
    Strings chosen according to D'Addario String Tension Pro tension calculations. Started with concert ukulele strings changing tuning and strings until tensions approximated original concert uke. Mandolin tuning was chosen because I play mandolin and am interested in other voices but don't have time to commit to learning additional tunings.
  • Year2018
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKmise
    Instrument ModelConcert
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodunknown
    Back woodunknown
    PlayerBrian Ward
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele High G
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele High G Model: C3 BWMandolele-HG Price: $6.36
    Comment
    Strings chosen according to D'Addario String Tension Pro tension calculations. Started with concert ukulele strings changing tuning and strings until tensions approximated original concert uke. Mandolin tuning was chosen because I play mandolin and am interested in other voices but don't have time to commit to learning additional tunings.
  • Year2018
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKmise
    Instrument ModelConcert
    Top woodMahogany
    Side woodMahogany
    Back woodMahogany
    PlayerBrian Ward
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele High G
    Custom Customer Concoction | Concert Mandolele High G Model: C3 BWMandolele-HG Price: $6.36
    Comment
    Strings chosen according to D'Addario String Tension Pro tension calculations. Started with concert ukulele strings changing tuning and strings until tensions approximated original concert uke. Mandolin tuning was chosen because I play mandolin and am interested in other voices but don't have time to commit to learning additional tunings.
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKo olau
    Instrument Model300 SP
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerCraig Brandau
    Strings Comment
    In contrast to the many other ukulele strings on the market, the Savarez is an evolutionary step forward in playability, feel and sound. I really like the wound 544R for the low G string because they provide the wound bottom sound I love. Works great for all types and size ukes as well as Fluke and Flea Ukes.
  • Year2020
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKoAloha
    Instrument ModelKCO-02
    Top woodAcacia
    Side woodAcacia
    Back woodAcacia
    PlayerPete Morey
    Strings Comment
    KCO-02 long neck concert size. Perfectly smooths out the brightness of this model! Makes it sound like a larger body.
  • Year2020
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKoAloha
    Instrument ModelKTM-35
    Top woodKoa
    Side woodKoa
    Back woodKoa
    PlayerPete Morey
    Strings
    Custom Customer Concoction | Pete's Low G Set
    Custom Customer Concoction | Pete's Low G Set Model: C3 PLG Price: $19.00
    Comment
    Worth CTs are perfect aside from a flabby low G but the Fremont Soloist balances the tension and tone.
  • Year1994
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKolya Panhuyzen
    Instrument ModelTraditional
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodCedar
    Back woodCedar
    PlayerVin?cius Jacomin
    Strings Comment
    It provides an excellent training ground to build left hand/arm muscles.
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKolya Panhuyzen
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodSpruce
    Back woodSpruce
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Balance; the E sings; G & B provide smooth transition powerful, lively basses