I never liked plastic ukes. My dad thought they were cool. He always had a “TV Pal” hanging along side vintage Hawaiian ukes. I guess for those that lived in their hayday it… Continue reading
1.Aquila’s are the most popular and probably best in the tension/volume ratio. D’addario’s new version Nyltech , made in conjunction with Aquila, have a slightly higher tension but better articulation and often better intonation. I predict those becoming more popular as people try them.
2.100% percent Fluorocarbon. Many string companies, 100% same material……..
If I were given a million dollars to buy more ukes for the store… I would mostly just explore more custom builders. Offering every affordable brand would be a disservice to your time, a roadblock to your musical accomplishments, an obstruction to your enjoyment. Too dramatic? LOL! Basically, certain models give a better value and that is what we focus on.
With that said, I’m here to tell you…this new ukulele line from Gretsch is