Offset ukuleles

Discussion of newer designs, copies and reissue offset-waist instruments.
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Offset ukuleles

Post by valley_parade » Wed May 08, 2019 7:31 am

I haven't seen these mentioned before. Stumbled upon this South African builder while browsing Etsy that builds JM and Jag inspired electric ukes.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/FannerGuitarW ... =627054620

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by DeathJag » Wed May 08, 2019 8:41 am

Holy cow!!!! I’d love to hear some Hawaiian music played through one of those...

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Singlebladepickup » Wed May 08, 2019 8:50 am

DeathJag wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:41 am
Holy cow!!!! I’d love to hear some Hawaiian music played through one of those...
The samples on the site make it sound just like a high pitched electric guitar, and they play blues shred on them too. It would be cool to hear them in better context

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Maggieo » Wed May 08, 2019 9:23 am

valley_parade wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 7:31 am
I haven't seen these mentioned before. Stumbled upon this South African builder while browsing Etsy that builds JM and Jag inspired electric ukes.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/FannerGuitarW ... =627054620

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I want to hear Israël Kamakawiwo'ole play one. :-*
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by sirspens » Wed May 08, 2019 5:12 pm

valley_parade wrote:
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by DeathJag » Thu May 09, 2019 7:31 am

Maggieo wrote:
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I want to hear Israël Kamakawiwo'ole play one. :-*
How about Sol Ho'opi'i?!

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Maggieo » Thu May 09, 2019 8:21 am

DeathJag wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 7:31 am
Maggieo wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 9:23 am
I want to hear Israël Kamakawiwo'ole play one. :-*
How about Sol Ho'opi'i?!
If he were still alive, that would be epic.
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by DeathJag » Thu May 09, 2019 11:28 am

Maggieo wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 8:21 am
DeathJag wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 7:31 am
Maggieo wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 9:23 am
I want to hear Israël Kamakawiwo'ole play one. :-*
How about Sol Ho'opi'i?!
If he were still alive, that would be epic.
If either one were still alive! I thought were doing dead ukulele players? Auntie Alice would be so fun to see play one of these. Or just play anything. My fucking dad took Hawaiian slack key guitar lessons from her. I remember almost nothing from my childhood, and I cannot say I ever remember seeing her. But they were pals right before she died!

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Maggieo » Thu May 09, 2019 1:25 pm

DeathJag wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 11:28 am
Maggieo wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 8:21 am
DeathJag wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 7:31 am

How about Sol Ho'opi'i?!
If he were still alive, that would be epic.
If either one were still alive! I thought were doing dead ukulele players? Auntie Alice would be so fun to see play one of these. Or just play anything. My fucking dad took Hawaiian slack key guitar lessons from her. I remember almost nothing from my childhood, and I cannot say I ever remember seeing her. But they were pals right before she died!
That's really cool.
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Unicorn Warrior » Thu May 09, 2019 7:00 pm

I'm not really into ukuleles, but these look bad to the bone. Saw a Vox Phantom shaped one on there too. Also, a picture of a really cool surf burst offset uke.

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by N0_Camping4U » Fri May 10, 2019 4:31 am

Aren't ukes tunes like a mandolin? I picked up one of those 8 string mandolins, with the 12 string headstock, and it's fun as hell to mess around with.
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by dinosaurkale-> » Sat May 11, 2019 3:17 am

that white mint is DOPE !

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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by StevenO » Sat May 11, 2019 4:11 am

Wow these are cool. Like an electric Tenor. Would love to hear one set up as a Cuban Tres or Colombian Tiple.

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Post by Maggieo » Sat May 11, 2019 7:19 am

I shall call you, "Lil' Nelvis!"

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How cool is that?!?! :?
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Re: Offset ukuleles

Post by Cpe4spd » Sat May 11, 2019 1:36 pm

OH BOY! Just saw this. These are way Cool! 8) I definitely want one.
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