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Updated: 2018-02-24T11:18:31.536+00:00


Eddy Finn EF-MOON Ukulele - REVIEW


Another first for a ukulele brand I have known for many years, but not managed to feature on the website until now. I'm pleased to welcome Eddy Finn to Got A Ukulele with one of their new offerings - the EF-MOON Ukulele.

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Kamaka HF-1 Standard Soprano Ukulele - REVIEW


It's been a long while coming, and it's a brand name I am regularly asked to feature on Got A Ukulele. Several years in and we got there at last with Kamaka. So this week I am looking at their HF-1 'Standard' (Soprano) Ukulele.

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Seagull Uke Steel SG Burst EQ Electro Soprano - REVIEW


A somewhat unusual review for Got A Ukulele this week, but one I have been looking forward to playing. It's the Uke Steel from Seagull guitars, or to give it it's more cumbersome, full name, the 'Seagull Uke Steel SG burst EQ Electro Acoustic Soprano Ukulele'.

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Tanglewood TWT 13E Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


I'm always pleased to feature a brand I have known for some time on the ukulele reviews page, but haven't had chance to before. This week that honour goes to Tanglewood guitars and a model from their new range of 'Tiare' instruments, the TWT13E Electro Concert Ukulele.

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Snail SUC-M3 Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


It's always a pleasure to get a brand back on Got A Ukulele that has impressed me before, and I'm pleased to be doing that this week. This one though is something of a step up  from what I have previously looked at. It's the SUC-M3 Concert from Snail Ukuleles.

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Martin Smith UK-212 Soprano Ukulele - REVIEW


A first for this brand on the Got A Ukulele Reviews page, and without wishing to pre-judge things, it's one I've been putting off for quite some time. Say hello to the Martin Smith UK-212 Soprano ukulele.

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Got A Ukulele Best Of 2017


At this time, I usually put up my 'my Got A Ukulele review of the year', in which I look back over my favourite ukulele features that were published month by month. But that seems a little pointless this time around as you will see!

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Laka VUC50EA Electro Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


Something of a 'not quite a new brand' to the Got A Ukulele reviews page this week. That brand is Laka and this is their VUC50EA.

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Luna Honu Turtle Soprano Ukulele - REVIEW


A return to the Got A Ukulele reviews pages for a uke brand that always gets talked about due to their striking looks and prevalence. That brand is Luna, and this week we look at their Honu Turtle Soprano ukulele.

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Mugig MUK-2 Cutaway Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


Back to China again for this ukulele review with a brand name not really known to me before now. That brand is Mugig and this is their Cutaway Mahogany Concert uke.

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Why Are You Treating Your Ukulele Like A Museum Piece? RANT


One of the more common questions I see from new ukulele players on the many forums around on social media relates to minor bits of damage and strumming marks, and more particular, how they can prevent them. What's going on here? Why the desire to keep a ukulele in shop condition?

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Isuzi QM-T Ukulele - REVIEW


A completely new ukulele brand for Got A Ukulele this week with a model that will shortly be with dealers. It's the QM-T Tenor Ukulele from Isuzi.

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Kamoa E3-GC Grand Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


Something a little different this week with a brand I really should feature more on Got A Ukulele. It's the E3-GC Grand Concert from Kamoa Ukuleles.

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Aquila Sugar Ukulele Strings - TEST


Ahh ukulele strings. The bane of uke discussion forums worldwide. Still, we all have our favourites and love checking out new releases. I've therefore been lucky to be sent an advance sample of a brand new line of ukulele strings developed by Aquila. Say hello to the new Aquila 'Sugar' strings.

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Romero Creations TT Tiny Tenor Spruce / Mahogany Ukulele - REVIEW


Got A Ukulele likes things that are a bit different, and this week we certainly have that. It's a Tiny Tenor Ukulele from Romero Creations.

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VTAB FL-T15 Tenor Ukulele - REVIEW


I'm pleased to be welcoming back a ukulele brand I first looked at in the middle of 2017 with very pleasing results. That brand is VTAB, and this is their FL-T15 Tenor Ukulele.

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Ken Timms Soprano Ukulele - REVIEW


It's been something of a goal of mine for quite some time to own a ukulele from this builder, and recently I was lucky enough to snag one. Say hello to my new handmade mahogany soprano ukulele from Mr Ken Timms.

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Got A Ukulele Merch now on Amazon


OK, it's an area I am struggling with - how to find the most cost effective way of bringing the Got A Ukulele readers the fairest prices / delivery / quality on products. As you probably know, there have been a few trialled on this site.

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Flight DUC460 AMARA Concert Ukulele - REVIEW


It had been a while since I featured a Flight brand ukulele on the reviews page, but pleased to do so again with this rather pretty example. The DUC460 Amara Concert Ukulele.

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Sigma SUM-2S Soprano Ukulele - REVIEW


I don't know whether it's a result of my personal passion for them or just that the ukulele market is stronger in them generally, but it's time to look at yet another mahogany soprano. This time it's the very Martin-esque Sigma SUM-2S Soprano Ukulele

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Got A Ukulele and Copyright


It's really sad to have to post this, but I am getting really tired of other websites using my content without my permission. It stinks. And even more sadly, writing this post won't change a damn thing.

The thing is, I am not a business. I don't have a team of lawyers, so there is little you can do when it DOES happen, but equally there is something else I want to point out. And that's that I am not trying to come across like some restrictive loon in stopping people using things. I want to be fair.

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Kala Elite 3KOA-TG Tenor Ukulele - REVIEW


I am extremely privileged in writing this ukulele blog. And I say that because it gives me the opportunity to borrow both a wide range of instruments, but also some truly beautiful ones. And I don't feel like I am pre-judging this review when I say this one certainly fits into the beautiful category. Say hello to the Kala Elite 3KOA-TG.

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Fender Montecito Tenor Ukulele - REVIEW


After MANY years of reviewing ukuleles, it's finally happened. AT LAST we have a Fender brand ukulele on the reviews bench. Their new Fender Montecito Koa Tenor ukulele.

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Magic Fluke Firefly Tenor Banjo - REVIEW


It's many moons back in 2012 since I first looked at a Firefly Banjo Ukulele from Magic Fluke. And I really rather liked it too. I'm therefore thrilled to be looking at their latest re-vamped tenor version.

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Ukulele Books from Al Wood of Uke Hunt


I'm pleased to be able to partner up with Al Wood of Ukulele Hunt to help him bring his fantastic ukulele ebooks to the attention of Got A Ukulele readers.

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