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Kala MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele

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The Waterman Ukulele pays homage in part to the legendary ukulele designer, Mario Maccaferri. Inspired at the 1939 World' Fair, he saw plastic as the material of the future. Mario eventually combined ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Waterman Ukulele pays homage in part to the legendary ukulele designer, Mario Maccaferri. Inspired at the 1939 World' Fair, he saw plastic as the material of the future. Mario eventually combined his skills as a luthier and his business of injection molding and invented the Maccaferi Ukulele. After being endorsed by entertainer, Arthur Godfrey, on his TV show, 9 million of the Maccaferri ukes were sold between 1949 and 1969.

KALA Ukulele has been inspired by the 1950' Maccaferri ukulele and created a new uke with a focus on the outdoor enthusiast. œThe Waterman is a ukulele for everyone but pays special tribute to people that live the waterman, outdoor lifestyle. Made out of a high-grade polycarbonate construction, this super-affordable ukelele that you can take anywhere as it's durable and water-resistant.

Best of all, if you're left-handed, these models can be easily changed to be left-handed.

FEATURES

  • Water resistant
  • Affordable
  • Portable
  • Durable
  • Easy to keep clean
  • High-grade polycarbonate construction
  • Nickel-plated open gear tuners
  • Aquila Super Nylgut Strings
  • Logo backpack bag included
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MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great purchase!

By TheMaDiddy

from Bartonville, IL.

Verified Buyer

Comments about MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele:

I play this every day and it's super unique. All my friends ask me where I got it from because of its unique qualities.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Awesome little uke!

By The informed novice

from Gilroy ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele:

I got the aqua blue ukelele and was completely surprised when I got it because the images were wrong on the website. It is not transparent and is actually an aqua front and an opaque black backing. I was thankfully even more happy with the color than the one I was expecting. It sounds great but is not very resonant, as anticipated. Have not subjected it to the elements yet but have high hopes for when I do. The only thing off was when I received it it was nowhere near being tuned and would not properly tune on the first day. However the next day it tuned but would not hold its tune. I figure stretching the strings over a span of a couple weeks should fix that. Overall it is a very beautiful starter uke.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product for price

By Kev

from Hazard,ky

Verified Buyer

Comments about MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele:

Its a good product for the price. The shipping was really quick. And it was easy to use out of the box. Only issue is the strings will go out of tune. Can be fix with different tuning heads though if really an issue later.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would definitely recommend this ukelele

By VB

from Virginia beach, Va

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Water resistant

Cons

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      Comments about MK-SWB Makala Waterman Ukulele:

      Great design and sound. I love the fact that you can take it to the beach, hiking, camping etc. Excellent quality ukulele.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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