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Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele Mahogany with Tattoo Laser Etching and Satin Finish

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1303152053175
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This traditional concert uke takes its design from traditional Hawaiian body ornamentation. Those designs were monochromatic, tattooed in black against brown skin, with strongly geometric patterns, an... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

This traditional concert uke takes its design from traditional Hawaiian body ornamentation. Those designs were monochromatic, tattooed in black against brown skin, with strongly geometric patterns, and many shapes and symbols inspired by the natural island world: stones, waves, fish, sharks, turtles, rain, sun, birds. The design is primarily based on waves and sharks teeth which are also echoed as fret markers. This electric model adds the advantage of an onboard preamp.

Includes gig bag.

FEATURES

  • Tattoo laser etch
  • Body: Concert
  • Select mahogany top
  • Mahogany back & sides
  • Neck: Nat/ Mahogany
  • Fretboard/ Bridge: Rosewood
  • Onboard Preamp
  • Scale:15"
  • Nut: 1-5/16
  • Finish: Satin
  • 24 x 8-1/8 x 2-3/4
  • 1.3lb.
  • Gig bag included
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Luna GuitarsTattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele
 
4.7

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (4)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

SWEET!!!

I'm SO EXCITED about this little instrument! Upon opening it, I noticed how carefully it was packaged....overkill, in fact! Then, expecting a mediocre finish, for the price, and WOW...Read complete review

I'm SO EXCITED about this little instrument! Upon opening it, I noticed how carefully it was packaged....overkill, in fact! Then, expecting a mediocre finish, for the price, and WOW was I surprised! it is just beautiful! The "tattoo" engraving is really nicely done, first class! So I played the heck out of this little beauty for 3 days and was amazed at well it stayed tuned! The sound is really mellow, not 'tinny' Really sweet! My rockin' son, plugged it in to his Line 6 amp and played some Hendrix with it. WOW!! I'm so happy with this Uke and can hardly wait to get back at it in about, oh, 3 minutes from now! I highly recommend this not only for the exceptional price but for it's craftsmanship and sweet sound!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Out of Tune and Bad Electronics

E string wouldn't hold tune. Maybe needs to be broken in, but my Kala has been consistent and flawless out of the box. The 1/4" jack stopped working after an hour....Read complete review

E string wouldn't hold tune. Maybe needs to be broken in, but my Kala has been consistent and flawless out of the box. The 1/4" jack stopped working after an hour. Will have to take it back to the store and see what they say.

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(24 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

SWEET!!!

By Diane Gatewood

from Tyler, Texas

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

I'm SO EXCITED about this little instrument! Upon opening it, I noticed how carefully it was packaged....overkill, in fact! Then, expecting a mediocre finish, for the price, and WOW was I surprised! it is just beautiful! The "tattoo" engraving is really nicely done, first class! So I played the heck out of this little beauty for 3 days and was amazed at well it stayed tuned! The sound is really mellow, not 'tinny' Really sweet! My rockin' son, plugged it in to his Line 6 amp and played some Hendrix with it. WOW!! I'm so happy with this Uke and can hardly wait to get back at it in about, oh, 3 minutes from now! I highly recommend this not only for the exceptional price but for it's craftsmanship and sweet sound!

(10 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

She Loves It

By Mekisha Bond

from La Fayette, GA

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

My daughter has hardly put it down in 3 days, she has played it til her arms are sore!

(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Luna tattoo ukulele

By David Watts

from Bham, AL

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

I bought this for my wife for Christmas and she loves it! It's pretty, has a nice sound and we also like that it has the preamp.

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Acoustic/Electric Uke

By TheLegend27

from the darkest corner of your soul

About Me Experienced

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Pros

  • Design
  • Good Tone

Cons

  • Strangely Sized

Best Uses

  • Concerts

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

I have been playing ukulele for almost 10 years, and this is one of the best for the value I have come across. I own 4 ukuleles (2 acoustic/electric) and have played dozens of other high quality and a/e ukes. You will be hard pressed to find a better a/e uke for a similar price.

Things I like:
Great tone, attractive design, fret mark inlay, pearloid tuning heads, solid electronics and construction, clear tone through preamp

Things I don't like:
Head design is printed (not inlay), powered by cr2032 coin cell batteries (not 9 volt), unusual size

Note on uke size: This is abnormally shaped, compared to other concert ukes. the upper and lower bout are slightly wider than normal, and the body is deeper than usual, causing the strings to hit the top of a standard concert case. I have tried it with a concert hard case, as well as well padded gig bad, but neither fits well. This uke comes with a simple fabric gig bag that fits.

This uke is terrific for the price and an excellent starter, if you think you'll want to be getting into electric ukes. This was actually a downgrade for me because I wanted a cheaper uke that I could carry around and not be concerned about damaging. If you're in the market for a higher quality acoustic electric, you're looking at around $270+. These usually include more inlays, a rosette, purfling, binding, finish, and a 9 volt battery power supply.

(7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing Ukulele

By Jax

from Florida

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

I play many other stringed instruments so I bought this just for fun. It sounded great and plays well. I tuned it and began playing right out of the box.

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome

By Anthony

from Charlotte NC

Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

Bought this for my Girlfriend for Christmas and she Loves it. I think I like it even more. I play Mandolin, Bass, and Guitar. When we got this I looked up Uke chords on-line and was playing it almost immediately. The sound is fantastic. The pick-up/electronics sound great. really a nice product. I have a Luna acoustic Bass also.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It's a great ukulele but the title is a little misleading

By Jaym

from Locust Valley, NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

      I love this ukulele but I bought it thinking it would be concert sized since it says "concert ukulele" on the product name, but instead it's the size of a soprano ukulele. But other than that it has a great tone and holds its tuning pretty well.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy thiis Uku again

      By Jimmy

      from Laredo Tx

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Wonderful sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Church
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

        My son uses it for Church and at home almost all day, he is very satisfied with this instrument,

        Thank you.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Very Nice Uke

        By Q Fontaine

        from San Francisco CA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

          I will use this in shows along with guitar.

           
          5.0

          Sounds and plays great.

          By Bob

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

          Got this for my daughter after she learned on my old pineapple uke. She loves it, it sounds great and plays great. Overall a nice uke for the price.

           
          5.0

          ukulele

          By cinthya

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

          It is great!

           
          5.0

          Great instrument for the money

          By Dellwo Studios

          from Spokane, WA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

            My wife and I are musicians and always encouraged our kids to sing and play instruments as well. They ordered a cheap ukulele off another website and fell in love with it. So after two months I took them to GC to pick up a good quality instrument. They played a variety in our price range and liked this one best - even more than some more expensive ones. We got the acoustic/electric version to make it easy to record and perform in concert. Very happy with it.

             
            5.0

            excelent product

            By Omar

            from Juarez chihuahua

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

                Great product.

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Shelly

                from undisclosed

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

                So far love it, plays easy, sounds nice, looks beautiful. Have not tried to plug it in yet.

                (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Out of Tune and Bad Electronics

                By MohawkMike

                from Glendale, CA

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • Breaks Easy

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Luna Guitars Tattoo Mahogany Concert Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:

                E string wouldn't hold tune. Maybe needs to be broken in, but my Kala has been consistent and flawless out of the box. The 1/4" jack stopped working after an hour. Will have to take it back to the store and see what they say.

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