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Martin Special Edition 3 Cherry Soprano Ukulele
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      Martin Special Edition 3 Cherry Soprano Ukulele (518492)
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Feel good about owning a great instrument designed to be earth friendly.

The Martin Special Edition 3 style cherry ukulele is constructed from 100% environmentally sustainable, certified wood that includes cherry top, back, sides, neck and blocks, basswood linings and braces, a katalox fingerboard and bridge and a maple bridge plate. Other Style 3 appointments include a pointed fingerboard inlaid with black/white marquetry and a pointed ivoroid tail inlay. The Martin 3 Ukulele is beautifully crafted and a pleasure to play. Includes case.

Martin Special Edition 3 Cherry Soprano Ukulele Features:

  • Model: 3 Cherry Uke
    Construction: Environmentally sustainable, certified Cherry blocks/dovetail neck joint
    Body size: Soprano (standard)
    Top: Solid certified cherry
    Rosette: Single ring
    Top bracing pattern: O-Ukulele
    Top braces: Solid Sitka spruce - hand-shaped
    Back: Solid sustainable cherry
    Back purfling: None
    Side: Solid certified cherry
    Endpiece: Black Boltaron
    Endpiece inlay: None
    Binding: Grained ivoroid
    Top inlay style: Multiple black/white boltaron
    Side inlay: None
    Back inlay: black/white/black Boltaron
    Neck: Certified cherry
    Neck shape: Soprano
    Nut material: Corian
    Headstock: Solid/square taper
    Headplate: Solid certified katalox
    Heelcap: None
    Fingerboard: Solid black ebony with pointed end
    Scale length: 13.614'' ukulele pattern
    # of frets clear: 12
    # of frets total: 17
    Fingerboard width at nut: 1-13/32''
    Fingerboard width at 12th Fret: 1-13/16''
    Fingerboard position inlays: Ivoroid style 3 uke diamond & squares
    Fingerboard binding: None
    Finish back & sides: Satin
    Finish top: Satin
    Finish neck: Satin
    Bridge: Solid certified katalox
    Bridge style: O-Uke style
    Bridge string spacing: 1-41/64''
    Saddle: Long bone
    Tuning machines: Grover nickel with white buttons
    Recommended strings: Martin Crystal Nylon (M600)
    Bridge & end pins: None
    Pickguard: None
    Includes case: Molded hardshell
    interior label: Sustainable wood series




Martin Special Edition 3 Cherry Soprano Ukulele

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  • Amazing Ukulele!

    As reviewed by Stan Duda on 10/7/2013

    I have a couple of ukueleles and have also bought one for my son but in no uncertain terms, this instrument is outstanding. The photo on this website does NOT do it justice at all. The color is a beautiful deep golden brown tone and the white accents with the banding and all are incredible. I was worried it would be bright cherry red because of the photo and as it turns out, I was worried for no reason. The tone of the instrument is incredibly distinct, soothing and crisp - I simply cannot say enough positive things about it. It tunes nicely and holds its tune well even over several days with minimal variance. It is a pretty comfortable ukulele to hold and strum. I have sausages for fingers and have absolutely zero issues playing this at all. If you asked me a year ago if I would ever pay this much for a ukulele, I would never have said yes but the more I played my other instrument, the more I was looking for a smoother tone and more compact and beautiful instrument. The fit and finish of the instrument is absolutely amazing - everything is tight, has great character, the fret boards look outstanding, all the components line up nicely and are tight. This is absolutely the one - I have NO regrets spending the money on this one. I do recommend picking up a Delta Lab tuner - it is discrete and works perfectly with this. You would not be disappointed owning this.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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  • sweet instrument

    As reviewed by bk on 2/17/2010

    I got this for a gift, I have no prior experience with ukulele however the woodworking is gorgeous, moderately figured cherry with lots of visual interest. To my ear there are no flaws with the tone. it seems that they make less than 40 of these a year so it could be collectible some day. I enjoy playing this. lots of uke resources on the web, maybe better than guitar resources.

    11 of 29 people found this review helpful.
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