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BLEM - Solid Acacia Tenor 6 String

Model: B-KA-SA-T6

$175.99

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2 reviews

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A “blem” instrument refers to an instrument that is completely functional and playable, but has one or more cosmetic flaws. This can range from a slight scratch or scratches, to a ding on the headstock, a possible mark on the binding, discoloration on the binding, or other visible flaws. The instruments in this section have blemishes and therefore are being offered at a discount. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please contact us within 10 days to return it for a refund. Cost of shipping applies.

The Solid Acacia line bears curling that is similar to its close relative Koa. The Acacia’s resemblance to its cousin is apparent in its beautiful, varied grain pattern. The all solid wood allows the sound to improve as it is broken in.

SPECS
Size: Tenor 6 String
Top: Solid Acacia
Back & Sides: Solid Acacia
Binding: Maple
Purfling: Herringbone
Finish: Satin
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Walnut
Nut & Saddle: GraphTech NuBone®
Headstock: Slotted
Strings: Aquila Super Nylgut®
Electronics: NA
MEASUREMENTS

Scale Length: 17 inches, Overall Instrument Length: 26.125 inches, Body Length: 11.75 inches, Number of frets: 18, Width at upper bout: 7 inches, Width at lower bout: 9.125 inches, Width at waist: 5.5 inches, Body Depth: 3.12 inches, Fingerboard width at nut: 1.39 inches, Fingerboard width at neck/body joint: 1.8 inches

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Reviewed by Sweenstone
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Acacia 6-string plays beautifully with softer than expected tone

I purchased this "blemished" instrument at discount (there is some discoloration, perhaps a glue smear, at the end of the soundbox). The defect is hardly noticeable; the wood and finish is otherwise absolutely beautiful everywhere on the instrument. The build feels solid and the set-up perfect for my style of playing. This is my first Acacia ukulele and I find the tone to be lovely--sweet and balanced. I was surprised at its relatively soft projection in comparison to my mahogany, spruce and and cedar top ukuleles. The tuning of the six-string felt upside down at first, disorienting -- like switching from a tenor banjo to a five-string. It seems to really enhance the melody line of some songs while other songs sound muddy, at least in the keys in which I normally play them. But the more I play it, the more I am enjoying the discoveries I am making with it: new fingerpicking patterns that bring out the dual course strings, finding songs that sounded dull (when I play them) on other Ukes but really come alive on the six-string.

Thanks, Kala, for the reliably high standards of all your instruments.

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Reviewed by Robert G.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Looks and sounds like a 1st.

Honestly could find any blemishes on this all solid Acacia Ukulele. I found this to be an incredible deal. Very satisfied. I expected there to be several noticeable flaws, but, found only a dot or two that could hardly be seen under close scrutiny. Beautiful looks and tone.

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