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Lanikai CMTU-B Curly Mango TunaUke Baritone Ukulele
Condition 2 - Blemished Curly Mango 190839106155
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Lanikai's groundbreaking TunaUke Technology is now available in Curly Mango. The CMTU Series features a hand-selected Hawaiian Curly Mango body, appo...Click To Read More About This Product
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Innovative intonation technology keeps this eye-catching uke sounding it's best for years of fun.
Lanikai's groundbreaking TunaUke Technology is now available in Curly Mango. The CMTU Series features a hand-selected Hawaiian Curly Mango body, appointed with maple binding and abalone rosette for a genuine Hawaiian look. Combined with Lanikai's innovative TunaUke adjustable saddle system, these Mango ukuleles can be perfectly intonated with no tools necessary to within a few cents on every single fret. Lanikai has refined the art of ukulele build, function, and appearance with the CMTU-B Curly Mango Baritone. Enjoy a 19-fret rosewood fingerboard on a traditional baritone body shape, Genuine Lanikai by Aquila Strings, die-cast tuners, and a genuine Mango sound straight from the Big Island!
TunaUke Technology - A Ukulele Revolution!
The sweet tone of the ukulele has been heard around the world - from the most prestigious stages to the most remote beaches, leaving a smile everywhere it goes! In the midst of all of that joy however, one problem has always remained - ukuleles have terrible intonation! Play a simple chord and a ukulele sounds beautiful - but play something more advanced, play with other instruments, or move further up the neck and the problem becomes clear. If the ukulele was to claim and keep its place as a world-class instrument, it's intonation must be fixed. Three years, and a fleet of mechanical engineers later, Lanikai Ukuleles is proud to present TunaUke, a revolutionary system that improves ukulele intonation by 90% and opens a new world of possibilities for writing, performing, and simply enjoying a more-musical ukulele than ever before.
Two Features Driving Intonation Innovation
The first is the compensated nut. Between the four strings the differences in string width and tension are substantial. By compensating the distance between the first fret and the nut we are able to make open chords sound as smooth as silk.
Those Saddles Move
The second feature is the movable saddle. Traditional straight saddles on a ukulele or any other fretted instrument are detrimental to good intonation. With nylon strings even "compensated saddles" are a complete fallacy. The issue is that nylon strings are by their nature, inconstant. After much testing we found the only way to improve on this is to create movable saddle technology to allow the player to adjust the amount of compensation for each string. No tools are required and adjusting the intonation is as easy as pouring milk on cereal.
Keep On Strummin
There are many issues that cause poor intonation and TunaUke Technology solves them all. With this technology there is over a 90% improvement! For the first time ever in the history of the instrument you can overcome all the obstacles and have a ukulele that plays open chords in tune all the way up the neck.
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Comments about Lanikai CMTU-B Curly Mango TunaUke Baritone Ukulele:
I have been playing with a group of 10 to 40 other ukulele players at retirement homes for 18 months. I have several Kala tenor Ukes with slotted headstock that I love to play. This is my first baritone and I am delighted with it. Other members of my group who play baritone ukuleles wanted to get it from me, but I am going to keep this Lanikai Mango. I want to try it with fluorocarbon strings, but it really sounds great as delivered.