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Rogue Baritone Ukulele   

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White wood body with burnt orange finish, geared tuners, 18 frets, and inlaid position markers make this a very playable uke for a modest price. Incl...Read More

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Rich, deep tone for a great price.

White wood body with burnt orange finish, geared tuners, 18 frets, and inlaid position markers make this a very playable uke for a modest price. Includes Rogue gig bag.

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  • White wood body
  • Geared tuners
  • 18 frets
  • Inlaid position markers
  • Rogue gig bag included

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RogueBaritone Ukulele
 
3.6

(based on 134 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (44)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (15)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (12)
  • Consistent (8)
  • Well built / quality (7)

Cons

  • Poor tone quality (7)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (19)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (20), Novice (9), Professional musician (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

An inexpensive but functional instrument

I've purchased 40 Rogue baritone ukes in the past three years to use in teaching music to inner city kids. The ukes don't cost much so there's not much risk if a kid breaks...Read complete review

I've purchased 40 Rogue baritone ukes in the past three years to use in teaching music to inner city kids. The ukes don't cost much so there's not much risk if a kid breaks his. The baritone uke is a also a great gateway to guitar later on. The uke is machine made, so there are adjustments to be made to some. I sometimes sand down the saddle to bring the strings closer to the neck, and I often file sharp edges on sides of the frets to make them smooth and more playable. But spending 10 minutes to save half the price of better ukes is a good investment of my time.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

bad quality for a good price.

this uke is great for someone who is wanting something to just play around on,or a beginner not yet sure if they want to make a commitment, and not use it in a...Read complete review

this uke is great for someone who is wanting something to just play around on,or a beginner not yet sure if they want to make a commitment, and not use it in a serious setting. It is an awesome price and has nice geared tuning knobs. The overall quality of the uke is very sloppy! I was not impressed by all of the visible glue on the product, as well as all of the nicks, and dents in the neck and fret board. the sound isn't terrible but after you change the srings it doesnt sound half bad. Overall, a cheap but an ok beginner uke.
color of product is nice, it has nice tuning knobs, sound is not bad for money.
chipping on neck and fret board, visible glue on entire ukulele, rough spots on neck around fret dots.
great price for any instrument, just isn't the best quality.

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5.0

Great Product, Great Price

By 

from Decatur, IL

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Holds tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Practicing

    Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

    This is a great baritone ukulele for a novice player such as myself. I have played other instruments for years, and wanted to try some ukuleles on for size. After buying a cheap soprano uke, I was disappointed at how poorly it held tune. However, this baritone uke holds tune extremely well, it sounds bright, and is constructed simply and effectively.

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    4.0

    Surprisingly nice

    By 

    from Loveland, OH

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

      Would definitely recommend for anyone interested in learning to play. A great transition from guitar, due to Baritone tuning being the same .

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Cheap Price, Cheap Uke.

      By 

      from Oregon

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cheap

      Cons

      • bridge buzz
      • Not Consistent
      • Poor Tone Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

        you get what you pay for, fits this perfectly. a cheap uke for a cheap price. do not expect anything much, because it is cheap. Perfect for the person that really does not care about tuning, durability, tone etc :)

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Excellent value

        By 

        from Peoria AZ

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Price
        • Value

        Cons

        • Fit And Details
        • Hardware

        Best Uses

        • Fun
        • Practicing

        Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

        I could nitpick some of the details, like not very snug fit of tuning knobs, but overall the finish and quality is head and shoulders above anything else at this price line. Excellent starter or practice piece.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The best value instrument EVER!

        By 

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • çould Handle Abuse
        • Good Tone
        • Great First Baritone Ukul
        • No Build Issues At All
        • Playable Out Of The Box
        • Ridiculously Inexpensive

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Excellent For New Player
          • Practicing

          Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

          I have been a working musician for over 40 years. I know what to look for in an instrument. Maybe I got a "golden" one, but I can't find anything wrong with this Rogue baritone ukulele. It played well out of the box, is structurally sound inside and out, and sounds good enough with the stock strings. I have owned Rogue instruments before; sometimes you a lemon. But Musicians Friend will always make it right for you, so if you are willing to go that route, Rogue instruments can be a great value all things considered. If you are considering the purchase of a first baritone ukulele, you couldn't go wrong with this one, as long as the price remains so low.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          nice for the price

          By 

          from southeast texas

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

          • No Bushings On Tuners

          Best Uses

          • Personal Gatherings
          • Practicing

          Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

          after reading a lot of reviews and checking some you tube videos I decided to get this uke. The reason I did is the guitar tuning and wide string spacing. I have arthritis and large sausage fingers and have not been able to play my steel string guitars for a couple of years.My classical has has become to hard to get my fingers to work cleanly. I found the string spacing wide enough on this uke to finger most chords cleanly. It has good tone and after settling the strings a couple of weeks it hold it tune pretty good. The uke has no bushings on the tuners,but they hold tune well. I had to tighten the mount screws on tuners when first unpacked, also lowered both nut and bridge. After lowering, intonation is pretty good. The uke is sturdy and other than no bushings every thing is tight and well fitted. no buzzes beeps pings or clunks. this thing feels pretty sturdy, the finish is simple and clean,it looks a heck of a lot better than the website picture. I put D'Addario EJ87B strings on it and they sound great, the wound strings that came on it were just ok but the solid nylons were horrible sounding. Thanks to the wide string spacing I'm able to play and sing without having to play 2 finger bar chords up and down the neck. I am pleased with this uke.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A Great Value

          By 

          from Maine

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

                I loved my first Rogue so much, I bought a second one the following week. (I tune the second one as a bass to practice on.) I love not having to worry about them--if they fall on the floor, so what. They're really durable. The sound quality was surprisingly good, even with the original strings. True, the Rogues are like snowflakes; they each have their own unique flaws. And let me be clear: there are plenty of small flaws.The one with the better intonation has the worse paint job. The one with the better paint job has really rough fret edges. But they're like training wheels; at this price point, I feel really free to mess around with them and learn how to lower the action, paint them, add my own strap button...the list goes on. I'm even planning on electrifying one of them soon!

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                It filled the bill.

                By 

                from Detroit area

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                Pros

                • Bodacious
                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Satisfying

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

                  Purchased this baritone ukulele for an easier practice jump to my soprano because of my fat fingers. I found out though that this ukulele is just a real small bass. So I put some new strings on it for good sounding strings never or rarely ever come on new stringed instrument's. So now I get to play a real small "like" bass ukulele along with acoustic guitar and ukulele. Buying this Rogue Baritone is something I would recommend to anyone needing a little more finger room on a fret board and a great little sounding stringed instrument w/ a "great little" case to boot at a most excellent price.

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Baritone Uke

                  By 

                  from Minnesota

                  About Me Professional Musician

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                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Strings Are Bad But

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

                    Great Uke! It's biggest downfall is the original strings really suck! But I had read that in a number of the other reviews, so I also ordered some good strings. I don't know much about uke strings, but new strings were not expensive. The new strings are sooooooooo much better! Higher tension, nice tone. As long as the old strings were off, I sanded the saddle down a bit. Now the action is sweet. I've been playing it all day, and my dogs love it! For the sale price plus new strings, how can you go wrong? The gig bag is OK to throw in, but to be honest the cardboard box is going to be this little guy's case. I already put some twine thru the cardboard for a handle. Works great! Plays great! Sounds great! You should get one! :)

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Poor tone

                    By 

                    from North East, MD

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Poor Tone Quality

                      Best Uses

                      • Kindling

                      Comments about Rogue Baritone Ukulele:

                      You can tune these strings to perfection but then your chords sound awful. There's no easy way to fix it either. Play the 12th fret. It should be exactly one octave higher than the open string. If it's off, you've got a bad tone.

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