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Old 10-25-2020, 01:08 PM
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Default Kala KA-C or Cordoba 15cm as a Gift?

Hello there! Iím looking to purchase a beginning ukulele as a Christmas gift for my significant other. Iíve never played one and know very little. Iíve done some reading the last few days and think a concert size would be a good choice. It seems like the Kala KA-C and Cordoba 15cm are consistently recommended as good concert sized beginner ukuleles. Iíll be buying online, most likely through forum-sponsor Sweetwater. Is there any advantage to one over the other? I really donít know how to decide. While I donít mind spending more, Iíd prefer to have her pick out the next, more expensive model if she enjoys it. I know Iím particular with my guitars.
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Old 10-27-2020, 01:08 AM
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I have been very happy with the Kala ukuleles that I have purchased. I have found Kala to be a good value for the money.
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Old 10-27-2020, 07:59 AM
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Check out some of the Ohana offerings before you buy - a bit hard to find (Elderly usually carries a good stock) but IME a couple notches above similar Kala and Lanikai ukes in terms of both tone and QC...
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Old 10-28-2020, 12:02 PM
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Thanks for the replies. The Ohana products look really nice. It seems the CK-10 and CK-14 are comparable to the Cordoba and Kala models I mentioned. Iíll let you know what I decide. Any other suggestions are welcome as well as recommendations for other places to purchase Ohana models. I didnít see the CK-10/14 at Elderly. I did find a few other places.
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Thanks for the replies. The Ohana products look really nice. It seems the CK-10 and CK-14 are comparable to the Cordoba and Kala models I mentioned. I’ll let you know what I decide. Any other suggestions are welcome as well as recommendations for other places to purchase Ohana models. I didn’t see the CK-10/14 at Elderly. I did find a few other places.
I have the Cordoba and it's a nice starter uke. I also have an Ohana but it's a bit more expensive. The Ohana ukes are really nice for the money.

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Old 10-29-2020, 08:44 AM
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Thanks again for the replies. I went with an Ohana CK-14 from Daveís Island Instruments. I wouldnít have gone this direction without your help.
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Thanks again for the replies. I went with an Ohana CK-14 from Daveís Island Instruments. I wouldnít have gone this direction without your help.
Nice choice! I think your significant other will enjoy it...All the best!
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