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Pono UL-40SP Terz Guitar -- All-Solid Cedar/Macassar Ebony -- w/OHSC

$899
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Birmingham, MI, United States
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  • Beautiful Pono UL-40SP terz guitar in excellent condition (no significant scratches or dings; no fret or fretboard wear). Described by Pono as a 'mini parlor', the UL-40 can be tuned to E or G and is a lot of fun to play.
  • See specs below, as well as attached images (apologies for glare in images of the Ebony back and sides) and video link (vimeo.com/139910855), and feel free to ask questions. 
  • Shipping Note: if insured shipping to your CONUS address is less than $50, we will refund the difference.
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SPECS (UL-40 SP):
Back and Sides: Solid Macassar Ebony
Top: Solid Western Cedar (Canada)
Overall Length: 33"
Body Length: 16"
Lower Bout Width: 11 1/4"
Upper Bout Width: 7 3/4"
Lower Bout Depth: 3 7/8"
Upper Bout Depth: 3 1/4"
Scale Length: 21.4"
Fingerboard Width at the Nut: 1 3/4"
String Spacing at the Saddle: 2 1/4"
Soundhole Diameter: 2 1/8"
Binding: Figured Maple
Top Purfling: Abalone
Rosette: Abalone
Number of Frets, Body to Neck: 12
Total Number of Frets: 18
Tuners: Grover Style 97 Vintage Open Gear
Finish: Gloss
Case: Custom Hardshell
Retail Price: $1698

DESCRIPTION:
Small size guitars produce a sparkling tone, a chime, and somewhat of a natural reverberating sustain. In the early to mid 1900's a few guitar manufacturers produced similar size "parlor" guitars. The Li'i is the body width of what was known as a Style 2, and the 'Uku Li'i a Style 5.

All of them can be tuned to standard E A D G B E tuning (preferably with medium gauge strings), however the 'Uku Li'i models are patterned after what was known as a "Terz" guitar, meaning that it's often tuned up three steps, to G C F Bb D G (when tuned up this high, we suggest light gauge strings).

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