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Corey samples this new limited version of the beloved Moon Bird, the Hummingbirds. It has all the features of the classic UT200 but with a cool custom look and gorgeous little birds and a floral rosette inlay. It sounds truly awesome. Corey gives us a sound sample of this gorgeous new tenor from aNueNue.
Japanese luthier Mitsuta Morihiko designed this model with aNueNue. It's one of the best tenors you'll find. High-end materials and artisan craftsmanship complement a truly fantastic musical instrument. It has great response with full rich sustain.
The Hummingbird has a solid Swiss Moon Spruce top and solid East Indian Rosewood back and sides. This combination of woods and design produce a lush full body with a sparkling note clarity and wonderful sustain. Corey samples with a low G.
Years of R&D went into fine tuning the aNueNue Moon Bird along side world-class musicians. The result is truly impressive and this one is even more so. One of the best tenors to come through our store and now the one you see here is available. (If it says "In Stock").
UT200HB Moon Bird Model
Total Frets 20
Top Solid Swiss Moon Spruce
Side & Back Solid East Indian Rosewood
Tuner Gotoh UPT
Inlay various shell and recon stone
Nut / Saddle Buffalo Bone
String aNueNue Black Water Strings
Finish Gloss Body/ Satin Neck
Rosette Floral Inlay
Anuenue Tenor (UT214)
Total Scale Length: 17”/43.18cm
Body Length: 12”/30.48cm
Overall Length: 26.5”/67.31cm
Nut Width: 1.46”/37.15mm
Saddle Width: 2.09”/53.15mm
Lower Bout Width: 9.625”/24.45cm
Upper Bout Width: 6.625”/16.83cm
Lower Bout Depth: 2.75”/6.99cm
Upper Bout Depth: 2.5”/6.35cm
At Nut: G to C = 9.25mm G to A = 29.48mm
At 12th Fret: G to C = 11.54mm G to A = 35.43mm
At Saddle: G to C = 13.28mm G to A = 41.07mm
Hummingbird Makes the Highest Pitched Call of Any Bird
Typically harvested at high altitudes, the critical aspect of this very special top-wood is the traditional point on the lunar cycle in which the tree is felled, with the moisture in wood at it's lowest and the wood subsequently at its driest, this translates in context to a very articulate, punchy and clear tone with plenty of power and headroom.
Moon Spruce over Rosewood, you will get warm rosewood sound and infinitely more of the overtone and by adding the Moon Spruce you are also going to gain power and the sweetness.
Indian Rosewood has a straight grain, dark red, purple to brown appearance. It produces deep sweeping lows, and lush like treble. It works well for all music genres and is especially a favorite among finger-style players.
Flying hummingbird inlay used selected abalone and white mother of pearl, along with colorful turquoise stones. eBony headstock veneer with Gotoh UPT tuners with 1 : 4 gear ratio for precise tuning.
Moon Curvy Lines purfling
The hovering hummingbird dance, eat lunch in midair, and pollinate floral rosette. Carefully inlay and use selected material: abalone, white mother of pearl, along with colorful turquoise stones to decorate the beauty. A true handwork to
This is NOT a dry sound sample-
Other Options (Many found in the essential accessories above)
Current Turnaround Time: Amount of time it takes before shipment-
Full Setup: 12-14 Days
Basic Quality Control: 2-3 Days
BASIC QUALITY CONTROL covers inspecting the instrument for any major defects that would have been missed by the factory and any faults in construction that could potentially damage or limit the functionality of the instrument over time. Any defective instruments are rejected and replaced. We make sure that each Ukulele meets the basic standard for a brand new instrument and will be ready to play once you receive it. A final cleanup is also included after inspection before packing and shipment.
Full Setup - FREE for all Ukuleles $399 and over / $20.00 for Ukuleles from $300-399 / $30.00 for Ukuleles Under $300
-Overall QC evaluation: To find defects in construction as well as to get an overall view of the instrument and note the areas that need extra attention and adjustment during the setup.
-Saddle Adjustment: The height of the saddle is lowered to reduce the distance between the strings and the fretboard, making it easier to play than the factory setup, especially higher up the fretboard.
-Nut Slot Adjustment: The depth, width, and angle of the nut slots are adjusted to create a more comfortable playing experience especially on the lower frets.
-Fret Dressing: After adjusting the nut and saddle heights, high spots in the fretboard or uneven frets will potentially cause fret buzz, dead spots, or other unwanted problems. The frets are filed to create a more consistent level across the fretboard. We then crown the frets to return their rounded curvature back to the top of each fret creating a clear contact point for each string. We then smooth and polish the frets and condition the fingerboard to bring them back to new condition.
-Final Cleanup: We always do a final overall cleanup of the instrument to make sure it is in new condition and ready to play before it is prepared for shipment.
Rush Setup & Delivery - Additional $50.00
The RUSH SETUP AND DELIVERY service is for customers who would still like to receive everything included in the full setup but on a shorter time frame. One of our setup technicians will work overtime outside of normal business hours to complete the setup within 2-3 days of the order being placed and immediately hand it over to the shipping department for packing and shipment. The $50.00 rush charge is in addition to the cost of the full setup.
Additional services (see individual product listings to add these services to your order)
Re-stringing: We will replace the factory installed stock string set with a new set of your choosing. Select the “replace stock strings” option when adding your desired string set to the shopping cart.
Strap Button Installation: 1-2 buttons are installed to allow the use of a strap. Color options available.
Pickup installation: for players who would like the option to play or record with amplification.
Friction Tuner Upgrade (friction tuners only): We offer upgrade options for select instruments with friction tuners to be retrofitted with new geared tuners for better precision and comfort when tuning.
Left-handed Setup: Left-handed setups are also available upon request. Occasionally an additional charge may be added for compensated saddles on select models.
For more even more details and FAQ visit our Shipping Page under the Company Info tab at the header menu.
SHIPPING CARRIER OPTIONS:
FedEx is our primary shipping carrier, all orders that qualify for free domestic shipping will be sent using FedEx. UPS and DHL can also be chosen as alternative options upon checkout, USPS is only used for smaller accessory orders.
As soon as the shipping label is created you will be automatically notified via email with tracking information. All packages will be shipped with a signature requirement by default. If you do not wish to have a signature requirement you will need to notify us, either by leaving a note in the “special instructions” when adding the item(s) to your shopping cart or by emailing our shipping department directly. Any shipping related requests (hold/delay/address change) should also be directed to our shipping department ( [email protected]).
NOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: You may also be required to pay import duties/taxes, this will vary depending on your location and the value of the item(s). To estimate these taxes, you can contact your local customs office. Fedex also offers a helpful estimation tool: https://www.fedex.com/en-us/shipping/international.html
UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE PERMIT: If your ukulele contains any amount of shell inlay (abalone or pearl) it will require a permit to be shipped internationally. The cost of this permit is $93.00 USD. We will handle the paperwork and file the permit for you, but the cost of all duties and fees are the responsibility of the customer.
SHIPPING COST will vary depending on the size dimensions and weight of the package as well as the destination. To get a quote, use the “Calculate Shipping Cost” link located next to the “Add to Cart button” on each listing.
This is made even easier when you are already logged in to your customer account. Follow this link to create an account if you don’t already have one go HERE.
FREE SHIPPING: All orders within the USA with a total over $500 will qualify for free FedEx 2-day air shipping.
SHIPMENT AND TRACKING NOTIFICATIONS are sent automatically via email as soon as the shipping label is created so please make sure your email address is accurate when placing the order. Outgoing shipments are picked up by our shipping carriers Monday through Friday.
ACCESSORY AND CASE ORDERS: While non-instrument orders for cases and accessories do not require the same processing time needed for instruments, they do require time for processing and packing. The typical processing time for accessory/case orders is (1-4 business days) depending on current order volume.
CURRENT SETUP PROCESSING TIMES AND DETAILS ARE LOCATED UNDER THE “SETUP OPTIONS” TAB.*
*If you would like to receive your instrument as soon as possible you can forego the full setup process by selecting the “Basic QC Only” option or by selecting the “Full Setup RUSH” option when adding instruments to your shopping cart. More details are available under the “Setup Options” tab.