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Kanile'a Koa Gloss Super Tenor (K-1 ST Tru-R, #21593)

Kanile'a Koa Gloss Super Tenor (K-1 ST Tru-R, #21593)
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Kanile'a Koa Gloss Super Tenor (K-1 ST Tru-R, #21593)
The instrument pictured is the one available!

The Super Tenor is not something we are used to seeing. We know the super soprano and super concert are longer scale, but the Super Tenor is Super because of its body size, not its scale. It is still a normal 17" tenor scale and has the tenor sound, but with more resonance and sustain. This does not make a huge difference in tone, but it does add some sustain and overtones for extra beautiful tone. If you are recording or just looking for that epic Hawaiian tone, you'll love this beauty. The koa is not upgraded but as you can see, it's among the most beautiful you will see and the gloss finish really shows it off well.

Take a listen as Corey gives us a raw sound sample of this Hawaiian tenor.

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The instrument pictured AND in the video is the one available here!

New 2019 model with the new Tru-R bracing, ebony appointments, and mother of pearl logo and fretboard dots.

This type of super tenor is not something we are used to seeing. We know the super soprano and super concert are longer scale, but the Super Tenor is Super because of its body size, not its scale. It is still a normal 17" tenor scale and has the tenor sound, but with more resonance and sustain. This does not make a huge difference in tone, but it does add some sustain and overtones for extra beautiful tone. If you are recording or just looking for that epic Hawaiian tone, you'll love this beauty. The koa is not upgraded but as you can see, it's among the most beautiful you will see and the gloss finish really shows it off well.

Take a listen as Corey gives us a raw sound sample of this Hawaiian super tenor.

Includes hardshell case and Herco Humidifier!

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Specs
  • Select Koa body
  • Ebony fretboard and bridge
  • Mother of Pearl logo and position dots
  • South American mahogany neck
  • Rounded back
  • Bridge pins
  • Chrome geared Grover tuners
  • UV-cured high gloss polyester finish
  • Aquila Corde strings
  • Kanile'a Gig Case
  • Humistat Model 1 Humidifier included
  • Options

    Includes new deluxe Kanile’a gig case. This is a gig bag but with hard panels in it for extra protection and is one of the best carry cases out there.

    Setup Options

    Most people shop with us because of the extensive quality control and final setup work we provide, at no extra cost, on all ukuleles we ship out. However, this is time-consuming work and creates a delay in shipping. We now offer "Expedited Setup" for those wanting to receive their instrument faster. See details on the Full Setup and Expedited Setup options, along with current turnaround times for each at the link- HERE.

    Extra Options

    One of the options for this ukulele is to trade out the Herco HE-360, included humidifier, for the more expensive Oasis Ukulele Humidifier (OH-18 or OH-5+ for extremely dry climates) at a discount. This is required if you live in a low humidity area (parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, etc.),or areas with winter seasons, especially if you heat the air in your home. For more info, refer to the Ukulele Care link at the bottom of this page. If you need to humidify the instrument, you also need a hard case for a humidifier to properly work. You need to maintain the humidifier by refilling it as needed. 

    Put a note in the Special Instructions, if you have any special preferences that the setup, or shipping department, should be aware of. 

    After adding this instrument to your cart, create your own package by adding a case or accessories from the website.

    Under the Accessories tab, customize this instrument by adding strap button(s) or, your choice of pickup for plugging in. We recommend either the MiSi, or the LR Baggs pickup for this ukulele.

    Get a free shipping quote by adding this to your cart. If your cart reaches $400 dollars,or more, orders to the US, will receive free UPS 2 day shipping. Two days is the time in transit. Before being shipped your instrument first goes through our setup department, so you get the best instrument for your money. For more information on our setup process, turnaround time, shipping, and return policies, refer to the links below in our footer.

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    Setup Options

     

    Current Turnaround Time: Amount of time before shipping-
    Full Setup: 6-10 Days
    Full Setup RUSH: 2-4 days
    Basic QC Only: 2-4 days

    Basic Quality Control - $0.00 (Always Free)

    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 - $40.00 for Ukuleles Under $399 / Free for Ukuleles $399+ 


    Includes:


    -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. 

     

     

    Shipping Information

     

    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 ( veronica@theukulelesite.com). 

    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.

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