MAKAI Spruce Top with Mahognay back and sides Bass Ukulele with pick up .
This particular Uke Bass comes with steel , wound , strings for a punchy , tight acoustic sound .
We made some entirely handmade Mele bass ukuleles a few years ago and sold them for $1200 and up, but we have been wanting to provide an affordable model for the working musician, and here it is, at $499!
Unlike all the other bass ukuleles in its price range. We included onboard electronics because the sound, when played through a good acoustic bass amplifier or PA , it Delivers THUNDEROUS fundamental tones, good sustain, and a very pleasant overall timbre with accurate intonation all the way up the neck! 16 jumbo nickel frets, Hipshot-style tuners.