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Octopus soprano ukulele - yellow natural Octopus soprano ukulele - yellow natural  
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    I brought this Uke after seeing a review elsewhere and was not disappointed. For the price it is a great little instrument. I use that word on purpose as the Ukes you usually get for this price feel somewhat toy like whereas this just feels like a proper instrument. No it isn't perfect, there are a few minor niggles here and there, but they do not affect the playability or sound. Don't get me wrong it doesn't look shabby at all, the flaws are minor and only really noticeable on close scrutiny. The tuners on mine are a little grindy but they work fine. The intonation is spot on, there is plenty of volume coming out of it and the tone is pleasing to my ears, helped by the great strings. I bought this colour as I like the classic acoustic feel it has to it, and I wasn't disappointed at all, in fact I have gone as far as hanging it on my wall as it looks so nice. For a beginner instrument that will serve you for many years you really cannot go wrong with the Octopus.
    Glen, Buckingham, UK 01/02/2017
Octopus soprano ukulele - yellow natural
  • The student/beginner soprano ukulele outfit of the year
  • Pine body & Catalpa Scop. fretboard for improved playability
  • Geared machine heads for more accurate tuning
  • Strung with Aquila Nylgut strings
  • High gloss metallic finish; available in a wide range of colours!
  • Supplied with a quality, Octopus branded gig bag
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Product code: UK200-YN
ManufacturerOctopus Ukulele
Barcode: 5060349484263
Category: Soprano Ukuleles
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These octopus ukuleles are excellent value for money. With their quality pine bodies, mahogany necks, Catalpa Scop. fingerboards and smart metallic finishes, they're a superb beginners' instrument for people of all ages.
They have proved to be particularly popular with schools; the kids find them easy to tune and they love the bright colours.
Ukuleles provide a great introduction to chord structures, intervals and general having fun making music!
Comes fitted with Aquila Nylgut strings
Octopus ukuleles are fitted with Aquila Nylgut strings, widely considered the ukulele world's best strings for intonation and tone.
Soprano ukuleles use re-entrant tuning, where the strings are not ordered from lowest to highest pitch.

Standard ukulele tuning G C E A

Aggie our ukulele expert says:
This Octopus uke in 'natural yellow' is esentially a mini guitar. It's easier to carry around, easier to strum, fewer strings - the perfect starter instrument! As beginner ukuleles go, I've found that the Octopus UK200s really are unbeatable. The finish is top quality and the Aquila strings make a good, clear sound. Do bear in mind that the tuning can take a week or two to settle and the strings may need pre-stretching - see this blog for really helpful instructions on how to pre-stretch. The bag won't last forever but it's weatherproof and the zip works so what more do you need?"
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  • Reviewed 5 out of 5 Reviewed 5 out of 5 Reviewed 5 out of 5 Reviewed 5 out of 5 Reviewed 5 out of 5
    I brought this Uke after seeing a review elsewhere and was not disappointed. For the price it is a great little instrument. I use that word on purpose as the Ukes you usually get for this price feel somewhat toy like whereas this just feels like a proper instrument. No it isn't perfect, there are a few minor niggles here and there, but they do not affect the playability or sound. Don't get me wrong it doesn't look shabby at all, the flaws are minor and only really noticeable on close scrutiny. The tuners on mine are a little grindy but they work fine. The intonation is spot on, there is plenty of volume coming out of it and the tone is pleasing to my ears, helped by the great strings. I bought this colour as I like the classic acoustic feel it has to it, and I wasn't disappointed at all, in fact I have gone as far as hanging it on my wall as it looks so nice. For a beginner instrument that will serve you for many years you really cannot go wrong with the Octopus.
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