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    Fantastic, speedy delivery, Storm Caroline notwithstanding. Easily erected and I like the clips rather than screws. Lightweight feature particularly relevant as I am expecting to fly to Norway in 2018...
    Peter Hurst, Shetland on 10/12/2017
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    Thankyou for your speedy and efficient service. The case I bought is good value and well made. The only negative point I wish to make is the UPS packing box. If I had been an older person with...
    Chris Smith, Dunstable, Bedfordshire on 05/12/2017

    Our reply on 05/12/2017
    Thank you for placing such a detailed review, the contents of which is important and will be under careful consideration for changing our packing. Thank you.

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    Great little tuner, works well. Happy with service and product. Would buy here again.
    barniemac, Shipley. UK on 04/12/2017
Makala Waterman plastic soprano ukulele with FREE bag - aqua blue
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  • Moulded plastic polycarbonate body, extremely reliable
  • Great overall tuning stability thanks to quality Aquila strings
  • Geared machine tuners
  • Water resistant and very easy to keep clean
  • Complete with bag
Product code: 133717
Category: Soprano Ukuleles
our price inc.VAT
RRP £37.99
£25.45 when you buy 12
£23.66 when you buy 24
£22.40 when you buy 36
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The Makala Waterman series of soprano ukuleles are something of a departure from the norm. They are constructed entirely from a very high grade plastic carbonate. This has a number of advantages - firstly, and perhaps most importantly, is the overall longevity of the instrument. Plastic does not warp or change shape due to temperature change. It is this which makes the Waterman the ideal school purchase but also the ideal traveling or festival instrument - the uke is completely waterproof and very easy to keep clean. The plastic molded body has no joins so there are no weak points in the overall construction. Secondly, plastic molded construction enables the sort of consistency of manufacture that is impossible to achieve with wood products and at this level an entirely consistent instrument is important, especially if a school is purchasing multiple units.

But what of the sound? Wooden instruments are known to sound better aren't they? After all, you don't see a plastic violin or piano? Whilst this is true, it has to be remembered that standard soprano ukuleles are produced from very cost effective wood. Also, the soprano ukulele does not have a huge sound chamber. Additionally the overall sound quality is effected enormously of course by the quality of the strings, and in this case the high end Aquila strings do their job very well! The sound is resonant and has a nice overall depth and is comparable to that of its wooden cousins.

So, the Waterman is a winner! It is hard wearing, easy to clean, has excellent tuning stability, is waterproof and sounds great. Whats not to like?
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