View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Join Date Jul 2019 Posts 19. Ever since launching Clara, a concert ukulele made of our own Ekoa® fiber, folks wanted to understand it and how it compares with carbon fiber. I'm a lefty so offering to put the fret markers on the other side of the neck would be great when ordering. There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. Nice! I am thrilled to bits with the result. If you enjoy this blog, donations are welcomed to allow me to invest more time in bringing you ukulele articles. I realize it's nitpicky, but to me, it's ugly, looks rough and unfinished. Aside from the Google ads, I don't get paid to write this blog and for reasons of impartiality a not sponsored by brands or stores. I'm hoping for a tenor guitar or Baritone ukulele 19 or 20 inch scaleD.G.B.E Tuning. And here's the Pono Attached Images. With regards to the pricing, I signed up for the basic acoustic model, but when the it got close to fulfilment, KLŌS contacted me about options. I got one of these and have changed out the strings. Perfect for travel and home. We've taken all of our experience building thousands of guitars to create the most durable and amazing sounding carbon fiber ukulele out there. It was another hundred bucks, but when you are investing that much, you want it right! I liked that feature as now pulling tension from the strings is on the body vs. directly on the bridge itself. The Klos Ukulele uses the same design idea from their guitar and delivers a tenor ukulele scale instrument from the same super strong carbon fibre. Does anyone have experience with both of them and how they compare. 10-25-2020, 05:50 PM #3. maddogsauce. True, the headstock does look a bit funny. … View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date Apr 2019 Posts 83. It would be a great working uke to take on the road. A great little road warrior! For that kind of money, I'd way rather have the neck made from carbon fibre too. The latter having been our tone material of choice for the previous 8 eight years. I can't believe, with all those other options, you can only get a slotted bridge made of wood. Copyright © 2008 - 2020 Got A Ukulele / Barry Maz - All Rights Reserved, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Click the logo to help. Blackbird farallon vs klos I currently own a klos that I really enjoy but have been reading … That is to say, it's those super strong, super light carbon fibres in a resin much used widely in the automotive and sporting worlds to create lightweight and ultra strong products. Back in 2011 I bought my first truly serious ukulele - the Kanile'a K-1 Tenor. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 01-07-2020, 02:53 AM #1. Is the farallon a clear step up and is it’s material as durable to temperature changes as the carbon fiber klos? Being made of CF, it should be up to the bangs and bumps, and abuse that happens in transport. Learn more about why this ukulele will change your life! Blackbird makes Ekoa guitars and ukuleles including Clara, Farallon, Savoy, and El Capitan. Thread Tools. I absolutely love the chiming tone. Please make one available soon!! It would be awesome! I'm with you regarding a Baritone. Your donations all go back into the site to allow me to keep bringing you reviews, and in the end the ukuleles acquired are given to local schools and charities. Looks good,sounds good. Klos Full Carbon Fiber Pono TE-MD Blue Mango Fanner T Style Electric Flame Maple Outdoor Ukulele Tenor Blackbird Clara Mele Mango Baritone UBass: Mayones Cali 4 Cocobolo Top / Kala California Koa Fretless. To understand the differences, it helps exploring the greater context of composites manufacturing in general as well as Blackbird composite process specifically. It was flawless, I still own it and adore it. I dislike painted necks, the sandpaper would come out if it were mine. Wdh777. Maybe they could make the headstock a bit larger but keep the unique design. I ended up with fluorocarbon strings, black tusq nut and saddle, black ratio tuners, and my name engraved on the neck. Ukulele Boards; Uke Talk; Blackbird farallon vs klos; Results 1 to 3 of 3 Thread: Blackbird farallon vs klos. (0 members and 1 guests), I currently own a klos that I really enjoy but have been reading alot about the blackbird farallon and I’m considering selling the klos for the farallon. It's not actually the first time that carbon fibre has been used to create a ukulele… Patreon pledges, large or small, all help keep this site going!! Innovative all carbon fiber ukulele from Blackbird guitar in San Francisco. I'd rather have a passive pickup too, don't like batteries in my uke.Good review, Baz. Hi Baz, I got mine through Indigogo about three weeks ago, and it is all the good things you say it is. Thanks,, I was surprised to find that even though it has a slotted bridge, they still drilled through the body and tied off the strings inside.