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Kala Brand Music Introduces USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Basses

Kala USA Acoustic-Electric Koa U-Bass bodyUkelele company Kala Brand Music made heads turn five years ago with the introduction of the U-Bass, a ukelele sized bass with proprietary polyurethane strings. The company is now celebrating the five year milestone by introducing the USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic wood U-Bass series.

Built in Petaluma, California, the new models feature figured bodies of either Hawaiian Koa, Flame Maple, or Peruvian Walnut. Their mahogany necks are shaped with a vintage P-style neck contour, then topped with a rosewood fingerboard. Similar to previous U-Bass incarnations, the USA Exotic series has a 21-inch scale and 16 frets.

Each bass is fitted with custom LR Baggs U-Bass electronics designed specifically for the U-Bass. Other features include custom Hipshot tuners, a custom Kala inlay, and a rosewood bridge.

The Kala USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Basses ship in deluxe tweed hardshell cases. They’re available for order now with prices ranging from $2299 to $2799.

Kala USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Bass Photos:

Kala USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Bass Details:

Scale:21″
Strings:Proprietary Polyurethane
Body:Flame Maple, Hawaiian Koa, or Peruvian Walnut
Neck:Mahogany
Neck Contour:Vintage P-Style
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Frets:16 (Fretless optional)
Tuners:Hipshot
Pickup/Electronics:LR Baggs Custom
Bridge:Rosewood
Case:Deluxe Tweed Hard Case

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