FARALLON EKOA TENOR UKULELE

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One of the greatest ukuleles I’ve seen in 10 years of reviewing nearly 200 instruments- Barry Maz, Got a Ukulele?

Farallon, named for the islands that lie off the coast of San Francisco, is the one and only tenor crafted from Ekoa®—our high-performance material made of natural linen fiber and bioresin. Farallon’s ‘double top’ soundboard is lighter than wood and tuned for a powerful vintage tone. This ecological composite is also structurally superior to vintage old-growth wood, increasing resonance along with complete temperature and humidity stability. The rugged hollow neck one-piece structure enhances projection further providing you with unmatched dynamics and the ultimate playing experience. 

Farallon includes a heavy padded soft case and strap buttons. Build time 8-10 weeks.
For more Farallon details be sure to scroll below and click on the info tabs. Still have questions? Please use our online contact form, or call us at (415) 625-0977.
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Construction Ekoa® natural linen composite
Top Ekoa® bi-directional double top
Fretboard Width at 12 Fret 1.75 in (44.45 mm)
Fretboard Width at Nut 1.4 in (35.51mm)
Neck material Ekoa® natural linen composite
Side Markers 5, 7, 10, &12 (side dots only)
Bridge Material Composite, satin finish
Neck Shape C Shape
Neck Reinforcement Static truss Rod
Bridge String Spacing 1.5 in (38.1 mm)
Saddle Micarta
Nut Material Graphtech
Fretboard Material Composite, Satin Finish
Tuning Machines Gotoh UPT
Headstock Ekoa® Natural linen
Headplate Ekoa® bi-directional
Recommended Strings Oasis Warm
Case Ballistic Nylon Gig Bag
Electronics Optional Mi-Si Rechargeable Pickup
Scale Length 17 in (431.8 mm)
Fretwire Medium
Finish Satin
Dimensions 26.5 in x 9.35 in x 3.25 in
Weight 1.3 lbs (0.5 Kilos)
Number of Frets Clear 14
Number of Frets Total 19

Ken Middleton
Farallon[is] a new tenor ukulele from Blackbird Guitars of San Francisco. It is high-end Ekoa instrument which has undergone a great deal of meticulous development. As a result, it has a warm, rich and elegant tone and is extremely playable. I loved it.



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