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MUSIKMESSE 2012: Vintage electric ukes unveiled

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MUSIKMESSE 2012: Vintage electric ukes unveiled

Four new Vintage and Laka by Vintage electric ukuleles have been added to the John Hornby Skewes & Co catalogue, along with several new SpongeBob SquarePants instruments.

The Vintage VUKE1 is a nylon-strung soprano model with eastern poplar body, set maple neck, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, plastic nut, 15 frets piezo pickup, Volume and Tone controls, open geared machine heads and Gloss Sunburst finish.

The Laka by Vintage VUV2 is a steel-strung concert ukulele with basswood body, maple bolt-on neck, ebony nut, 18 frets, single coil and piezo pickups, Volume, Tone and Pickup Blend controls, diecast covered machine heads and a Satin Sunburst finish.

The VUVS6 (pictured) and VUV100 nylon-strung concert instruments feature mahogany bodies, set mahogany necks, 18 frets, ebony nuts, piezo pickups, Volume and Tone controls and diecast covered machine heads. The VUVS6 includes an acacia top and Satin Transparent Red finish, while the VUV100 comes with a Satin Sunburst finish.

All Laka electric ukes are equipped with 3.5mm MP3 and headphone sockets.

The new additions to the SpongeBob SquarePants Real Musical Instruments line start with the SBG78 7/8 size electric guitar outfit. The guitar has a full sized neck and it comes with a Micro Blaster amp with Volume, Tone and Overdrive controls, carry bag, strap, cable, pick and tutorial DVD.

The SBG34 is a 3/4 size outfit. The guitar has a built-in speaker and you also get a strap, pick, and DVD.

The SBG01 Junior Guitar Outfit comprises a nylon-string guitar, bag, strap, pitch pipe, spare strings, pick and instructions.

The SBUP2 Pineapple Ukulele Outfit consists of a nylon-strung wooden uke with geared machines, bag, pitch pipe, plectrum, the SBUK1 includes a classic shaped model and the SBUV3 features a Flying 'V' shaped instrument.

The JHS Guitar Stand can be found at Stand H12 in Hall 4.0.

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Tags: jhs , vintage guitars , john hornby skewes & co , spongebob squarepants , ukuleles , Musikmesse 2012 , spongebob squarepants instruments

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