During this time we may know the ukulele is made of wood. But apparently since the 1950s, the ukulele has begun mass-produced with non-wood raw materials, one of which is plastic. When compared with wooden ukulele, plastic ukulele may have quality underneath. But in terms of light, and the rapid process of making, ukulele made of plastic can be selected.
With the quality is below wooden ukulele, ukulele made of plastics usually have cheaper prices. Ukulele of plastic could be the choice of beginners who want to learn ukulele with capital that is not too much.
Besides the price is cheaper, plastic ukulele usually comes in bright colors that are cheerful. So is suitable for being used by young men with spirited retro. The finishing of the ukulele is also very modern to make young men more in love to play the ukulele. If previously ukulele identical to the older people, the ukulele made of plastic provides an opportunity for young people to play music with the traditional taste yet modern packaging.
With the material is lightweight and safe, ukulele of plastic is very easy to carry anywhere, just walk to a friend’s house or go camping. In addition, this ukulele is also safe when played by children.
At first, the emergence of a plastic ukulele starts from production conducted by Maccafferi. When the ukulele enthusiasts of plastic as the raw materials are increasing, more and more manufacturers produced lots of plastic ukuleles.
Based on the various existing review, although the appearance is very beautiful and attractive, but the plastic ukulele has some drawbacks. The first is in terms of sound quality is obviously much different from the wooden ukulele. As is usually the sound produced by wooden ukulele so steady, melodious and beautiful. Ukulele made of plastic produces sound shriller than and not as strong as wooden ukulele. Although it can be overcome by replacing the default strings with strings used on wooden ukulele, but the plastic material on the ukulele body was also greatly affect the quality of sound produced. Therefore, if ever you really want to buy a ukulele out of plastic, you should choose the material is made from a combination of plastic and wood.
Second because it is made of plastic, some users claimed that the body of the ukulele was very slippery and uncomfortable to hold and play. If it is too slippery, it would be very annoying when we wanted to play it. The third one is actually plastic ukulele looks like a toy guitar than a real musical instrument. It would be a nice gift for your children who loves much musical instrument. When buying musical instruments of course we want to get the satisfaction of the sounds produced. If the same quality of sound produced by a musical instrument toys, of course, would be a loss to buy it.
Well, after you know some of the positives and negatives effects of the plastic ukulele, are you interested in buying them? Please you decide for yourself.