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Wilko Play Wooden Guitar £5.00 instore

shirika Avatar
2y, 2w agoFound 2 years, 2 weeks ago
When I went to buy the wooden castle someone post
Yesterday I also found this wooden guitar in £5
Come in nice box
Original price £10
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#1
I believe it's called a ukulele
#2
I don't know on the box it's say wooden guitar
Four diff string for your child to create their very own melody
For 3+
#3
I can't understand why voted cold when in elc and toys r us same guitar cost over 20£
#4
Yep its a Soprano ukulele and this will only be good enough for as a toy, not a playable instrument.

Why?

The tuners are compression fit tuners. So they work loose/slip and will not keep strings in tune.
Any half-decent basic uke will have geared machineheads/tuners.

The strings themselves will be pretty much useless and need stretching in for a LONG time before they are workable and then still sound pants. i'm yet to see a sub £20 uke that can realistically be played with its included strings.

Replacement strings will cost about £5 for some decent Aquila strings. Plus paying someone else to fit them if you don't know how. Uke strings do take a little while to stretch in as they are nylon.

Good luck if you find one which has been built with the correct neck angle. I've seen many and none are usable.

OR, spend a bit more like £26 for something more usable OR i'd recommend £34 for a Makala dolphin which comes in lots of cool colours for kids, includes a bag, they also come with Aquila strings now if you get the latest stock. It'll play fine and not sound awful!

Edited By: cRuNcHiE on Jan 06, 2015 19:45
#5
shirika
I can't understand why voted cold when in elc and toys r us same guitar cost over 20£

The one in ELC has geared machine heads, not the same. They also wrongly call it a guitar.

A Guitar has 6 strings, usually steel on a western acoustic or nylon on a classical guitar. Tuned E A D G B E.
You usually only get smaller guitars that are classical guitars.
Smaller steel strung guitars should be tuned a higher pitch usually, otherwise the strings will buzz/flop around a lot due to lower tension with shorter neck.

A ukelele has 4 nylon strings. Tuned G C E A usually.
A soprano ukulele is the smallest type of uke.

Edited By: cRuNcHiE on Jan 06, 2015 19:56
#6
shirika
I don't know on the box it's say wooden guitar
Four diff string for your child to create their very own melody
For 3+
oh @ fair 8m:mbbbvb
#7
I am reasonably sure this is not intended as serious instrument but for £5 does it matter. Let the little ones rock 8) HEAT ADDED.
#8
I can understand what you are saying but i bought it for play toy for my 2 year old.
#9
He is only 2
U like this guys that want to make someone profesional in soccer or guitar when they 2 years:-)
They any way break it...:-) its for fun
Why i will spend alot of money in such asmall age when evrything any way go to the floor...
#10
Heat added x

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