Flight TUS50 Salamander Travel Soprano Ukulele
Plastic Fantastic! Conventional wisdom will say that plastic ukuleles are cheap, low-quality substitutes for “the real thing”. Well, it’s time to kick conventional wisdom out the door! With a body built unapologetically from plastic and a laminate linden top, the sound quality of these ukuleles will blow you away, and their durability will make them Keith Richards’ instrument of choice after Armageddon hits. These ukes are perfect for rainy festivals, cramped overhead lockers, moody teenagers, and ukulele teachers working with young children.
Flight TUS50 Salamander
Soprano Travel Ukulele
Let Your Music Take
Thanks to a wider arched ABS back, this baby has more volume in middle range than your average soprano, while also resonating better and sounding brighter. It is needless to mention the durability and resistance to humidity changes, the main enemies of the wooden ukuleles.
The TUS50 uses laminate walnut for the sound board. Walnut is a fascinating heartwood, preferred by luthiers for both its malleability and beauty. Walnut is stiffer and denser than Mahogany, so its tone is brighter, as bright as Koa. However, open grains allow for a more present midrange that splits the difference between Rosewood and Mahogany. And on top of that – it looks simply great! The beautiful grain, paired with our hand-drawn Salamander design is already winning many admirers the world over!
ABS Neck & Fingerboard
The neck and fingerboard of the TUS50 are made from ABS plastic. It is a perfect solution for entry class ukuleles, since it is not prone to any weather changes. You will never get a sharp fret or bent neck in any of our Travel ukuleles. The neck surface imitates the wood pattern, to avoid a feeling of cheap plastic.
Pitch perfect quality.
Zero fret & ABS Saddle
Zero fret paired with unique bridge construction keeps the string action low and intonation on point. Since the plastic is never going to move, you will never have to deal with any additional work on the saddle.
It all starts with the head.
Good-looking and easy to tune.
Headstock design is an integral part of our identity. The headstock veneer of TUS50 is made of laminate walnut to match the sound board. All Flight ukuleles feature a carefully-designed headstock fitted with geared tuners that will always stay in tune.
Always ready to go
The final touch that the Travel Ukulele needed was a cool gig bag to accompany it on your travels. We chose the blue denim colour to compliment your style and also to make the bag stand out from the standard black that everyone else seems to favour.
Learn in style.
The ukulele comes with the Flight start-up booklet to help you on the road to future ukulele fame. It is packed with all the necessary information needed for a quick start including chord charts, strumming patterns and tabs for an original song by Elise Ecklund!
We also included a cool sticker pack from Flight.
Every tiny detail matters.
Body Shape: Soprano (15 frets)
Back & Side: ABS
Color: Natural Wood
Strings: Aquila Nylgut
Strap Button: Yes
Nut & Saddle: ABS
Nut Width: 36mm
Position Markers: 5th, 7th, 10th and 12th frets.
Premium Features: Aquila Strings, Strap Button, Zero Fret, Wooden Top, Arched back, Open Geared Tuners, ABS Fretboard, Side Dots.
See the Flight TUS50 Travel Soprano Ukulele in Action.