As you may have read in our previous page, the Lanikai brand of uke represents quality at a great price. At the time of writing, the brand’s most popular and affordable range its LU series.
If you are a first-time player looking for a great uke or if you are an acoustic multi-instrumentalist on the hunt for ‘new strings to your bow’, the LU series from Lanikai (made by Hohner) is just the type of musical instrument that should suit your needs.
The Lanikai LU-21C is excellently made and features rosewood fretboard, chrome die-cast tuners and NATO wood based construction complete with white binding. It is one of the top ten selling ukuleles on amazon.
As a concert-sized uke (as opposed to the more common soprano-size) features include a larger body and a 15-inch scale length that helps to deliver more volume and a deeper tone, while still being able to maintain that distinguishable ukulele sound.
Read on below or see more about this model and prices on amazon - Lanikai LU-21 Concert Size Ukulele.
The product specifications of this instrument include:
- Concert-sized (at 15-inch scale, slightly larger in comparison to the more common soprano-size)
- Die-cast tuners, tuning machines made from chrome, giving a solid platform to play on.
- Easy to play
- Rosewood Fretboard, for a great tone to your music.
- Dot Inlays on the 18 Fret-size fretboard.
- Nato (A.K.A.’Eastern Mahogany’) sides, back and top. This wood ensures a beautifully playable uke.
- Complete with white binding for a nice finish in terms of looks.
- Weighs approximately 1.2 pounds
- Product Dimensions – 24.2 x 8.4 x 3.1 inches
- The LU-21C is the brand’s best selling ukulele that is concert-sized.
One of the benefits of owning the LU21C is that it is designed for players either that are just starting out, or players that are more experienced. Furthermore, Lanikai makes instruments that have a balance between the innovative and the traditional; therefore, players will be able to find exactly what they want.
This video gives an idea of the sound from this model:
An acoustic-electric version is available – Read our review of the LU-21 CE
Customers on Amazon.com give the LU-21C a 4.4 star rating, with most happy to report how wonderful the product is for them:
‘This is my first uke and I absolutely love it! Great for starters who aren’t really sure whether or not they want to start playing.’
‘It’s worth the price, you can’t go wrong with it, especially if you’re a beginner like me. I hope this helped!’
‘I bought this uke totally on a whim and I couldn’t be happier. I did not know much about ukuleles, however I did do some research into what type of ukulele I should buy and this model kept coming up as reliable, sturdy and has a good sound’
Read the reviews in full by clicking the link below.
The Lanikai LU-21C Ukulele is a great budget choice for the casual, experienced or beginner ukulele player. It is a very nice concert ukulele at a great price. Should you purchase this LU-series baby, you will not be disappointed!
To get more details on the model, and latest prices, click this link to amazon (one can usually get the guaranteed lowest price there, along with free shipping).