|Lidl's Clifton Ukulele Set|
You should know me well enough by now to realise that I'm often just as happy with a budget instrument as I am with the high end stuff. It's what you do with it that counts. I haven't found a uke yet that I haven't managed to get some tune or other out of. For me, that's part of the charm of the instrument. I believe that "The Clifton" was bought from Lidl as a once-only promotional offer.
If that puts you off then you're reading the wrong blog. Please leave now.
|Clifton Finest Musical Instruments - Sopran Ukulele - IAN 74440|
This is the sticker from inside the sound-hole. I thought at first that
"Sopran" was a typo, but if Google Translate is to believed, it's
German for soprano. I've been to the website mentioned in the bottom
right hand corner, but couldn't find any mention of this particular
|Here's a picture of the head. It's nothing special, but as you can|
see, it's not shoddy either.
|This was the only bit of set-up I had to do. The friction tuning pegs needed|
tightening up to allow me to tune the strings. I'm so pro that I didn't even need
to follow the instructions ;-)
|Here's a shot of the tuning pegs and neck. It has a nice vintage feel to it|
|The box bills this as a "Ukulele Set" and this I think is because|
it includes a DVD and instruction booklet. I've not
watched the DVD, but I've flicked through
the booklet and there is the standard fare of basic
beginner-type info. See this section above on plucktrums.
|Here's a picture of the booklet and DVD|
|And finally, I've included a picture of the box.|