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Blackbird SG Steel String Tenor Electric Ukulele (Built to order, ships in 18 days)

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All Blackbird Series ukuleles are built to order!  Your instrument will ship 18 days after your order.

The Blackbird Series features classic guitar designs reimagined for ukulele. This tier offers multiple pickup combinations, ornate craftsmanship, expanded electronics, and more advanced features. These are USA made, professional quality steel string ukuleles built with premium quality materials.  Experience the highest level of ukulele quality with the Sparrow Blackbird series!



This Blackbird Series ukulele is "built to order" and will ship 18 days after your order.  Click here for more information on the Sparrow Blackbird Series.

You will love the sound and feel of this solid body steel string electric tenor ukulele!  The action is smooth and low and the intonation is spot on.  Thanks to our 19:1 ratio low backlash tuning gears, this uke is easy to dial in and stays in tune wonderfully. The body features the classic "SG" aesthetic and the multiple pickups offer 3 different unique sound options!

This tenor size model features Richlite fingerboard, Cherry Body (White finish), Mahagony neck and Chrome pickup bobbins. The classic Gibson style fret markers are Maple.

The pickups sport Alnico V magnets and yield a rich and touch sensitive tone and exceptional clarity. 

Both pickups are humbuckers and feature rich tone and low signal to noise ratio.  The 3-way switch offers 3 tonal combinations.

The Mahogany neck is easily adjusted with a modern, 2-way truss rod ensuring proper setup in any season or climate.  The fingerboard has a 12" radius for easy playability.

The body is designed for ergonomics and comfort.  This tenor is perfectly balanced and wonderfully comfortable.  

All Sparrow ukuleles are strung with our custom selected set of GHS strings to ensure the perfect balance of feel, playability, ergonomics, tone and intonation.  This uke comes standard with DGBE tuning.

The action is low and light.  This uke is setup to shred!


Size: Tenor (17" scale length)

Woods:   Cherry body (White finish), and Mahogany neck.  Richlite fingerboard and Chrome pickup bobbins

Strings:   DGBE D'addario  custom set: .034, .024, .016, .012.    

Electronics:  The controls are standard volume and tone with a 3-way switch to toggle between pickup options.  All the bridge saddles are properly grounded to provide the quietest operation possible.

Each pickup has it's own volume and tone knob allowing for independent adjustment and full control over the tonal options.

This model offers 3 pickup tones:

1) Bridge humbucker - switch position 1

2) Bridge humbucker combined with neck humbucker - switch position 2

3) Neck humbucker - switch position 3

Truss Rod:   Two way adjustable truss rod.

Tuning:  DGBE

Fretboard Radius: 12"

Bridge:  We use individual string saddles to allow for optimum string spacing for the best feel and performance. The bridge saddles have individually adjustable intonation screws as well as standard height adjustment.

Nut:  The nut is hand carved out of bone. The nut width is 1.5″.

Tuners: 19:1 ratio geared tuners.

This model comes with 2 strap buttons installed and is ready to rock!