Recording King - RU-998 Metal Body Ukulele - Rosewood Fingerboard, Nickel plated Bell Brass

Item # GTSRU998
| Mfg # RU998
| UPC # 840246024794
Our Price: $429.99
Retail: $573.99 | You Save: 25%
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Made from an entirely European bell brass body and featuring a 6" hand-spun Recording King cone, this resonator ukulele adds a unique twist to the classic Hawaiian instrument. This unique instrument features a mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard, Champion-style friction tuners, pearloid headstock overlay and a bell brass coverplate.

The RU-998 has fantastic projection and a bark that is uncommon yet very appealing for a ukulele. Includes featherweight case.


  • Body: Nickel-Plated Bell Brass
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Cone Material: Hand Spun Aluminum
  • Cone: Recording King, 6"
  • Coverplate: Diamond
  • Headstock: Plated Recording King Logo
  • Headstock Overlay: Pearloid
  • Tailpiece: Bell Brass
  • Bridge: Hard Maple
  • Position Markers: M.O.P.
  • Dot Tuners: Champion-Style Friction
  • Nut, Width: 1-3/8"
  • Scale Length: 15"
  • Depth: 2.5"
  • Upper Bout: 5-7/8"
  • Lower Bout: 7-5/8"
  • Body Length: 10-5/8"
  • Total Length: 23"
  • Finish Options: Nickel-Plated Bell Brass (RU-998)

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Beginning as a house brand in the 1930’s for Montgomery Ward, Recording King acoustic guitars and banjos were developed during the Golden Age of musical craftsmanship. The name's historic legacy is upheld today with impeccable workmanship and enhancements.