BIG BUFO
BARITONE BODY
BASS
Please check the
dedicated bass site at:
www.bassuke.com
Please check the
dedicated bass site at:
www.bassuke.com
The Big Bufo Bass is available in fretted or fretless. Tuned E-A-D-G, with either nylon
string in the 4th / 5th harp octave or polyurethane in the 5th / 6th octave ( upright double
bass ) tuning. The playing scale is a comfortable 20.16" and the instrument fits into a
standard baritone ukulele case. Sound amplification via K&K Sound pickups. Hipshot
Ultralite tuning machines.
Big Bufo
Nylon String
Big Bufo
Polyurethane String
Fretless bass in macassar ebony with
curly redwood top, amboyna burl
rosettes, koa neck & binding.
Fretted bass in figured myrtle with ebony
binding.
Fretless bass in macassar with very curly
redwood top. F-holes and rear access
door. Trimmed in curly koa,
Road Toad Big Bufo
Bass 'Ukuleles use:
SEMI-HOLLOW BODY BASS
arrived in September 2006!
click here for more info
The Semi-hollow body bass comes as a fretless model. Tuned E-A-D-G, with
polyurethane in the upright double bass tuning. The playing scale is a longer 20.938" and the
instrument fits into a standard baritone ukulele case. Sound amplification via K&K Sound
pickups. Hipshot Ultralite tuning machines. The instrument pictured is a 5 string prototype
with a low B string. The stadard instrument is a 4 string
Click here for an mp3 sound clip c/o Chris Hadden of HI.
Click here for additional pictures!
BABY BUFO TENOR BODY BASS
arrived in October 2006!
The Baby Bufo Bass is based on a tenor 'ukulele sized body and is available fretless,
with or without inlaid fretlines. Tuned E-A-D-G with polyurethane strings in upright
double bass tuning. The playing scale is a comfortable 20.16" and the instrument fits into
a standard tenor ukulele case. Sound amplification via K&K Sound pickups. Hipshot
Ultralite tuning machines. Easy through the tail block string mounting.
5 string semi-h0llow protoype
/ development model
TADPOLE CONCERT BODY BASS
The new Tadpole Bass is the smallest of the Road Toad 4 string bass family and is
based on a shallow concert 'ukulele sized body. It is available fretless, with or without
inlaid fretlines. Tuned E-A-D-G with polyurethane strings in upright double bass tuning.
The playing scale is a 18.01"" and the instrument fits into a concert ukulele case. Sound
amplification via K&K Sound pickups. Hipshot Ultralite tuning machines. Easy through
the tail block string mounting. Weight of the below example is 1 lb, 9 oz.
Click on image for
more info
U-Bass Video at Kala Brand Music with the
original K&K Sound pickup prototype.
NEW!
KALA U-BASS
BARITONE BODY BASS
The Kala U-Bass is a colaboration effort
between Road Toad Music and Kala Brand
Music Company. It is available in fretted or
fretless. It is tuned E-A-D-G featuring the
Road Toad Pahoehoe bass strings.

Additional features:
  • Hipshot Ultralite tuning machines.
  • Shadow Bass Pickup
  • Solid Mahogany Body
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Includes Case
Fretted or Fretless........ $525.00
Fretless Solid Mahogany
bass shown with Pahoehoe
*Dreads - colored bass strings.
Fretted Solid Mahogany
bass with standard black
Pahoehoe bass strings.
*Black Pahoehoe Bass Strings are installed
standard on all Kala U-bass models.
Pahoehoe Dreads are sold separately.
For Sale - Strings
For Sale - Instruments
Kala Spruce top
Fretted bass.

Solid Spruce Top
with Laminate
Mahogany Back
and Sides. Includes
Kala Deluxe Bag.
$400.00