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Dear valued customers,

April is the starting month of the year at the schools and the government in Japan.
Many freshmen and graduates enter the new environment with hope.
Two fresh employees will joined HOSCO Inc.
By the way the Musikmesse is just around the corner.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Frankfurt.

HOSCO Team

Musikmesse 2016 (Apr. 7-10, 2016)
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We will have a booth at the upcoming Musikmesse.
We will show our recommended GOTOH Products, HOSCO Parts,Luthier tools and Big Island Ukuleles.

If you already know your schedule, we recommend that you make an appointment with us for a meeting beforehand.

For securing a meeting time surely, please send an e-mail to sales@hosco.co.jp or just reply to this e-mail.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Frankfurt.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Big Island Ukuleles
HONU Hawaiian Mango Series

The Hawaiian Mango models of the Big Island series has sold well in many countries.
Now, the mango models will become available soon on the Honu series as well!
Unique and exotic grain will draw an attention.

Top, Back, & Sides : Solid Hawaiian Mango
Neck : Mahogany
Fingerboard : Rosewood-Abalone Position Makers
Bridge : Rosewood
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We are going to display various kinds of Big Island Ukuleles.
Please come and try the Big Island Ukuleles at our booth by all means.

Big Island Ukulele's Web Site http://www.bigislandukulele.com/

 
 
 
 
 
 
ST Relic Parts
We supply the Gotoh's relic parts and the other relic parts for the ST guitar.
You can get a suite of the relic parts for ST guitar.
Machine heads, Tremolos, Jack covers, Neck plates, String retainers,
Switch knobs, Control knobs, Arm knobs, Pickup covers,
SD91
 MACHINE HEAD, AGED NICKEL
 WITH 05M BUTTONS, 1:15
GE101TS
 TREMOLO SET, AGED CHROME
LRW-390
 LEVER SWITCH KNOB, RELIC WHITE,
 METRIC
LRW-390I
 LEVER SWITCH KNOB, RELIC WHITE,
 INCH
KRW-240TI
 TONE KNOB, RELIC WHITE,
 INCH
KRW-240VI
 VOLUME KNOB, RELIC WHITE,
 INCH
ARW-400
 TREMOLO ARM KNOB, RELIC WHITE
OD-ST-CRW
 SINGLE PU COVER, RELIC WHITE
 
 
 
 
 
 
Packaged Precut Fret wire
Hardness: HV175, Radius: 300mm
*Packaged 24 pcs for one instrument.
*The size is 7 cm (2-3/4") long.
*Minimum Order Quantity : 10 packs each.
HF-S1-P24 Small standard
HF-M1-P24 Medium standard
HF-J1-P24 Jumbo
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*We can also supply your original fretwire at your dimensions.
Undercut for bindings are available.
Minimum Order Quantity : 100 sets.
 
 
 
 
New Shaped Bone Nut
Curved Top & Bottom for 9.5" radius
Item#
 HSB-NS1/9.5
Description
 Shaped Bone Nut
 curved top and bottom
 42.86 x 5.4 x 3.3 mm
 for 9.5" radius
Bone Nut/Saddle(OEM)
We can also supply your original high quality bone nuts and saddles at your dimensions.
The bone nuts and saddles are accurately machined by CNC.
So, you can get your bone parts with excellent quality and reasonable price.
Minimum Order Quantity : 500 pcs.
(Price will be changed depending on quantity)
★Get your Precut Fretwire and Bone parts to save a time!
 
 
 
 
 
 
New CP (Chemical Polishing) Files
We added 2 wider CP files for 150 mm length.
These 20 mm width and 150 mm length files are easy to control and file faster.
TL-CP-HR150W
 150mm length, 20 mm width,
 half round
TL-CP-FL150W
 150mm length, 20 mm width,
 flat
 
 
 
 
Diamond Fret Leveling & Crowning
These files are HOSCO original designed 3 in 1 diamond files.
#600 grit diamond fret leveling file with 2 type of fret crowning files.
TL-FFDL12 FRET LEVEL & CROWN DIA. FILE R1/R2
 (for ukuleles or mandolin frets / for common guitar frets)
TL-FFDL23 FRET LEVEL & CROWN DIA. FILE R2/R3
 (for common guitar frets / for jumbo frets)
 
 
 
 
 

We have issued our new catalogs and uploaded our website.
You can download the PDF files of our catalogs from following links.

HOSCO parts HOSCO Luthier tools Big Island Ukuleles
 
 
 
 
 

Our office will be closed from April 29th to May 5th (except May 2nd)
due to the national holidays.
We will reply to your e-mails on or after May 6th.
Sorry for causing you inconvenience.

 
 
 
 
 
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New Hawaiian mango model of Big Island Ukuleles debuts.
The grain of this series is really unique and beautiful.
The sample models of the Hawaiian Mango models arrived.
One of them was an excellent ukulele like a picture have been drawn by Mother Nature.
It looks Hawaiian beach with the coconut leaves, waves, and the sun.
We will show this ukulele at our booth in Musikmesse.
Please come to enjoy this picture.

 
 
 
 
 
Thank you for reading through the Hosco News.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reply to this e-mail or
sales@hosco.co.jp