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Eucalyptus Didgeridoo "Skippy the Roo" by Derwood Yumundi

$348.00
Artist / Crafter:
Derwood Yumundi

Key: C# (in perfect pitch)
Overtone toots: G, E, Bb
Skill: Beginner to Advanced
Wood: Malle eucalyptus
Length: 52.25"
Mouth end: 2.75" Outer diameter
Bell end: 3.25" Outer diameter
Mouthpiece: Organic beswax
Backpressure: Medium-Strong
Weight: 4.6 lbs / 2.1 kg
Ease of play: Very easy
Loudness: Low IIIIIllll High

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"Skippy the Roo"
High Quality Australian Eucalyptus Didgeridoo


01-eucpntddy28-s.jpgCrafted by Derwood Yumundi
Scroll down to watch a VIDEO DEMO of this didgeridoo being played.

This righteous BIG BORE, HIGH QUALITY didgeridoo just arrived from Australia! It's from a new shipment of didges made by Derwood Yumundi who lives deep in the scrubby country of southern Queensland, Australia. Derwood does all of the crafting by hand, from sussing out the perfect termite-hollowed trees, cutting them with an axe instead of a chainsaw, skinning the bark and finishing them up. This one features artwork that's been fire-tattooed onto the wood grain depicting a kangaroo, honey ants, and kangaroo tracks. Big bore didgeridoos can be hard to find, so we expect that this one may find a lucky owner very quickly (so don't ruminate over it too long if you want it.) And remember, we'll ship it for free fully insured if you're in the U.S.!

Derwood is a bit reclusive by nature, so our friend Colin drives way out bush to visit him and collect our orders. He also "test drives" the new didgeridoos for us to make sure we get the best sounding ones in the swag. We've been sourcing Australian eucalyptus didgeridoos this way for most of our 18 years in the didgeridoo community. This keeps things easy, fair, and direct.

Crafted from termite hollowed eucalyptus in Australia's S. Queensland. The interior bore is clear which increases volume, harmonics, and clarity of tone. A clear finish protects the wood and artwork from the elements. Fitted with an organic beeswax mouthpiece sanitized with Didgeri-Clean (tea tree and lavender oil). The mouthpiece can easily be adjusted to fit you perfectly. Instructions included, no worries.

Soundwise: High Quality

This warm, clean, organic sounding didgeridoo prefers to play slow to moderately paced riddims. Very easy to get the best out of it straight away! The tone is rich and emotive. It's rumbly and grumbly with a full spectrum drone that will allow you to suss out new sonic realms. Heaps of volume but not enough to send your cat up the walls. Wordless vocals, animal calls, and light harmonic overtones blend perfectly within this instrument's fuzzy acoustics. Medium-strong backpressure makes the circular breathing technique easy, even for such a large bore instrument. But the trade-off with lower backpressure is PHATTER BASS and SUPERCHARGED VOCAL RESPONSE. Three warm, easy to hit horn toots. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Watch the video below to see Barry demo this didgeridoo for you. We don't rehearse these videos so this is virtually you picking it up playing it for the first time! Read our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

 
 
FREE SHIPPING in the continental U.S.! Includes Certificate of Authenticity, care guide and playing guide.
 
Watch Barry demo this didgeridoo for you.
 
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What if you don't bond with this didgeridoo?
It can be exchanged within 30 days for any reason and there's no
restocking fee. Can't decide on one? Call 1-800-519-1140 for live help!
 


Sound rating for this didgeridoo: HIGH QUALITY

CONCERT QUALITY First rate, professional grade sound with perfectly balanced acoustics.
HIGH QUALITY Great sound! Better than most found at comparable prices.
GOOD QUALITY Nice introductory didgeridoo, but may lack in tonal quality and/or volume.
FAIR QUALITY Not for serious playing. Good for mucking around on, or as a conversation piece.


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