What are the benefits of a Uke constructed entirely of plastic?-Constructed from high grade poly-carbonate -water resilient -durable -easy to clean -won't go out of tune easily in warmer climates like wooden ukes.Available in a range of different colors from bright shades all the way to transparent, these durable instruments are a perfect addition for the beach, hiking and all round travel. Their water-resilient shell is a lovely bonus. The sound is an even better addition, with a lovely bright and inviting tone.