• DownUpDave's Avatar
    Today, 01:27 AM
    I completely agree. Luis of LfdM designed and builds baritones with a larger body than normal and it does not fit a standard baritone case. The...
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  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    You would do well to click on the link in my signature below and read the thread about mics, recording, pickups and how to make your pickup sound...
    1 replies | 38 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:33 PM
    DownUpDave replied to a thread 1.5 inch neck. in Buying Tips
    Rolli.......I stay way from 1-1/2" nut width like the plague on tenors and baritones, my uke size of choice.. I have short fingers and my fretting...
    19 replies | 251 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:29 PM
    Yes, and keep in mind that most ukes weigh maybe 2 lbs or less, while most electric guitars and bass guitars are 6+ lbs, so weight should not be an...
    18 replies | 349 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:08 PM
    Totally agree. Walk into the best Guitar shop in town and notice all the instruments are hanging. The 12th Fret in Toronto regularly has vintage...
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  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:23 AM
    I too abhor the fact that too often beginners are fed with misinformation, and have decided that it must be an act of malicious ignorance from an...
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  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:02 AM
    With as many ukes as I have, I cannot have them all out at once, and also it's a real pain for me to keep a few in cases, so I have a sort of...
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  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:43 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Aquila string gauges in Uke Talk
    The numbers on that page on Aquila's site are different now. Maybe it's worth noting that, but keeping your original post for historical purposes, as...
    5 replies | 234 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:37 AM
    Booli replied to a thread 1.5 inch neck. in Buying Tips
    IIRC, in one of her videos on YT, Mim has said that she is the largest worldwide dealer for Ohana. Maybe worth getting in touch with her...she can...
    19 replies | 251 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:37 AM
    Robert this is one of the best posts I have read here on UU regarding ukulele particpation and ownership.. It touches on all the important points....
    16 replies | 479 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:36 AM
    Booli replied to a thread I'm a senior member! in Uke Talk
    Well, in that case you could always grow a foot-long beard or goatee, and then braid it, or be like a proper Chap and grow an enormous handlebar...
    13 replies | 320 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:11 AM
    Booli replied to a thread I'm a senior member! in Uke Talk
    Don't forget the comb-over hairstyle that starts just above the ear on one side, and that is held in place with copious amounts of Brylcreem...:)
    13 replies | 320 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    Graham and Robert - very well said in both posts. Despite each of us having our own way of seeing this group of topics, I think that we have more...
    16 replies | 479 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:07 AM
    Booli replied to a thread 1.5 inch neck. in Buying Tips
    Forgive me for being pedantic, but are you talking about NUT width (as it seems from you numbers) or NECK width as in front of fretboard to the back...
    19 replies | 251 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:19 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Solar Eclipse in General Discussion
    The video here has some helpful info, on safe watching and some tips on how to do so: ...
    9 replies | 162 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:29 AM
    :smileybounce: I've said elswhere on the forum many times, it is whatever makes YOU happy, and allows YOU joy. More power to you, all of you,...
    16 replies | 479 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:22 AM
    Booli replied to a thread I'm a senior member! in Uke Talk
    You are granted this 'award' once you have made 100 posts to the forum.
    13 replies | 320 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 11:42 PM
    MOST ukes with active preamps, i.e., that have batteries are designed with a function that plugging it in turns the preamp on. if you leave it...
    6 replies | 119 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 11:23 PM
    Lot's of interesting, important and valid points being made here, however... I would advise caution in making overly-generalized statements that...
    16 replies | 479 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 10:17 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Low eadg tuning on bari in Uke Talk
    No worries. I'm glad to help. One thing to note: When I've measured strings that are installed and under tension, with digital calipers, the...
    27 replies | 1532 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 08:43 AM
    The photos are hosted on smugmug, maybe you have adblockers or a firewall program that is preventing access to the photos? I can see them fine...
    8 replies | 278 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 08:12 AM
    Intereting post. I have to ask you to clarify laminate, do you mean "wood laminate". If so I am going to play devils advocate and say your statement...
    16 replies | 479 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 05:10 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Solar Eclipse in General Discussion
    Thanks for that link. That document is great. When I took a photography class in high school, we started with a pinhole camera, before moving to...
    9 replies | 162 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 03:53 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Solar Eclipse in General Discussion
    Reminds me of that '80s song by Timbuk3, "The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades" LOL Good info Nickie! We dont want anyone to go blind here....
    9 replies | 162 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 03:45 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Low eadg tuning on bari in Uke Talk
    It's all good brother Keith. What's most important is that you enjoy your ukes and they make you happy. :music:
    27 replies | 1532 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 03:38 AM
    I have the KA-T as Keith mentioned above. It was the first uke I bought (at a local music shop, for $119 ). That was 4 yrs ago. I still play it at...
    4 replies | 113 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 01:28 AM
    Baz - thanks for another great review! That one sounds and looks great! :music:
    4 replies | 176 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-19-2017, 01:24 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Low eadg tuning on bari in Uke Talk
    Keith - there was a pretty hot discussion about doing this on tenor and/or bari a few years back, in which UkuleleJay and Rick Turner went thru all...
    27 replies | 1532 view(s)
  • Booli's Avatar
    08-18-2017, 07:20 PM
    These links will demonstrate and explain for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EezlTrZ7QV0 and LOTS more beginner help can be found at...
    6 replies | 198 view(s)
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