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    Today, 12:29 PM
    Booli replied to a thread 1.5 inch neck. in Buying Tips
    No worries ubu, you bring up some very good points. I've seen on some of my sopranos, all with a 34-35mm nut that the string spacing varies. The...
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    Today, 08:00 AM
    Hi Vic, With the NJ Uke Fest this weekend, I was happy to find your blog post and video. It was very helpful. Thanks for sharing :)
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    Today, 07:59 AM
    Yes, Looking forward to seeing you again/ I wanted to know about the workshops in the new venue, since the last time I attended it was at the...
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    Today, 04:27 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Beach ukulele in Uke Talk
    I'd be too worried about anything wood myself. I know this does not satisfy the criteria of the OP, but... For me, if the playability and tone...
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    Today, 01:09 AM
    Booli replied to a thread 1.5 inch neck. in Buying Tips
    I have both concert and tenor Fleas, and concert and tenor Flukes, and have not noticed any difference in the neck or nut width. String spacing...
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    Today, 12:59 AM
    Are any Seasonista's going to the NJ Uke Fest this weekend? I am going, see my post here: ...
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    Yesterday, 11:02 PM
    Aloha, I'm surprised nobody has replied to this thread yet. Up until recently I was not able to attend, however... I've been blessed with the...
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    Yesterday, 10:28 AM
    Shhhh, dont tell anyone, but I heard that the magical elves in the forests where the wood is harvested have imbued Makala and Kala instruments with...
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    Yesterday, 08:23 AM
    Taking the role of "Mr. Literal" I quote Kala themselves: Makala Concert MK-C $ 99.99 MSRP ...
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    Yesterday, 08:15 AM
    Booli replied to a thread I'm a senior member! in Uke Talk
    Not sure if you are being funny, if so ha ha :), but if not... To be clear, it's NOT a matter of time or years to crossover from 'junior' member...
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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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    08-20-2017, 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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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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...:)
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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...
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    08-20-2017, 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: ...
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    08-20-2017, 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,...
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    08-20-2017, 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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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