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    Today, 05:49 AM
    bratsche replied to a thread Upside down PDF in Uke Talk
    There are likely less roundabout ways of doing this, but since I do a lot of scans to PDF and PDF to image file (so I can edit), here's what I'd do. ...
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    Yesterday, 11:40 AM
    Booli replied to a thread shark bar clamp in Uke Talk
    Those teeth on the inside of the capo look a little bit sharp...or pointy... Depending upon the tension of the spring, I'd be worried that you'd...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Kiwaya S1 vs Martin OX in Uke Talk
    I do not think that humidity will be much concern with either the Martin or the Kiwaya models under consideration here... From the description on...
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    Yesterday, 10:45 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Happy Birthday DownUpDave in Uke Talk
    Yes, I am a bit late as well... Sorry I missed the actual day, but I wanted to wish our brother Dave a VERY Happy belated Birthday! :)
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    10-12-2018, 05:52 PM
    bratsche replied to a thread NCD (New Case Day) in Uke Talk
    My older three-latch Oahu cases don't press down on the instruments' bridges - the arch tops are more than high enough to clear them (there's no...
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    10-12-2018, 11:29 AM
    bratsche replied to a thread NCD (New Case Day) in Uke Talk
    Both my Oahu cases (baritone and tenor) have three latches. I guess they're keepers, as are the instruments that came with them. I wonder when they...
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    10-08-2018, 04:12 AM
    I own a baritone and three tenors. Two Ponos, a Kala and a Romero Creations Tiny Tenor. I can honestly say that my favorite is "whichever one I...
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    10-07-2018, 11:16 AM
    Great performance by Evan! Not to nitpick, but it's pronounced "ma - CAHB" - the final letters "re" are silent. bratsche
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    10-06-2018, 01:42 PM
    I think motivation is the most important factor in learning anything. I would have loved to have "endless time" as a kid or young adult (or...
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    09-23-2018, 01:44 PM
    bratsche replied to a thread High End Gig Bag in Uke Talk
    Tenor and concert RB Continentals have been selling on Amazon for $60 to $70 for quite a while now. I got a concert to use with my Tiny Tenor, and...
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    09-20-2018, 01:24 PM
    bratsche replied to a thread Bling in Uke Talk
    The only "bling" for me and my simple tastes is the natural looks of the wood grains. Excess abalone (other than a modest rosette, perhaps) is like...
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    09-20-2018, 01:04 PM
    If they all sounded the same, I'd only choose to have one baritone and one tenor. The three tenors I have could not possibly sound more different...
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    09-18-2018, 05:27 AM
    bratsche replied to a thread Thanks to Baz and Vic in Uke Talk
    The two of you have been the sources of 3/4 of my ukes. And I enjoy them all! :) bratsche
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    09-18-2018, 05:23 AM
    bratsche replied to a thread Arm band for ukes in Uke Talk
    This is what old socks are for. Cut off the worn out, holey foot part, and voila - instant arm sweatband. bratsche, not a slave to fashion
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    09-16-2018, 03:01 PM
    My first three ukes (bari and 2 tenors) came secondhand with dual buttons pre-installed by HMS. I have never used a strap before on my...
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