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    "I am told and having played this small cheap...

    "I am told and having played this small cheap Soprano Ukulele that a Tenor would probably suit me better ?"

    I read this so much mostly talking of cramped soprano fretboards. In reality the fret...
  2. And that Jim is the advantage of not using an...

    And that Jim is the advantage of not using an external photo site because once they all start charging for remote linking (they are and will) there are a bunch of useless boxes left for the future.
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    Me thinks there simply has to be some space...

    Me thinks there simply has to be some space between the back of the pot and the resonator for this to work, no matter the material its made of else the sound waves are trapped.
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    The Kala sopranino or the timms... O_o lol ...

    The Kala sopranino or the timms... O_o lol

    After bonding with my chocolate beauty for wow... a couple hours now I'm quite happy. Even with these clear string it came with, I'm into the feel and...
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    OK who snagged that little koa beauty? This...

    OK who snagged that little koa beauty?

    This issue has had me a bit freaked out honestly. My Kala sopranino has slight bowling in front of the bridge using white Aquila strings. My few year old...
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    Yeah most of the old deluxe Harmony branded ukes...

    Yeah most of the old deluxe Harmony branded ukes and the like with wooden fret boards are built exactally this way. I have yet to see one where the extended glued over the body piece actually came...
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    Start here: Mikes technique is close to what I...

    Start here:

    Mikes technique is close to what I was taught many years ago learning to play guitar.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pse641zHpP8


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBitddC6uw0
  8. Thread: Uke ID

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    Looks like a 50's-60's Harmony Deluxe without the...

    Looks like a 50's-60's Harmony Deluxe without the label on the head stock.

    https://www.fleamarketmusic.com/images/yak/9411harmony1.jpg This one seems to be missing the piece of fret board glued to...
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    Aquila Lava strings are supposed to be very much...

    Aquila Lava strings are supposed to be very much like the nylagut strings but I do not believe they are very black more of a grey. Aquila Carbon strings are suppose to be more like their red strings....
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    The only answer is to buy a few of each size. ...

    The only answer is to buy a few of each size.

    It gives you a choice of sounds and every instrument has a different song inside it.
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    When you own all three sizes of Risa stick...

    When you own all three sizes of Risa stick ukuleles with the bodies being the same size you can physically see the difference between fret spacing vs scale length. Most sopranos stop at the 12th...
  12. Thanks for sharing! My most played uke is a...

    Thanks for sharing!

    My most played uke is a KA-SEM the soprano version of your uke minus the electronics. Mine is a honey color as yours, they are very pretty to look at and sound quite good....
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    No need to necro or stress. Ask questions here:...

    No need to necro or stress. Ask questions here: http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/forumdisplay.php?32-Uke-Tech-Support

    The experts there will tell you if the ukulele is valuable or if you are...
  14. Sticky: I haven't done much with my steel stringed uke...

    I haven't done much with my steel stringed uke (soprano konablaster) other than shielding it and having the nut cut and a low G installed. And so it sits at my shop in a flea case. When I first...
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    Good Luck friend my advice as one who has hunted/...

    Good Luck friend my advice as one who has hunted/ missed/ waited and finally had that special Timms cross my path is just that, be prepared to wait for your Timms to find you. Then pull the plug and...
  16. Finally time to thin the herd!

    Finally time to thin the herd!
  17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5EVdm9aFTg I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5EVdm9aFTg

    I found this old video of this little guy.

    The dark side haz cookiez. Saw this video when I first started playing/collecting.

    ...
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    Glossy shows scratches and fingerprints faster.

    Glossy shows scratches and fingerprints faster.
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    Poll: I prefer SOPRANO uke myself. The larger the scale...

    I prefer SOPRANO uke myself. The larger the scale the higher the tension of the strings I prefer less tension. Since generally at first they are all tuned the same the basic difference is more notes...
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    My SEM has been my main player for a few years...

    My SEM has been my main player for a few years now and the exotic mahogany laminate certainly is a thing of beauty to look at. Buy from Mims or another that does a proper setup to assure the ease of...
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    When we explain things we need to simplify and...

    When we explain things we need to simplify and define everything for they laymen. Those diagrams to me complicate things quite a bit, as does your explanation of the slots being too deep. If they are...
  22. Sticky: Torchwood was an awesome series, well the first...

    Torchwood was an awesome series, well the first series was best. They lost quite a bit of flavor and were toned down as they moved up the dial to more prestigious (family friendly) channels. They did...
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    Guess I have to have a talk with my two current...

    Guess I have to have a talk with my two current players in rotation. :p

    I have never had much luck with palm muting and find I do much better with the fretting hand.
  24. Buy one you'll certainly buy another. Soon you...

    Buy one you'll certainly buy another. Soon you may have a plethora of different style ukuleles as some of us do.
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    Great so the awesome papery feel of the reds I...

    Great so the awesome papery feel of the reds I have used on my soprano for three years now are not the same as any new reds sold?

    I had bought three low G strings at the time and snapped two on my...
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