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    Yes.....Google Aaron Keim Ukulele Fingerpicking...

    Yes.....Google Aaron Keim Ukulele Fingerpicking Instruction book. One of the very best for beginners, I started on this and many here have done the same
  2. Andrew from HMS did a podcast about the inherent...

    Andrew from HMS did a podcast about the inherent intonation issues which nylon and florocarbon strings. There are so many compounds, gauges, weights and tensions it causes problems. An instrument can...
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    Most all laminates are a wood sandwich...

    Most all laminates are a wood sandwich composition from companies like Kala, Kiwaya, Gretsch, Cordoba, Islander etc. etc. The only formica type manufactures that I am aware of are Bonanza, Martin and...
  4. Thread: Jim Boggia

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    Thanks for sharing, I must live under a rock...

    Thanks for sharing, I must live under a rock because I have never heard of him before. What a talent..........holy smokes, he is SUCH a good player. I was down the YouTube rabbit hole for a while...
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    What type of laminate you are talking about, do...

    What type of laminate you are talking about, do you mean wood laminate or "formica laminate. The Bonaza is made from countertop formica type laminate. I own three Enya X1 ukes, camp style round...
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    I was lucky enough to see this instrument before...

    I was lucky enough to see this instrument before it left Luis's place as I live in the same town as him. He had actually showed me the sinker redwood even before it was a top and he was really...
  7. I am a big low G fan as I have all my tenors...

    I am a big low G fan as I have all my tenors strung that way. This really is a great sounding instrument. What woods did you use for the top, back and sides, you never mentioned.
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    Thank you for posting this. I am dyslexic and...

    Thank you for posting this. I am dyslexic and could never figure out how to pronounce his name. I appreciate you asking
  9. I loved it, that was fabulous. Well done guys,...

    I loved it, that was fabulous. Well done guys, very tight.
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    I am a died in the wool "WOUND" string low G...

    I am a died in the wool "WOUND" string low G user. I find non-wound always dull and thuddy sounding. But I am up for experimenting as I finally gave the high G Reds a good test on a few ukes and was...
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    Seeing as this is a "safe place" I find...

    Seeing as this is a "safe place" I find your....."I never play ANYTHING in public that I haven't committed to memory and practiced" very self righteous, indignant and condescending.

    Mike I...
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    I remember you mentioning a Compass Rose that you...

    I remember you mentioning a Compass Rose that you would never sell, now I know why. That was just beautiful, the sound of the instrument and the playing were absolutely fabulous.
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    I have a Kamaka, koa of course that sounds...

    I have a Kamaka, koa of course that sounds fantastic. Is it the wood or the way Kamaka builds them or just that particular instrument???? I had a Kinnard all mahogany baritone and like the sound of...
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    Definitely contact Koaloha, they have a lifetime...

    Definitely contact Koaloha, they have a lifetime warranty that is the best in the buisness. A personal friend of mine had the same issue with one of their tenors, they ended up replacing the uke.
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    Thanks Campbell, I don't know what Brenda is...

    Thanks Campbell, I don't know what Brenda is referring to (some kinda wierd Canadian/Australian humor:p) but I am sure it will have a sweet voice
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    Looking forward to getting together when it is...

    Looking forward to getting together when it is done so you can play it
  17. Pro Classics only come in gloss

    Pro Classics only come in gloss
  18. Congratulations on an outstanding instrument...

    Congratulations on an outstanding instrument Hodge. I remember when Corey first did that sound sample, I was gobsmacked. It really is a great sounding ukulele with the looks to match. I must walk...
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    I asked Hank to use macassar ebony for the...

    I asked Hank to use macassar ebony for the fingerboard and bridge here is the piece he picked out. We decided an abalone rosette would be a good color choice with the redwood top.

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    Thanks Rainer, I not only like the looks of the...

    Thanks Rainer, I not only like the looks of the woods but redwood smells great.
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    Worth and Living Water both make an all...

    Worth and Living Water both make an all florocarbon set for baritone. If you can accept wounds Martin M630 and D'Addario Titaniums are two sets that I always try on my baritones. Congratulations and...
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    Thank you so much for sharing this, I really...

    Thank you so much for sharing this, I really enjoyed the read. I always really liked her but had no idea she was such an accomplished classical guitarist. Gives that much more credibility to the...
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    For those that "voted" for their top preference I...

    For those that "voted" for their top preference I have chosen the one of the left in the picture below. Here are a few pictures of the neck in it's initial shaped stage. Also shown is the extra large...
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    Hey Hodge, I think Brenda should pay us...

    Hey Hodge, I think Brenda should pay us "royalties" as we were both responsible for her buying this Larrivee baritone.

    Well done Brenda and Robins rap lyrics about buy, buy, buy are very accurate....
  25. That was excellent. Congraulations on your new...

    That was excellent. Congraulations on your new uke it looks and sounds wonderful. I really enjoyed your arrangement and playing as well.
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