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    If you are looking at a 17" guitalele tuned...

    If you are looking at a 17" guitalele tuned ADGCEA, then what I did to try some reds, is to use an Aquila REDS tenor string set (re-entrant) CEA strings and then supplement the lower ADG strings with...
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    Not sure who told you they are the same. Mimmo of...

    Not sure who told you they are the same. Mimmo of Aquila has said here on UU several times that they are of a different formula than the Nylgut and SuperNylgut strings.

    I've played both kinds on...
  3. Thread: Fretless Uke

    by Booli
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    A fretless uke will likely sound somewhat muted...

    A fretless uke will likely sound somewhat muted since the fleshy fingertips are acting as the 'fret' and your finger is soft (compared to actual metal frets) and will dampen the sound a bit, also you...
  4. Thread: I'm bored

    by Booli
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    Nickie, maybe it's time to start noodling and...

    Nickie, maybe it's time to start noodling and improvising...

    Just throw some chords together, and strum or pluck differently...

    Maybe you'll end up writing a song, and then you'll at first be...
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    William H. Macy & Kate Micucci Nice!

    William H. Macy & Kate Micucci

    Nice!
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    Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but...

    Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but recent thread here:
    ...
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    Yes indeed.

    Yes indeed.
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    Glad you asked! Lots of folks seem to be confused...

    Glad you asked! Lots of folks seem to be confused about this too, the answer can be found here:



    see: http://www.magicfluke.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=FLUKE%5FKOA

    also, anyone not...
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    No comment. (oh the IRONY, LOL) see here...

    No comment.

    (oh the IRONY, LOL)

    see here.
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    Are you referring to this item...

    Are you referring to this item https://isolopickups.com/?

    First I ever heard of it was by your post here. I am surprised because I am typically up on new tech and it seems this one slipped under...
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    Aloha folks! Thanks to all of your for the...

    Aloha folks!

    Thanks to all of your for the kind words.

    I do appreciate the kindness and compassion that is evident in your comments here.

    I am still fighting this parasite (the flu) and...
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    If any of you have been following along with my...

    If any of you have been following along with my posts over the years, you will know that I am have a decent amount of experience in both home and pro recording studios, as well as live sound.

    Yes,...
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    I am eager to find out more about these new...

    I am eager to find out more about these new strings. I've always been a fan of Martin strings for steel string acoustic guitar, classical guitar, and of course for ukulele.
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    Some of my own thoughts about strings, based upon...

    Some of my own thoughts about strings, based upon trying over 100 different sets, can be found if you click on the link to my FAQ in my signature below.
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    I am surprised this happened to the OP. I've...

    I am surprised this happened to the OP.

    I've used Martin's strings now over 4 yrs on many of my ukes, and even the ones with the most play time have not had these issues.

    If your frets are...
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    Aye Keith. Mum's are a treasure. Thanks for the...

    Aye Keith. Mum's are a treasure. Thanks for the kind words. :)
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    @UkerDanno - congrats! did you get that from...

    @UkerDanno - congrats! did you get that from Rondo?

    @Mike - I agree and I too think that you inspired Rondo to get interested in this shape and start carrying them.

    I like the shape, but would...
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    I was given a Waterman by a friend as a gift. The...

    I was given a Waterman by a friend as a gift. The intonation is sharp +25 cents all the way from the 1st fret and as such is completely unplayable unless I put in earplugs.

    I cannot re-gift it in...
  19. Sticky: I'm still taking a beating, but my heart has not...

    I'm still taking a beating, but my heart has not stopped yet ... beating that is, see here:

    http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?131215-Booli-has-left-the-building
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    Booli, has left the building...

    (posting here, since it seems most appropriate)

    Aloha fellow UU brothers and sisters...

    I just wanted to make this post to let you know that I've been down with a severe case of the flu for...
  21. Thanks for sharing this info. That looks very...

    Thanks for sharing this info. That looks very cool!

    What is the scale length? Looks to be ~19" or so...

    I've often thought of converting one of my ukes to a fretless by defretting it (I have a...
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    YES!!! And then you can serenade us with your...

    YES!!!

    And then you can serenade us with your rendition of "Mr. Jones and Me"... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FETQhX5VXEs

    - you can DO this :) :music:
  23. this is a GREAT find! :) so in my...

    this is a GREAT find! :)

    so in my pre-morning-coffee thinking -

    2 dimes would give a 2.70mm height, which is a good starting point for me to measure action @ the 12th fret...does this seem...
  24. Thread: Newbie

    by Booli
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    Aloha Karin! Welcome to paradise :) :music:

    Aloha Karin!

    Welcome to paradise :) :music:
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    IIRC, I too thought that Andrew Kitakis, owner of...

    IIRC, I too thought that Andrew Kitakis, owner of HMS had his father and brother Noah as close-at-hand with Koolau/Pono.

    @ strat4me - Methinks if you called them and ASKED for Andrew Kitakis, and...
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