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    Kudos to you Dave for sharing this info. :) As...

    Kudos to you Dave for sharing this info. :)

    As you know, I like to keep up with different options for strings.

    I'm going to try the Oasis low-G's and add them to my next order. :music:
  2. Thread: Advice, please!

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    Val, that is such a generous offer! :) I will...

    Val, that is such a generous offer! :)

    I will let you know if/when the time comes and we can figure out the least painful way.
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    I'm surprised this one has not sold yet. ...

    I'm surprised this one has not sold yet.

    Mainland ukes are fine instruments (from personal experience owning them myself).

    Looks clean and price with case is a good discount from new.
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    I was looking at that exact one yesterday too....

    I was looking at that exact one yesterday too. All gone now.

    At that price, it's easily a car/beater uke without worries.

    Kudos to you for keeping an eye out and sharing it here. :)
  5. Thread: Advice, please!

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    That link is super helpful. I tried to find his...

    That link is super helpful. I tried to find his things on their web site yesterday and was not able to for some reason, so you have saved me from frustration and disappointment and THANK YOU BEVOMU -...
  6. Thread: Advice, please!

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    A real true ascetic, a HERMIT luthier! A hero...

    A real true ascetic, a HERMIT luthier! A hero LOL. I approve of this message. The rarity makes that instrument truly special. The provenance is perfect, and to be owned by such a wonderful person as...
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    Previous discussions on this topic are here: ...

    Previous discussions on this topic are here:

    http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?122377-A-432Hz
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  8. Thread: Advice, please!

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    Congrats VAL! It looks ginormous to me (like...

    Congrats VAL!

    It looks ginormous to me (like about 15-18" diameter body) but sounds wonderful in those 2 vids you posted with it.

    Can you share the luthier or link to their web site?

    I want...
  9. Started on my father's old Harmony acoustic when...

    Started on my father's old Harmony acoustic when I was 9, then got my own electric when I was 10 (which I still have) and have played/owned MANY different flavors of the guitar over the years and...
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    Thanks for offering this contest, however... ...

    Thanks for offering this contest, however...

    Worth mentioning to save time for those outside the UK, contest is only available to participants in the UK as per official contest rules on paged...
  11. In that case, you can also go with the D'Addario...

    In that case, you can also go with the D'Addario EJ27N, which are only $4.49 per set and are in fact quite decent strings with great longevity.
    ...
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    ok, Adios folks! Peace Be With You. :)

    ok, Adios folks!

    Peace Be With You. :)
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    I dont know if there is any science behind it,...

    I dont know if there is any science behind it, but if your uke is so lightly built that this is a major concern, OR that you are in a very dry climate, maybe this is best applied on a case-by-case...
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    Sounds like beginners just parroting what they...

    Sounds like beginners just parroting what they heard from someone else, who was also woefully misinformed...

    ...which happens often due to either ignorance and/or lack of hands-on personal...
  15. 90% of the classical guitar, guitalele, guilele,...

    90% of the classical guitar, guitalele, guilele, and 'kiku' strings sets I've seen are exactly 3 wound and 3 unwound, which has been the standard for nearly 100 yrs for strings on instruments like...
  16. I have used the Thomastik-Infeld CF128 Chrome...

    I have used the Thomastik-Infeld CF128 Chrome Flatwound set tuned up to ADGCEA and it works fine, intonates well and sounds good to me.

    see:
    ...
  17. FYI: Grace VanderWaal - Just The Beginning

    I just discovered that her album is out on Amazon, MP3 and CD:

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61is6ldbXGL._SS500.jpg

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075H4RQ6M

    Sounds pretty darn...
  18. what an INSPIRATION! Mandy Harvey, Deaf Singer on America's Got Talent 2017

    I'll just leave this here...


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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHUuCLgfMpo
  19. Thread: Other than NUD

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    kewl! did you smash it?

    kewl!

    did you smash it?
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    in terms of looks for me, I like simpler, and...

    in terms of looks for me, I like simpler, and less bling, and IMHO lots of nacre looks 'knackered' to me (borrowing an British idiom)

    in terms of loading down and impeding the vibration of the...
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    ok, so how much string tension and what diameter...

    ok, so how much string tension and what diameter of fluoro uke strings should I use to garrote myself?

    or should I just use Seaguars fishing line or piano wire?

    j/k :)

    :nana:
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    On guitar, for most of my life, unless I was...

    On guitar, for most of my life, unless I was playing with others, when tuning I'd use the 5th-7th fret harmonics and listen to the 'beats' and then confirm with the fully-fretted 5th fret...
  23. if the pouch wont fit inside the sound hole, I'd...

    if the pouch wont fit inside the sound hole, I'd do as per above, since you want the moisture to penetrate the wood from the inside of the body cavity, and if your uke is glossy, and placed under the...
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    What is the model# on the string pack, there is...

    What is the model# on the string pack, there is usually a sticker that says something like 'Aquila 87U Tenor GCEA'?

    If you can share this info, then the exact string set can be sorted out. having...
  25. Interesting item here. With the way that the...

    Interesting item here.

    With the way that the loop-end strings wrap around the bridge (which is an inventive solution for an acoustic bridge), it appears that the bridge is fixed by only two...
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