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    "The farce is strong with this one..." :)

    "The farce is strong with this one..."

    :)
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    it's the hand tattoo that raised the bar for...

    it's the hand tattoo
    that raised the bar for many
    we are inspired

    https://i.imgur.com/PWzVd6H.jpg
  3. Maybe try this: http://ukuleleunderground.com/...

    Maybe try this: http://ukuleleunderground.com/ since this UU forum exists in support of Aldrine & friends :)
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    Why can't you compensate the existing saddle? ...

    Why can't you compensate the existing saddle?

    All you need is a nail file or an emery board and lots of patience as you gently shave off a hair at a time and verify the intonation with your...
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    Nice job! Thanks for the photos too :)

    Nice job!

    Thanks for the photos too :)
  6. Thread: Uke saddle

    by Booli
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    Both StewMac and Luthiers Mercantile sell saddle...

    Both StewMac and Luthiers Mercantile sell saddle blanks for both uke and guitar in bone and plastic (or Nubone or Tusq).

    Also ukuleleworld.com sells uke nuts and saddles in both plastic and...
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    If you hold the butt/bridge end of the instrument...

    If you hold the butt/bridge end of the instrument against your cheek and look down the length of the string, with one eye closed like you are sighting a rifle, you can follow the straight line of the...
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    Looks awesome! I love it when stuff gets...

    Looks awesome!

    I love it when stuff gets recycled/re-purposed and gets a second life and something as wonderful as any musical instrument.

    Future builds could have a (small) '$' (dollar sign)...
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    In honor of the movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" being released in US theaters tomorrow, I leave you with this:

    https://i.imgur.com/jBbN6ie.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/VvwIK6f.jpg

    Gimme some...
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    Besley - LOOKS GREAT! Nice job. For anyone...

    Besley - LOOKS GREAT! Nice job.

    For anyone looking to replicate such an effort without power tools (dremel, etc), another name for that type of hand-drill, such that one might find on Amazon or...
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    Likely this is saved as a 'session cookie' in your browser (which expire when you close the program), and if you've closed your browser, the cookie has either been auto-deleted on exit or 'expired'....
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    Thanks for clarifying. I just wanted to offer...

    Thanks for clarifying. I just wanted to offer some info to help you avoid going down a commonly tread and dark path if/when folks dont realize that the humidity can differ betw inside and outside. :)
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    Well said Peace Train :) To the OP - take all...

    Well said Peace Train :)

    To the OP - take all of the opinions as a they are (including my own here), 'opinions', which as per Peace Train's post, you will hopefully understand are very subjective...
  14. How many winds around the post do you have for...

    How many winds around the post do you have for the A string?

    If too many, and the lower winds are chafing against the NUT that fixes the UPT tuner to the headstock, this will damage the string and...
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    Are you simply going by the weather report on...

    Are you simply going by the weather report on tv/radio/online?

    If so, please keep in mind that this is the OUTSIDE climate, and the climate INSIDE your home, with heat running and windows closed...
  16. Thread: Amp Advice

    by Booli
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    You're most welcome! There's lots of good...

    You're most welcome!

    There's lots of good advice here on this thread for you (from everyone here).

    After you scope out the scenario, please do report back here, as this is a well-worn path for...
  17. Thread: Amp Advice

    by Booli
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    Thanks katysax! :) Thanks Rick! :) ...

    Thanks katysax! :)



    Thanks Rick! :)



    The MiSi pickup system has an active preamp built-in to the endpin jack and is powered by a super-capacitor instead of a battery which is rechargeable...
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    Here's what I'd do... You can always run a...

    Here's what I'd do...

    You can always run a room humidifier with the door closed for an hour before, during and an hour after your uke play time as per the humidity level rising up enough as per...
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    Looks sweet and in very good shape. Someone...

    Looks sweet and in very good shape. Someone should snatch this one, especially at this price.

    I've had a sale with Lenny, and it was effortless. If the bar is always at that baseline, I'd think...
  20. Sticky: WOW. I had no idea. Even though it's...

    WOW. I had no idea.

    Even though it's restricted, hopefully it is faster than dialup!

    If you run afoul of your plan's allotment, you could use your smartphone to connect to the internet and if...
  21. Sticky: Here in NJ on SAT, started snowing about 10:30am...

    Here in NJ on SAT, started snowing about 10:30am light flurries all day it seemed.

    Stopped at ~9pm, with ~7" total accumulation.

    Lots of melting/thaw on SUN, and even more melting MON, mostly...
  22. Thread: Amp Advice

    by Booli
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    Cheers Brother Brad! :) (link down below in my...

    Cheers Brother Brad! :) (link down below in my signature for said FAQ)



    Yes, output of MISI is going to be guitar/instrument level, PA system house mixer INPUT is likely to be MIC level, thus...
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    I've observed the following after testing over...

    I've observed the following after testing over 100 discrete sets of strings:


    Thinner strings = more sustain = less tension = less volume = brighter tone
    Thicker strings = less sustain = more...
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    Was it a fluoro or nylon 'string' (er, fishing...

    Was it a fluoro or nylon 'string' (er, fishing line) that snapped?
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    Flea Market Music has a list: ...

    Flea Market Music has a list:

    https://www.fleamarketmusic.com/calendar/default.asp

    Baz has one on his site:

    http://www.gotaukulele.com/p/ukulele-festival-calendar_11.html

    Ukulele...
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