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    You did great on the video...and tuning the other...

    You did great on the video...and tuning the other three strings. You actually “got” the harderst string—the “reentrant” G on String 4 that is above the pitch of the middle two strings. As Campbell...
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    It has to be about the wood grain...kind of...

    It has to be about the wood grain...kind of surprising that the ukulele would make it out of quality control in the first place for a company like Martin. I’m not saying that it is awful, but I can...
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    I have lots of questions...but the most helpful...

    I have lots of questions...but the most helpful thing would be to post a video of you playing the four strings (you do not need to show your face) so we can hear what you are talking about.

    Are...
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    Glad they help—that’s the goal. I have been using...

    Glad they help—that’s the goal. I have been using videos (and making A LOT of them) this year, and it is pretty amazing how much farther and deeper we got into playing than my previous two years of ...
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    I’m at a loss. The song could be in a mode...

    I’m at a loss. The song could be in a mode (treating a different note of a scale as “home” such as the Dorian mode), but I would expect a B-flat (A-sharp) in any key with flats, and F-sharp (G-flat)...
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    Have you seen the videos that I made that follow...

    Have you seen the videos that I made that follow Uncle Rod’s progressions? They are intentionally designed with a “beat.”
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  7. I was just thinking about the initial pricing...

    I was just thinking about the initial pricing element..I’ll wait in the wings until someone buys one and decides to sell. I do wish they were offering a concert. Outdoor Ukulele...same thing. Looking...
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    Check out the drum dial. There is a video about...

    Check out the drum dial. There is a video about tuning banjos on their website...should apply to banjoleles, too.
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    Another Inspiring Young Artist

    As I post a good number of ukulele videos to YouTube, this video popped into my auto feed.

    What she is doing is interesting, but also surprising that she doesn’t swap the strings (she has a custom...
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    I wrongly thought the saddle was removeable. I...

    I wrongly thought the saddle was removeable. I didn’t realize that it was one piece with the bridge. I guess you have to hope that you like the action when you order one!
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    Yes, the original issue was resolved. Besley was...

    Yes, the original issue was resolved. Besley was refunded the amount of the purchase, and the ukulele now resides as a part of our ukulele set at my school. We generally use the first five frets,...
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    I consider Martins to be my favorite strings,...

    I consider Martins to be my favorite strings, although I am running Aquila Sugar strings on my Outdoor Ukulele tenor right now. If you like fluorocarbon strings, Martin is a great place to...
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    I’m wondering if someone couldn’t 3D print a...

    I’m wondering if someone couldn’t 3D print a saddle, taken from the original measurements, and then printed from a mirror image?

    We still haven’t figured out why Martin’s saddle works, which to...
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    I have one 8 string...a Baton Rouge from Stones...

    I have one 8 string...a Baton Rouge from Stones Music in the UK (no US dealers) and I love it—a few others have written about theirs as well, so I would recommend it as rather inexpensive way to get...
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    You could also see how much it would cost to hire...

    You could also see how much it would cost to hire Sarah Maisel on a permanent basis to play the left hand chords for you...:D


    https://youtu.be/zHAX6-XV9Vw
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    Chiily’s original post didn’t mention what format...

    Chiily’s original post didn’t mention what format the resources were in...other people suggested PDF. Things can be in all kinds of formats, including iBook, Amazon Kindle, MusicXML (still not great...
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    I haven’t seen your follow-up on your Caramel...

    I haven’t seen your follow-up on your Caramel experience. It should have arrived by now...and you have posted about your new Shima ukulele...so how did it turn out?
  18. The intimidating part for beginners, I think, is...

    The intimidating part for beginners, I think, is connecting the strings to the tuning heads. There are a few ways that I have seen it done, and I have my own preferred method (Spolier: I have never...
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    I believe that after a bad experience with Aklot,...

    I believe that after a bad experience with Aklot, Barry will only review ukuleles sold in brick and mortar stores and nothing that is available on the Internet only.
  20. There are some very active ukulele clubs in that...

    There are some very active ukulele clubs in that area, including one of the major ukulele perfomers/teachers (among other instruments): ‘Lil Rev. I’m originally from that area (grew up both in the...
  21. I couldn’t help myself and bought the XS that was...

    I couldn’t help myself and bought the XS that was on sale here a few days ago. It arrived today. It was a ukulele that I had been interested in, it was priced right, and while I am happiest playing...
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    I had to go back and look at comments on the...

    I had to go back and look at comments on the Shima thread. The main concern was the price point for a tenor neck concert versus other similar products. People seemed to think that Jake’s involvement...
  23. On a related note—if these schools are in your...

    On a related note—if these schools are in your area and you host a club or would be willing to volunteer (initial set up!), contact those teachers!
  24. Kala just posted this on Facebook... The...

    Kala just posted this on Facebook...

    The selected school's of our most recent KA-15S school giveaway are as follows:

    Elizabeth Shier - Academy at C. F. Thomas Elementary- North Richland Hills...
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    This is such a detailed topic. Feel free to DM me...

    This is such a detailed topic. Feel free to DM me and we can talk about some aspects. You have to decide what your goal is with the program. The Doane/Hill methodology (Canadian) stresses development...
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