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    Poll: A number, all sopranos, most notably a Hamano...

    A number, all sopranos, most notably a Hamano because it was filthy, I mean actually scrape-down dirty.
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    I worked for Citi group for a while and they have...

    I worked for Citi group for a while and they have a semi-formal dress code, collared shirt, trousers (no jeans) not hard to understand. While doing a presentation for new employees I got tired of the...
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    If you truly need more than 12 frets you should...

    If you truly need more than 12 frets you should have chosen the KTS-5. 15 frets.
  4. That shows a lack of application because I can...

    That shows a lack of application because I can easily do it in 173,383
  5. I can see the headline in the tabloids now: ...

    I can see the headline in the tabloids now:

    Fairy Killed by Flying Pick
  6. Poll: Personally I think the tie bridge is generally...

    Personally I think the tie bridge is generally the easiest to get along with. I have fewer problems with it.
    I find the pin bridge on my Kanilea just too big on a soprano or concert Uke it's bound...
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    I pretty much play soprano, I like Ukulele to...

    I pretty much play soprano, I like Ukulele to sound like Ukulele. I do have a Concert and to me it has a different sound but it's still all ukulele.

    When people start talking about wanting a...
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    I have Aquilla Super Nylgut on my K1 concert at...

    I have Aquilla Super Nylgut on my K1 concert at the moment, it's ok to boring.
    Generally I'm a fan of Worth BM but they were very ping, ping on this uke and Martin fluros were similar.
    I would...
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    I've only tried them once, didn't seem too much...

    I've only tried them once, didn't seem too much louder to me but I don't strike the strings very hard. I thought I got a clearer sound, due to landing chords more cleanly. Whether due to slightly...
  10. Sorry if anyone took this as serious advice, no...

    Sorry if anyone took this as serious advice, no intention to offend.
  11. Lie through your teeth, when it arrives tell him...

    Lie through your teeth, when it arrives tell him its a case to protect the fantastic instrument he bought you.
    Or tell him its for him.
    Or buy him a springer spaniel, that'll keep him walking 8...
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    I try not to, with one exception they live in...

    I try not to, with one exception they live in their cases when not being played. My Kanilea sits on its stand, beside my desk, waiting to be grabbed and played. I constantly think of parting with it...
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    I switched my Kamaka to the Gotoh planetary...

    I switched my Kamaka to the Gotoh planetary tuners I forget which ones exactly and while I don't dislike them they weren't worth the money for the minor advantage accrued.
    Many people love them....
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    I'm forced in most instances to buy by mail,...

    I'm forced in most instances to buy by mail, therefore the slight differences between instruments are a non-issue. While I'm aware that an acquaintance has a louder Kanilea than mine. It ultimately...
  15. The Kanilea is a concert all the others are...

    The Kanilea is a concert all the others are sopranos.
    The body size (I've been told is slightly wider and deeper than many other concert ukes) the neck is 38mm wide at the nut. It just doesn't for...
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    Subjective I've had a number of Kiwayas over...

    Subjective
    I've had a number of Kiwayas over the years they where all pretty consistent in that I liked them all. While there where / are are slight differences between them I would be hard put to...
  17. Not all the Famous line have geared tuners though...

    Not all the Famous line have geared tuners though many of them do. I'm not sure of all the permutations but it seems to be a matter of branding, on Amazon UK for instance the Famous line is available...
  18. Japan - Kiwaya & 1970s Aria Hawaii - Kanilea...

    Japan - Kiwaya & 1970s Aria
    Hawaii - Kanilea Kamaka, Imua
    Germany - Bruko
    USA - Martin (My maternal grandfathers, no longer mine really as they are going to my sisters who have children).

    ...
  19. My most played is a Kanilea k1 Concert, I love...

    My most played is a Kanilea k1 Concert, I love the sound but I just can't get used to the width of neck or physical size, therefore it gets played all the time.
    All the others are sopranos and...
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    The problem is either the e or g strings thumping...

    The problem is either the e or g strings thumping if I don't get it exactly right. Timing is the most important aspect - apart from anything else we hardly ever notice duff notes if rhythm and tempo...
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    I can bar three strings with the top joint of my...

    I can bar three strings with the top joint of my ring finger sounds ok in practice but doesn't always ring out as good when playing, thankfully I can also squeeze three fingers on there and sometimes...
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    I find the concert and tenor ungainly, I adore...

    I find the concert and tenor ungainly, I adore the sound of the one concert I own but it's gigantic! For me comfort and relaxation come in the soprano even then I prefer the smaller sopranos, Kiwaya,...
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    The trouble with the flu injections is you get...

    The trouble with the flu injections is you get them (certainly in the UK) at the time when all the different flu and cold germs are doing their damnedest.
    The jab won't protect you against all of...
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    My Kamaka soprano is from 2013 I like it a lot. ...

    My Kamaka soprano is from 2013 I like it a lot.
    Maybe those vintage ukes have been getting steadily worse for the last 90 years?
  25. You could put someones eye with that :rolleyes:

    You could put someones eye with that :rolleyes:
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