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    Congratulations Cliff, you have a pair or great...

    Congratulations Cliff, you have a pair or great Kala baritones. The sound sample from HMS of the cedar top baritone always impressed me. I will look forward to your review.
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    Yes you can leave tenor strings on a soprano...

    Yes you can leave tenor strings on a soprano scale. But we don't know the make of strings or the make of ukulele. What if it was a very lightly built vintage Martin and he had Aquila tenor strings...
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    No that is not Ok. The tenor gauges are thicker...

    No that is not Ok. The tenor gauges are thicker in diameter and will have higher tension, not good for the instrument or your playing
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    Agreed. Solorule insists my dining has the best...

    Agreed. Solorule insists my dining has the best acoustic ever. She said she wants to buy my dining room instead of another ukulele cause everything sounds good there.

    There is also what I call...
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    That a boy Rolli.....ignorance is bliss, what...

    That a boy Rolli.....ignorance is bliss, what your uke doesn't know won't hurt it. I turn the lights off so I "keep them in the dark". Don't want the ones in the basement to know I am cheating on...
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    I could write a novel about inaccurate...

    I could write a novel about inaccurate hygrometers, not really but I have had experience. I ended up buying 3 Caliper IV hygrometer used by Burgess Violin (goggle it, wealth of info on humidity) That...
  7. I have strung a few of my baritones in linear...

    I have strung a few of my baritones in linear GCEA and it is like having a super-super tenor. The longer scale and bigger body give a very full resonant sound compared to a normal size tenor. I...
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    Glad you had such a great time, uke festivals are...

    Glad you had such a great time, uke festivals are sooo much fun. Your comment about "coming home with a brand new ukulele" did not go unnoticed. What'd ya get, what'd ya get!!!!!
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    That the great thing about the uke, it is a great...

    That the great thing about the uke, it is a great platform to experiment with. I have done lots of those "just because I could". Put steel strings on a baritone, just glad it didn't rip the bridge...
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    Welcome to UU from a fellow Canadian. I picked up...

    Welcome to UU from a fellow Canadian. I picked up ukulele 3 years ago with no musical experience. I starting attending uke jams right away and it was fantastic, great people and learned a lot...
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    Very interesting as the long neck soprano is a...

    Very interesting as the long neck soprano is a concert scale. If you say it worked ok I guess it is possible, wonder about soprano scale though??
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    I love your site and reviews Barry. I am so...

    I love your site and reviews Barry.

    I am so glad they sent it in low G. All of my tenors are low G and that is what I like. Smaller sizes are reentrant. You and other might think it "silly" but to...
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    First of all buy for HMS, Uke Republic or Mim to...

    First of all buy for HMS, Uke Republic or Mim to insure a high quality set up and good intonation.

    An all solid wood K brand soprano will run $600 - $700 dollars. You could spend half that on a...
  14. I forgot to add "Smartphones".....easiest thing...

    I forgot to add "Smartphones".....easiest thing going. If all you want to do is record yourself for practice purposes a smartphone with a free recording app works very well. I use my Samsung all the...
  15. If you want to record just the uke acoustically...

    If you want to record just the uke acoustically you can get a mic with USB connection and plug it directly into your computer. You can download Audacity recording software for free. If you want to...
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    I know Fremont sell a set of string for tenor...

    I know Fremont sell a set of string for tenor that are designed to be tuned DGBE. Sam13 tried them on a Pono tenor and liked the results. I have never heard of a concert and certainly not a soprano...
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    Google Caramel ukuleles. There are a number of...

    Google Caramel ukuleles. There are a number of tenors with pick ups for $50.00 - $90.00. There is a huge thread here in Uke Talk about Caramel ukes, lots of love. There is an all solid mahogany with...
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    Congratulations Kamakas are wonderful...

    Congratulations Kamakas are wonderful instruments. I have a baritone and a super concert and really enjoy both of them
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    Islander AS-4, I have one and they are great,...

    Islander AS-4, I have one and they are great, with a great sound to boot. It ticks off all your boxes, laminate, matt finish, 1-1/2" nut. It is a long neck at 14-1/2" but not quite super soprano...
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    I do the same with the microfibre cleaning cloth...

    I do the same with the microfibre cleaning cloth I keep in the case. Placed over top the strings it keeps the Oasis in place.
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    I had a very interesting conversation one day...

    I had a very interesting conversation one day with Luis who builds the LfdM ukuleles and guitars. We talked about tension under finger and YES it can be very different from one manufacture to...
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    Thanks for the update.......very strange indeed....

    Thanks for the update.......very strange indeed. Are they Aquila strings, I know that is what they use to come with stock. I have Martin M620 florocarbons on mine right now. I've had Oasis and Worth...
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    I am curious as to how you "know" it came with...

    I am curious as to how you "know" it came with soprano strings. Did you measure them with a digital caliper and compare them against the same make of strings in soprano size. Or are you relying on...
  24. Here, here.......you get my vote for President of...

    Here, here.......you get my vote for President of the World Ukulele Society, very well said. Play them all, love them all, they all have UKULELE in their name
  25. It is for me and I don't cringe at all.......I...

    It is for me and I don't cringe at all.......I love it
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