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Spidey13
01-29-2016, 12:57 AM
Hey everyone!
Learning to uke & I've started with a cheap ukulele but decided to put better strings on to improve the sound. I followed the guides I had to restring & all but the C string sounds right. Now I have both a physical tuner & the yousician app on my phone to help me tune & they both say that it's in tune but going through the scales (G-C-E-A) & it sounds wrong (best word I can think of).
Help
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Croaky Keith
01-29-2016, 01:09 AM
Try matching it with another string,
e.g. Try the C string 7th fret against the open G string, should be the same.

Edit: Also C string 4th fret against the open E string, or C string 9th fret against the A string.

Jim Hanks
01-29-2016, 02:19 AM
How floppy is it? If it is very loose, it could be an octave too low. Or the others could be an octave too high. :eek:
Uke1950's technique is good.

Spidey13
01-29-2016, 02:36 AM
Thanks guys. Will try both of those......although I'm cautious with winding too much as I have snapped a previous G string....:wallbash:

PhilUSAFRet
01-30-2016, 12:14 AM
Here's something to look at: http://www.scorpexuke.com/uke-setup.html

Spidey13
02-01-2016, 03:56 AM
Thanks for the help guys! All sorted now, sounds much better! I can continue with my lessons now!:music:

Booli
02-01-2016, 05:01 AM
Thanks for the help guys! All sorted now, sounds much better! I can continue with my lessons now!:music:


What was the solution??? :confused: