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Spooner
06-05-2009, 11:07 AM
Maybe this thread will help serve as a reminder to water your (uke) humidifiers.

I just soaked (wiped off the excess water) and put all of my humis back in their cases.

They love me more now! :D

Isn't it time that you watered your uke(s)?

Show some love!

ukulelebadass
06-05-2009, 11:22 AM
Good advice... I'm a little worried that the ambient humidity here in DC is too much for mine lately.

Now if only there were some place I could find some good solid advice on what strings I should buy and maybe even hear what they would sound like on a similar instrument to mine... I wonder which board I should look at... lol

Spooner
06-05-2009, 11:24 AM
Good advice... I'm a little worried that the ambient humidity here in DC is too much for mine lately.

Now if only there were some place I could find some good solid advice on what strings I should buy and maybe even hear what they would sound like on a similar instrument to mine... I wonder which board I should look at... lol

I'm not sure you'll find the answers here. I've found cross dressing, people eating KFC out of the bucket dipped in mayonnaise, a bunch of Bible freaks, women who talk about strap ons and playing ukuleles with their breasts...but nothing on strings. :p

ukulelebadass
06-05-2009, 11:26 AM
Literally laughing my ass off...

Howie1947
06-05-2009, 11:27 AM
Everything fine here in San Diego Calif !

Roy Jovero
06-05-2009, 11:27 AM
I've seen a couple threads about G-strings. Does that count as string talk? I think I also saw people talking about their breasts playing their ukes when their strap ons hit the right button.

deach
06-05-2009, 12:14 PM
I keep mine out of their cases in a humidity controlled room. It's much easier that way.

Spooner
06-05-2009, 12:17 PM
I keep mine out of their cases in a humidity controlled room. It's much easier that way.

I would like to do that but there's just too many animals running around here...and I smoke.

I am working on a large case/cabinet with a humidifying system in it. I'd buy one but they're just insanely expensive.

deach
06-05-2009, 12:20 PM
I would like to do that but there's just too many animals running around here...and I smoke.

I am working on a large case/cabinet with a humidifying system in it. I'd buy one but they're just insanely expensive.

You just need a piece of tupperware with a damp sponge.

Spooner
06-05-2009, 12:21 PM
You just need a piece of tupperware with a damp sponge.


...and we'll call it a system lol.

Hey...that's all Herco's are...well...clay and water.

deach
06-05-2009, 12:24 PM
clip on tuner for size perspective. i used blocks from the florist. i bought them for $2 each.
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1302/4819541/21465929/358277301.jpg

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1302/4819541/21465929/358277256.jpg

Cut enough holes in the lid to get the humidity to the right level.
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1302/4819541/21465929/358277232.jpg

Spooner
06-05-2009, 12:28 PM
That's a pretty cool setup you have there!

For me, I still have the animal and smoke issue to consider.
I definitely need a nice big glass case as all of these uke cases are starting to take up all of my room. :rolleyes:

That and I dont want to have to keep filling up eleventy billion Hercos 2X a month. :p

ukulele2544
06-05-2009, 12:31 PM
Great!!........

deach
06-05-2009, 12:40 PM
That's a pretty cool setup you have there!

For me, I still have the animal and smoke issue to consider.
I definitely need a nice big glass case as all of these uke cases are starting to take up all of my room. :rolleyes:

That and I dont want to have to keep filling up eleventy billion Hercos 2X a month. :p

I use that in my uke trough but can be used in a guitar/uke cabinet. In the humidified room, I use an electric humidifier.

Spooner
06-05-2009, 12:53 PM
I use that in my uke trough but can be used in a guitar/uke cabinet. In the humidified room, I use an electric humidifier.


It's definitely a groov-ay thing! The Deach-o-matic! :p

How may ukes fit in your trough....wait...that doesn't sound right. lol

deach
06-05-2009, 12:57 PM
It's definitely a groov-ay thing! The Deach-o-matic! :p

How may ukes fit in your trough....wait...that doesn't sound right. lol

7 or 8


http://ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9222

Spooner
06-05-2009, 12:58 PM
7 or 8


http://ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9222

Are they all standing on top of the deach-o-matic?

deach
06-05-2009, 01:03 PM
Are they all standing on top of the deach-o-matic?

They are about 5 inches above them, I have two of them in the trough.

Spooner
06-05-2009, 01:08 PM
They are about 5 inches above them, I have two of them in the trough.


Cool! I cant really see them on anything but carpet from the pics.

Harold O.
06-05-2009, 01:08 PM
You just need a piece of tupperware with a damp sponge.

Tupperware makes ukulele cases? Weird...

SailQwest
06-05-2009, 02:34 PM
Rather than having to adjust the humidity for our ukuleles, we live in an environment that makes our ukuleles happy. Fortunately, we like it here, too. :D

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=136

UkuleleHill
06-05-2009, 03:30 PM
What kind of humidity detector do you have Deach?

deach
06-05-2009, 03:44 PM
What kind of humidity detector do you have Deach?


http://www.kaz.com/kaz/store/product/?BrandId=c5979cecb11573352379bec50d4bc7eb&ProductCategoryId=f85d317949d656bddfd05a96d2783591&BrandFilter=1

UkuleleHill
06-05-2009, 03:49 PM
Cool thanks!