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hoosierhiver
11-02-2011, 05:36 AM
Great stuff from Thailand.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMvZWZz-zFg&feature=feedu

fabioponta
11-02-2011, 05:39 AM
This slide uke has steel strings? or only wound G and C strings?

hoosierhiver
11-02-2011, 06:39 AM
This slide uke has steel strings? or only wound G and C strings?

Hard to tell from the video, I presumed they were all metal strings.

ukulefty
11-02-2011, 07:23 AM
So much win!

Moore Bettah Ukuleles
11-02-2011, 07:35 AM
I'm assuming all steel strings. Can anyone determine the tuning from the open position?

ksiegel
11-02-2011, 11:41 AM
Martin Mull did Slide Ukulele long ago - here's a promo clip from 1973.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVfYos--B_c

I think he's playing a Harmony ukulele starting at 1:39



-Kurt

Doug W
11-02-2011, 12:25 PM
Can anyone determine the tuning from the open position?
My wife and I are hearing
LowG B D G

wolfybau
11-02-2011, 03:52 PM
Martin Mull did Slide Ukulele long ago - here's a promo clip from 1973.


I think he's playing a Harmony ukulele starting at 1:39



-Kurt

rofl my bassist got a couple of his albums :)

Lalz
11-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Great video, thanks for sharing!
Do you reckon he's playing a normal uke or a special lap-steel one? The headstock looks a bit different if I'm not mistaken?

joeybug
11-02-2011, 09:56 PM
Great Video! Thanks for sharing :D

Joey :music:

ukuleledaveey
11-03-2011, 01:54 AM
awesome really really enjoyed that thanks for sharing :)

ksiegel
11-03-2011, 03:53 AM
This slide uke has steel strings? or only wound G and C strings?

While there are definitely wound strings, he is using a glass slide; There is that characteristic metal "whine" sound that you get using a slide with steel strings - haven't been able to reproduce it on any of the nylon/nyglut/fluorocarbon stringed ukes.



-Kurt

hoosierhiver
11-03-2011, 04:39 AM
Great video, thanks for sharing!
Do you reckon he's playing a normal uke or a special lap-steel one? The headstock looks a bit different if I'm not mistaken?

I guess it's one of the several new Asian or Thai brands. I don't think it was made especially for lap steel style.