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ukuhippo
12-24-2011, 02:25 AM
Hi all,

On my journey to satisfy UAS I found myself comparing different models on a couple of point and one of them was the number of frets. Which is kind of ridiculous in my case, as I never get passed the 10th fret whil playing. This made me curious:

How high do you get upon the fretboard while playing?

fabioponta
12-24-2011, 03:58 AM
Since I bought my Koaloha tenor, I try to play some jake Shimabukuro songs (a little slow yet). So, sometimes I use te 12-14 frets.

OldePhart
12-24-2011, 04:08 AM
I can't keep the dang thing lit...

cletus
12-24-2011, 04:25 AM
I can't keep the dang thing lit...

Thank You.

:old:

philpot
12-24-2011, 04:30 AM
All of them.

ukuhippo
12-24-2011, 05:00 AM
I can't keep the dang thing lit...

Keep trying, once it burns you'll enter a fascinating world full of pink ukes you're actually gonna like. Not to mention the elephant. And the hippo, but that's obvious.

Tudorp
12-24-2011, 05:03 AM
I use all of em..

SailQwest
12-24-2011, 05:13 AM
All of them.

What he said.

Dan Uke
12-24-2011, 05:37 AM
All of them.

Me too but I only have a twelve fret uke!! Hahaha

mm stan
12-24-2011, 05:40 AM
Acrophobia....

ukuhippo
12-24-2011, 05:46 AM
Acrophobia....

I hear you, I get it on sidewalks.

rem50
12-24-2011, 06:27 AM
I am learning to move up the neck slowly. should be fun

mr moonlight
12-24-2011, 07:18 AM
If I had more frets, I'd use em'.

uke4ia
12-24-2011, 01:02 PM
The highest note in any of the songs I currently play is the 15th fret. This works a lot better since I've had a uke with 17 frets. When I just had a 12-fret soprano, I would stick my pinky up beyond the highest fret and try to hit the right spot.

Squid503
12-24-2011, 09:20 PM
Improving about 7/8 fret just because I'm not to familiar with choirs shapes beyond it but with the right amount of practice I will get up there. I use all the frets when fingerpicking or playing a song I already know though

webby
12-25-2011, 01:34 AM
i dont get high on the fretboard, i get high on mushrooms

Jnobianchi
12-29-2011, 06:37 PM
I have three sopranos and one concert. on the sopranos, I routinely play fretless above 12 (easy with the ones I have) and on the concert I play 'til I run out of frets. :)

ichadwick
12-30-2011, 05:07 AM
How high do you get upon the fretboard while playing?
I never get high on a fretboard. First it's too much trouble to grind one up to smoke it. But sometimes I get high from a little tequila while I'm playing my uke...

I usually PLAY up to the 15th fret on a tenor, and up to the 17th on a baritone. After the 17th, the space is too small for comfort.

janeray1940
12-30-2011, 05:25 AM
I pretty routinely go up to the 13th or 14th fret on my both my soprano and concert ukes.

This has definitely helped limit my UAS - nothing is allowed in my collection that doesn't have a minimum of 15 frets :)

MGM
12-30-2011, 06:50 AM
The question I want to know is how many actully use the 17h to 19th fret on a g string...If you answer yes i want song and tab as i have never seen one with these frets used

Dan Uke
12-30-2011, 07:39 AM
The question I want to know is how many actully use the 17h to 19th fret on a g string...If you answer yes i want song and tab as i have never seen one with these frets used

If they made a one string ukulele, I would use it but if they did make it, it probably wouldn't be called a ukulele. :p