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flyingv8
03-28-2012, 08:54 AM
Anybody attending the NPE show next week? I can just fit my Lanikai into the carry on and would love to meet other players there. I haven't been playing very long but since I will have the time in the evenings I want to have fun and I think meeting some new people and hanging out playing our ukes would be great! Let me know!
Don

flyingv8
03-29-2012, 01:44 AM
Maybe I'll be the only Ukulele player in Orlando that week!

mds725
03-29-2012, 08:48 AM
What is the NPE show?

flyingv8
03-29-2012, 12:04 PM
National Plastics Exhibition. It's a trade show expecting 55,000 people. Just thought their may be some designers/engineers who play the uke attending. We could hang out after the show.

Uke Republic
03-29-2012, 05:41 PM
I know there are loads of ukulele players in the Tampa area but thats an hour .5 or two away.
Being in plastics- Legoland is very close

mds725
03-29-2012, 05:50 PM
National Plastics Exhibition.

I'n not going to be near Orlando, but if I were going I think I'd bring a Makala Dolphin (a plastic uke).

flyingv8
03-29-2012, 10:08 PM
Good one MDS!

flyingv8
03-30-2012, 05:56 AM
I am actually trying to find a plastic Uke to take with me! That would be so cool! Anybody have one they want to send to me?

flyingv8
03-31-2012, 02:02 AM
Well I found a plastic Uke but it's a Marx Toys and the guy wants $50 for it. That's too much for a toy Uke. I did offer him $25 but he said no. Oh well, gonna take my Lanikai!

flyingv8
03-31-2012, 02:20 PM
Bid on an old plastic Maccaferri Islander on E-Bay and won her! Won't have her for the show but I'm looking forward to getting a new old Uke! This is working out pretty good! Still haven't found anyone to jam with in Orlando. :(

Pondoro
03-31-2012, 02:32 PM
My Lanikai is my cheapest uke but I have taken it all over the world in carry-on or in my checked bags, it has not broken yet. Bring it!

mds725
03-31-2012, 02:57 PM
......Still haven't found anyone to jam with in Orlando. :(

There's an ukulele meetup group in Winter Park, FL, which is apparently not that far (less than 10 miles) from Orlando. http://www.meetup.com/Winter-Park-Ukulele-Meetup/ You could try contacting someone who's involved in that group, or posting a message on the group's meetup page, to see if there's any interest in an ukulele jam while you're in the area.

flyingv8
03-31-2012, 03:13 PM
I will do that! Thanks MDS!