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    Ukulele Porn (post your uke pics here...)

    Juxtapositions (Bird's Foot Surprise):
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    Sold: aNueNue AMM2, Continental US Only

    Now sold; thanks, all! ~ S.
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    Sold: aNueNue AMM2, Continental US Only

    Replied! ~ S.
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    Sold: aNueNue AMM2, Continental US Only

    For sale: aNueNue AMM2 purchased directly from aNueNue USA September 2020. $325.00 Shipped UPS Ground within the Continental US, payment via PayPal. The first images were taken 9/6, upon the viewing of which I balked at selling-- it's so beautiful, and sounds so good! I took the dated images...
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    NUD Sadness

    Great news! Out of curiosity, did KoAloha offer any feedback/confirmation regarding the condition of the returned ukulele, relative to their expected standards? ~ S.
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    Concert Samples -- Which do you like best?

    Thanks for another round! :) 3 4 2 1 (Add me to those curious if the first one’s volume/sonic attackiness is due to microphone placement and/or maybe warranted a microphone placement adjustment due to instrument characteristics. Moon Bird, perhaps…?) Cheers ~ S
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    KoAloha Strings NOW Available

    Thanks, very helpful to know. (y) ~ S.
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    I finally did it (ukes are made for the car)

    Living on the edge! :D Have fun out there.... ~ S.
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    KoAloha Strings NOW Available

    For anyone who has these strings (or, for @edfiscella :)), how long are the strings in each pack? Is it possible to get two sets out of each pack a la Worth, or just one ukulele per...? Thanks! ~ S.
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    How do you store your extra strings?

    Mine are here, with various other related doodads and spritzels that tend to accumulate... ~ S.
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    WTB..... but looking elsewhere

    I haven't bought or sold here yet, but have done so previously on/through other forums specific to other objects of affection. ;) For myself, I'll add: shipping and ETAs are more uncertain than ever right now due to global logistics disruptions and gridlocks near and far. UPS halted all...
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    How young is too young for a first uke?

    For now, what about, bring in an inexpensive-but-relatively-robust ukulele-- in her favorite color if possible-- tune it to an open chord (pleasing sound with no fretting required), and simply have it on hand for her? Make it as fun/least frustrating/low cost as possible for now, and enjoy...
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    NUD Disappointment

    I am grateful for this thread, and @Sporky's, if saddened by both. I'm sure there are many of us (most?) for whom shopping in person isn't practical unless already traveling to an area with a robust ukulele store-- and for me even then, so many of the models I've been interested in (and have...
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    KoAloha Strings NOW Available

    @necessaryrooster, thanks for asking-- I was about to, as I opted not to purchase the strings previously because I didn't want to get used to (and likely love) strings that would be unobtainable going forward. @efiscella, wonderful news! Just to clarify, if possible: are these also the strings...
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    WTB: Koa Tenor w/cutaway & slothead

    The aNueNue AKK3 looks to be a treat! But does not have a cutaway. @benjoeuke, perhaps take a look at the aNueNue UT1K? (Currently, "Choose from Available" at The Ukulele Site.) ~ S.
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    Guess I'm in a pissy mood about typing aNueNue.

    Hunh. I'm usually on top of spelling/capitalization/presentation when it comes to specific words, but not this time! Over the past year or so I have watched and read 'most everything I could find online regarding this brand, corresponded directly with anuenueusa . com and The Ukulele Site...
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    My Beansprout is ready!

    Ah, yes! I've been meaning to double back to that (on Insta) since putting it together-- 517 being so distinctive(! -- as are they all, but: Wow). The headplate was actually a surprise, relative to the seemingly-final woods Aaron had shown me. I love it, too. I chose between these three...
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    My Beansprout is ready!

    Beansprout carries/installs branded GHS strings: From their store description: I was determined to play in and play out their chosen string set, but found myself arguing with the tension of the A string especially. (If I'm reading the chart @Ed1 has so helpfully provided correctly, the .022...
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    My Beansprout is ready!

    It's all true! I've had my Beansprout in my arms for just over two weeks now, and may never stop marveling that it's mine. I love how Aaron pulled everything together-- his eye is exquisite. I was especially looking forward to watching him handle the finished instrument and talk about it...
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    Song/Piece Name, etc.?

    Can anyone help me ID the song/piece Cory first plays on this Hive Hornet, in the video demonstration on this page? (Bottom left on page, the song he starts with....) Thank you for any guidance. ~ S.