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    My new Ohana…

    I just ordered a Ohana solid hog long neck soprano from Mim and I’m really looking forward to it. Anyone have one of these and what do you think of it?
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    Waiting for monitor approval…

    I am getting this message on postings. Anyone else have this message?
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    Top layer of laminate.. any difference in sound?

    With same maker, does the sound differ with different laminate top layer (mahogany, mango, Koa etc) or is it just for aesthetics?
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    I did a dummm thing

    I was restringing a tenor with some nice Worth Clears LG and as I went to trim the A string at the tuner I carelessly snipped the E string and it whacked my hand. I had some Martin fluorocarbons and just replaced the E string so far. It didn’t feel too good but I felt worse about screwing up a...
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    What age for a child to get a uke?

    Hello. My granddaughter is 1.5 years old and loves music. I was thinking of getting her something like a pink dolphin soprano to play with. Is she too young? My mother bought me a baritone uke when I was about 10 or so (wish I still had it!!). Thanks for any input. Doug
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    Mainland tenor questions

    Hello. Any recommendations of mahogany or red cedar? Gloss or matte? Thanks
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    Used Martin T1K or new Mainland Red Cedar tenor?

    Both are about the same price with the Martin having a peeling decal and some marks on the back. I haven’t tried either one and only seen the Martin in photos. Thanks for any input.
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    Near new Cordoba 15cm

    Do you think $55 is a good deal. I'm a newby with some previous guitar experience. Thanks.
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    Greetings from Los Angeles

    Actually I live in Altadena (LA County). I took some ukulele lessons from a couple of Hawaiian young ladies recently and had to go buy a uke right away. I got a Kala KA-TG and now I want a concert size. I'm totally hooked. This is such a great site and thanks for all the good resources...