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  1. rem50

    Baritone lovers!!!

    I have a 1954 Gretsch that I would be interested in selling. It has a great warm, deep sound. I am not sure what it is actually worth but I would like to get $500. I keep it in a HS case but have the original "chip?" one too. It is rough but I hung on to it anyway. Not exactly sure how to ship...
  2. rem50

    Plastic uke Question

    Can anyone help with this. A friend of mine picked this up and was wondering what it was worth. I told him someone on this forum would be knowledgable. Here are the pics. I have more close ups too. The pitch pipes work too! It has a "chorder" for the beginner. There is a crack in the back too...
  3. rem50

    Tenor: Best offer

    This can be someones new uke. It is a "twisted wood, Banyan model". I am not using this at all and am open to any fair offer. What I really like about this is the warm tone it has. It also has a KoAloha style neck, thin. I really feel someone will love this uke. I have 2 other higher end tenors...
  4. rem50

    Twisted Wood Tenor

    This is a TW tenor that I am getting rid of in order to thin the herd. This is a very warm sounding tenor. It is the Banyan, I was told, offered by Twisted Wood. It is solid Koa, but not top grade as you can tell by the price. If you are looking for a solid koa, great sounding uke, at a...
  5. rem50

    2 is better than one!

    I have decided to sell these together. The first is a soprano flea "tiki king". The second is a cigar box uke made by the owner of the North Carolina Ukulele Academy Kent Knorr. Both are fun, great sounding players. THe only reason I am getting rid of them, is like others, I am thinning the...
  6. rem50

    don't understand

    I am a bit confused when looking at chords on songs and they go : c/g what does that slash mean? Do I quickly jump from one chord to another??? ANy help would be appreciated. Thanks,
  7. rem50

    "A" buzz

    My "A" string is buzzing on my KoAloha soprano. I have just changed strings to Martin M600's. They sound great but the buzz is killing me. The buzz seems to come from the nut. Is there any home remedies for this or do I have to replace the nut. (If that is the answer then the next question will...
  8. rem50

    KoAloha string help

    I have a soprano KoAloha and I cannot seem to find the right string combo with it. I have tried the worth clears and t2's. Did not like either in this uke. Too brash ( if that is a good description). What do you all suggest? This is driving me crazy. I have a concert sceptre I love (worth...
  9. rem50

    Must have in tool box???

    I wondering what songs you feel are "must have" or at a minimum, "should have" songs in your tool box. I need to learn more songs and wanted to see what others like to play!
  10. rem50

    Trade anyone???

    I have a Koaloha soprano that I may be interested in trading. I bought this used for $500. I would be interested in any warm sounding tenor. Mainland?? Let me know if you might be interested. Thanks for consideration!
  11. rem50

    $300. Suggestions?

    I have $300 "uke dollars" burning a hole in my paypal account. What should I do? I am considering a mainland tenor or saving for another boat paddle build. What would you do? Any other recommendations accepted and appreciated!
  12. rem50

    Name help

    First off I appreciate all the suggestions on how to teach kids. There are some accomplished teachers on the forum. Now the council of the arts would like a name for this to promote it. it is (4) 1 hour sessions introducing the kids to ukulele. any clever suggestions?
  13. rem50

    teaching help please

    I have been asked to teach 4 one hour sessions at our local council of the arts. This class will have 6-8 kids ages 9-12. I have seen the threads about 2 chord songs but my question is what songs do you think are best for that age group? My "babies" are 30+ :) . What else do you think are good...
  14. rem50

    Tuners question

    I bought a KoAloha soprano the other day and have been trouble with finding the right strings. I got some suggestions from you all (thank you) and have some sets on the way to try. I have noticed that the tuners were EXTREMELY tight! I loosened them and would adjust them but then they did not...
  15. rem50

    NUD question

    Bought the Koaloha soprano from a fellow UU'er this week> I love KoAloha's! I am sure that you all know what they look like and this one looks new so no need for pics. My question is what strings would you recommend for it? It came with aquilas that sounded ok and tonight I tried living water...
  16. rem50

    WTB: KoAloha soprano

    I am wondering if anyone has a KoAloha soprano that they might be interested in parting with. I love the KoAloha sound and will give it a good home. Thanks Dean
  17. rem50

    Cigar box uke.

    I am going to start selling my excess ukes to give others a chance to love them. I thought I would start with this CBU made by Kent Knorr at the NC Ukulele academy. I have had it for a year and have not found the "right" place for it yet. I was going to keep it in the car, too nice. On my desk...
  18. rem50

    New years Uke-a-lution

    Every year I make a few goals that I never hold my self to. This year instead of a resolution I decided to make a Uke-a-lution: what I intend to learn on the uke this year. This year I vow to learn basic scales and the notes on the fretboard in hope that I will be able to improvise better. Just...
  19. rem50

    Jake sighting!!

    Was watching the Adam Sandler movie "just go for it" and at the end there is a scene at the beach tiki bar with Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler and Jake is playing in the background! Too cool!
  20. rem50

    Intro help, PLEASE!!!!

    I have been trying to figure out intro's to Chuck Berry's Johnny B Good. I am really looking for something simple, very simple, not necessarily identical. I found some in "C" but I need it in "A". I figure i can use it in about any Chuck Berry song :) I would really appreciate any help at all...