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  1. kwall

    Back to Front: a case for appreciating a ukulele's back.

    I fell in love with my martin because of the back. I think this was the fifth one I tried an the guy grabbed one from the back pulled it out and got a glimpse of that behind and damn..... I think some ppl are back people... if you catch my drift. I like the secretiveness of it, only ppl who...
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    2 heads coleman hell - looking for the banjo lick

    Fun song that is in my head - but need help with a part. The chords are simple C,G Am F work well (how original eh :P). Just looking for ideas for the banjo lick that goes through the song. I was playing around on the A string and it kinda sounds ok going A then C and then moving to A to D...
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    Northern Ukulele - Price range

    Hello all, I just saw a northern posted in my local adds. What would you say is a fair price? I know the history but I cannot tell what they are selling for nowadays Thanks
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    NUD - Kala KA-8

    So it may not be as sexy looking as my martin but yay New ukulele!! Kala ka-8 - took awhile to tune but looks nice and sounds exactly what I wanted, feels good too. Fortunately I didn't really pay for this one, my company does a reward program where they people can give each other "points"...
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    8 string hard case suggestions

    hello, I should be getting an 8 string shortly, just wondering any hard cases fit them? What are the prices for them? Thanks
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    Favourite Ukulele shop experience

    Now we all have are best shops to go to and have some fantastic particular story as to why we want to continue to go there. I thought I would share mine and see what others have to say about different stores. My favourite store is Folkaway Music in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.This store is this...
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    NUD- Martin T1K

    So after lots of hmming and hawing and turning down 4 others I finally found the perfect T1K. so happy sounds fantastic and looks great esp the back.
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    Fender '52 or Epiphone les paul ukulele

    Hello, I am thinking of getting an electric acoustic ukulele. I played the les paul epihpone and have read reviews sounded awesome and I really liked it. I know the fender 52 recently came out and they look nice, I have a fender already and love it. Any insight or other ideas are...
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    K&K pickup for ukulele any good?

    sorry did a quick search and nothing came up. anyone try the K&K pickup? any good store said all in they could add a pickup for 200. is that reasonable? what is your opinion? Thanks
  10. kwall

    Ukuleles what type of car would it be?

    Hello, I was recently reading a thread and someone made a great analogy of ukuleles to cars (id give credit to them but i remember who or where very sorry). It made me think there should be thread of this analogy continued. I would love to hear the opinions Anything goes can be a specific...
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    Martin T1K question what does the 1 mean

    Sorry if this has been discuss previously. I am looking into a T1K played two liked them ALOT not wowed by the looks but it sounds so nice to my ear (imo). Now I know it is solid koa and made in mexico but I was wondering what the 1 stood for. Looking at other posts and such it seems like it...
  12. kwall

    Lero vintage ukulele?

    Hey there, There is a posting for a lero ukulele in my local adds. Anyone ever hear of these? they look very harmony ish or seem to be ur 50s department store buy but I dont mind that. Anyone own one hear of one etc?
  13. kwall

    in Canada... would a firefly b ok through winter

    First off i know i posted about the fretboard just thought of a different question about the drum in the firefly. as living in canada (cue stereotypes) it can get cold. I am in southern ontario but still can be a concern. Do you think the drum will go out of tune faster due to the cold? is...
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    Firefly plastic fret board or wood?

    I know people love and rave about them all the time and I've read tonnes. Sorry if this is a repost but a couple questions about them. Is the plastic fretboard ok? or should i go for wood? does the walnut/maple make a difference? as well, how long have you had yours for? has it lasted over...
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    Pono MS string suggestion.

    Hey there , I have a pono MS and I was trying to think of new strings to put on it. any suggestions?
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    Repair Shop in Toronto

    Does anyone know of a good ukulele repair shop in Toronto? My ukulele has a small fretboard binding problem, but I want it professionally done. (cause i have no idea what im doing and would rather pay someone). Any help is appreciated :)
  17. kwall

    Crack on edge of neck

    Hey just noticed a small crack on my fretboard right where it connects to the neck. its a small crack and so far it seems not to affect the sound. I humdify my ukulele but its on the neck so i guess it doesnt get as humidified. Do you think it will expand? if so if it affects the sound how...
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    lanikai O-8 discontinued?

    hey there, since summer is coming up im kind of in an itch for a new uku, prob an 8 string. while looking i was set on the lanikai O-8 looked, nice rave reviews and good sound. However now looking into searches nothing really comes up. did they discontinue them? if so thats a shame i guess ill...
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    Recording king resonator

    reading from different threads there is mixed views on them they seem cheap but how cheap? is it worth it? there is a used one online (its a johnson but pretty much the same thing) how much would be a decent price for a used one do you think? any help is great. sorry if this is repost from me...
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    ukulele transposing

    Hey There, my theory is AWFUL so I thought I would ask my silly question here. If I were to play with my two friends who both play guitar do I have to transpose? like if i play a C chord and they play their C chord will it be ok? or do I have to reshape it due to the difference in tuning? thanls