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  1. SandChannel

    ::Leader Board:: Ahnko Honu Takes The Lead Chapter 23!

    Happy Happy, Pi Pie!
  2. SandChannel

    Developing Vibrato

    So, how is your vibrato? When I hear Jake or Kris, I am always impressed by their controlled vibrato. I am having a hard time getting anything worthwhile. Typically, the string doesn't really want to move all that much, because the nylon strings seem to slip beneath my fingertips rather than get...
  3. SandChannel

    Pepe Romero Jr Ukuleles

    Is Pepe still making any? I see the Romero Creations ones, but I am more curious about the ones that he has a hand in rather than his import line.
  4. SandChannel

    What is that thingy on Jake's ukulele?

    In the below video, Jake has some type of metallic cover below his sound hole. Any idea what it is? Is it just somewhere to rest his fingers or maybe some type of surface pickup that amplifies body taps? Just curious. Thanks!
  5. SandChannel

    Banjolele String Lengths: A Question

    I have a new (to me) concert scale banjolele, but I am unsure what strings to order. Unlike a standard ukulele, they require more length of string from tail piece to peg end. So if you have a concert scale banjolele, do you order tenor scale strings? Or am I overthinking it?
  6. SandChannel

    Banjolele Tuner for Intonation

    Hi there, everyone. I have a Peterson clip-on tuner that I use for my acoustic instruments and it does a great job on my guitars and ukulele. I just got a banjolele and it uses a movable banjo bridge. I have no problem tuning the instrument with open notes... but the Peterson doesn't do a very...
  7. SandChannel

    Strap damage???

    Definitely not an old wive's tale. I worked in the guitar industry while in college. Here are some examples of Nitro burn caused by vinyl/plastics/etc. Google "Nitro Burn" and focus in The Gear Page or The Acoustic Forum for more examples.
  8. SandChannel

    World Cup 2018

    ... and we are off and running with Russia and Saudi Arabia! :cool:
  9. SandChannel

    As new as new can get

    Hi there, everyone. I am pretty new here, but I have lurked a bit. :o There is a ukulele in my future, but at the moment, I am without nylon strings. I am hoping to get one in a few weeks. I play guitar though. That will keep me busy in the meantime. I am looking forward to getting to know...