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    Today, 10:18 PM
    DownUpDave replied to a thread Welcome back UU in Uke Talk
    If money is the issue ...........and Ryan keeping repeating that it is then charge EVERYBODY a user fee. Simple, easy peasy like most everything else...
    78 replies | 1378 view(s)
  • hollisdwyer's Avatar
    03-26-2020, 04:58 AM
    I have been thinking about selling my Hoffmann Ebony/Red Spruce w/MiSi pu, side sound port, etc. Because of the favourable exchange rate for US...
    123 replies | 8399 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-26-2020, 04:30 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Stuck once more in Uke Talk
    Okay, I've been staying at home for two weeks now. Of course I haven't been ordered to stay home, just seemed like a good idea. But I have found that...
    5 replies | 116 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-25-2020, 11:07 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Muffeale - is it for real? in Uke Talk
    Real Ray-Bans or counterfeits? Just curious because I like Ray-Bans and there are just tons of fakes out there. I've gotten stung.
    16 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-25-2020, 06:02 AM
    It looks like it got dropped on the edge there. My Mainland had that same kind of damage when my grand daughter had a hold of it and dropped it. I...
    10 replies | 341 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-24-2020, 09:01 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Uke shopping in Uke Talk
    Not a music store, my neighborhood store just up the street here a half dozen blocks is a locally owned sporting good store. At one time I did this...
    26 replies | 689 view(s)
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    03-24-2020, 06:38 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Uke shopping in Uke Talk
    Well, you have a professional interest Chris. We can't use you in as a data point. Smiley.
    26 replies | 689 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    03-24-2020, 12:03 AM
    That is a good looking baritone Hodge.......its has an organic feel and appearance . I like it and I agree with you about it encompassing a “Folk...
    21 replies | 517 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    03-23-2020, 11:55 PM
    I will continue to support artists that have content on the internet through Patreon and PayPal. It is a way of giving back for their continued...
    7 replies | 285 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-23-2020, 07:48 AM
    My $65 Makala concert that was my first uke. I was noodling around on it this morning in my easy chair. I play it a lot.
    41 replies | 1422 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-23-2020, 04:59 AM
    Rllink started a thread Uke shopping in Uke Talk
    One thing that I was thinking about, do you go out and look at ukuleles in stores? I guess that I mean, do you go out and specifically go out to...
    26 replies | 689 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-23-2020, 04:38 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Linear or regular tuning? in Uke Talk
    I just play a guitar and got it over with. :)
    17 replies | 540 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-23-2020, 04:35 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Lava uke & WD40 in Uke Talk
    I was at a festival and got a couple of stickers that I stuck on my ukulele for the duration. They were very cool at the time. A month later, not so...
    7 replies | 225 view(s)
  • DownUpDave's Avatar
    03-21-2020, 09:45 AM
    DownUpDave replied to a thread NUD - KoAloha KTM-00 in Uke Talk
    Congratulations, it’s nice that you have both old and new models so you can do the sound comparison. It’s too bad they only sent you half a...
    4 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-21-2020, 07:41 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Linear or regular tuning? in Uke Talk
    Lots of people have one of each, which is a way to do it. But you can play songs that have notes that go below that C, you just have to be a little...
    17 replies | 540 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-21-2020, 07:33 AM
    I agree with Dick. Except for a few who would like everything to go into their designated boxes, we've been getting along just fine. Redefining the...
    27 replies | 829 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-20-2020, 06:59 AM
    Yes I do. I have exactly that ukulele. It is an Ohana 85 series with solid Port Orford Cedar top, solid burled Myrtle sides and back, and mahogany...
    3 replies | 122 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-20-2020, 05:55 AM
    I'm blessed in that I work at home and at my own pace, so I'm good with the distancing. My wife and I have been walking every day. I don't think that...
    19 replies | 1072 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-20-2020, 05:14 AM
    Good question. I am very much driven by playing with and for other people. Everything I do or was going to do has been cancelled. I find it hard to...
    54 replies | 1722 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-20-2020, 04:54 AM
    I've thought that for a long time. Uke Talk is just a catch all and everything just seems to go there. In the ideal world everyone would obey obey...
    27 replies | 829 view(s)
  • rappsy's Avatar
    03-18-2020, 04:04 AM
    Thanks for the plug. In today's electronic world, writing is not what it was, but I enjoy picking up a nice pen every once in awhile.
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  • rappsy's Avatar
    03-17-2020, 03:57 PM
    Great to see this Dan. It worked before for me and I am now in discussions with someone about it. I hope it gets done. Best of luck with yours. ...
    10 replies | 528 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-15-2020, 10:21 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    I feel blessed that my wife and I are semi retired and I don't really have to do anything. What work I do, I do it from home at my own pace. We were...
    106 replies | 3532 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-14-2020, 05:34 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    Or he plans to sell it, in which case I hope he gets stuck with it.
    106 replies | 3532 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-14-2020, 05:07 AM
    I may or may not have rehomed one. I have a friend who lives in a senior living community who plays the ukulele and I go over there to jam. A...
    123 replies | 8399 view(s)
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    03-14-2020, 04:52 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    I'm not worried about it, I didn't rake my leaves last fall. Seriously, it is crazy. Sometimes I wipe down my ukulele with a soft paper towel and...
    106 replies | 3532 view(s)
  • rappsy's Avatar
    03-13-2020, 08:13 AM
    As I use the really thin straps that are sold by Lori, I don't need this standard size strap. Not used at all other than to try it and determine...
    0 replies | 227 view(s)
  • Rllink's Avatar
    03-13-2020, 06:08 AM
    Rllink replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    We will see how things are in May and adjust accordingly. I'm not going to do anything right now.
    107 replies | 3723 view(s)
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"All worthwhile things in life should be easy to learn but hard to master"

Hoffmann Lutherie - Baritone - Master Grade Ebony and AAA Red Spruce
Beau Hannam Custom Tenor - Vintage Hand Rubbed Sun Burst all Tassie Blackwood
Barron River Tenor - Satin Box Maple and Alaskan Yellow Cedar
Hoffmann Lutherie - Concert - Angry Owl Ebony and Cedar

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