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    Yesterday, 10:46 AM
    As a general rule, for ANY ukulele: longer neck = more string tension = less sustain = louder sound provided that you compare with the exact...
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    Yesterday, 06:08 AM
    You need to be more specific in your request. What exactly are you looking for? Many folks who may be able to help you, do not do well with vague...
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    Yesterday, 06:03 AM
    Booli replied to a thread WTB Cheap uke bass in Buying Tips
    If you post this same message with the title of 'WTB: Uke bass, U-Bass, etc' in the Marketplace section of the forum, you will get the most...
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    06-21-2018, 02:29 PM
    Very nice Jo! The width across the top looks bigger than most of your previous lutes. I bet that one is pretty loud. :music: Are the frets made...
    2 replies | 99 view(s)
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    06-20-2018, 02:15 AM
    Booli replied to a thread How do you listen to music? in Uke Talk
    At home, I have 3 computers and an iPad that all feed into an audio mixer. That mixer feeds a pair of Yamaha HS-5 desktop studio monitor speakers...
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    06-20-2018, 01:56 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Electric Uke? in Uke Talk
    My bad. It was an error of omission. I consider all mics, whether internal or external in the same category. The Microvox is an electret mic and...
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    06-20-2018, 01:48 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Electric Uke? in Uke Talk
    IMPEDANCE MISMATCH is fixed with either a preamp or DI box, and in either case that fixes the quack. This is an electrical issue. You likely...
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    06-20-2018, 01:39 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Planetary tuners in Uke Tech Support
    Good info here ^ Keep in mind that Fluke and Flea ukes are not the same as other ukes due to the unique headstock shape, more like a classical...
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    06-19-2018, 08:04 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Electric Uke? in Uke Talk
    Apparently your father is unaware of piezo pickups, both under-saddle, and surface-transducer types, which are the de facto standard, and sole option...
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    06-19-2018, 07:47 AM
    Thanks Chris for the detailed update. I am glad that they will work as a solution on that uke. :) Where you mention about how they work, are...
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    06-19-2018, 07:27 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Planetary tuners in Uke Tech Support
    No, they will not. The UPT version has a shorter shaft and you will not be able to fit the nut on the other end. You need the UPT-L version...
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    06-17-2018, 07:41 PM
    Does he like ANY music? If so, maybe learn and play those songs for him. Otherwise if he does not like music at all, then maybe it actually...
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    06-17-2018, 03:43 AM
    Thank you! :)
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    06-17-2018, 03:42 AM
    Those Knilling pegs are specifically for violin family instruments and will stick out the back of the headstock an obscene amount and make your uke...
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    06-16-2018, 06:48 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Second try... in Guitar Videos
    Sounds even better this time Dave! Very nice delivery and perfomance. Ignore your brother-in-law. The most vocal critics are often folks that...
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    06-16-2018, 06:41 PM
    :agree: If I want a signature on a fancy uke I can get a Makala Dolphin or Shark from Uke Republic or Mim, with full setup for like $60, and sign...
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    06-16-2018, 12:56 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Happy NUD! Timms Style O in Uke Talk
    Ken takes a break in the winter months, and he built a handful of ukes since aound Feb 2018 which have been listed on eBay and sold very quickly,...
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    06-16-2018, 12:41 PM
    Thanks for sharing the story of this one. My guess those glued buttons were put there to assist in holding the uke when standing via pressure from...
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    06-16-2018, 03:23 AM
    Maybe also try a WTB post on the FMM (Flea Market Music) Marketplace. Lots of old-timers in the forum over there it seems, and maybe somebody has...
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    06-16-2018, 03:18 AM
    That's a great find Chris! Rondo has a set for almost the same price, with a fancy button, that I've been contemplating installing on my...
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    06-15-2018, 02:27 PM
    and photos galore here: ...
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    06-14-2018, 09:24 PM
    With MSRP @ $129 for the MH, I tend to agree with the thought that they might cease production of the Coco model, as IIRC that was the same price...
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    06-14-2018, 06:26 PM
    Was it one of the screws that holds the tuner into the wood on the back of the headstock? If so, and you found the screw, you can just insert a...
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    06-14-2018, 05:05 AM
    Some UU members lack the understanding of what bookmarks are or how to use them, or maybe they want the forum to be more customized so they dont have...
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    06-12-2018, 04:39 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Where are You? in Ukulele Marketplace
    From what I've seen here in 5 yrs since I first joined UU, there is a reasonable density of members in the PA/NJ/NYC/NY State area, and a similar...
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    06-12-2018, 04:16 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Where are You? in Ukulele Marketplace
    I do not advertise my location online. Folks need to ASK for it. There are way too many data-mining and privacy-invading automated programs...
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    06-12-2018, 03:55 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Planetary tuners in Uke Tech Support
    No carving or brute force is required to install Gotoh UPT or UPT-L tuners. All you need are about a dozen gentle rotations of a tapered reamer...
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    06-12-2018, 12:07 PM
    Booli replied to a thread Good Ukulele Dealers in Uke Talk
    I have not bought from the others myself, but I have bought several sets of uke tuning machines from Eagle Music in the UK, and received to my door...
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    06-12-2018, 11:13 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Good Ukulele Dealers in Uke Talk
    No worries. It's not been updated in a while and it seems and the thread is locked, but there's lots of vendors listed. See here:...
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    06-12-2018, 10:18 AM
    Booli replied to a thread Good Ukulele Dealers in Uke Talk
    I've bought from some of the vendors you listed, all with no issues, and I've also bought from Uke Republic and Gryphon Strings, both do setups, and...
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