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  • Down Up Dick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:09 PM
    I’ve added the Dunlop Tortex 1 mm (blue) to my search for a pick. I like it’s feel and sound. The search continues . . . :old:
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    Yesterday, 06:07 AM
    Please forgive me, but I misspoke. My neck isn't maple. It is English walnut. I will answer the questions for walnut. My neck is English walnut...
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    Yesterday, 04:42 AM
    If you're bespeaking a custom ukulele, then ask your builder; that's what you're paying all that money for. And just to give you a concrete...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 AM
    Hey, Fil, long time no hear-from. You still in Germany? My Kala is 0, and its much smaller than the Blueridge. I expected it to be about...
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    Yesterday, 03:45 AM
    Hi, DUD1. Yeah, almost all of my picks are Dunlops. I really like the feel of the Prime Tones, but they’re too stiff for me so far. I use the semi...
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    12-08-2019, 07:30 PM
    Yeah, that’s why it’s kinda silly for one to try to pick exactly the correct strings or picks to sound exactly the way he/she wants to sound. My...
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    12-08-2019, 07:07 PM
    Yeah, Davoravo, I agree. On my other tenor guitar and my tenor banjo I use a Dunlop .060 or .073 for picking, but I don’t strum much. However, I...
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    12-08-2019, 01:18 PM
    Well, I played for an hour today to try to pick a pick. I liked the sound of the Dunlop Prime Grip 1.14 mm (red) best followed by the 1.5 mm (blue)....
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    12-08-2019, 05:06 AM
    Hey! Thanks, Steve, they could have at least said somethin’ about it. Now that I know what it’s for, I can ignore it and forget about it. Lotsa...
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    12-07-2019, 06:08 PM
    Well, I guess College Football’s over for 2019. At least until January. I enjoyed this season. Notre Dame did well, but USC not so much. I...
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    12-07-2019, 05:40 PM
    It seems to be okay except for the lack of volume. It’s in excellent, brand new shape of course and the gig bag/case is too. It came with an allen...
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    12-07-2019, 10:30 AM
    Yeah, DUD1 and bunnyf, it’s now tuned to CGDA so I can use it with the Hal Leonard exercise book that I’ve been usin’ with my Kala. The Kala is now...
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    12-07-2019, 04:10 AM
    Yeah, I know whatcha mean, bunnyf; dreamin’ the dream is the best part of the hunt. I’m too choosy and careful to buy used, but I haven’t heard...
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    12-07-2019, 02:55 AM
    Yesterday, I tuned my new Blueridge up and played for about an hour. It’s tone was nice, but somewhat wimpy. I was a bit disappointed. However,...
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    12-06-2019, 10:03 AM
    On the flip side, don't go into analysis paralysis. Ukuleles are ukuleles. We make all this fuss over tone woods and about the need of seeing the...
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    12-05-2019, 06:30 PM
    I also received my tenor guitar — at 3 minutes to 8 pm the time promised by Amazon. I’ll probably open the box tomorrow. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 06:26 PM
    I'm old. I like books. I like to write in ‘em and dog ear the pages and even rip some pages out. I’m not a fan of all this internet stuff. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 06:21 PM
    Amazon promised my tenor guitar would arrive before eight o’clock. It got here 7:57 pm. I had already given up on it. Good job, Amazon. I’m...
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    12-05-2019, 07:11 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Starry Night Flea in Uke Talk
    . When you finish the case, you can get started on your car. What color is your house? :old:
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    12-05-2019, 04:04 AM
    Good for You! I’m next. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 03:52 AM
    Amazon says they’re delivering my guitar today instead of tomorrow — lucky me. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 03:47 AM
    Are you kiddin’, Steve? I’ve had a great Gold Tone Irish tenor banjo for a long time., and this is my week to play it. It’s my favorite stringed...
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    12-05-2019, 03:31 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    I have a Triby I bought to wear in the winter (Ha!), but I don’t like it. It makes me look like a little ol’ man. True, I am one, but I certainly...
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    12-05-2019, 03:03 AM
    I’m looking for a Blueridge T60 tenor guitar that was supposed to be delivered tomorrow, but now Amazon says today. Just the opposite of yours. ...
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    12-04-2019, 07:54 PM
    You're welcome. Treat your wife well, and I'll do the same on my end. Some of us on this thread need some good karma. I, for one, think the chink...
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    12-04-2019, 08:12 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Starry Night Flea in Uke Talk
    Good job, Jerry. Now learn how to play “Stars Fell on Alabama”, “Stardust”, “Stella By Starlight”, etc . . . :old:
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    12-04-2019, 05:35 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    Notice the hat stays on even upside down — good hat on a windy day. :old:
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    12-04-2019, 03:42 AM
    Since interest in this topic has been sus-tained, let me tell you all what I've been doing. I have, temporarily at least, eschewed pursuing some...
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    12-04-2019, 01:04 AM
    You asked what I would do. I would do whatever I had to do, make whatever compromise I had to make, in order to get my Kanilea. To get my...
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    12-03-2019, 12:19 PM
    This is very interesting. It took you a few weeks to achieve this, it took me a few seconds. I'm not judging, because there are things I have been...
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