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    Yesterday, 12:04 PM
    Here are a few exercise that have helped me. I got most of these from live instruction. They're not unique and I've seen the same or similar in...
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    Yesterday, 05:40 AM
    Check the reviews of both and if one has a song list more to your taste. From the reviews it sounds like most of the songs on Peace are multi-part,...
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    07-14-2019, 07:53 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread They're coming (flatwounds)... in Bass
    D'oh. You're probably right, though I don't see any details on the flats. I have electrics on my mind!
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    07-13-2019, 05:26 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread They're coming (flatwounds)... in Bass
    Ooh. Very cool. That could tip me over into getting a Journeyman. I'll let somebody else guinea pig how they sound though. Though what I really want...
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    07-13-2019, 04:39 PM
    Darn it. I'd just gotten the Iceman Uke out of my system. And the Little Gem. And the Pineapple Sunday (lying - still trying to convince myself on...
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    07-13-2019, 11:36 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Ukulele Jazz in Uke Talk
    This guy maybe?
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    07-11-2019, 01:17 PM
    Darn it. I need to figure out how to block your posts ;) I absolutely fell in love with the Pineapple Sundays when I got to play a few in Hawaii...
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    07-09-2019, 02:58 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Only One Ukulele? in Uke Talk
    Yeah, but you'd learn that tune really really well! It'd actually be really interesting to concentrate on just one tune for a year and see where you...
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    07-09-2019, 12:16 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Strap Locks - Any Preference in Uke Talk
    I have Schaller S-Locks on guitars and basses. I had them on a ukulele but it felt bulky on the small instrument and so I removed it. I have a...
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    07-09-2019, 10:27 AM
    That looks great! The aesthetic really fits well with the Outdoor. Definitely something they should offer as an upgrade, and that'd solve the extra...
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    07-09-2019, 09:27 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Range limitations on U-bass in Bass
    I think that Stumsilly's point was that all UBasses have pickups. Played purely acoustically UBasses (and ABGs in generally) don't have enough volume...
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    07-07-2019, 12:27 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread AirTurn page turner. in Uke Talk
    I carry an external battery pack just in case my devices run down. My iPad's battery lasts longer than any event I've used it at, but I've been...
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    07-07-2019, 11:46 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Quietly practicing in Uke Talk
    Gift your partner/roommate/whatever some good noise canceling headphones ;) Or as others have said: Practice quiet techniques, mute, or get a...
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    07-07-2019, 09:46 AM
    This is true as a generality, but deceptive in this price range. Good solid woods are more expensive, and a good laminate will sound better than a...
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    07-06-2019, 09:48 PM
    Money where my mouth is: here's Looking for Freedom by David Hasselhop
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    07-04-2019, 02:27 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Independence Day project in Uke Talk
    Very nice!
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    07-04-2019, 02:25 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Hesitation on Reverb in Uke Talk
    Reverb 's shopping cart is easier to manage than its watch list (at least in the mobile site). For my usage pattern of a few short term items it's...
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    07-03-2019, 09:56 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Hesitation on Reverb in Uke Talk
    Reverb has a 15% off sale running for 4th of July. In honor of this thread I just tossed several items I really don't need (but that I'd been eyeing)...
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    07-02-2019, 07:33 AM
    Oddly, StewMac recommends Titebond III in the kit instructions but Titebond original in their Essential Supply Set for Ukulele Kit. More food for the...
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    07-01-2019, 03:39 PM
    Hasselhoff "Sings America" is chock full of covers of good songs (word order is important: not to be mistaken for good covers of songs, but who am I...
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    06-30-2019, 03:50 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Oh. My. Goodness. in Uke Talk
    Very cool! There's also a guy on reverb making foot switches out of NES controllers. Not a uke, but I find the Rebel Bass seriously drool-worthy! ...
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    06-29-2019, 09:03 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread When is a Mandolin a Ukulele in Uke Talk
    The lines between instruments are fuzzy. When a ukulele becomes a mandolin or vice versa is essentially the ship of Theseus paradox. Things that...
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    06-28-2019, 12:44 PM
    This depends a lot on the specific headstock and tuners. I have a mix of ukulele/mandolin hangers and guitar hangers. None of the guitars or basses...
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    06-27-2019, 05:59 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Why? in Uke Talk
    To manage my personal tendancy to fidget, I bring an instrument stand and try to put my uke down out of my hands while the instructor lectures. I...
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    06-26-2019, 08:39 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Range limitations on U-bass in Bass
    My Hadean solid-body U-Bass has 15 frets to the body and 19 reachable via cutaway. That's mostly cosmetic though as it goes noticeably sharp by the...
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    06-26-2019, 08:16 PM
    Luna says the flatwound bass ukes are "E-A-D-G like a traditional bass guitar - however one octave up". They don't say anything about the tuning of...
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    06-26-2019, 07:04 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread KLIQ Ubertuner in Uke Talk
    I just picked up a Kliq from of the lightning deal. I like it, but not for the uke The good: The Kliq Ubertuner has a really big, bright, and...
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    06-23-2019, 07:22 AM
    On the (much) lower end I've been having a similar experience with my Kala-TEMB. I don't have room for it and I have too many tenors, but it's pretty...
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    06-22-2019, 01:38 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Music Documentary - Sort of in Uke Talk
    Sounds great! I'll toss it on the play list! Given that Armisen's a pretty decent musician did they turn Blue Jean Committee into a real fake...
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    06-22-2019, 12:54 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread If You Own More than One in Uke Talk
    I rarely play more than one ukulele per practice session. I have my instruments scattered through the house so I can pick up for a short practice...
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