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    Yesterday, 06:59 PM
    Action's a bit high. Good for slide
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    04-04-2020, 08:01 AM
    Virtual backgrounds won't slow other people's computers. Zoom calculates virtual backgrounds on the camera-side. My rig needs to be fast for me...
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    04-02-2020, 12:02 PM
    It depends on the finish on the uke rather than the material the uke is made of. You don't want to use alcohol on an alcohol soluble finish (shellac,...
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    04-02-2020, 11:54 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Calibrated tuners? in Uke Tech Support
    IIRC that's the Graphtec Ratio tuners available on the Klos ukes. https://www.gotaukulele.com/2020/03/klos-guitars-full-carbon-series-tenor.html...
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    04-01-2020, 08:16 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread What song? in Uke Talk
    "A Warrior Bold" http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/preservation/lps/songs/warrior.htm Sheet music in the Library of Congress...
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    03-30-2020, 04:47 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Making simple backing tracks in Uke Talk
    I've been using iRealPro on the iPhone. It's also available for Android. Very easy, does a good job of filling in instruments, and has a huge library...
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    03-26-2020, 12:16 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Favorite Cheap uke roll call in Uke Talk
    Dang. Uncle Rod and MutinousDoug really upped the game on this thread. Both stories are fantastic!
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    03-26-2020, 10:13 AM
    Need to learn to unicycle! Since I cant go to the gym now I've converted my laundry rack back into a stationary bike. Not sure I can pedal...
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    03-25-2020, 08:35 AM
    From the student side, James' course structure is clear and well paced - it builds slowly and steadily. I always feel like I'm learning but not over...
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    03-24-2020, 07:38 AM
    I suspect there's partial truth to the comment that acoustic basses don't work optimally with regular bass amps, but that the full story is that it's...
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    03-23-2020, 07:27 AM
    Congrats on your incoming babies! Don't stress over this - everything you're looking at is a good choice and will serve you well. There are no...
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    03-23-2020, 07:12 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Uke shopping in Uke Talk
    In normal times, yes-ish. Right now, heck no. I'm only going out for essentials and having those delivered or curb-sided when I can. A new...
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    03-23-2020, 06:54 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Favorite Cheap uke roll call in Uke Talk
    Flight TUS-35LB. Currently $62 from Amazon. Other colours running under 50. It's the only sub-$100 uke that I have no regrets or reservations...
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    03-22-2020, 01:15 PM
    Check out these threads: https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?144322-Our-Online-Jam...
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    03-22-2020, 10:05 AM
    Neither scale is inherently better or easier, and preferences don't correlate readily to anything measurable. Much bigger people than you play...
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    03-22-2020, 04:47 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Our Online Jam in Uke Talk
    How did you run it? One-to-many or many-to-many? We’ve done a couple with Zoom and had everybody but the leader mute during the song to avoid latency...
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    03-22-2020, 04:44 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Linear or regular tuning? in Uke Talk
    And in 5ths. Gotta have at least one in 5ths ;) Low-D gets most of my play. Then low-G. Then 5ths. COVID19 knocked High-G off the chart since that...
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    03-21-2020, 05:43 AM
    So should we be distancing ourselves from Uke Talk? ;) I suspect part of the reason General doesn't get used is that it's tucked away beneath the...
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    03-19-2020, 09:00 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    We did a Zoom jam today with about 20 people. The latency didn't work for everybody to sing & play together. Everybody except the song leader muted...
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    03-18-2020, 07:35 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    This was ignorance rather than irresponsibility. This was at a leap-day kanikapila - over a week before this thread started, and several days before...
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    03-17-2020, 06:00 AM
    What Jim said: you're at a really challenging price point. You're just about the top of entry level and just skirting the bottom of what I'd consider...
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    03-15-2020, 09:13 PM
    It's late enough here I can barely figure out how to make the video public, but it's still Sunday in Hawaii. You want gods? We got gods - Give me...
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    03-14-2020, 09:13 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    Y2K wasn't a nothingburger in a vacuum. There weren't significant problems because a lot of people put in a lot of work ahead of it to fix things...
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    03-13-2020, 09:35 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Fluke on eBay in Uke Talk
    Darn close guess. Definitely closest without going over. It went for $262. Seems like a pretty good deal.
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    03-13-2020, 04:29 AM
    Other than both being composites I don’t think Ekoa and HPL are related. My understanding is that Ekoa construction is basically the same as...
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    03-09-2020, 05:48 PM
    Outdoor sells stickers with her artwork. They're very cute drawings of hikers and animals with ukes and banjos and such. Well worth a spot on a...
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    03-09-2020, 01:04 PM
    Hadeans come with fine strings, though they may not be what you want - especially if your goal is rock bass. There are several types of strings for...
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    03-09-2020, 12:34 PM
    I'm a box hoarder. I have the boxes from more ukes than I currently own - I sold / gave away a couple but still have the boxes. The Outdoor uke box...
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    03-09-2020, 05:52 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    I’m about five miles from where the first US COVID19 deaths occurred. The county is recommending avoiding public gatherings over 10 people. The big...
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