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    12-06-2019, 04:38 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Asking for a friend... in Bass
    Too funny. I have a Rover that I'm trying to sell to fund a donor body for a guitar -> bass conversion. IIRC, the Rover's body is about the size of a...
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    12-05-2019, 06:24 PM
    You can use a PDF editor to split PDF files or merge them. Search on "split PDF file free windows" (or Mac or whatever) and you should get several...
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    12-04-2019, 05:16 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Starry Night Flea in Uke Talk
    Nicely done! Just missing one thing :)
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    12-04-2019, 03:34 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Asking for a friend... in Bass
    It's all marketing. Everything else is personal opinion and some unholy intersection of scale-length, body size, and string types. IMHO, if people...
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    12-04-2019, 01:03 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    My niece texted me last year asking what a "took" (sic) was. I had no idea what she was talking about (a type of foolish hobbit?) until she used it...
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    12-03-2019, 12:26 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Seasonistas? in Uke Talk
    Seaonsitas are people who post videos in the weekly Seasons of the Ukulele challenge. This week's challenge is Season 407 … You need hands See:...
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    12-02-2019, 04:36 PM
    That's really cool. Thanks for sharing! I appreciate the insight into the reverse engineering / design process, and I love the bandsaw box bowl...
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    12-02-2019, 12:51 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Quick NUD - Part 1 in Uke Talk
    The fret positions would be spaced farther apart. The scale length is the distance from the nut to the bridge, and the fret locations are...
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    12-02-2019, 08:57 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    I came by it honestly. I'm originally from Calgary ;)
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    12-02-2019, 07:32 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    I’ve got hats, but nothing ukulele specific. I was wearing hats before got a uke, and most of ‘em predate my ukes. Way too many ball caps (there is...
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    11-30-2019, 05:44 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread I'm Not an Artist in Uke Talk
    Bull to the title. You’re not an artist the way you're not a musician. Sitting down with the paints and getting them on your canvas is what makes an...
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    11-28-2019, 09:56 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving! in Uke Talk
    Mmmm... pie... need some ukulele cookie cutters!
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    11-28-2019, 08:35 AM
    Bragging rights ;) I suspect many are promising more accuracy than they provide, but they’re within the margin of error from hearing and tuning...
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    11-28-2019, 08:28 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread High D on baritone? in Uke Talk
    High D sets shouldn’t be hard to find. I prefer low D so I don’t have any reccos, but last time I was strung shopping I came across several high D...
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    11-27-2019, 06:19 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Quick NUD - Part 1 in Uke Talk
    Gorgeous! Love the eyes! That one’ll really look out for you!
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    11-27-2019, 03:11 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Playing Melody in Uke Talk
    Yes, it is, and if you're happy with it you're right. Anybody who tells you you're wasting your time is a complete <unmentionable>. The narrow...
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    11-26-2019, 06:10 PM
    Heh. I massively confused a poor newbie sitting next to me at a jam because she kept copying my baritone fingering on her concert and not sounding...
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    11-26-2019, 05:15 PM
    I did this for a couple of pieces when I first got the baritone and the group was doing a song with more new-to-me chords than I could learn on the...
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    11-26-2019, 05:07 PM
    Very cool! Thanks for adding the Adjustable Bend Knot link, dgame. This looked like an interesting project except that I wouldn't want a...
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    11-26-2019, 03:36 PM
    Nice. You said you wanted a traditional look, and I think you nailed it on that count!
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    11-26-2019, 02:30 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread New Project in Uke Talk
    Posca water-based pens. The artist (https://www.macucoart.com.ar/ ) has a tutorial at https://www.instagram.com/p/B3GAOD7gSMm/
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    11-26-2019, 01:40 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Holiday Wish List 2019 in Uke Talk
    I'm looking forward to my Bonanza Homestead Baritone and some time to play it. That's a gift from myself though and not explicitly seasonal. Not much...
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    11-25-2019, 10:57 AM
    He posted more details elsewhere: it's three layers of alternating grain 1/16 maple, then let dry 24 hours before Tite-bonding in the same rig.
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    11-23-2019, 06:40 AM
    Check out the Bonanza Homestead line. Should come in just over your 400 target with a MiSi pickup and case. Under your target without the case. Baz...
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    11-22-2019, 01:39 PM
    If you mean the iRig Acoustic HD then it probably won't work on the Little Gem rps mentioned since there's no soundhole to attach it to. I can't use...
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    11-21-2019, 07:01 AM
    Arcy replied to a thread Cleaning a ukulele in Uke Talk
    Your fretboard was probably dyed black rather than painted. Stewmac sells india ink (the same stuff's widely available elsewhere) as fretboard stain...
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    11-20-2019, 03:22 PM
    According to the Google Books ngram viewer, these crossed in about 1944. Prior to that "make due" was more common and "make do" was almost unknown....
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    11-19-2019, 06:29 PM
    Arcy replied to a thread Fret Spacing? in Uke Talk
    Yes. The fret locations are at specific fractions of the scale length. The difference between a tenor and a concert is the scale length - tenor ~17"...
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    11-19-2019, 11:49 AM
    Looks gorgeous! Not an expert, but throwing out my understanding for somebody else to correct ;) Different strings will intonate slightly...
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    11-19-2019, 11:36 AM
    Here are a couple that I don't see much mention of. The Colbie Callait one gets a lot of play on the Sirius/XM Holly Channel A oldie but new one...
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