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    11-18-2019, 06:29 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Nud :d in Uke Talk
    According to the Pono information on the Ukulele Resources page on the HMS theukulelesite.com site, Noa started Pono Ukuleles in 2001 to make a more...
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    11-18-2019, 06:11 PM
    Great wood combination. I have have a tenor Spruce/Rosewood Pono that sounds wonderful. Best of luck with your surgery. Do your PT. It's just as...
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    11-18-2019, 10:44 AM
    Most players tend to speed up while playing. Especially when performing. On open mike nights at out uke club most of the performers begin to go...
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    11-18-2019, 10:25 AM
    The concept reminds me of a gun rack. Mount your Outdoor uke in the back window of your pickup truck. One hook/arm would have to be wide enough to...
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    11-18-2019, 10:17 AM
    I think I will get a "traditional" metronome. That makes sense to me. I have a Kliq metronome/tuner and I have never warmed to it. But some...
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    11-18-2019, 09:51 AM
    I generally have low setups on my tenors. So, fingerstyle works a little better for me over the soundhole. That's where my hand goes naturally to...
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    11-18-2019, 09:39 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Loprinzi Owners Club in Uke Talk
    I bought a used 2017 Loprinzi FM-Custom Mahogany tenor not too long ago here on the UU Marketplace. I like it very much. In fact I took it to the...
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    11-18-2019, 09:08 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread 3 Martins + 1 in Ukulele Marketplace
    You do great work Dave. Not only do you restore wonderful older Martin ukuleles, but you then sell them at a price that most players can afford....
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    11-14-2019, 03:17 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Scary Moment in Uke Talk
    Professional athletes use a technique of visualizing their event with a successful performance and outcome. They close their eyes and form a movie of...
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    11-14-2019, 03:05 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread "Where's that Uke?" in Uke Talk
    Oh! A 2001 movie reference. Love it. I use colored luggage tags. Name of the uke visible. My contact information inside. But then, I don't keep...
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    11-13-2019, 08:00 PM
    I believe one of our UU members wound up with it.
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    11-13-2019, 07:58 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread New way of playing in Uke Talk
    Sounded great! Way to go. :shaka: I have not yet had that epiphany. But I'm working towards it. I'm envious.
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    11-13-2019, 07:55 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Rough night. in Uke Talk
    Thanks for posting that. I had not heard it before. Both men had very different, yet immediately identifiable singing voices. They blended...
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    11-13-2019, 07:44 PM
    I have a 2018 all-mahogany Martin 1T IZ tenor. It sold for about $1700 new. I like it. It sounds rally good, and it is loud. Really projects. Easy to...
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    11-12-2019, 02:15 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Rough night. in Uke Talk
    I enjoy Christmas music—to a point. My wife can listen to them for months. I get tired of them after a while because of the monotony. (Which is one...
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    11-12-2019, 03:39 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Dehumidifier necessary? in Uke Talk
    I use the Boveda Packs. They also make the D'Addario Paks. The 49% Guitar Packs keep the hard case at around 45% RH ± 3%. I cut the saddle bag covers...
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    11-12-2019, 03:27 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Dehumidifier necessary? in Uke Talk
    This is an article about humidifying that was in Ukulele Magazine in February, 2017. It's written by Andrew Kitakis from HMS: ...
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    11-12-2019, 03:13 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Scary Moment in Uke Talk
    Way to go. Yes that would be a little intimidating. But you got through it. :shaka:
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    11-11-2019, 06:10 PM
    Okay, I'll ask: "What is Incense Cedar?" It makes me imagine that the wood was cured in a 'Headshop.' (That's what we called them in Ohio in the...
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    11-11-2019, 02:13 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread 11.11.11 in Uke Talk
    Without trying to sound like a character from Forest Gump; There have been many, many soldiers, sailors and airmen in my family. Since before the...
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    11-10-2019, 11:36 AM
    Good song. There was a show on TV recently about the Edmund Fitzgerald and what led to the sinking. I don't remember which channel. Worth watching. ...
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    11-09-2019, 06:37 PM
    That's a really good price for one of these. Especially if it's in like new condition. I bought my tenor Goodtime Banjouke for $579.
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    11-09-2019, 06:06 PM
    If you go to the D'Addario website, they show their ukulele strings in a spectrum from brightest to warmest. It will give you a starting point to...
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    11-09-2019, 05:54 PM
    Is anyone here going to the GMUG Uke Festival and MN Bluegrass Jam next weekend in Minneapolis? November 15, 16 & 17. Well technically, it's at...
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    11-09-2019, 05:42 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Rough night. in Uke Talk
    One way to combat the Christmas Songs blahs, I think, is to engage the audience and have them sing along. Even if you have to feed them the words. ...
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    11-09-2019, 05:37 PM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread Rough night. in Uke Talk
    Is there a site where I can find these? I play "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas," but the others are unknown to me. From the titles, I think they...
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    11-09-2019, 09:03 AM
    Aren't the Uke Logic strings the ones that Joel has developed? They mentioned them in one of their podcasts and said he had been working on them for...
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    11-09-2019, 08:55 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread New Strings your input in Uke Talk
    What kind of sound are you looking for? These are how I hear ukulele strings. They are strictly my personal impressions, I play only tenors, and I...
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    11-09-2019, 08:08 AM
    Kenn2018 replied to a thread LfdM teaser in Uke Talk
    Gorgeous! Fantastic craftsmanship.
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    11-08-2019, 10:33 PM
    On my tenor banjo uke I found the same thing happening, plus I had a buzz start on one of the strings. Turned out, the head had become slack. I could...
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