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    02-21-2021, 12:07 AM
    Savarez also makes actual ukulele string sets and their fluorocarbon strings are certainly thicker than most others:...
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    02-17-2021, 08:24 AM
    You could ask the man himself since he lurks in the forums. But a quick Google search gave me this article that says that he indeed does (or at least...
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    02-15-2021, 09:18 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Good laminates in Uke Talk
    I wouldn't worry about your solid top uke that much. You'll have to leave it in quite severe conditions for the top to crack, but of course it's...
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    02-15-2021, 05:51 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Good laminates in Uke Talk
    You can get a decent solid top or even an all solid concert for that kind of money. Are you looking for a laminate uke specifically?
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    02-15-2021, 03:06 AM
    So rare to see such a nice instrument in the EU market. I almost feel gutted I don't play tenor myself. Good luck with the sale.
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    02-15-2021, 01:21 AM
    Yeah, the Sigma is a bit more expensive where I live as well but is much more readily available than the Cort. Same thing with the Flight I...
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    02-14-2021, 09:06 PM
    I've been wondering which Martin "clone" I would hypothetically get if Kiwaya didn't exist. This would definitely be on my shortlist along with a...
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    02-12-2021, 11:10 AM
    If you specifically want flat wound strings on your baritone you can always try Thomastik-Infeld strings. CF35 and CF30 are the ones you want for the...
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    02-12-2021, 04:27 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread NUD: Sacco in Uke Talk
    Very nice. I saw someone selling one of these on the Marketplace and it was the actual one BazMaz reviewed. Love the quirky design and the stuff that...
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    02-11-2021, 10:43 PM
    The thing with nylon strings, especially black nylon, is that you have to dig in quite a bit to get a proper (bright/loud) response from the string....
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    02-10-2021, 10:10 PM
    Are you familiar with the typical Kamaka sound in general? The sound of a Kamaka soprano is anything but bright but that's mostly because of the...
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    02-10-2021, 10:03 PM
    Stunning, absolutely stunning. I'm so jealous and I don't even play tenors. Congratulations! I love how the bear claw spruce livens up the look of...
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    02-06-2021, 08:38 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Baritone question in Ukulele Beginners
    If your question is "can I restring a baritone to DGBE that comes with GCEA strings as stock?" then the answer is yes you can and the DGBE strings...
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    02-05-2021, 01:25 PM
    OMG, that is stunning. The myrtle is gorgeous. Not sure how it affects the sound but I've always been very intrigued by redwood as the wood for the...
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    02-04-2021, 06:50 AM
    There's a new video about the Kanile'a Platinum for this year on the HMS Youtube channel: Interestingly, it looks and sounds like they've...
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    02-04-2021, 06:00 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Nylon fans, assemble! in Uke Talk
    The D'Addario clear nylon soprano set is indeed meant for D tuning, as are probably other clear nylon strings with similar gauges. You can of course...
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    02-03-2021, 08:59 AM
    Very cool, congrats! If I traveled more I'd definitely go for one of these all synthetic ukes. The Ekoa ones from Synergy or Blackbird really...
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    02-03-2021, 08:56 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Nylon fans, assemble! in Uke Talk
    I didn't even remember Aquila. I don't really use their strings anymore. They feel just too stiff and rough for my fingers. They do have their place...
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    02-03-2021, 08:38 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Grover #8- Comments? in Uke Talk
    I'm going to disagree with some of the others and say that you shouldn't bother. The Grover 2s are already decent friction tuners. If you can't deal...
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    02-03-2021, 12:39 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Nylon fans, assemble! in Uke Talk
    Martin M600s are meant for C tuning so tuning them up to D will generate more tension by default. If you want to test fluorocarbon strings with D...
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    02-01-2021, 05:24 AM
    Yeah I know what you mean, spruce is possibly the most boring looking wood on a uke there is. To be fair, I'm constantly thinking whether a spruce...
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    01-31-2021, 03:41 AM
    Nice and detailed review. Even though I own a koa KoAloha soprano, I'm always intrigued by the Opio models, particularly the spruce topped ones as I...
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    01-31-2021, 12:55 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Nylon fans, assemble! in Uke Talk
    Yes, that is the exact set of strings I was referring to. Those are my preferred set for D tuning on a soprano. They are a great mix of the warmness...
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    01-31-2021, 12:52 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread NUD: Pono MGCDP in Uke Talk
    Oh, that's nice to know. Looking forward to that definitely. The colour of the mango is very light as you can see from the photos (although, again,...
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    01-31-2021, 12:42 AM
    Those new squeakless sugar strings squeak about as much as regular nylgut strings, i.e., not much at all. I personally experience squeaking only when...
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    01-30-2021, 09:52 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread NUD: Pono MGCDP in Uke Talk
    Oops, sorry about that. I messed up the URL, should be fixed now.
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    01-30-2021, 08:12 AM
    Dohle started a thread NUD: Pono MGCDP in Uke Talk
    First new uke of the year. Hopefully the last as well but I doubt it. :D This Pono concert pineapple recently caught my eye and I decided to...
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    01-30-2021, 07:40 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Nylon fans, assemble! in Uke Talk
    I experienced the same with my vintage Martin. Fluorocarbons were ok on it but sounded very modern to my ears, basically identical to my Kiwaya KTS-7...
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    01-30-2021, 07:26 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Help Dating My Martin S-0? in Uke Talk
    Classic. Always happens when people want to date their instruments. Never gets old. :D
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    01-30-2021, 07:23 AM
    Dohle replied to a thread Brace yourself... in Uke Talk
    I didn't know that KoAlohas had some additional bracing on the lower bout as well, although judging from that photo the unibrace is still doing most...
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