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    12-13-2019, 04:46 PM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Your thoughts on Klos in Uke Talk
    I have one of the early basic acoustic ones (with the CF rods) before they re-programmed the neck angle. Despite the original neck angle, I have set...
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    12-09-2019, 07:34 PM
    For playing fingerstyle, there is another qualifier... high or low G. There are some pieces that require enough range that going to and past the...
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    12-02-2019, 02:56 PM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Arlo at Carnegie Hall in Uke Talk
    Hopefully you got some pics... ...with circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back of each one explaining what each one was. John
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    12-02-2019, 07:21 AM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    While I don’t wear it playing, I have a UU hat. John
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    11-30-2019, 08:29 AM
    Tuning a stringed instrument is always a compromise. You just have to pick your poison. I’ll use a tuner to check open strings, and then check...
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    11-30-2019, 06:41 AM
    I bought a ukulele that had been made a number of years prior by a custom guitar luthier. It was a disaster when I received it... sunken soundboard,...
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    11-29-2019, 04:52 PM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Oddball slanted uke in Uke Talk
    Interesting. I did notice that it looked like a 7 string guitar. The additional bass string on the guitar covers more range. It appears that the 4...
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    11-27-2019, 01:03 PM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Playing Melody in Uke Talk
    You can play just the melody. But the melody is in the chord. It is also easier to play in certain keys where there is less need for barre chords. ...
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    11-23-2019, 03:22 AM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Intonation Question in Uke Talk
    This used to be much more common. I remember one technique was to flip a string around if the intonation was off. Of course that was based on a...
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    11-21-2019, 05:32 PM
    70sSanO replied to a thread I my uke's bend upward? in Uke Talk
    Canít tell from pictures. I can think of only 2 things that could happen, but generally rare. The neck is pulling away from the uke body. Iíve...
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    11-21-2019, 08:01 AM
    70sSanO replied to a thread Intonation Question in Uke Talk
    Back to the OP. A well setup ukulele will have acceptable intonation at the nut and saddle. Build quality as a misplaced fret or saddle location is...
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I was born and raised in Southern California. I have been very active in sports my entire life. Started playing piano at around 8 years and then took guitar lessons at 13. Started playing the ukulele at 55. I have been playing ukulele pretty much exclusively since then.
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