• kohanmike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:14 PM
    kohanmike replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    I certainly understand what Mim had to do, makes good business sense. Six years ago I called her about choosing a uke with very specific...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    It is a bit like a muscle, the more you do it the easier it is! I never thought I could play off book until my friend Seeso encouraged me to do it...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    I agree with many of your points. But as a retailer there is also something to be said for quality control and customer service of the parent...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:32 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    The problem is it puts work at a stand-still. I wish I could just chat, but then work get so backed up!
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:16 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    I am awkward on the phone and I get super chatty. It is a problem.
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    If it is soprano of concert try the Martin Fluorocarbons. If it is a tenor, worth clear lights.
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • PhilUSAFRet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    Saw this selling in Europe. Available by another name? Another manufacturer making one similar? VTAB FL-C15 Concert Ukulele, Mahogany Gloss
    2 replies | 52 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:04 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Oh myyyyyyyy..... I need to hear this episode of which you speak. I love Andrew. Good guy. You can mess with me, but don't mess with my friends.
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:03 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Honestly, I should do a little of that, but I am a one-person operation without a desire to get bigger and I am busy as it is with word of mouth. ...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Cheesecake is spruce mahogany, Creme Brulee is Mango All solid of course. Then "Double" is standard size, and regular is a thin body. But I...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    They aren't on the surface. But I suppose while I am in it... I might as well lay it out. This is the rub... 1- The Clearance they do is BRUTAL....
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:50 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Yesssssss!!!! They are loverly!
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  • Brad Bordessa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:56 AM
    Ditto on the D'Addario. I had the old-school Kyser for a long time then ended up with the NS. Night and day form and function.
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:52 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    I take individual pictures of every ukulele too... sort of as proof you are getting an in-stock instrument! I cant drop ship direct from the...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:51 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    The FINALLY came out with the true concert! Yay! And my first batch ended up being super pretty. I am not self-promoting, but just because I think...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:24 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Truth. Love Love Love Mainland and Mike and Tookta!
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  • kohanmike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:56 AM
    kohanmike replied to a thread Capo recommendations? in Uke Talk
    I found that any capo that sticks down gets in the way of my hand when playing, so I looked for one the sticks up, a Kyser Quick-Change Capo for...
    15 replies | 189 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:27 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Awwww, thanks. Yeah, I actually did not want to go out with a bang. I was thinking about sliding away from Kala. So I weighted the pros and...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:01 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Do you love your The Rebel? I love them! So light and lovely and lilting and crisp and juicy and warm and rich! And that multi-wood inlay.
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:59 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Oh Ohana... how I love thee... let me count the ways... -Great Value for price -True to wood tone -Customer care -Good to dealers -GREAT...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:58 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Oooooooo....... yes...... and we got to support the little guys right now. I am one. People think I am bigger than I am. I am a one person...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:56 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Yeah. For me, there were people hell bent on getting a Kala. So I stocked just certain models (I was very picky. No Pacific Walnut, no Laminate...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:55 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    I call my 10% off the Kenny Rogers Sale... use discount code "Rogers". Why? "You gotta know when to hole 'em, know when to fold 'em."
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:54 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Hooray! Good to know! I only got to try them at a very very very loud NAMM show.
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:54 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    They will rely on their customers to give exposure according to the points system. If you post on social media you get points. If you refer a...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:52 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Yes! Those big dealers not being myself, but GC and Sweetwater and such. The nail in the coffin was Kala is selling items on clearance for maybe $2...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:49 AM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Flight and Makai! When I offer a brand, I offer it thoroughly. I had no room, nor the funds, to thoroughly offer them. But I am liquidating my...
    70 replies | 2346 view(s)
  • kohanmike's Avatar
    07-09-2020, 07:16 PM
    My best answer to you is PUT ON STRAP BUTTONS. They don't harm the uke or lower its value, in fact, they enhance the value. I've added buttons to...
    12 replies | 170 view(s)
  • kohanmike's Avatar
    07-09-2020, 01:22 PM
    kohanmike replied to a thread Long stalls. in Site Suggestions
    The hanging keeps happening so I realized since I have Keyboard Maestro, a macro app that automates actions, I created a macro that when I touch F5...
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  • Captain America's Avatar
    07-09-2020, 06:25 AM
    Wow. I've got the regular shaped one and it's all I really need in a tenor.
    6 replies | 243 view(s)
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