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  • kissing's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:00 PM
    The short answer is 'yes' - they can have the same action. The more comprehensive answer is, it depends on the particular instrument, the player's...
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    08-02-2020, 02:48 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Uke setup question in Uke Talk
    Mim is great no doubt. But if it is difficult to get it done there due to distance, etc - there are probably luthiers in your local area such as...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    08-02-2020, 12:03 AM
    Hi folks! Here is an instrumental of Raindrops keep falling on my head :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3plm2s7MweI
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-31-2020, 05:11 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Uke setup question in Uke Talk
    There are many factors at play. As others have stated, the tenor's action is really high at 4mm. My preferred zone is around 2mm. Generally...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-31-2020, 04:44 AM
    I am going to respectfully disagree with this. Reviewers should be allowed to be as positive or negative as they would like within reason (i.e. no...
    16 replies | 747 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-30-2020, 03:40 PM
    Provided you have some objective evidence of this seller's misdeeds, I don't see why you couldn't post it on the forum for an open discussion. ...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-30-2020, 02:10 PM
    This is a bit ironic - in church settings I've been during my life it's usually the older generation who behave like the guitarist and the younger...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-30-2020, 01:01 PM
    Different pickups do behave differently, but the main driving factor behind my decisions are: -What pickup is available at the time of...
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    07-30-2020, 06:15 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Anyone know this brand? in Uke Talk
    Very hard to tell from the grainy photo. I would guess that it could be a "Sanchez" brand ukulele. Perhaps concert size with a spruce top.
    3 replies | 287 view(s)
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    07-29-2020, 04:43 PM
    I’ve been working on a new website off and on for over a year. Platforms or browsers change and things get buggy. But it’s not far off and I think...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-26-2020, 04:51 PM
    Again disagree here. From the perspective of achieving a certain level of string tension: Medium/heavy gauge should be used on smaller guitars...
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    07-26-2020, 04:07 PM
    While that is common practice (The Ukulele Site seems to like doing it that way), I personally detest that position. Especially on an ukulele. It...
    9 replies | 273 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-26-2020, 03:35 PM
    Very generally speaking, it is very difficult to get scammed online by internet vendors nowadays that come up on a Google search. Musician's...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-26-2020, 06:47 AM
    I am going to disagree here. In practice I find that regular tension classical guitar D string works just fine for Soprano, Concert and Tenor to do...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 08:04 PM
    It adds another dimension to play with your ukulele. Generally speaking, on an acoustic uke, I play it acoustic the majority of the time. But...
    21 replies | 729 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 07:19 AM
    Also keep in mind, not all wound low G strings are the same. Some don't dominate as much as others. I find that D'addario low G (or regular...
    9 replies | 320 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 07:14 AM
    I've an interesting take on solid top vs laminate for travel/road trip ukes. For one, I don't think there is a big difference between resistance...
    6 replies | 209 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-25-2020, 06:54 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Mic question in Uke Talk
    So you want to connect a USB microphone into an amplifier that accepts XLR input? Generally speaking, that's not what USB microphones are designed...
    35 replies | 1280 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-20-2020, 04:22 PM
    Hi, sorry but the ukulele already sold several months ago. This is an old topic thread. From what I remember, the below is true I actually...
    6 replies | 450 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-20-2020, 04:19 PM
    https://www.ukulele.de/tenor/63/risa-lp-tenor-cherry-sunburst?c=51 If you don't mind single coils, there is a preowned one with dual-single coils...
    16 replies | 977 view(s)
  • kissing's Avatar
    07-12-2020, 02:30 AM
    How are you all coping in lockdown? Stay safe and enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScwWsLLnORQ
    0 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    07-11-2020, 02:09 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    OH NO! Hahaha... nooooooooooo... you actually made my point so I wanted to piggy back off of it! Because I am like... THAT is the point I need to...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    07-11-2020, 12:54 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    The order cap has been astonishing with Covid, One week it was like 6 hours. But then it finally went back to normal the week before stay-cation. ...
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    07-11-2020, 12:42 PM
    Mim replied to a thread Mims Ukes in Uke Talk
    Yeah, this makes me think I may need to make something super clear! I seriously still don't have a problem with Kala as a whole and my salesman...
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  • Mim's Avatar
    07-10-2020, 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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    07-10-2020, 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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    07-10-2020, 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!
    96 replies | 6122 view(s)
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    07-10-2020, 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.
    96 replies | 6122 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    07-10-2020, 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.
    96 replies | 6122 view(s)
  • Mim's Avatar
    07-10-2020, 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.
    96 replies | 6122 view(s)
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