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    Today, 10:10 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread Graphtech ratio tuners in Uke Talk
    Plastic tuners are good news in the low end of the market, manufacturers can reduce costs and weight using plastic tuners and there is a lot of...
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    Today, 10:00 PM
    Mahalo vendors will watch them walk out the door in droves, they will not be able to keep them in stock. There will be no need for an internet...
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    Today, 08:32 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread Left or right handed? in Uke Talk
    I am left handed. I would avoid making a fuss about it. There are other musical instruments. Ukuleles are generally instruments for...
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    Today, 09:32 AM
    Nuts and saddles are made to be adjusted and replaced when required. You can keep the vintage nut and saddle in a small bag with the receipts and...
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    Today, 09:18 AM
    I have wood and plastic versions of the Flea. Getting to be 10 years old by now. The wood fretboard is definitely worth the cost over a 10 year...
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    Yesterday, 08:56 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread Fretboard abd Body Oil in Uke Talk
    I use a locally made products that are both foodsafe and made from 100% natural ingredients. I do not have any idea what is available in the USA....
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    Yesterday, 01:16 PM
    Looking at the times shown on eBay, it is possible that the seller had a revelation which is something we can also learn from. Even though a site...
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    08-01-2021, 11:22 PM
    James Hill has a course which teach you this, it takes a few lessons. If you want to get some material find your single note melodies. Print them...
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    08-01-2021, 04:26 PM
    Tuning by ear does sound so cool, but in a group or band it may not be the best idea, every one needs to be in tune. In a group or band you need to...
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    08-01-2021, 04:15 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread Fretboard abd Body Oil in Uke Talk
    There is the generic Lemon Oil and there is real Lemon Oil. Generic Lemon Oil has a lemon scent added to a concoction. I would not even use it on...
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    08-01-2021, 04:04 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread "For what it's Worth"... in Uke Talk
    If you do have low D plastic string on your baritone, you will have a 1mm fat string, and you need to make sure that your nut and action is set up...
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    08-01-2021, 03:37 PM
    Its a market. Its an auction. Thats what happens in markets and auctions. If it sells will you be jealous and regret giving away your treasures...
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    07-31-2021, 03:59 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread Fretboard abd Body Oil in Uke Talk
    The best source of accurate information is the manufacturer's cleaning instructions. IE ask the maker of the instrument if you want the best answer....
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    07-31-2021, 03:15 PM
    I find a music source, written, audio or word of mouth, then I try to work it out on a ukulele, guitar or recorder/whistle. I like music. I do not...
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    07-31-2021, 01:17 PM
    Is it OK to for a maker make a video with an almost subliminal vice in the background, for all to see? Or should you try to hide the vices when you...
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    07-31-2021, 01:06 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread "For what it's Worth"... in Uke Talk
    One of the reasons I keep my post count below 100 is so that those who are new to these things can enjoy the wonder of finding out things for...
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    07-30-2021, 10:24 PM
    I usually get the one thats in the shop when I need it. Usually less than AU$30. The last time I bought one, I was away and I found one on eBay a...
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    07-30-2021, 09:18 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread "For what it's Worth"... in Uke Talk
    Classical Guitars have three wound strings which are not the steel strings on Acoustic guitars. They wear out. The metal wrap is a silver alloy,...
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    07-29-2021, 04:52 PM
    I like the videos and it is a great style of playing to learn. But, have you thought about making it a ukulele style that is owned by ukulele...
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    07-29-2021, 03:53 PM
    Bill1 replied to a thread New tuners day in Uke Talk
    It is interesting how opinions differ. I have both Pegheads and Gotohs on ukes. I rarely notice any difference between the two sets of tuners. I...
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    07-29-2021, 03:23 AM
    The ukulele fretboard is very simple, it is basically a chromatic scale repeated along each string, 12 notes to learn. Then you mess with them to...
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    07-28-2021, 04:42 PM
    The last sentence is confusing. CDEC to GABG only sounds the same if you transpose one of them. CDEC all up a fifth to GABC, or GABC down a fourth to...
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    I looked up the website ozbcoz, I agree with Raftergirl about how good it is. One thing I noticed is that the O at the start of the word is case...
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