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    Yesterday, 05:55 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Solid Body Set Up in Uke Talk
    Nothing wrong with using a Bass amp for electric guitar/ukulele. It just means you may not have immediate access to sound modelling options that...
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    Yesterday, 03:01 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Solid Body Set Up in Uke Talk
    Any ukulele with wood in it will be affected by humidity/temperature. While a solid body uke should be more resilient compared to a conventional...
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    Yesterday, 03:21 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Solid Body Set Up in Uke Talk
    Out of curiosity, which steel string tenor electric ukulele? Regarding string choices - good news is you can use electric guitar string sets;...
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    Yesterday, 03:15 AM
    Thanks! The Pahoehoe strings are the original strings of the Ubass I think. Thundergut is meant to be the newer one that came afterwards, and now...
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    07-26-2021, 08:53 PM
    I've been rather pleased with my Mahalo solid body bass. I did change the strings to RoadToad Pahoehoe, because I dont like how Thunderguts...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-26-2021, 07:41 PM
    Depends on how your baritone uke players are reading the chords. If theyre reading properly (they see an F chord and play Baritone F chord), you...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-25-2021, 04:33 PM
    Hi! It has been a while since I sold mine off. But prior to doing so, I managed to upgrade the undersaddle unit. From doing a search on my email...
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    07-22-2021, 07:25 PM
    Spinning off from the recent debate that occurred in the Tonerite topic, I am seriously wanting to know whether anyone could plausibly explain the...
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    07-22-2021, 06:46 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    I am not being close-minded towards the premise of accumulating anecdotal accounts. My point is that whether you have 1 anecdote or millions; it...
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    07-22-2021, 06:09 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    What is negative about people participating in discussions with gusto and having disagreements? Is the definition of positivity being agreeable with...
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    07-22-2021, 05:59 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Things can be proven not to work with scientific explanations. Scientific knowledge can be applied to form an opinion. I certainly have not...
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    07-22-2021, 04:14 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    I certainly understand where you are coming from. My perspective is that there isn't really much of a difference between medical quackery and...
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    07-22-2021, 03:54 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Not everyone who uses healing crystals or homeopathy are at risk of dying from a disease though. There are those who spend hundreds of dollars on...
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    07-22-2021, 03:19 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    No insult and disrespect intended. My commentary is purely in regards to the topic being discussed. Pointing out the apparent flaws in your...
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    07-22-2021, 01:57 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Wow... I've no idea what kind of research you have been reading, but every respectable research in medicine and psychology I've read (and been...
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    07-22-2021, 07:07 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Jordan B. Peterson — 'Kindness is the excuse that social justice warriors use when they want to exercise control over what other people think and...
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    07-22-2021, 06:50 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Indeed. Just like how some people trust that Tonerite can plausibly improve instrument sound when there's no scientific reasoning to back it up. ...
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    07-22-2021, 06:41 AM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    The point is that rigid structures can be vibrated to generate sound as musical instruments. After the instrument stops vibrating after a chord or...
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    07-21-2021, 08:57 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    But there are those that do understand how things work. As I've said, I have a working knowledge of physics. Here are the lines of logic from...
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    07-21-2021, 08:31 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Calling out false claims is constructive and meaningful to community discord and shared knowledge within the hobby. If that is not your cup of tea...
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    07-21-2021, 07:34 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    I understand we're all here to enjoy and appreciate the art of music and the ukulele. That's precisely what I am doing, though people may show it in...
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    07-21-2021, 06:57 PM
    There are specific strings by Guadalupe for tuning a baritone ukulele as an octave ukulele:...
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    07-21-2021, 04:58 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    My point being; whether one has used the Toneright or not isn't really a valid argument towards whether one can have a valid opinion on the subject....
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    07-21-2021, 04:51 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    There is more science in your reasoning than what is stated by Toneright. I think it is possible for instruments to open up a bit with time, as...
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    07-21-2021, 04:44 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    No, I have not. For the same reason I haven't tried healing crystals, homeopathy and magical talismans.
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    07-21-2021, 02:56 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    Scientific concepts can be applied not just in the capture of sound energy differences in wood, but on whether external soundwaves themselves can...
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    07-21-2021, 02:50 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Have You Used a ToneRite? in Uke Talk
    I think to be a "Folks that have tried it" requires some faith in the product's spiel, which will undoubtedly affect their subjective perception of...
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  • kissing's Avatar
    07-20-2021, 07:19 PM
    In all seriousness, guitar is the light. Ukulele has always been the dark side.
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    07-18-2021, 05:53 PM
    The logic thus far makes sense, but anecdotally I can't help but feel mahogany laminate ukes sound "mahogany like" and Koa laminates sound "koa like"...
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    07-18-2021, 05:21 PM
    kissing replied to a thread Low G on soprano in Uke Talk
    It generally works OK. Sure, you won't get the kind of bass response you would on a tenor - but it'll work. If you want to easily source an...
    8 replies | 294 view(s)
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