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    Yesterday, 11:42 AM
    Jim Hanks replied to a thread Cutting Down a Neck in Uke Talk
    Found this, but seems like there was a newer one :...
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    12-09-2019, 06:09 PM
    I’ve added the Dunlop Tortex 1 mm (blue) to my search for a pick. I like it’s feel and sound. The search continues . . . :old:
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    12-09-2019, 03:51 AM
    Hey, Fil, long time no hear-from. You still in Germany? My Kala is “0”, and it’s much smaller than the Blueridge. I expected it to be about...
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    12-09-2019, 03:45 AM
    Hi, DUD1. Yeah, almost all of my picks are Dunlops. I really like the feel of the Prime Tones, but they’re too stiff for me so far. I use the semi...
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    12-08-2019, 07:30 PM
    Yeah, that’s why it’s kinda silly for one to try to pick exactly the correct strings or picks to sound exactly the way he/she wants to sound. My...
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    12-08-2019, 07:07 PM
    Yeah, Davoravo, I agree. On my other tenor guitar and my tenor banjo I use a Dunlop .060 or .073 for picking, but I don’t strum much. However, I...
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    12-08-2019, 01:18 PM
    Well, I played for an hour today to try to pick a pick. I liked the sound of the Dunlop Prime Grip 1.14 mm (red) best followed by the 1.5 mm (blue)....
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    12-08-2019, 05:06 AM
    Hey! Thanks, Steve, they could have at least said somethin’ about it. Now that I know what it’s for, I can ignore it and forget about it. Lotsa...
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    12-08-2019, 05:04 AM
    Jim Hanks replied to a thread Graph Tech Ratio Tuners in Uke Talk
    That sounds like strings sticking in the nut
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    12-07-2019, 06:08 PM
    Well, I guess College Football’s over for 2019. At least until January. I enjoyed this season. Notre Dame did well, but USC not so much. I...
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    12-07-2019, 05:40 PM
    It seems to be okay except for the lack of volume. It’s in excellent, brand new shape of course and the gig bag/case is too. It came with an allen...
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    12-07-2019, 04:04 PM
    Jim Hanks replied to a thread some advice needed in Uke Talk
    You're gonna pay for the set up, right? If so, I don't see a problem taking it to them. If you feel the need for penance, maybe have them put in a...
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    12-07-2019, 10:30 AM
    Yeah, DUD1 and bunnyf, it’s now tuned to CGDA so I can use it with the Hal Leonard exercise book that I’ve been usin’ with my Kala. The Kala is now...
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    12-07-2019, 04:10 AM
    Yeah, I know whatcha mean, bunnyf; dreamin’ the dream is the best part of the hunt. I’m too choosy and careful to buy used, but I haven’t heard...
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    12-07-2019, 02:55 AM
    Yesterday, I tuned my new Blueridge up and played for about an hour. It’s tone was nice, but somewhat wimpy. I was a bit disappointed. However,...
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    12-06-2019, 11:05 AM
    Jim Hanks replied to a thread Thje Ultimate Kanilea in Uke Talk
    Whenever I play, all I get are 4-letter words. STOP! DON'T! NONO! :smileybounce:
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  • Down Up Dick's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 06:30 PM
    I also received my tenor guitar — at 3 minutes to 8 pm the time promised by Amazon. I’ll probably open the box tomorrow. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 06:26 PM
    I'm old. I like books. I like to write in ‘em and dog ear the pages and even rip some pages out. I’m not a fan of all this internet stuff. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 06:21 PM
    Amazon promised my tenor guitar would arrive before eight o’clock. It got here 7:57 pm. I had already given up on it. Good job, Amazon. I’m...
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    12-05-2019, 07:11 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Starry Night Flea in Uke Talk
    . When you finish the case, you can get started on your car. What color is your house? :old:
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    12-05-2019, 04:04 AM
    Good for You! I’m next. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 03:52 AM
    Amazon says they’re delivering my guitar today instead of tomorrow — lucky me. :old:
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    12-05-2019, 03:47 AM
    Are you kiddin’, Steve? I’ve had a great Gold Tone Irish tenor banjo for a long time., and this is my week to play it. It’s my favorite stringed...
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    12-05-2019, 03:31 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    I have a Triby I bought to wear in the winter (Ha!), but I don’t like it. It makes me look like a little ol’ man. True, I am one, but I certainly...
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    12-05-2019, 03:03 AM
    I’m looking for a Blueridge T60 tenor guitar that was supposed to be delivered tomorrow, but now Amazon says today. Just the opposite of yours. ...
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    12-04-2019, 08:12 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Starry Night Flea in Uke Talk
    Good job, Jerry. Now learn how to play “Stars Fell on Alabama”, “Stardust”, “Stella By Starlight”, etc . . . :old:
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    12-04-2019, 05:35 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    Notice the hat stays on even upside down — good hat on a windy day. :old:
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    12-03-2019, 12:58 PM
    Jim Hanks replied to a thread Asking for a friend... in Bass
    personally, I'd say no. U-Bass should be 21" scale or less. But feel free to disagree. :)
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    12-03-2019, 03:45 AM
    Down Up Dick replied to a thread Ukulele Hats in Uke Talk
    As I said before, I’ve always been a hat man, but, unfortunately, I have a large head. I usta carry watermelons home from the store in my hats. ...
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    12-02-2019, 06:46 PM
    I stand corrected. :shaka: Maybe that's a recent change as well. I see the website no longer lists soprano and I know I've seen lottery announcements...
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About Jim Hanks
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JoCo, NC (near Raleigh)
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Making music
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Ukulele:
Iriguchi Tenor "Weeble" - A, WoU Clarity
Blue Star 19" baritone Konablaster - DGBE
Cocobolo 16" SC#1-gCEA, SC SLMU
Ono #42 19" baritone, Ab, LW
Imua iET-Bb, M600
Covered Bridge CLN pineapple - Eb cuatro, SC XLL
Rogue bari
Bonanza super tenor, cFAD SC LHU
Kala KSLNG, Eb SC XLU
Flea soprano, C LW
Hanson 5-string tenor, dGCEA
Bonanza SLN GCEA
Bonanzalele concert
Guitars:
Jupiter #47, G, TI CF127
Pelem, A, EJ45LP

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