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  1. Thread: Uke ID

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    Another uke made in China like most of the name...

    Another uke made in China like most of the name brand mid lower line. I've bought a couple that were built well, this one looks like it is, but can you trust a dealer that does not list any details,...
  2. If you play a lot over a few months, you need to...

    If you play a lot over a few months, you need to change the strings, no string played that much will last any longer. The leader of my group gives online lessons most of the day and says she changes...
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    It looks like apostrophes and quotes are causing...

    It looks like apostrophes and quotes are causing the problem. Either change the settings on the computer to use plain ones or try not to use them. This forum service does not support fancy quote...
  4. I think it's utterly ridiculous to resort to...

    I think it's utterly ridiculous to resort to putting something on your fingers to remedy bad string design, especially when there are so many strings available that don't squeak.
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    Can you repost, it got cut off.

    Can you repost, it got cut off.
  6. I will not tolerate string noise, and found the...

    I will not tolerate string noise, and found the best remedy is to change to strings that don't make noise.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly Grove near the Beverly Center
    8 tenor...
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    Bass comparisons

    Here's an interesting video comparing various basses, upright, bass uke, electric bass. It actually validates the decision I made recently to get rid of the poly strings on my bass ukes for...
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    You will need an USB audio input device for the...

    You will need an USB audio input device for the bass. I use a Sarahmonic USB mini mixer ($60 at Amazon) for my bass with a quarter inch to eighth inch adapter. I have a Neewer USB mic. I also have an...
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    When I first learned to play guitar in 1975, I...

    When I first learned to play guitar in 1975, I took lessons that provided a good foundation. In 2013 I joined a ukulele group and soon after decided to play bass uke, but when I tried to learn on my...
  10. I registered for the NAMM show online last night....

    I registered for the NAMM show online last night. Been to three in person, wasn't planning to do that again, but looking forward to this version online.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles,...
  11. Thread: Won

    by kohanmike
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    You may need to change your computer settings to...

    You may need to change your computer settings to use plain quotes and apostrophes.
  12. Thread: Goddamn PM's

    by kohanmike
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    I'm not having any problems lately with PMs. I'm...

    I'm not having any problems lately with PMs. I'm using Safari on MacOS Catalina. My sent PMs automatically go into the sent section. Go to Settings at the top of the window and see if you need to...
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    Very very nice. I really like string beads, when...

    Very very nice. I really like string beads, when I need to change uke strings, I add beads. How much was your harp uke? I saw a Bruce Wei Arts solid mahogany harp uke on eBay the other day for $1505...
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    When I have problems tuning with my D'Addario...

    When I have problems tuning with my D'Addario Micros, I've tried holding the the uke away from my body, didn't make any difference. Those tuners are very sensitive and will pickup even minor...
  15. In case anyone is interested, an eBay store in...

    In case anyone is interested, an eBay store in New Jersey is selling tenor bamboo cutaway ukes for $73 including shipping.
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  16. Thread: Harp Ukulele

    by kohanmike
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    In case anyone is interested Bruce Wei Arts is...

    In case anyone is interested Bruce Wei Arts is selling a harp uke on eBay for $1400 plus shipping.
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    Before I started playing bass uke with The CC...

    Before I started playing bass uke with The CC strummers and before covid, it was easy to rotate between my eight because we met twice a week. When I took up bass, I started playing uke on Sundays in...
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    I also encountered long pauses to post and time...

    I also encountered long pauses to post and time out. For a good while I didn't have any problems.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly Grove near the Beverly Center
    8 tenor cutaway ukes,...
  19. Sorry all it's sold, within 10 minutes of when I...

    Sorry all it's sold, within 10 minutes of when I posted it on the Talk Bass forum and here.
  20. FOR SALE: New Hadean solid body longer scale bass uke.

    SOLD

    Brand new Hadean UKBE 22-33 solid body bass uke. It's never been used, sitting in the box since May when I bought it for $202.20 including shipping from RondoMusic in New Hampshire. I was...
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    That's a good idea, here's a mockup. ...

    That's a good idea, here's a mockup.

    http://www.kohanmike.com/uploads/Jerry license plate tail.jpg
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    I just looked at the Godin Multi Uke web page and...

    I just looked at the Godin Multi Uke web page and it says the koa is solid, read the description on the right side. https://godinguitars.com/product/multi-uke-koa-hg

    To find out about strings for...
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    Why wouldn't she change the strings to low G?...

    Why wouldn't she change the strings to low G? That can be certainly be done. I bought a burst Godin MultiUke here a few years ago that had low G strings, I changed them to reentrant. There's...
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    What if you put an access panel on the back like...

    What if you put an access panel on the back like the ones on bass ukes? I've done graphic design since the 1970s and use a very good app, Canvas Draw on my Mac, which in my experience is more...
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    I prefer not to have my email cluttered so I have...

    I prefer not to have my email cluttered so I have a bookmark in Safari on my Mac Mini that goes directly to Today's Posts, that way I see all the newest posts. It took me a moment to figure out how...
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