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    Yes, of course, yes! Everybody's happy when...

    Yes, of course, yes!

    Everybody's happy when holding a ukulele. Everybody's happier when strumming. Everybody's happiest when strumming with company.

    Want to be in a gang? Make it a uke gang! ...
  2. Thread: String ties...

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    Ah, it does sound like a question. Don't know...

    Ah, it does sound like a question. Don't know why I put "why" when I should have put something like "don't need to".

    The thing is, the string tie adds no value except maybe save a few seconds of...
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    If you don't like your KoAloha ktm-00, then I can...

    If you don't like your KoAloha ktm-00, then I can understand why you want to buy the Kala KA-ASCP-T or the Ohana 90. Howeve, you mentioned "I have a koaloha ktm-00 that I love." My advice is not to...
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    The tension stays the same (otherwise it'll be...

    The tension stays the same (otherwise it'll be out of tune).
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    If you use a strap, then this tiny weight...

    If you use a strap, then this tiny weight difference matters very little.
    Matte is less protective, but offers better sound. Since it is cheaper too, I'd go with matte finish myself and just be more...
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    Why add unnecessary weight to the uke top.

    Why add unnecessary weight to the uke top.
  7. Thread: Vacation Uke

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    I merely bring on the other sopranos ukes because...

    I merely bring on the other sopranos ukes because the OP mentioned "I have Sopranos at home that cost four or five times as much that aren’t any better." While I have no experience with sopranos in...
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    I'm just wondering, why would we use string ties...

    I'm just wondering, why would we use string ties at all since it seem to add more weight than just twisting the strings?

    I know changing strings may be a pain, but it doesn't happen too often. Is...
  9. Thread: Squeaky strings?

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    There are many ways to introduce a squeak on the...

    There are many ways to introduce a squeak on the strings; usually come from finger tips instead of nails. A lot of times technique is important, but there are also strings that have more squeak than...
  10. Thread: Vacation Uke

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    I used to own a KA-S (which is like your KA-15S,...

    I used to own a KA-S (which is like your KA-15S, all-laminate mahogany) but with a bit of upgraded hardware.

    I agree that my KA-S was certainly a playable instrument right out of the box, and I...
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    [QUOTE=VegasGeorge;2286368]I
  12. I've owned 2 solid cedar top ukes: one with...

    I've owned 2 solid cedar top ukes: one with laminated acacia back/sides (Kala KA-ACP-CTG) and one with solid pau ferro back/sides (Kala KA-ASCP-C).

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    What is pau ferro:...
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    If this is going to be your first uke, then I...

    If this is going to be your first uke, then I wouldn't recommend that Tanglewood as your instrument.

    This Tanglewood is an all-laminate instrument for a high cost (you can do much, much better)....
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    7 early signs of addiction

    https://methodtreatment.com/family-resources/7-early-signs-of-addiction/


    1. Secrecy and suspicion

    Hiding the uke purchases from friends and family.

    2. Removing themselves from family and...
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    I think a lot depends on where you sell. ...

    I think a lot depends on where you sell.

    Assuming the price points are the selling prices (i.e. not the purchase/list prices of the ukes), below are my experiences. All transactions are within...
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    Congrats! Nice looking uke. I love koa wood...

    Congrats! Nice looking uke. I love koa wood sound in a uke.

    One thing I noticed is that the note names are printed on the fretboard face instead of on the side. This may create problems when the...
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    Congrats! It looks great.

    Congrats! It looks great.
  18. Yes, it'll make it easier. However, you must...

    Yes, it'll make it easier.

    However, you must like the uke as much or more than the guitar for this path to work. Learning requires a lot of practice. If you don't like the instrument, you won't...
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    I don't mean your uke is $300 (I don't even know...

    I don't mean your uke is $300 (I don't even know what uke you're selling); just that I've found Craigslist is very fast at selling ukes under $300.

    Since you are selling, maybe Paypal can just...
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    I've been playing metal music on my guitar, and...

    I've been playing metal music on my guitar, and my wife thinking I should quit.
  21. I just heard rhythm uke in the video (well, at...

    I just heard rhythm uke in the video (well, at least the first 5 seconds of it only has that). If you embed youtube link with an offset into the relevant section, then it'll help us find hear it...
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    It may be in Square's interest, but it may not be...

    It may be in Square's interest, but it may not be necessarily in some of their employees' or external support people's interests (many companies even use external support for their DB/database and...
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    For ukuleles, I take only cash, which limits me...

    For ukuleles, I take only cash, which limits me to local transactions. At where I live, Craigslist is very fast at selling ukes under $300 (the longest took slightly over a week). However, the more...
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    ... and go (to the music store) ... and tell...

    ... and go (to the music store) ... and tell (post a N[UGB]D here)
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    Why is it the dark side?

    Why is it the dark side?
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