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    My group is made up of about 50 regulars that...

    My group is made up of about 50 regulars that meets twice a week, Monday afternoon and Thursday morning. Some come one day only, some come both days, as I do. It's very obvious to me that most only...
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    The Road Toad are on the difficult side to...

    The Road Toad are on the difficult side to install, they need to be stretched a lot, so securing down the uke is necessary, and you have to give the string a twist to secure them onto the tuner post...
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    Bookmark Today's Posts link

    When I use the New Posts or Today's Posts link and then save the URL when I get to the page, that URL turns out to be only for that one time list of posts, if I use the bookmark later, it doesn't...
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    I've never tried one of those so I couldn't say,...

    I've never tried one of those so I couldn't say, but in general I think the really expensive stuff is not necessarily that much better than the less costly. As an example, I bought a Kala tenor uke...
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    That's one of my deal breakers, I will not buy...

    That's one of my deal breakers, I will not buy anything that has a combination strap button/output jack.
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    Happy New Year, although I say that with some...

    Happy New Year, although I say that with some reservation because I ordered a bamboo uke and acoustic bass uke directly from China over two weeks ago, but it looks like because of the long...
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    Jim, lots of good information, well done visual...

    Jim, lots of good information, well done visual and audio presentation of the two types of strings. I'm certainly a flatwound supporter. BTW, the pronunciation of the Road Toad Pahoehoe is...
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    Uh oh, Super Bowl Day. This year is the first in...

    Uh oh, Super Bowl Day. This year is the first in many many years that my high school friend is not having a Super Bowl party, if he did, I would bring a ukulele and do a little serenading. But as an...
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    Yes, I like the long scale Hadeans, my sweet spot...

    Yes, I like the long scale Hadeans, my sweet spot scale is 23 to 24 inch. I tried the Galli but they're not truly flatwound, they have a coating on roundwound. As I mentioned, no matter how careful I...
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    I like the Hadeans, I have eight, one is a 20.5"...

    I like the Hadeans, I have eight, one is a 20.5" acoustic and six are solid body, five are longer scale, two are shorter. When I first started to buy them six years ago, I had to return a couple, but...
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    I definitely can't afford it. I also prefer...

    I definitely can't afford it. I also prefer normal octave bass, but they are beautiful.
  12. Thread: Recording

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    I shoot with 3 Canon HD video cameras (1080p is...

    I shoot with 3 Canon HD video cameras (1080p is still great quality), and 3 Sony stereo shotgun mics mounted on the cameras. (I recently bought 6 Nu-X wireless systems and plan on using 3 for the...
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    Thank you very much.

    Thank you very much.
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    I always wonder why price is not mentioned when...

    I always wonder why price is not mentioned when presenting a new instrument. I always state the price I paid for all the instruments I talk about on forums, i.e., I just bought an Aklot bamboo tenor...
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    Looks like I'm not going to make the show...

    Looks like I'm not going to make the show tomorrow, my 98 year old mom is not feeling well and I thought I should stay close just in case.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near...
  16. Thread: eBay Koaloha

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    My observation of ukes being sold on eBay from...

    My observation of ukes being sold on eBay from Japan, they're tremendously overpriced. Just saying.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway...
  17. I think you're asking me. I'm still waiting to...

    I think you're asking me. I'm still waiting to receive the bamboo one, it's replacing a tenor Fluke I don't like. The black mandolele was made by Bruce Wei Arts in Vietnam to my specs, I added the...
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    Yep, I ordered mine on eBay Dec. 28, the last...

    Yep, I ordered mine on eBay Dec. 28, the last tracking note shows "Jan. 3 Beijing, China Processed through facility" and delivery estimate Jan. 8 - Jan. 29. I hope it doesn't get caught in the...
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    I have 9 ukes and every Sunday I go to a park...

    I have 9 ukes and every Sunday I go to a park with a bunch of acoustic players, so I rotate between 8 of them every week and practice at home with a knock around, which was a tenor Fluke, but I don't...
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    Thanks very much Jim, just PMed you.

    Thanks very much Jim, just PMed you.
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    Wholly molly Jim, I didn't know La Bella made...

    Wholly molly Jim, I didn't know La Bella made that short a scale, that's exactly what I need for the 22" scale guitars I'm converting to bass. Hey, Magic Fluke has them on their web site with their...
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    I ordered a bass uke from China early Monday...

    I ordered a bass uke from China early Monday morning, the seller sent me a copy of the FedEx label. I entered the tracking number and FedEx shows estimated arrival Thursday by 4:30p in Los Angeles. I...
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    I'll check it out when I go to NAMM.

    I'll check it out when I go to NAMM.
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    I just ordered an Aklot bamboo tenor uke from...

    I just ordered an Aklot bamboo tenor uke from China via eBay for $65 that looks exactly like the Kala, which convinces me that Kala has done what most all uke distributors do, take what the Chinese...
  25. In June of 2013 I was leafing through a...

    In June of 2013 I was leafing through a Musician's Friend magazine and came across a ukulele that looked like the Fender Telecaster electric guitar I recently bought. The uke was only $60 and I...
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