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    Thanks for the new pictures, the Bridge is as old...

    Thanks for the new pictures, the Bridge is as old as the ukulele and the tuners are very unique. The only reason the bridge would be tilted is to compensate, but that looks like overkill. String it...
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    Me too, also looks newer than the rest of it...

    Me too, also looks newer than the rest of it including the tuners. I you want to replace them let me know.
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    OK, I decided to share my experimental journey. I...

    OK, I decided to share my experimental journey. I built a Bass'nBari flipper. (Pictured) Bass on one side and Baritone on the other.
    I thought that the bass with nylon wound strings would drive it...
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    "If it's not broke, don't fix it."

    "If it's not broke, don't fix it."
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    I have 4 a 1919 1M, 1934-35 1M, 1936-41 1M and a...

    I have 4 a 1919 1M, 1934-35 1M, 1936-41 1M and a 1923-27 2M. All from the rescue room, all players, all for sale, see your Private Message Box
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    Plastic is a highly useful product with a wide...

    Plastic is a highly useful product with a wide range of applications. The problem is that it is being disposed of too easily. But it doesn't go away even when reformed, buried, burned or liquidated....
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    Checked 5 1919 -1936 sopranos they were between...

    Checked 5 1919 -1936 sopranos they were between 1.62 - 1.74mm, the WWII concert measured 2.02, all sound like Martins, with variation in bark and a little in range. The concert is naturally a bit...
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    Here in Northern California there is a CGEA...

    Here in Northern California there is a CGEA plate, wish I had it.
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    I use fluorocarbons on the rescued Martins, I...

    I use fluorocarbons on the rescued Martins, I just like the sound better than Aquila, but haven't tried the set of Aquila Reds yet.
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    Not Me, I stand by my handle.

    Not Me, I stand by my handle.
  11. Good to know, I was considering a gradual...

    Good to know, I was considering a gradual flattening to the neck body joint. Hard to pull off.
  12. I would like to think that Martin and Kamaka...

    I would like to think that Martin and Kamaka would appreciate in value. My observation and experience is that they have lost value the past few years, especially the Martin sopranos. There are...
  13. Does the bridge/saddle also have the same radius...

    Does the bridge/saddle also have the same radius as the fret board, even on a flat top?
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    How true, I live and play in Petaluma, home of...

    How true, I live and play in Petaluma, home of Kala Ukuleles. I don't have a Kala and I am almost alone in that aspect. I do have a preference for ukuleles much older than the Kala company.
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    I didn't know that eBay worked that personally....

    I didn't know that eBay worked that personally. Nevertheless, glad you got it, enjoy.
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    When I first opened I. was hoping it was...

    When I first opened I. was hoping it was this120224
  17. Thank you all the buyers from UU. I'm glad to...

    Thank you all the buyers from UU. I'm glad to assist you With your enthusiasm and acquisition of ukuleles.
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    I have the Johny Marvin Professional Tenor...

    I have the Johny Marvin Professional Tenor available to you for your price, shipped ConUS See picture.
    It has cracks that are stable, I've had this one for ~10 years. A signature model first made by...
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    How about a Jony Marvin Tenor Air Plane Bridge,...

    How about a Jony Marvin Tenor Air Plane Bridge, actually a concert size.
    PM me Dave
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    Thank you for the back story of the modern...

    Thank you for the back story of the modern Martins. It clears up a lot of speculation I've heard of.
    Strum on Dave
  21. I Like Worth Browns on my Martins. The sound they...

    I Like Worth Browns on my Martins. The sound they produce just seem to say Martin.
    It gives me an easy reference when comparing the one just out of the rescue room to others.
  22. I misread, thinking you had it in your possession...

    I misread, thinking you had it in your possession and would "showing it off" when you take it to a gathering, kanikapila or jam. assuming that as UU members you probably go to something like that.
    I...
  23. Missed this on the first go round. I'm reading it...

    Missed this on the first go round. I'm reading it a bit different. It reminded me of my search for the "no name player". Obviously the maker couldn't and wouldn't matter.
    I actually found one after...
  24. That is the nicest one I've seen pictures of. Are...

    That is the nicest one I've seen pictures of. Are you going to show it off in the Bay Area? I'd love to hold it and have a strum or two, I'd bring one of my one hundred year old Martins to compare it...
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    Brace replacement

    Just used the string though with side tuner rig, to install a replacement lower back brace on a 23-27 2K Martin Soprano. Next time I'll use a set of colored strings to make the string threading...
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