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  1. They are at the top of production ukuleles from...

    They are at the top of production ukuleles from finish, to sound, and playability. I did not see it mentioned, but they have a very slight radiused fretboard.
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    Structurally, hollowing out a tube can make it...

    Structurally, hollowing out a tube can make it stronger. There have been no reports of blackbird necks (ukes, not avians) snapping.
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    My total price included shipping of 85 Euros,...

    My total price included shipping of 85 Euros, about $100 USD and did not have any customs charges tacked on. I include shipping to the ConUSA without a wait and without rolling the dice on being...
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    The KoAloha Pikake model has a satin finish...

    The KoAloha Pikake model has a satin finish instead of a gloss one. They are not made too often as they have to set up a dust free room to apply the finish whereas on gloss they could buff out and...
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    Yep. Fooled me twice (shame on me). But I recall...

    Yep. Fooled me twice (shame on me). But I recall that they use a format (I forget the name) where if a bid comes through in the last two minutes, the clock resets to two minutes so you don't have to...
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    And the winning bid goes for the price of...

    And the winning bid goes for the price of $15,500. Winning bid was the 44th bid on the item. Final bid looked to raise the amount by about $2k with ten to fifteen minutes left.

    It is a beautiful...
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    The first place is to work at a shop that sells...

    The first place is to work at a shop that sells ukes. You will gain expertise and understanding. Much of what goes into it being successful is likely aspects you are unfamiliar with. Working will...
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    There is an element of creepiness when watching...

    There is an element of creepiness when watching and listening. Your playing and singing are first rate, as always, and it is great to listen while reading the other comments. But watching John's...
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    Bump for this unique, hand made by Marco ukulele....

    Bump for this unique, hand made by Marco ukulele. Save yourself a half year wait with this "like new" one.
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    Eb is barre 3rd and pinky on 6th of A string, so...

    Eb is barre 3rd and pinky on 6th of A string, so 3336. Slide shape up to F on 5th fret so 5558. Then choose what Bb works for you.
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    Opportunity knocks for you to get a very nice...

    Opportunity knocks for you to get a very nice one. You do not specify what size you would be looking for. K brand sopranos and concerts fall just into your budget. Tenors maybe if you look at the...
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    That was really good. I assume their banjos were...

    That was really good. I assume their banjos were just off to the side, out of camera range.

    But best is being able to play together as friends and having a great time!
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    New Moore Bettah tenor coming up for auction at...

    New Moore Bettah tenor coming up for auction at HMS in next few days. Here is the video with Corey and Mika:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrfIu3HkWY0

    It will be an interesting to see after...
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    They may be hard to find now as they may be...

    They may be hard to find now as they may be winding up producing them since it is now 2021. But on their FBook site, they showed some Red Labels in production on January 12. One concert showed up on...
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    Well, it is now up for sale for 12k since there...

    Well, it is now up for sale for 12k since there were no bids.

    I was wondering about the starting bid being starting above what the Moore Bettah auctions minimum bids were. This one is special...
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    The ukuleles filmed so much better once they had...

    The ukuleles filmed so much better once they had talkies.
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    If you like the sound of your Ohana, consider...

    If you like the sound of your Ohana, consider getting another Ohana, unless you want a different sound (which you have in your Kala). They are well-thought of in this price range.

    I would consider...
  18. I have a similar one that I may put up for sale...

    I have a similar one that I may put up for sale in the next few months. I can state that this is a fair price for a wonderful instrument. Others have chimed in that the satin finish may have a better...
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    Not sure of your location, but if you have access...

    Not sure of your location, but if you have access to "The Ukulele Site", I would contact them via phone. First, listen to their sound samples to see if you have a preference over their build and...
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    Thank you for this. Loved the Herman Hermits'...

    Thank you for this. Loved the Herman Hermits' version as well as The Carpenters.
  21. Thread: Not So Nice?

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    I agreed with Kaelrie's assessment, shook my head...

    I agreed with Kaelrie's assessment, shook my head and moved on.
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    No bites yet... but no rush either. I read your...

    No bites yet... but no rush either. I read your NUD post and laughed on the timing. I actually had to wait a few months after Barry's GotAUkulele review as he had a second Antica (the sopranino) to...
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    Guitar strap same price as an ukulele!

    Guitar strap same price as an ukulele!
  24. This is really a beautiful instrument with the...

    This is really a beautiful instrument with the bear claw spruce subtle pattern up front and the curly koa. Agree w Spieler in the koa not being so dark to contrast but rather complement the front.
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    This is a sticky at the top of the forum. There...

    This is a sticky at the top of the forum. There was a parallel discussion thread which resulted in some of us signing up as VIP members to help support this forum financially rather than migrate over...
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