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  1. I'd talk to Mim at Mim's ukes....

    I'd talk to Mim at Mim's ukes. https://mimsukes.com/

    She has a number of ukes in that price range and she'll do a setup on it to make sure the frets are level and the strings are at an optimum...
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    There are some who have stated in their blogs...

    There are some who have stated in their blogs that it makes very little difference if you compensate soprano or concert ukuleles. It can affect a tenor, but the difference is barely discernible. It's...
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    I scrunch a pack up in the space for the heel of...

    I scrunch a pack up in the space for the heel of the neck. Sort of conform it to the space and then tuck the ends back towards the center. So far. there has always been room for the pack and the...
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    Very cool. Looking forward to seeing your...

    Very cool. Looking forward to seeing your designs. Reindeer & sleigh up the fretboard?
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    The other thing to consider, is that while the...

    The other thing to consider, is that while the ethanol alcohol may or may not affect the finish, the other 30 to 40% of the ingredients for the sanitizer that is worrisome. There is a portion that...
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    If you look carefully, the nut slots should also...

    If you look carefully, the nut slots should also be cut to match the radius of the fretboard on your Enya.

    To make a slanted saddle to work with a radiused fretboard would require starting with...
  7. Your entries accumulate. The more times you enter...

    Your entries accumulate. The more times you enter the Cocobolo Lottery, and you don't win, the more entries you will have in the next one. So your odds of winning increase.

    I only entered for the...
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    Congratulations! Extremely generous of you. Nice...

    Congratulations! Extremely generous of you. Nice choice on the charity as well.
  9. I like the soundhole and the scoop in the 2020...

    I like the soundhole and the scoop in the 2020 Platinum. I really do not like the inlay design. I understand it has historic significance to native Hawaiian culture. But I just don't like the way it...
  10. Thread: So, what

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    That's what I have heard as well. It seems to be...

    That's what I have heard as well. It seems to be true from what I have observed in the linings of my flat and archtop cases. Granted, some are tighter fitting than others.
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    No. I used an Inkbird hygrometer to measure the...

    No. I used an Inkbird hygrometer to measure the RH in the body of an tenor ukulele in two different hard cases. I placed a new 49% Boveda Pack in the headstock area of the case, then a pack in the...
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    As Ed1 and the others have said, you have to read...

    As Ed1 and the others have said, you have to read the description carefully of a listed uke.

    "All Koa" usually means it is a laminate body with a thin outer layer of koa wood for looks. (Or other...
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    Wow! One of the Holy Grail tenor instruments! It...

    Wow! One of the Holy Grail tenor instruments! It looks amazing.

    Sorry to hear about your financial difficulties. I hope they improve quickly.

    Beyond my budget. Best of luck with the sale.
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    Nice price. Previously, you could look up your...

    Nice price. Previously, you could look up your history of purchases and click on the item to be taken to the old listing.

    I haven't done it for a while. And you may have to have an account with...
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    Luthiers often refer to an epoxy pore filler they...

    Luthiers often refer to an epoxy pore filler they have to sand and steel wool in multiple coatings to make an even, level surface for applying a high-gloss glass-smooth finish. Which is also applied...
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    Unfortunately, you have to make a minimum number...

    Unfortunately, you have to make a minimum number of posts before the site unlocks your ability to post photos and links.
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    Poll: I liked the first one better. Had a more rounded,...

    I liked the first one better. Had a more rounded, harp-like sound. Seemed to have a slightly more cohesive sound.

    I assume the strings were the same?
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    That looks much better. Does the now correct...

    That looks much better. Does the now correct break angle noticeably change the sound?

    Glad it worked out for you John.
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    They are restructuring. I'm sure they'll close a...

    They are restructuring. I'm sure they'll close a lot of stores and put more emphasis on their e-commerce.

    I looked at something a few years ago on their website. Once. I was still getting ads and...
  20. Thread: Neck Shapes

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    I think at this point, I'd point her towards a...

    I think at this point, I'd point her towards a Martin. If she can afford it, a mahogany one. If not, perhaps a made in Mexico one. They all have very good sound; played softly or loudly. The frets...
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    Luis Feu de Mesquita makes uniquely beautiful...

    Luis Feu de Mesquita makes uniquely beautiful ukuleles and guitars.

    I can only speak to the tenor ukulele Selmer-style model. It's very easy to play. Extremely comfortable. Has wonderful sound. I...
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    Thanks. I revised my post and saw yours come up....

    Thanks. I revised my post and saw yours come up. Nice evaluation. Do you prefer the 14 fret neck?
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    That's a great looking KTM-00. It's the new...

    That's a great looking KTM-00.

    It's the new 14 frets to the body and lower positioned bridge design?

    I think they changed the position of the uni-brace as well. The uni-brace on my 2004 Crown...
  24. What a beautiful tenor. I really like Myrtle as a...

    What a beautiful tenor. I really like Myrtle as a tone wood. This some of the nicest I've ever seen.

    Mya-Moe tenors are terrific.
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    Welcome from Wisconsin, USA! I too, have never...

    Welcome from Wisconsin, USA!

    I too, have never played an instrument before. Lots and lots of YouTube video instructions online.

    I found www.gotaukulele.com to be very helpful to me when I was...
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