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    Congratulations! Hope it leads on to more work. ...

    Congratulations! Hope it leads on to more work.

    Trumpets next?

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    Hi Victor, Welcome to UU

    Hi Victor, Welcome to UU
  3. Excellent, well done you. Hope this is only the...

    Excellent, well done you.
    Hope this is only the start, tomorrow... the world!
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    Howlett Revelator - Deacon

    Following a thread here about radiused fingerboards (I had been looking as s/h Mya-Moes) led me to this video about the benefits, or not, of them. ...
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    PM me if you get stuck and I'll ask a friend for...

    PM me if you get stuck and I'll ask a friend for a copy. Sounds like you won't have the challenges we have from rowdy audiences, but I can pass on some ideas that have worked for us if you like. I'm...
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    Have you seen the song 'Chastity Belt'? We do...

    Have you seen the song 'Chastity Belt'? We do that sometimes for medieval banquets, getting 'volunteers' from the audience to join in. We're lucky in having quite a few castles and stately homes in...
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    Change in the gigs we do. For about four decades...

    Change in the gigs we do. For about four decades we've been mainly a Saturday nights band playing for barn dances at weddings and similar, with me playing lead on melodeon. Now the others have...
  8. The other difference between a violin and a viola...

    The other difference between a violin and a viola is that the viola burns just that little bit longer.

    How can you tell if the stage is level? The banjo player dribbles out of both sides of their...
  9. Similar, Bill. I love the Facebook videos as,...

    Similar, Bill. I love the Facebook videos as, thanks to the distinctive markings on the back and sides on mine, I can spot it at various stages of construction - either in the background or centre...
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    Hi Richard I learn instruments by building up...

    Hi Richard
    I learn instruments by building up muscle memory first through 'fingers on instrument' time, then playing along to tunes I like - breaking them down into sections if necessary. When...
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    Tin whistle Steel or aluminium?

    Tin whistle

    Steel or aluminium?
  12. ... following watching the video, the Deacon...

    ... following watching the video, the Deacon shown at the end (Nš 927) is no longer available. There went my bonus...
  13. Thanks for the link, fascinating - if tempting at...

    Thanks for the link, fascinating - if tempting at the end.
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    Welcome, from another Kent-based muso learning...

    Welcome, from another Kent-based muso learning ukulele
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    Poll: I have a Gold Tone Tenor Resouke - Concert body,...

    I have a Gold Tone Tenor Resouke - Concert body, in Maple. 2.0 pounds, feels comfy to play and I love the tone.
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    Kai kti 5000 deal

    Hi all

    Found these when grazing the web

    https://www.thomann.de/gb/kai_kti_5000.htm

    https://www.thomannmusic.com/kai_kti_5000.htm

    Current UK price for the highly recommended, top of the...
  17. Neat! Lovely piece of upcycling. Any sound files?

    Neat! Lovely piece of upcycling. Any sound files?
  18. Hi chaps A warm welcome from the wetlands of Kent

    Hi chaps
    A warm welcome from the wetlands of Kent
  19. True here as well - have had deliveries left in a...

    True here as well - have had deliveries left in a wood store, and even under a neighbour's hedge. Not helped by the somewhat confusing nature of our address and location, regular drivers are usually...
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    I use spreadsheets for instruments, one for...

    I use spreadsheets for instruments, one for 'hunting', and one for 'gathered'. Individual sheets for each instrument, with dates, hyperlinks, pictures and cost calculations to crunch build costs and...
  21. I think we are about to enter 'interesting times'...

    I think we are about to enter 'interesting times' as the Chinese curse goes. Looking to get any EU deals done ASAP, and feel there is a strong chance Sterling will tank in the future.

    Thanks for...
  22. Quick update in Dec 2019 Asked Mya-Moe about...

    Quick update in Dec 2019

    Asked Mya-Moe about shipping from the USA - they use UPS, and NOT USPS
  23. Thread: Harmonica

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    One spin off from playing harmonica is that the...

    One spin off from playing harmonica is that the 10 holes equate to the ten buttons of a one row melodeon - same in/out to get two notes.

    Also means you can add vocals.

    Can have up to four sets...
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    Have discovered some great new tunes by meeting...

    Have discovered some great new tunes by meeting up with other musicians and working out a joint set using a mix of our personal favourites. Found another muso one village along who plays in different...
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    We play in local hospitals using a mix of songs,...

    We play in local hospitals using a mix of songs, but with our regular barn dance tunes in between. These usually go down well with all ages, especially the lively jigs - often have the nurses bopping...
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