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  1. We have a winner here. I have two ukuleles...

    We have a winner here.

    I have two ukuleles that I can hear the chime-like quality on, but only sometimes, and not even always on the same songs. They are my Donaldson Concert - Port Orford Cedar...
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    Actually, it is pretty simple - if you are sure...

    Actually, it is pretty simple - if you are sure about that chord progression. I can think of two ways off the top of my head, but I have to ask one question:

    How are you with Barre Chords?

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  3. Thread: Club Shirts

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    Which one has more fun and sounds better?

    Which one has more fun and sounds better?
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    I play what I hear in my head - some strumming,...

    I play what I hear in my head - some strumming, some plucked chords, some single string stuff...

    There are things I can't do, like the fanning on "12th Street Rag", because my old, arthritic,...
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    Chicken Man!!!! (he's everywhere! he's...

    Chicken Man!!!!



    (he's everywhere! he's everywhere!)
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    I saw Jeff in concert at the Troy Savings Bank...

    I saw Jeff in concert at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY with Christine Lavin a few years ago.

    A wonderfully engaging singer/songwriter, an amazing guitarist, and just a real...
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    Actually, they were new, relatively inexpensive -...

    Actually, they were new, relatively inexpensive - costing $5-10 each - and I purchased 3 of them from a local shop.

    I have a friend who was a Piano Tuner, years back. She had one tuner she called...
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    I used a A440 tuning forks for years with...

    I used a A440 tuning forks for years with guitars, and kinda lost them when I went to ukes. I've always used relative tuning - that is, get one string in tune (piano, keyboard, e-tuner, woodwind,...
  9. Thread: Mims Ukes

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    Huh? I always feel like I'm talking to a...

    Huh? I always feel like I'm talking to a super-long-time friend when we talk.

    I really want to meet you in person, one of these years. (When we don't need masks, or 6' distancing.)

    -Kurt
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  10. Thread: Mims Ukes

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    I have two Ohana ukes I got from Mim, and one I...

    I have two Ohana ukes I got from Mim, and one I bought from another member, who got it from Mim.

    Great value for the price, and some of the best customer service anywhere.

    Plus, the phone calls...
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    That's what my Moku looks like after I had...

    That's what my Moku looks like after I had dropped it, but where the back and side meet on the lower bout.

    This is beyond a blemish. It is actual damage. Keep in mind, that may not affect the...
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    Agreed. The restaurants I order take-out from are...

    Agreed. The restaurants I order take-out from are those I would normally give my custom to, but health issues (elderly parents, I'm in the worrisome age/health group), and working for a school...
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    Well, I keep my Magic Fluke Firefly Banjo Uke in...

    Well, I keep my Magic Fluke Firefly Banjo Uke in a VitaUke case - it fits as it it were made for it.

    However, the FireFly does not have a resonator.

    If you can find someone with a hardshell...
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    I am not a lawyer. I don't play one on TV. (While...

    I am not a lawyer. I don't play one on TV. (While I have several relatives who are lawyers, I have very little contact with them, especially as one is a Postal Inspector, one works for the DEA, and...
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    I was going to say "They are all in this list"......

    I was going to say "They are all in this list"... But I guess your answer is correct, also. (g)



    (Reminds me of Cliff Clavin's Final Jeopardy answer... "Who are 3 people who have never been in...
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    And I forgot to mention the damage my Vagabond...

    And I forgot to mention the damage my Vagabond Travel Guitar took many years ago; It was on a chair, and I jostled a bookcase, and a Physician's Desk Reference fell 4-5 feet, landing dead on the pick...
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    I wrap my KoAlhoa Sceptre in Microfiber cloths...

    I wrap my KoAlhoa Sceptre in Microfiber cloths (polyester) in the case (slightly too large for a Sceptre), and the Cocobolos are wrapped with velour, because that's what the one without a case was...
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    The town my wife has her yarn shop is has a...

    The town my wife has her yarn shop is has a Holiday Walkabout every year between December 1 and December 24, and I've usually been engaged to play there for the day (I get [aid the same hourly rate...
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    Call Mim. One of my Ohana concerts is set up...

    Call Mim.


    One of my Ohana concerts is set up Low G. She did a wonderful job with it.


    -Kurt
  20. Thread: New Martin Hat

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    I rarely wear ballcaps - I'm a full brim kind of...

    I rarely wear ballcaps - I'm a full brim kind of guy. (Fedora, panama, Tilley... keep the sun/rain/snow off of my glasses and the back of my neck.)

    What's a "dad hat"?
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    My Custom Donaldson Concert, a one-of-a-kind...

    My Custom Donaldson Concert, a one-of-a-kind instrument. It, of everything I have, is totally irreplaceable.

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    127977 127978

    So that is the only one I'd want replaced, and I'd want it...
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    My initial reaction to the Thread title was, "And...

    My initial reaction to the Thread title was, "And you probably can, thanks to recent Supreme Court decisions."

    I'd also say, "But then, I'm dating myself... which is still illegal in at least 16...
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    Okay, Jerry - you answered the question. This is...

    Okay, Jerry - you answered the question. This is for practice. So try these two options:

    1) Take your sawdust, mix it with epoxy, and fill the gap like Spackle; or
    2) It is the back of the...
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    So carve a piece to fit - contrasting color.

    So carve a piece to fit - contrasting color.
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    As much as I personally prefer that Politics not...

    As much as I personally prefer that Politics not be part of this forum...

    This isn't politics.

    Thank you, Nelson.


    -Kurt
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