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    Thanks for the tip dcuttler! I will still take...

    Thanks for the tip dcuttler! I will still take very small steps, but will less worry, knowing there is another avenue to success after buzz failure.
    I did receive the gauge from Stew-Mac. I have...
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    I am afraid that the filter would not have worked...

    I am afraid that the filter would not have worked for me. :-D
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    Ooooooooo.... Pretty! Welcome aboard!

    Ooooooooo.... Pretty!
    Welcome aboard!
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    I sing for me. If it makes me uncomfortable I...

    I sing for me. If it makes me uncomfortable I will change it or not sing it.
    And I was amused that our local mall disagreed with the furor over Baby it's Cold Outside. It seamed to be playing...
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    Joe, you are right about the intonation. While I...

    Joe, you are right about the intonation. While I intend to lower all the strings, it is my low G that makes my ears hurt the most. When I play an A at the second fret, I cringe. It is noticeably...
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    I am much higher than that at the nut currently. ...

    I am much higher than that at the nut currently. But since I have one on order, I will hold off hacking until it gets here.

    Me too. While I would love to have the machined brass one offered by...
  7. I have a PDF of the lead sheet for Can't Help...

    I have a PDF of the lead sheet for Can't Help Falling in Love. PM me your email address and I will send it. It includes chord diagrams for the Ukulele.
    Edit: If you are just planning on strumming...
  8. A lot of this will depend on the target songs. I...

    A lot of this will depend on the target songs.
    I have dragged a half dozen newbies through the startup stages of uke playing. I picked songs that were all cords/strumming based rather than...
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    If your tuner uses a mic as the input, it is...

    If your tuner uses a mic as the input, it is useless in a group setting. My first group session I tried to use an app on my phone. I instantly realized that this works at home when only one...
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    And good tips about protecting the headstock. I...

    And good tips about protecting the headstock. I will have to look for something to put there.
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    Got my set of files and string picker. But my...

    Got my set of files and string picker. But my order for the string height gauge is delayed. I think that I will wait for that so that I can measure the before and after more accurately.
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    I had previously purchased a curio cabinet to...

    I had previously purchased a curio cabinet to store my ukes. I had them laying on the glass shelves. I recently added hangers for better display. This is really for humidity control for the...
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    Wow, that is beautiful!

    Wow, that is beautiful!
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    I have 2 nearly identical Oscar-Schmidt's, one a...

    I have 2 nearly identical Oscar-Schmidt's, one a 4 string and one a taropatch 8 string.
    The shimmer is strong on the taropatch!
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    :-) I have also done this and the nut is much...

    :-)
    I have also done this and the nut is much too high.
    My other ukes will hold a piece of paper between the first fret and the string when the string is fretted at the third.
    This new tenor has a...
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    Need to set up my Cordoba Tenor

    My dear wife has been listening. For Christmas she got me a Cordoba Tenor 15TM, decent enough for me, and a set of low g strings, D’Addario fluorocarbon. While stringing up the low g I knew that...
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    I have been hitting this from time to time,...

    I have been hitting this from time to time, trying to get the transitions to be clean and almost in time. This is not "5 foot 2". :)
    I am not a good enough player to hit all of the chords cleanly....
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    Hi, I do not know what the name of the song is. ...

    Hi,
    I do not know what the name of the song is. But I did find it interesting so I walked through and tabbed it out.
    This may not be perfect so feel free to suggest areas where I did not get it...
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    they fire employees with sh&tty attitudes, that...

    they fire employees with sh&tty attitudes, that try to get away with the absolute bare minimum
    not everyone is a lazy good for nothing but if you remove the possibility of termination (union) you...
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