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    Hello Merlin, Go Roughies! I live in Windsor....

    Hello Merlin, Go Roughies! I live in Windsor. Our L&M stocks a number of ukes....many of the lower end models. But they do carry better level Kala, Leho, the also carry Denver, Epiphone, the...
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    Well I went to Long and McQuade and tried out...

    Well I went to Long and McQuade and tried out their ukes. What I realised was I really didn’t like any of the sopranos.
    What I did like was the Kala Thinline Travel Uke in concert scale. I looked at...
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    Acmespaceship that is indeed a wise suggestion. I...

    Acmespaceship that is indeed a wise suggestion. I shall do that, realising that I must adjust to the soprano as well.

    As for my Little Gem, I tend to sit in a back corner as it seems to be the...
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    Croaky Keith, what’s interesting is I’m in a uke...

    Croaky Keith, what’s interesting is I’m in a uke circle and virtually everyone has a tenor.....makes me wonder if I should go that way....but I do like the portability of the soprano.
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    EDW, while the website has a number of brands,...

    EDW, while the website has a number of brands, the store where I live stocks Kala, Leho, Gretsch, Epiphone. There are a few others that mostly look like toys. Of the stocked brands they have numerous...
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    Question on Soprano Ukes.

    Hello all,

    I currently have a Little Gem banjo-uke. I have been thinking about trying out a soprano and was wondering what I should look for in deciding which ones in our music store are of good...
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    Thanx Bill. He’s great!

    Thanx Bill. He’s great!
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    Bill for your enjoyment.... ...

    Bill for your enjoyment....

    https://youtu.be/nqurVuSmezo
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    Hello Bill, I looked Chris Hough up. His trio...

    Hello Bill, I looked Chris Hough up. His trio is quite good ( I’m impressed with his guitar players ). He has a shade of George Formby in him. Honestly the speed is amazing of his wrist...
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    Thanx for this kissing. I have browsed this and...

    Thanx for this kissing. I have browsed this and didn’t get as complete an answer as yours. Thinking about where and how I play ( at this stage to say play is extremely generous ) I might just stay...
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    Thanx Bill ( if I may ). At our local Uke group...

    Thanx Bill ( if I may ). At our local Uke group most use the mike. We do have one or two that have pickups built in. My reason for looking at an electro Uke is that I have amps that I’m not using...
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    Thanx to all for your help. I think I have a...

    Thanx to all for your help. I think I have a better understanding now.

    A further question if I may. The MiSi sounds like the answer. Just wondering as these have a charge f I plug my headphone...
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    Hello Dave ( if I may ). Not looking to record,...

    Hello Dave ( if I may ). Not looking to record, but will do the occasional playing in front of a group of people: pub, seniors home, that sort of thing.

    Iíve played some electric guitar years ago,...
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    Confused about Uke electronics (pickups)

    Hello all. I am narrowing down my list of tenor ukes I would like to buy.

    Iíve been thinking about the pickups, if I go electric. When I look at the descriptions I find each manufacturer appears...
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    Hello, and welcome from Windsor Ontario.

    Hello, and welcome from Windsor Ontario.
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    Tuning question?...

    Hello all, I am a newbie to Uke. I have a concert scale Little Gem....I also have 2 banjos....both 5 strings. What I would like to do is tune my older 5 string to a low g Uke tuning. So now Iím...
  17. Thread: Fluke Question.

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    Fluke Question.

    Hello all,

    I am considering buying a Fluke Tenor. I have read quite a few reviews and all seem good. What I am wondering about is the polycarbonate fret board. A few reviews mentioned that they...
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    A little late to the party, as usual, but here is...

    A little late to the party, as usual, but here is my two cents. Many have talked about the type of music you want to play and where. So think about that. Second, think about scale size. You mentioned...
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    Hi S.E., this months Windsor Ukulele Circle has...

    Hi S.E., this months Windsor Ukulele Circle has moved up a day due to the holiday to August 31st, which is a Saturday, from 5 pm to 7pm. It is held at the Chapter Two Brewing Company on Edna Street...
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    Hi S.E., you can check out the Facebook page and...

    Hi S.E., you can check out the Facebook page and join. There are about 50 members. The UU site, however, is a tremendous information site and the members are extremely helpful....so welcome.
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    Hello from Windsor.....say S.E. Have you joined...

    Hello from Windsor.....say S.E. Have you joined the Windsor Uke Circle...we meet last Sunday of the month.

    Just wondering is the fair still on this year and when...

    Thanx, Rp
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    Hmmmmm, lots to think about. Thanx to all for...

    Hmmmmm, lots to think about. Thanx to all for your insights. If there is a rule of thumb I guess it is “try and see if you like it.” sound is a personal thing...so I will try various strings over...
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    Okay, not sure if this is where this belongs but...

    Okay, not sure if this is where this belongs but it seems to partially fit. I have a Little Gem. It’s concert scale as many of you might know. I’ve been wondering about strings. Also, I was...
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    Thanx to all for your input and helpful...

    Thanx to all for your input and helpful information. I think I am leaning towards the Godin....I have always loved their instruments....additionally, and please don’t laugh at this...but they are...
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    Thanx to all for your input. I have much to think...

    Thanx to all for your input. I have much to think about on this and appreciate your expertise. I am amazed at how many companies there are that build ukes. Another issue is the limited number of...
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