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    Have you tried Savarez wound Low-G string sets?...

    Have you tried Savarez wound Low-G string sets? They are made up of their guitar strings repurposed for ukulele. Available from StringsbyMail.com
    Strings by Mail also has some Savarez string set...
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    Pepe Romero strings are made in conjunction with...

    Pepe Romero strings are made in conjunction with La Bella.
  3. The Pono Rosewood and Ebony bodies are fine for...

    The Pono Rosewood and Ebony bodies are fine for me. (I'm 6'1" tall.) And I use 2" wide guitar straps on my tenors. They are just a bit heavier than the Cedar/Mahogany Pono. Solid Acacia and Mango are...
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    Sounds like great customer service. Even though...

    Sounds like great customer service. Even though they messed up the orders.

    I use their rub-on side fret markers for my uke necks that don't have them. Easy to apply. I have to replace them once a...
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    Do you have a string winder? They help a lot. ...

    Do you have a string winder? They help a lot.

    My biggest thing is remembering which string wraps towards which end of the tuner? It takes me a moment to work it out to avoid the string rubbing...
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    Judging from the directions on how to install...

    Judging from the directions on how to install them, I'm not sure they are much less involved or quicker to tie. However, I'm willing to give them a try.

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    May even protect a soft top from...
  7. On the Ponos, the rosewood and ebony bodies are...

    On the Ponos, the rosewood and ebony bodies are slightly heavier than the mahogany. I don't have the specific weights for them. But the difference isn't much.
    Other rosewood ukes, the weight is...
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    The spruce/mahogany will most likely be a little...

    The spruce/mahogany will most likely be a little brighter than the cedar/rosewood.

    My favorite combination is spruce/rosewood. Cedar/rosewood is also very nice. They both give a somewhat guitar...
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    I just bought the ties today on Amazon. The...

    I just bought the ties today on Amazon. The listing says it is a new lower profile for ukulele.

    Diamond Secure Ukulele String Ties/Uke Bridge Beads, New Low Profile Design!
    Brand: Rosette Diamond...
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    There is a friction between the skin of the...

    There is a friction between the skin of the fingers and the surface they touch. The ridges on the fingertips creates a rough texture that aids in grip. And of course pressure increases the friction...
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    I think I am going to order a set for my Martin...

    I think I am going to order a set for my Martin 1T IZ. The cheap, unfinished Rosewood used on the bridge has a very loose grain, and came, brand new, with compression grooves from the strings already...
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    Holey Moley! What an outstanding sound from that...

    Holey Moley! What an outstanding sound from that concert. Just astonishing. I had to look at the time code listing to make sure it was a concert and not a tenor.
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    Yes, they are a dark gray. The fretboard is...

    Yes, they are a dark gray. The fretboard is black. The Gunmetal gray looks different under different lights. Sometimes lighter, sometimes darker.

    I think it looks better than the darker black...
  14. If there are sound samples of the ukes you are...

    If there are sound samples of the ukes you are considering, use a pair of headphones/earbuds and listen to them closely. Strums, fingerstyle and it should help you decide.

    If you don't have sound...
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    "New Uke Day" (I had to ask too when I first...

    "New Uke Day"

    (I had to ask too when I first joined the Forum.)
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    I love my Series 2 Kinnard. Impeccably made....

    I love my Series 2 Kinnard. Impeccably made. Gorgeous woods. Wonderful full & balanced sound. A working piece of art.

    Your photos are awfully small to see the woods, neck, headstock tuners, sound...
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    Wowee! It's even gorgeouser with the better...

    Wowee! It's even gorgeouser with the better light! ;) Truly amazing koa. Enjoy it.
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    Congratulations and happy early birthday to your...

    Congratulations and happy early birthday to your wife! Looks as though she will enjoy it.
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    The sap wood does change thickness depending upon...

    The sap wood does change thickness depending upon weather and soil conditions. That's why the rings on a tree vary in thickness. The better the conditions the thicker the rings. One ring is made...
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    I believe you are confusing the IIRC business...

    I believe you are confusing the IIRC business account with the personal account.

    The personal account requires a credit/debit card, or a link to your bank account. Which is necessary to open your...
  21. I have 2009 cedar/ebony; 2015 spruce/rosewood;...

    I have 2009 cedar/ebony; 2015 spruce/rosewood; 2017 cedar/mahogany Pono tenors. The builds seem very close but not identical. The first two are cutaways. All are strung with Living Waters Low-G Plain...
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    I think there are several reasons why the selling...

    I think there are several reasons why the selling and trading has cooled here on the Forum marketplace.

    The number of active members using the Marketplace seems to have declined. I think it's due...
  23. GazdikTomi, From what I understand, you can...

    GazdikTomi,

    From what I understand, you can modify everything in your post except the title of the Thread. Once that is entered, it is not modifiable.

    I don't think you can even delete the...
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    Welcome Jim. Glad you found the ukulele. Happy...

    Welcome Jim. Glad you found the ukulele. Happy strumming.
  25. Welcome to the UU Forum TERCLEM. I look...

    Welcome to the UU Forum TERCLEM.

    I look forward to your comments. Based upon your introduction, you have a lot to offer the Forum.

    Happy strumming.
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