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    I had an issue with buzz on my kala s and I...

    I had an issue with buzz on my kala s and I couldn't for the life of me figure out where it was coming from. It sounded like it was coming from the headstock but I couldn't figure it out. Turned out...
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    It might be fret buzz. Stupidly I tried doing the...

    It might be fret buzz. Stupidly I tried doing the file thing without checking if it was the height making it buzz. Sure enough, when I filed the nut groove buzzing got worse. Tried the card and the...
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    "Fuzzy" sound?

    On my second fret E string, I'll get a fuzzy sound coming every so often. I noticed it after I made a switch to Aquila's. Not really sure where it's coming from but it sounds like it's vibrating...
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    So far, I've been playing by ear. And with my...

    So far, I've been playing by ear. And with my limited amount of musical background, the idea of finding octaves and playing in a certain key is daunting. Googling musical theory for idiots has helped...
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    "Transcribing" tabs?

    I've been looking at transcribing some guitar tabs for some songs on the uke that I just couldn't find. I've been using some the chords and matching up the notes from an online guitar tab to those on...
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    It seems like I'm the only one using their middle...

    It seems like I'm the only one using their middle finger. I pinch my middle finger with my thumb and so far chunking, triplets, and picking hasn't really been an issue for me. The only tough thing is...
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    Double posts be damned! Can I get an OK on these...

    Double posts be damned! Can I get an OK on these strings for a Makala KS?
    http://www.juststrings.com/aqu-asrc.html
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    Brilliant, exactly what I wanted. I've been a...

    Brilliant, exactly what I wanted. I've been a long time lurker, but have recently manned up and joined. Good to be posting.
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    Stupid string question

    I've been looking at strings but have been getting confused about how strings are classified. Things like low wound g strings and such. I just don't want to order something, get flush with...
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    Gotta say I'm in the same boat. 3 weeks now and...

    Gotta say I'm in the same boat. 3 weeks now and my progress has been in bursts, practice only on weekends and very limited at that. But I feel like I'm getting the hang of it.
  11. Thread: A string

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    Yes the strings are black but I don't find them...

    Yes the strings are black but I don't find them terribly stiff. Coming from playing my brothers steel stringed guitar to this feels like a world of difference. But as it's my first uke I'm not sure...
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    A string

    Is it just me or do all ukuleles have A strings that sound much lower (volume wise not tonation). When trying to play Rise by eddie vedder, it sounds as though her A string comes out much louder when...
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    I remember seeing this online from stumbleupon....

    I remember seeing this online from stumbleupon. Definitely an awesome guitar/violin case
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