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  1. Thread: Turtlulele

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    Haha, I've seen that ugly plastic dino. My Dad...

    Haha, I've seen that ugly plastic dino.
    My Dad trained horses for the Sinclairs....they had money coming outta their ears.
    Fiberglass construction? That must be heavy. I can't bear to watch the...
  2. Thread: Hi, I'm Izzy!

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    Welcome to UU, Izzy! Do you like the Enya?

    Welcome to UU, Izzy! Do you like the Enya?
  3. Thread: New tuners day

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    I had some friction tuners that were like that. I...

    I had some friction tuners that were like that. I took them out, which is easy to do, took them apart, cleaned them up really well and used a pencil lead to spread graphite in the grooves, put them...
  4. Thread: Today's Chuckle

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    I do hope this isn't a repeat....but it's a true...

    I do hope this isn't a repeat....but it's a true story!

    A mother was driving a little girl to her friend's house for a playdate. "Mommy?" the little girl asked. "How old are you?"

    "Honey, you...
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    I hear ya. Anyone who calls himself Christian...

    I hear ya. Anyone who calls himself Christian should forgive on the spot! My Taoist friend does. She could teach Christians a thing or two.....well, I digress....shame on me for talking religion...
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    Living Water is Ken Middleton's brand. Yes, he is...

    Living Water is Ken Middleton's brand. Yes, he is religious, but as far as I know, he isn't in your face about it. My bestie (who is Taoist) got over the name, put a set on her uke, and loves them....
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    Nice T shirt!

    Nice T shirt!
  8. Thread: New tuners day

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    Yes, my luthier knows that. They're still a bitch...

    Yes, my luthier knows that. They're still a bitch to remove. They came on this ukulele. Gotohs were not an option then. I'm also of the opinion that they are too fiddly, too much like friction pegs....
  9. Thread: New tuners day

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    I stand corrected! The new ones are Gotoh tuners....

    I stand corrected! The new ones are Gotoh tuners. The fine print is too small for my old eyes, and my old brain has CRS! Grover makes geared tuners, eh?
    And yes, Mike, it did have Peghead tuners, it...
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    Cute song!

    Cute song!
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    Hi, and welcome to UU. I can't recommend any...

    Hi, and welcome to UU. I can't recommend any strings, every uke is different and so it every player's preference. i guess you'll just have to try some out.
    (psst, I use Oasis and Worth strings...
  12. Thread: New tuners day

    by Nickie
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    New tuners day

    I finally got rid of the frustrating Peghead tuners on my uke. Here's a pic of the new Grover planetary tuners. The luthier had a tough time getting the old ones out, they had to be drilled out! ...
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    LoPrinzi Guitars and Ukuleles are 15 minutes from...

    LoPrinzi Guitars and Ukuleles are 15 minutes from here. I've never heard of an under $500 model, nor a Chinese model. They are all built right here.
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    Well, that just stinks.

    Well, that just stinks.
  15. Congrats, it looks really cool. I bet Paul...

    Congrats, it looks really cool. I bet Paul McCartney would dig it!
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    Good job y'all! I love duets! I play in a trio...

    Good job y'all! I love duets! I play in a trio that does all instrumentals, so I get how hard it is to be tight.
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    Thanks, as you can see, she got quite a kick out...

    Thanks, as you can see, she got quite a kick out its arrival. She has a rather unique job, runs an adult daycare center for a large charity organization. They actually pay her to play her uke for the...
  18. I agree. If I were going for a new uke, I'd go...

    I agree. If I were going for a new uke, I'd go with Cocobolo back and sides with that cedar top....I think that combo would blow everything else into the weeds!
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    My wife got hers today, early birthday gift to...

    My wife got hers today, early birthday gift to use at work. I think she rather fancies it....
    134771
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    Well, he is at least wearing the t shirt from my...

    Well, he is at least wearing the t shirt from my favorite pub, the Station Inn of Nashville, a Bluegrass music club. But I can't stomach his music, not in this video. People like him ruined Country...
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    Wow, that was really cool. Put me on a new...

    Wow, that was really cool. Put me on a new cloud...
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    I'm glad you apologized. I know you didn't write...

    I'm glad you apologized. I know you didn't write that. I was quite disgusted. Thanks for the visual.
    Our band actually does Dead Skunk In The Middle of the Road. It's disgusting too. Monday and...
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    Very different! I hope we sound that good after 6...

    Very different! I hope we sound that good after 6 years!
  24. Interesting review, Baz. I won one of these in a...

    Interesting review, Baz. I won one of these in a raffle a few years ago. I promptly sold it because I hated the big ugly plastic pre amp battery holder in the side. Luna can do better, but they'd...
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    I don't know who he is, but I don't like him. I...

    I don't know who he is, but I don't like him. I like her even less.

    I do respect Dave Mathews, he's been around making music for a couple of decades, at least.
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