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    Ahhh, well . . :old:

    Ahhh, well . . :old:
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    I agree with this post completely, bunnyf. My...

    I agree with this post completely, bunnyf. My Kala KA-GTR came tuned to CGDA which I really don’t care for, so I changed it to DGBE. However, then I bought a Blueridge tenor guitar (also tuned to...
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    I wonder if they’ll postpone the season like the...

    I wonder if they’ll postpone the season like the Olympics. :old:
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    I find myself not caring a lot either way. ...

    I find myself not caring a lot either way. They’ve just become too big, too long and kind of silly. Growth isn't always good. :old:
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    Hi, bunnyf, I was told on another forum that the...

    Hi, bunnyf, I was told on another forum that the same strings can be used for both CGDA and DGBE. I’ve used both tunings, and they played okay as far as I can tell.

    I dunno . . . but thanks...
  6. Very nice lookin’ baritone. I like everything...

    Very nice lookin’ baritone. I like everything about it. I hardly ever play my small ukes any more. I usually only play my baritone and sometimes my eighter for singin’.

    My baritone is tuned the...
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    One can tune a TG to CGDA and DGBE with the same...

    One can tune a TG to CGDA and DGBE with the same strings, but GDAE needs a different size. I use DGBE on mine. :old:
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    I’m doin’ pretty much what I always do. I’ve...

    I’m doin’ pretty much what I always do. I’ve been retired for a long time, and I’m definitely a homebody.

    I usually take a good walk, mess with the iPad, play an instrument or two, read Louis...
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    Though I can read music, I find it much easier to...

    Though I can read music, I find it much easier to read chords in the tabs. If I’m just pickin’ tunes, I use dots.

    I do play mando banjo and also Irish banjo, and I really think I prefer GDAE to...
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    Well, my wife is heartbroken. She was even...

    Well, my wife is heartbroken. She was even watching pre season baseball.

    Is it March 26th? Anybody heard what they’re gonna do? I don’t know if baseball without fans in the stands will be any...
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    I think low G is a great idea if one only finger...

    I think low G is a great idea if one only finger picks, but I have found that the low G “booms” if I play chords. And, since I consider ukes as (supposedly) strummed instruments, I don’t care for...
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    Uke Talk is fine the way it is. Ukers can still...

    Uke Talk is fine the way it is. Ukers can still ask silly questions about their ukuleles’ strings or tell us about their new or dreamed of ones to order, and others can post humorous or interestin’...
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    I’ve been playin’ finger style on my baritone uke...

    I’ve been playin’ finger style on my baritone uke and tenor guitars for quite a while now, and I find it easy peasy with dots, or tabs, or by ear. But lately I’m workin’ on addin’ chords, and things...
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    I learned to read music about 73 years ago. I...

    I learned to read music about 73 years ago. I can read three different clefs plus tab on numerous different instruments, but I still ain’t makin’ any money at it.

    Go ahead and learn to read it. ...
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    That’s all right. I’m too old for mastery. Just...

    That’s all right. I’m too old for mastery. Just havin’ a good time is enough. :old:
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    Well, thanks for the info, everyone, but the BA...

    Well, thanks for the info, everyone, but the BA sounds like more than I wanna deal with. I’m havin’ enough trouble with All my stringed instruments. I already play too many, and I’m self taught on...
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    I thought you only wanted to talk about ukuleles....

    I thought you only wanted to talk about ukuleles. Yes, there are more important topics than different types of ukulele strings and which ukulele is the best and does one use a strap button or not. ...
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    Button Accordions

    Anyone play button accordion? I looked at some on eBay with two rows of buttons on the left hand which I understood, but what are the eight buttons on the right hand side for? Chords I suppose. ...
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    Well, we went food shoppin’ to Stater Brothers’...

    Well, we went food shoppin’ to Stater Brothers’ market this mornin’ at the 0745 seniors only time. We got everything we needed except paper products. It was crowded and we had to line up, but it...
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    Take a walk if you can. Exercise makes one feel...

    Take a walk if you can. Exercise makes one feel better. We just got back from ours. It was really nice to get out and about. :old:
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    Target and Whole Foods are also opening early (in...

    Target and Whole Foods are also opening early (in California) for Seniors to shop, but the shelves are still pretty empty. It’s good of them anyway.

    I guess the hoarders are still trying to stay...
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    Well, heck, when it rains it pours. Where is...

    Well, heck, when it rains it pours. Where is Henny Penny when we need her? We gotta report this! :old:
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    Stater Brothers’ Market here in California said...

    Stater Brothers’ Market here in California said that they would open at 0745 now for seniors only to shop. Very nice of them. :old:
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    Well, at least we’re talkin’ ‘bout Ukes now. I‘d...

    Well, at least we’re talkin’ ‘bout Ukes now. I‘d prefer a chocolate chip cookie baritone. :old:
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    One of my doctors’ office called and asked me to...

    One of my doctors’ office called and asked me to voluntarily change my tomorrow’s appointment, which I did. Then I called another and changed it too. So I don’t hafta go out tomorrow.

    Soooo,...
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