Search:

Type: Posts; User: PTOEguy

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. I've always thought that Aquila reds were very...

    I've always thought that Aquila reds were very comfortable. They are made by increasing the mass of the string so you get a lower tension/thinner string for the same pitch. Also, they have a...
  2. Interesting - I don't have that problem, most...

    Interesting - I don't have that problem, most likely because I'm not selling as many as I should.
  3. Replies
    15
    Views
    602

    I totally agree with those that pointed out...

    I totally agree with those that pointed out volume is important. Dynamic range is predicated on being able to get loud. And I've recently discovered, I don't like a very refined sound.

    For me...
  4. So I finally got in contact with Gold Tone and...

    So I finally got in contact with Gold Tone and they were willing to fix it. I'm waiting for them to contact me about shipping.

    Glenn
  5. A quick update- I contacted gold tone and they...

    A quick update- I contacted gold tone and they asked for photos, so you can see what I sent124297
  6. No ukulele specialists - a couple of folks who do...

    No ukulele specialists - a couple of folks who do guitar work
  7. I tried tapping with some authority - no luck

    I tried tapping with some authority - no luck
  8. Replies
    9
    Views
    352

    There are a couple of shops that occasionally...

    There are a couple of shops that occasionally have acoustic tenor guitars. I was more interested in the electrics or the banjos. Their is a shop in town with a bunch of old tenor banjos, but...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    352

    It’s not in my signature but I do have a Godin...

    It’s not in my signature but I do have a Godin Multiuke, which is a lot of fun to play.
  10. Sharp fret end - canít file can I use glue?

    I was lucky enough to get a Gold Tone Little Gem for Christmas- and playing yesterday I lost a lot of skin and a little flesh on my right hand index finger due to sharp fret ends. I got out my fret...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    352

    Fate wants me to play only Uke

    Last September I decided to take the plunge and expand my 4 string horizons with a tenor guitar - Fender was touting their new telecaster tenor model. It looked great and the price was pretty good...
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    Heres' an update on my continuing saga. I...

    Heres' an update on my continuing saga. I returned the new uke to Musician's Friend. They are back ordered so I didn't get the next one until today. It buzzes worse than the last one. This time...
  13. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,777

    Just realize that how your ukes sound with an amp...

    Just realize that how your ukes sound with an amp is highly dependent on the amp. If you live anywhere near a decent sized music store, I'd recommend taking one or more of your ukes with pickup to...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    I'm toying with the idea of going to the nearest...

    I'm toying with the idea of going to the nearest Godin dealer (its about a 40-60 minute drive depending on traffic) to see if they can correct the buzz. My concern is that once they start working on...
  15. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    OK - I'm beginning to doubt my sanity. The new...

    OK - I'm beginning to doubt my sanity. The new ukulele arrived today. It is beautiful, and the headstock is definitely clearer than the previous one. However, the smell from the previous one is...
  16. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    112928 this is the used one - you cant really...

    112928

    this is the used one - you cant really see - or smell the issues, but I'm pretty happy with where I ended up. Except for the fact that I have to wait another two weeks or so to get the new...
  17. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,183

    There are some higher end concerts out there...

    There are some higher end concerts out there -when Blackbird made their first ekoa instrument it was a concert scale - and that is probably the highest end alternative materials uke out there.
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,228

    Ouch - I know the feeling...

    Ouch - I know the feeling...
  19. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    And now I have a brand new one on order (with...

    And now I have a brand new one on order (with included Godin gig bag) from Musician's friend. By signing up for voluntary identify theft (AKA the "Backstage Pass") I got another 5% off for a total...
  20. Replies
    10
    Views
    785

    I'm a huge fan of Oasis Warms - particularly on...

    I'm a huge fan of Oasis Warms - particularly on my Clara. I also put them on my kids school's ukuleles and I did have some trouble with them slipping. Part of that was that I was trying to get...
  21. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,310

    The best advice is to get a uke with a good...

    The best advice is to get a uke with a good setup. My first had a really awful neck profile and it was second uke (an Islander) that really hooked me.
  22. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    So I took it back to the local GC and got my...

    So I took it back to the local GC and got my money back - they said they would refund the shipping as well, but I haven't seen the email confirmation on that.

    Will probably order the new one...
  23. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,191

    New (used) Uke - keep it or take it back

    A couple of days ago I unpacked a used Godin Multiuke shipped from a Guitar Center in Massachussets.

    I was immediately disappointed by 4 things. The "leather gig bag" that it came with is more...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,033

    My Blackbird Clara had buzzing issues after I had...

    My Blackbird Clara had buzzing issues after I had a pickup installed - the first round was a wire that needed to be bent back from the soundboard, and the second was the plug on the end needed to be...
  25. I suggest contacting the Magic Fluke Company and...

    I suggest contacting the Magic Fluke Company and asking them about their instruments. I've found them to be very helpful when I've talked to them, and they are a good choice for a first uke in the...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4