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    thank you, i enjoyed your rendition.

    thank you, i enjoyed your rendition.
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    OP said he played mandolin, so scale is probably...

    OP said he played mandolin, so scale is probably not an issue. Mandolin and soprano ukulele are about the same scale. He will probably be perfectly comfortable with a soprano.
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    Welcome professir! Where there's a will, there's...

    Welcome professir! Where there's a will, there's a way. It's great to find a way to still make music in spite of some physical challenges. Good luck on your uke journey. btw, you can put some Aquila...
  4. Check out Dr.Uke arrangements. I have a bunch in...

    Check out Dr.Uke arrangements. I have a bunch in my library (like "A Kiss to Build a Dream On").
    A lot of older tunes, tin pan alley style, have been arranged like that. Where the chord changes are...
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    I have dealt with both Elderly and Sweetwater...

    I have dealt with both Elderly and Sweetwater many times and both have been excellent. Knowledgeable and great customer service.
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    I just pull the tail end hard with a needle nosed...

    I just pull the tail end hard with a needle nosed pair of pliers to get the knot nice and tight before I install and it fits ok. I wouldn't want to mess with the slot.
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    I mostly flat pick on all my instruments but have...

    I mostly flat pick on all my instruments but have started to experiment with a thumbpick and am learning to get used to it. I use a large triangle bluechip for mandolin and really like it but feel...
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    After playing uke for a while, I think you will...

    After playing uke for a while, I think you will find the transition to guitar easier than you may think. Sure the F barre chord is tricky for many folks, but you will probably find that you don't...
  9. I bought my walnut Loprinzi many years ago, when...

    I bought my walnut Loprinzi many years ago, when I met Donna at a TBUS convention. I wasn't looking for walnut but was impressed by the by the tone after playing it. I found it to be mellow, like...
  10. I just wanted to say that my walnut Loprinzi is...

    I just wanted to say that my walnut Loprinzi is one I will never sell. The build quality is excellent. Beautiful tone. There is nothing I would change. Simple rosette and binding but I'm not big on...
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    It is a risk buying used. Don't like buying w/o...

    It is a risk buying used. Don't like buying w/o trying. Only got burnt once though. 90% of my instruments have been used. There does have to be a very, very significant discount. I look for an...
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    I get the final say on what goes into our jam's...

    I get the final say on what goes into our jam's songbook, so it's a bit rigged in my favor. Folks can pick almost any song, and I will like it or it wouldn't be there. I do have about a few songs...
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    #1 is jams #2 Pandora #3 random stuff I hear in...

    #1 is jams
    #2 Pandora
    #3 random stuff I hear in movies or tv that I'm watching
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    I like the logic and symmetry of fifths tuning....

    I like the logic and symmetry of fifths tuning. It's great for moving chords both across and up and down the fretboard. Great for finding the melody notes too and makes it easy to move keys. It does...
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    For me, it has to be "Sloop John B". Never liked...

    For me, it has to be "Sloop John B". Never liked it. Unfortunately it gets picked nearly every weekly jam...week after week, year after year. I try it take my "ears off it" by working on a strum or...
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    Welcome maccabee6! I think you'll find folks here...

    Welcome maccabee6! I think you'll find folks here on UU that also want to rock out on their ukes. Enjoythe forum.
  17. Thread: Ukulele Picks

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    I used Alaska picks for several years, as my...

    I used Alaska picks for several years, as my natural nail is very soft and would wear down to the quick with vigorous strumming. My experience is that they are NOT very secure on the up strum if you...
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    Welcome Steve. I understand the draw of other...

    Welcome Steve. I understand the draw of other instruments, in fact, the concertina has interested me for quite a while. But I stuck with strings and mainly play mandolin. My ukes are staying put...
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    Hankrin' for a resonator?

    Anyone else out there hankrin' for resonator. I'm seriously tempted to pull the trigger on a vintage tenor resonator, round neck
  20. Thread: Tenor Guitar

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    what tuning do you have it right now? im thinking...

    what tuning do you have it right now? im thinking fifths, not sure gdae or cgda.
  21. Thread: Tenor Guitar

    by bunnyf
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    Just sold my Pono TG and am browsing the web for...

    Just sold my Pono TG and am browsing the web for a replacement TG. I loved my Pono but really wanted a bigger body, slimmer neck and definitely wanted closer string spacing. Blueridge is on my short...
  22. TG is sold. thanks

    TG is sold. thanks
  23. PONO UL4-30 steel string BIG baritone/tenor guitar

    I've enjoyed this instrument but am playing a lot more mandolin and regular guitar and am most comfortable with the much closer spacing of those instruments. This instrument has the neck width and...
  24. Thread: Reverb

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    I have both bought and sold on Reverb. As said,...

    I have both bought and sold on Reverb. As said, take clear pix and I highlight any possible flaws (usually with an arrow on blue tape clearly pointing to any nick, scratch etc.). Also give a thorough...
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    Love my walnut soprano! I've had it for maybe 7...

    Love my walnut soprano! I've had it for maybe 7 yrs. or so. It's the instrument that put an end to my UAS. I'm completely satisfied. Great tone, beautiful craftsmanship and understated good-looks.
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