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  1. It may not be more special, but it probably...

    It may not be more special, but it probably increases sales.
  2. I googled Martin ukes 1920s and the tuners and...

    I googled Martin ukes 1920s and the tuners and strings look exactly like those pictured here. The strings also look similar to photos and remind me of the color and texture of gut strings on tennis...
  3. I am probably playing a little bit more. ...

    I am probably playing a little bit more.

    Where my ukulele time has increased is in consuming much of the online lessons and sessions that have proliferated. For example, this Saturday I will...
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    Very thoughtful post, Nickie. Thank you. I am...

    Very thoughtful post, Nickie. Thank you.

    I am a baby boomer and was very aware of my parents growing up in the depression and WWII. My father served in WWII and in Korea. The only long-term...
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    Theory is tough if you try to learn it as a...

    Theory is tough if you try to learn it as a theory for what you want. For example, you cite the circle of fifths, which takes a lot of work to understand and then, "Now what do I do with it?" For...
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    Is it easier to keep time with this ukulele now?

    Is it easier to keep time with this ukulele now?
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    Speaking to the concert and soprano sizes... ...

    Speaking to the concert and soprano sizes...

    The KoAloha has a brighter sound on the high end, the aNueNue is a little more balanced in tones and mellower. The aNueNue has a slightly radiused...
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    I would replace my Blackbird Clara (includes...

    I would replace my Blackbird Clara (includes radiused fretboard). It sounds wonderful as reentrant or linear tuning and I do not pay great attention to its feeding and care.
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    Rumor spreader (no personal experience)... But...

    Rumor spreader (no personal experience)...

    But consider wearing eye protection. I have read (likely on this forum) of pins shooting across the room or causing minor injury in a few cases.
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    I already chimed in as liking radiused... ...

    I already chimed in as liking radiused...

    After playing about 6 months, I was able to go to the Blackbird factory in San Francisco. They had both a radiused and flat fretboard Clara that I could ...
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    I use 1" on my soprano and concerts. They work...

    I use 1" on my soprano and concerts. They work fine. This size is aesthetically pleasing to me and wider would seem to be a bit much for these two smaller sizes.
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    I am a fan of radiused fretboards specifically...

    I am a fan of radiused fretboards specifically because I am more successful at barre chords. I have a few of each and when using a flat one, it is always more difficult to not get a "thuddy" note. As...
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    You can ask them via email or phone... But we...

    You can ask them via email or phone...

    But we can speculate... my guess is there is no reason for them to venture there. They have a maximum output per month at their factory (around 300?) and...
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    Well, maybe the loser's spouse set her foot down...

    Well, maybe the loser's spouse set her foot down at $20k
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    Bidding war... time renews to minute and half...

    Bidding war... time renews to minute and half with each bid. Now at 20k as George and Jackson bid against each other...

    And Jackson wins it for $20,000! 50 bids total
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    You should spend your money as you choose. But I...

    You should spend your money as you choose. But I have owned a concert Moon Bird and loved it (replaced it with a custom built one). My impression is that aNueNue competes as possibly having the best...
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    Go to "The Ukulele Site" (aka HMS) and click on...

    Go to "The Ukulele Site" (aka HMS) and click on the custom ukuleles. Find the Kinnard sopranos and click on that for sound samples and info on them. The ones there are Series 2. You can then go to...
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    Deadpool is a Marvel superhero: From the Wiki:...

    Deadpool is a Marvel superhero: From the Wiki: "The character is known as the "Merc with a Mouth" because of his tendency to talk and joke constantly, including breaking the fourth wall for humorous...
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    You fill the wait time for the custom built by...

    You fill the wait time for the custom built by buying and selling other ones.
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    Many of those who watched Quick Draw McGraw are...

    Many of those who watched Quick Draw McGraw are now avid ukulele players. But back then, none noticed it had four tuners and even then, may not have known that guitars had six. And this preceded Tiny...
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    Are you the seller? If so, you can list it on the...

    Are you the seller? If so, you can list it on the marketplace in this forum.
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    This is an eBay listing with a starting price....

    This is an eBay listing with a starting price. That is very different from a selling price. There is no "Buy It Now" and just started a one week bidding listing.
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    Good luck! The product is great and hopefully...

    Good luck! The product is great and hopefully will sell itself (with help from you and Corey).
  24. Someone sent me an uke from Southern California...

    Someone sent me an uke from Southern California on priority mail. Scheduled delivery was a Monday. Eight days later, I finally received it. I suspect there is chaos in a lot of the shipping...
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    I would look at Gryphon Strings in Palo Alto....

    I would look at Gryphon Strings in Palo Alto. They have a lot of ukuleles for sale along with their other stringed instruments. Ukuleles they sell have a "set up by ____" label on them. You might...
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