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    bought a kmise kmu-s for my son a couple of years...

    bought a kmise kmu-s for my son a couple of years back...and it was quite decent!
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    Interesting choices, post back on your thoughts. ...

    Interesting choices, post back on your thoughts. I've also thought about bamboo for a beater/traveler. FYI, there is a rumor that aklot has dc'ed bamboo ukuleles due to cracking issues; something...
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    only you can answer that question... for me, I...

    only you can answer that question... for me, I didn't really care for the flea's friction tuners or black frets on black fretboard (tough to see sometimes with old eyes and no side markers; assuming...
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    I pretty much agree with all that, flight vs....

    I pretty much agree with all that, flight vs. outdoor my take, ymmv:
    -flight is heavy, my soprano weighed more that my solid and laminate concert ukuleles
    -much better tuners on the outdoor,...
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    Poll: I'm not sure UU forums are representative of the...

    I'm not sure UU forums are representative of the general ukulele buying population... in fact, I would guess not
  6. I had one of those once, it was just sad... big...

    I had one of those once, it was just sad... big gap bw neck and body. I had it send to my destination while traveling and just left it there. It was $30 and I couldn't ignore those issues.
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    Does size matter? If you must have a concert,...

    Does size matter? If you must have a concert, the enya is your only choice. If soprano or tenor or you are flexible, I say the outdoor. I play concert...but my choice was an outdoor soprano...
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    not a big UAS-er, but I have 2 travellers. One...

    not a big UAS-er, but I have 2 travellers. One is a used outdoor, for carefree travel when a more rugged ukulele is better- throwing into a carryon or suitcase caseless, camping, etc. The other is...
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    All good choices...how about Hawaii 5-0 theme?

    All good choices...how about Hawaii 5-0 theme?
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    Just working at gc would be enough...

    Just working at gc would be enough...
  11. Thread: Buzz is back

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    Where is the buzz coming from? The saddle? Are...

    Where is the buzz coming from? The saddle?
    Are new strings a different diameter than the old?
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    I don’t think that string disclaimer is all that...

    I don’t think that string disclaimer is all that new
  13. Anybody on Maui? Andrew Molina cd release party

    Friday 5/21 at da playground
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    Mele kalikimaka! Lol

    Mele kalikimaka!
    Lol
  15. Thread: Kiwaya KMT-K

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    Peghed nickel tuners are very different looking...

    Peghed nickel tuners are very different looking compared to the black ones, perhaps even more consistent with the build without the large base of the upts. There are also graphtechs and generic...
  16. prices can go through the roof. needs and worth...

    prices can go through the roof. needs and worth and often personal questions. the question could also be, is good enough good enough? if your ear/skills are not trained, it may not make a...
  17. "Hanging With ʻUkulele Vurtuoso Taimane Gardner"

    an interview from October 2020 on PBS Hawaii (very little playing)

    https://www.pbshawaii.org/taimane-gardner-long-story-short-with-leslie-wilcox/
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    there are a number of picking tabs out there for...

    there are a number of picking tabs out there for both Aloha oe and Hawaii aloha if singing isn't your thing, if interested maybe check Brad Bordessa's site (live ukulele). He mele aloha book has...
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    The 2 mentioned above are probably going to be...

    The 2 mentioned above are probably going to be the most commonly mentioned. Even though it's a reworked hymn, Hawaii aloha is an unofficial anthem. Aloha oe was written by Queen Liliuokalani and has...
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    Strange....and no so great looking, but the...

    Strange....and no so great looking, but the headstock, fret markers and bridge look right.
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    There were some vamps thrown in, maybe that is...

    There were some vamps thrown in, maybe that is what seems familiar?
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    what is it with plastic ukes and longish scales? ...

    what is it with plastic ukes and longish scales? iirc the concert flea m40 and flight tusl/tuc are 15.5" and soprano versions are 14".
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    play often!

    play often!
  24. great collection, clearly some thought put into...

    great collection, clearly some thought put into the choices and worth a lot of $. haven't seen that many mele in one place/collection (except for at mele)... same can prob be said for maui music, da...
  25. Thread: Cordoba Ukes

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    All strings take some time to settle in and stay...

    All strings take some time to settle in and stay in tune, because they stretch a bit. It's usually not the instrument or tuners.
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