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    Kenn2018, I think you are right with going with...

    Kenn2018, I think you are right with going with just a mike. While we have an amp for the plug in ukes ( all come with the pickup built in ) at our uke circle, I have noticed that I am leaning more...
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    Thanx gochugogi, I’ve looked through a number of...

    Thanx gochugogi, I’ve looked through a number of the threads and most talk about the type of pickup or the use of a straight mike. I was looking for a clip on and didn’t think of the surface noise. ...
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    Question on amplifying acoustic ukes.

    Hello all,

    Iíve been wondering about acoustic-electric ukes? Iím leaning towards getting a better acoustic Uke and putting an attachable pickup on it. I have a few acoustic guitars and I have a...
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    Welcome Kate! How is everything on the Left...

    Welcome Kate! How is everything on the Left Coast? I’m from Stephen Colbert’s favourite Canadian city....��������
  5. Thread: Today's Chuckle

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    There once was a young Viking named Rudolph the...

    There once was a young Viking named Rudolph the Red and his wife Freydis. Freydis decided to have a walk with her husband, but when she told him of her plans he took one look at the sky grunted and...
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    EDW, I have thanks....the majority of it seems to...

    EDW, I have thanks....the majority of it seems to be a critique on how it looks. I am hoping to get an opinion from an actual user.....but don’t get me wrong I did find it instructive.
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    Opinion on Epiphone Hummingbird Uke.

    Hello all,

    Iíve been thinking of getting a tenor scale, and have been watching for sales at our local Long and McQuade store here in Windsor. This week they have Epiphone Hummingbird ukes on sale...
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    After a particularly bad day at the "office" a...

    After a particularly bad day at the "office" a bear walks into a bar and orders a double scotch on the rocks.

    When the drink arrived it came without ice, which the bear brought to the waitresses...
  9. Thread: Changing strings

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    Hello all, a newbie here. I was looking for at...

    Hello all, a newbie here. I was looking for at the replies on this from my previous post on when should i change the strings question.

    I have a Little Gem, I’ve had it for about 6 months with the...
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    Hello Merlin, Go Roughies! I live in Windsor....

    Hello Merlin, Go Roughies! I live in Windsor. Our L&M stocks a number of ukes....many of the lower end models. But they do carry better level Kala, Leho, the also carry Denver, Epiphone, the...
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    Well I went to Long and McQuade and tried out...

    Well I went to Long and McQuade and tried out their ukes. What I realised was I really didn’t like any of the sopranos.
    What I did like was the Kala Thinline Travel Uke in concert scale. I looked at...
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    Acmespaceship that is indeed a wise suggestion. I...

    Acmespaceship that is indeed a wise suggestion. I shall do that, realising that I must adjust to the soprano as well.

    As for my Little Gem, I tend to sit in a back corner as it seems to be the...
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    Croaky Keith, what’s interesting is I’m in a uke...

    Croaky Keith, what’s interesting is I’m in a uke circle and virtually everyone has a tenor.....makes me wonder if I should go that way....but I do like the portability of the soprano.
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    EDW, while the website has a number of brands,...

    EDW, while the website has a number of brands, the store where I live stocks Kala, Leho, Gretsch, Epiphone. There are a few others that mostly look like toys. Of the stocked brands they have numerous...
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    Question on Soprano Ukes.

    Hello all,

    I currently have a Little Gem banjo-uke. I have been thinking about trying out a soprano and was wondering what I should look for in deciding which ones in our music store are of good...
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    Thanx Bill. He’s great!

    Thanx Bill. He’s great!
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    Bill for your enjoyment.... ...

    Bill for your enjoyment....

    https://youtu.be/nqurVuSmezo
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    Hello Bill, I looked Chris Hough up. His trio...

    Hello Bill, I looked Chris Hough up. His trio is quite good ( I’m impressed with his guitar players ). He has a shade of George Formby in him. Honestly the speed is amazing of his wrist...
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    Thanx for this kissing. I have browsed this and...

    Thanx for this kissing. I have browsed this and didn’t get as complete an answer as yours. Thinking about where and how I play ( at this stage to say play is extremely generous ) I might just stay...
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    Thanx Bill ( if I may ). At our local Uke group...

    Thanx Bill ( if I may ). At our local Uke group most use the mike. We do have one or two that have pickups built in. My reason for looking at an electro Uke is that I have amps that I’m not using...
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    Thanx to all for your help. I think I have a...

    Thanx to all for your help. I think I have a better understanding now.

    A further question if I may. The MiSi sounds like the answer. Just wondering as these have a charge f I plug my headphone...
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    Hello Dave ( if I may ). Not looking to record,...

    Hello Dave ( if I may ). Not looking to record, but will do the occasional playing in front of a group of people: pub, seniors home, that sort of thing.

    Iíve played some electric guitar years ago,...
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    Confused about Uke electronics (pickups)

    Hello all. I am narrowing down my list of tenor ukes I would like to buy.

    Iíve been thinking about the pickups, if I go electric. When I look at the descriptions I find each manufacturer appears...
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    Hello, and welcome from Windsor Ontario.

    Hello, and welcome from Windsor Ontario.
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    Tuning question?...

    Hello all, I am a newbie to Uke. I have a concert scale Little Gem....I also have 2 banjos....both 5 strings. What I would like to do is tune my older 5 string to a low g Uke tuning. So now Iím...
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