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  1. I was blessed with a weekend with Les Stansell...

    I was blessed with a weekend with Les Stansell and Kimo Hussey in centrally isolated Pistol River,Oregon. Les showed us his range of woods--which he sends to others as well as uses it himself. I...
  2. Go on line to Glarry instruments. Look at the...

    Go on line to Glarry instruments. Look at the amazing prices and they play and sound as good as my very expensive ukuleles. They also pay the shipping to the destination. People in the 3 uke groups...
  3. It is called an ECHOSONIC pickup in three...

    It is called an ECHOSONIC pickup in three different configurations. TheEPT-1 is a transducer pickup that sticks to wherever you decide is the best sound. I have seen them on guitars, banjos,...
  4. If you want a custom strap for her ukulele, I...

    If you want a custom strap for her ukulele, I have been custom-making straps for 40 years from all kinds of fabric as well as leather. I went to a sale at a furniture maker's business site two weeks...
  5. Go on line and look up a company called GLARRY ....

    Go on line and look up a company called GLARRY . type in ukuleles and see what they have. I am really surprised at the sound ,looks and price...and THEY pay to ship it to you. I suggest she has a...
  6. How much too shallow is it? Is that the only...

    How much too shallow is it? Is that the only dimension that does not fit? If it is not returnable for something that does fit, I can fix it so it will. In addition to being a leather craftsman and an...
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    Do you mean a SOLID electric acoustic ukulele, or...

    Do you mean a SOLID electric acoustic ukulele, or you have been using an instrument made by someone one at a time?
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    What do you call a "bit too big" ? There are...

    What do you call a "bit too big" ? There are different ways to use that extra space as additional padding. As an upholsterer, and a soft case maker, I have some ideas of what can be done to make the...
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    Talking about bridges popping off.... We were in...

    Talking about bridges popping off.... We were in a performance with about 50 players. (we were in the front row) The fellow on my right had a BRAND NEW Kala concert. HIs headstock was poined at my...
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    Eddy Finn makes a really nice travel ukulele. I...

    Eddy Finn makes a really nice travel ukulele. I have three, and made a master bag so all three are in separate soft cases inside of that. One is low g (linear) one high G (reentry) and the third with...
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    this may sound terrible... but look up Glarry and...

    this may sound terrible... but look up Glarry and go through their soprano section. They have some beautiful wood, Aquila strings, some with a case and some without, FREE shipping, and prices you...
  12. With PEGHEDSyou get the look of a friction tuner...

    With PEGHEDSyou get the look of a friction tuner and the practicality of a 4:1 geared tuner that is the lightest geared tuner made. They come in different lengths (one for headstocks 15mm or less)...
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    No comment about the EddyFinn 8 string tenor? Is...

    No comment about the EddyFinn 8 string tenor? Is that too big?
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    Forgive my ignorance, but why not put nylon strings on a mandolin?
    I have in my never nicotine stained hands a EDDY FINN mahogany model EF-9-8T. It is an 8 string tenor with Aquila strings....
  15. It does also say it is for concert, which means...

    It does also say it is for concert, which means it will fit a soprano or a concert as a rentrant tuning ( which means C is the lowest note, then the E reenter the G, then the A.
    The low G -C-E-A...
  16. What about a concert bag for a long neck? ...

    What about a concert bag for a long neck? Padding inside of a bag is a very simple thing to do. Put the soft case over a piece of paper and trace the outlne of the outside. Most have a 1/2 inch seam...
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    I have a set of Aquila strings in front of me,...

    I have a set of Aquila strings in front of me, and the G is low. I just tested with a tuner. Both of my old Brazilian made Gianinni baritones are tuned dgbe and the d and g are both wound strings....
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    Absolutely you can restring it as linear or...

    Absolutely you can restring it as linear or reentrant and have a banjuke. The short necks on banjo mandolins make for an easy transition to soprano strings or whatever gauge of ukulele stringing you...
  19. Thread: 5 string

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    Are you thinking as a 5 string as like a banjo...

    Are you thinking as a 5 string as like a banjo ukulele or a solid body with 5 strings?
  20. I just got a Kmise model A9119 It is a travel...

    I just got a Kmise model A9119 It is a travel model tenor. The wood and the trim are very nicely done. The strings are Aquila white reentrant. The all silver tuners have small grips that fit the look...
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    Glarry has some very nice concerts at an...

    Glarry has some very nice concerts at an extremely low price and THEY SHIP FOR FREE. I am amazed and how nicely they look and play....and I am a dealer for two other brands..
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    I find this interesting. Fretting chords and...

    I find this interesting. Fretting chords and melodies is a more complicated task than strumming and fingerpicking. Drum sticks are not left-handed and right-handed nor are keyboard instruments such...
  23. If more volume of sound is what you want, and...

    If more volume of sound is what you want, and what you have got for an instrument is in tune enough that it doesn't drive you nuts , why not get a stick-on pickup unit? They can be placed on the...
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    Are you speaking of a soprano pineapple or a...

    Are you speaking of a soprano pineapple or a larger size? I know of several really nice soprano pineapples, but have yet to see a larger one.
  25. Are you the Oregon Jimbo 123?

    Are you the Oregon Jimbo 123?
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