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    A little late to the party, as usual, but here is...

    A little late to the party, as usual, but here is my two cents. Many have talked about the type of music you want to play and where. So think about that. Second, think about scale size. You mentioned...
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    Hi S.E., this months Windsor Ukulele Circle has...

    Hi S.E., this months Windsor Ukulele Circle has moved up a day due to the holiday to August 31st, which is a Saturday, from 5 pm to 7pm. It is held at the Chapter Two Brewing Company on Edna Street...
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    Hi S.E., you can check out the Facebook page and...

    Hi S.E., you can check out the Facebook page and join. There are about 50 members. The UU site, however, is a tremendous information site and the members are extremely helpful....so welcome.
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    Hello from Windsor.....say S.E. Have you joined...

    Hello from Windsor.....say S.E. Have you joined the Windsor Uke Circle...we meet last Sunday of the month.

    Just wondering is the fair still on this year and when...

    Thanx, Rp
  5. Thread: Low G strings

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    Hmmmmm, lots to think about. Thanx to all for...

    Hmmmmm, lots to think about. Thanx to all for your insights. If there is a rule of thumb I guess it is “try and see if you like it.” sound is a personal thing...so I will try various strings over...
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    Okay, not sure if this is where this belongs but...

    Okay, not sure if this is where this belongs but it seems to partially fit. I have a Little Gem. It’s concert scale as many of you might know. I’ve been wondering about strings. Also, I was...
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    Thanx to all for your input and helpful...

    Thanx to all for your input and helpful information. I think I am leaning towards the Godin....I have always loved their instruments....additionally, and please don’t laugh at this...but they are...
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    Thanx to all for your input. I have much to think...

    Thanx to all for your input. I have much to think about on this and appreciate your expertise. I am amazed at how many companies there are that build ukes. Another issue is the limited number of...
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    Tenor acoustic-electric recommendations.

    Hello all, Iíve been thinking about getting a tenor scale acoustic-electric and was looking for some recommendations. Iíve been going over the web and have seen many brands but our national music...
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    Thanx Col50. I forgot about the Strawbs. I will...

    Thanx Col50. I forgot about the Strawbs. I will do some research on your suggestions....George Formby maybe a little down the road for me as he was really quick. I read somewhere that at one time he...
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    Col50, a question if I may? I am interested in...

    Col50, a question if I may? I am interested in learning some old English pub tunes and was wondering what a song list would look like? I know Dilly and Dally, Mary Mack and a few others....but if I’m...
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    Interesting posts. I am new to the uke, and also...

    Interesting posts. I am new to the uke, and also a local uke group. Our group has a songbook which is very eclectic. It covers Folk, Metal, Rock, Pop, and standards such as Singing In The Rain. Many...
  13. Thread: Changing strings

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    Great! Thanx for the tips I appreciate them.

    Great! Thanx for the tips I appreciate them.
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    Hello, Iím a newbie to both ukes and this site. I...

    Hello, Iím a newbie to both ukes and this site. I have a question on how do I know when to change my strings and thought this might be the appropriate thread. I have a Goldtone Little Gem banjo-Uke...
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    Welcome Karl...I don’t have any woodworking...

    Welcome Karl...I don’t have any woodworking skills so I must be content to purchase my ukes.....I’m gealous.
  16. Bill, I have one. I am new to ukes and previously...

    Bill, I have one. I am new to ukes and previously played a banjo.....so you can see the natural attraction. I was surprised at how heavy it is compared to other ukes I tested and had to improvise a...
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    Hi Ziret, a question if I may. I am new to ukes...

    Hi Ziret, a question if I may. I am new to ukes so when your friend says she doesn’t like the re-entrant tuning does she mean the high G vs the low G. I was under the impression the godin could take...
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    Hello Andrew.

    Hello Andrew.
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    Mike, lovely colour. That finish would be my...

    Mike, lovely colour. That finish would be my choice. If I may, how does it sound and play. Is the neck comparable to other tenors...
  20. Thread: Hello from Windsor

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    Thanx Jan. I’m not so sure Uke players are any...

    Thanx Jan. I’m not so sure Uke players are any different from guitar and banjo players. Most I know have quite a few instruments. I have two banjos, a classical guitar, and electric and a 12...
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    Thanx Graham, I have indeed joined a local group...

    Thanx Graham, I have indeed joined a local group called The Windsor Uke Circle...great times.
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    Thanx John!

    Thanx John!
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    Anyone use a Godin Multiuke

    I am interested in a Godin Multiuke but can't seem to find one to try out to see if I would like it.

    Any opinions on the Godin? Thanx.
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    Hello from Windsor

    Hello all,

    I am a newbie to the use. I have a Gold Tone Little Gem and love it.
    I play a little guitar, banjo and bass....but I am beginning to love the uke...what a fun instrument.
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