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    Since this is a new ukulele, in addition to the...

    Since this is a new ukulele, in addition to the screw on the tuner button I would check that the gland nut (the hexagonal piece surrounding the tuner post) is snug. They are not always tightened...
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    When I saw the title of this thread I knew...

    When I saw the title of this thread I knew exactly what this was about. When I retired nearly a year ago a colleague gave me this recipe, which her husband and brothers who normally do no cooking...
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    There is a Martin s-1 for sale in the marketplace...

    There is a Martin s-1 for sale in the marketplace in your price range.
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    I like the planet waves tool as well. It has a...

    I like the planet waves tool as well. It has a third feature-a bridge pin puller. It is nice to have three tools in one. It is more expensive than the many cheapo winders but is more robust as...
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    Keith, I just checked again and the deal is still...

    Keith, I just checked again and the deal is still on. Perhaps you could go to musiciansfriend.com and look for Stupid Deal of the Day on the home page. This deal is in effect until 8am EST on the...
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    I bought this instead of a folding stand, It was...

    I bought this instead of a folding stand, It was on sale for 2 dollars more than this deal, in the same price range as folding stands. It weighs 6 pounds and can be reduced to 32 inches height by...
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    Hi Keith I just tried it again and it works for...

    Hi Keith
    I just tried it again and it works for me. Is it possible that the deal is US only? I'm not familiar with Musician's Friend's business model. The item is a Musicians Gear conductor's...
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    music stand stupid deal

    I just noticed this. I have had this stand for more than a year and have been satisfied with it. It is somewhat portable in spite of being heavier and bulkier than folding stands. It is stable and...
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    Thanks Dennis! I'll give that a try.

    Thanks Dennis! I'll give that a try.
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    Interesting story in Dan Erlewine's Guitar...

    Interesting story in Dan Erlewine's Guitar Player's Repair guide. Dan evaluated several blues guitar players' setups. He showed how BB King didn't trim his strings but wrapped the entire string...
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    Thanks Bill Sheehan for the PM of sympathy. In...

    Thanks Bill Sheehan for the PM of sympathy. In doing a bit of research I found that some people have used thin consistency superglue to solve this problem. I'll report my results when I've tried it.
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    grover tuning machine loose button issue

    I have a Kala KA-ACP-CTG which is fitted with Grover open gear tuners with metal buttons on its slotted peghead. All the metal buttons have a small amount of play on the shaft when turned. At first...
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    water buffalo bone not American bison

    I imagine that the nut and saddle are from water buffalo, an Asian domesticated animal raised for milk, meat, and as a draft animal.

    Nuts and saddles are mostly specified generically as "bone"...
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    I assume you mean the stringing method where the...

    I assume you mean the stringing method where the string goes vertically through a hole in the bridge and instead of being secured with bridge pins, and is tied inside of the body of the instrument. ...
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    Thank you Choirguy for bringing the Aersi...

    Thank you Choirguy for bringing the Aersi zebrawood concert to my attention.

    I was looking for a uke for my canoe cheap enough that there would be no regrets if it got damaged or lost. It just...
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    New Kala ka-acp-ctg solid cedar top acacia lam...

    New Kala ka-acp-ctg solid cedar top acacia lam back and sides slothead concert $50.50 shipped. Street price at the time was about $250. Found this on NewEgg shipped from Zorrosounds three years ago.
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    Anybody tried these yet?

    I'm seeing these available now at Musician's friend, Guitar Center, and Sweetwater among others. The listings say Martin is installing Polyguts on all Nazareth built instruments, so it would appear...
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