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    I've compared my UT1K to every in-stock tenor at...

    I've compared my UT1K to every in-stock tenor at the Music Emporium in Lexington, MA and the Collings' volume and sustain was superior to all of them. It sings. Unfortunately, they didn't have a...
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    Did it sound as good as it looks?l

    Did it sound as good as it looks?l
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    I have a UT-1K and it's a very tight fit in the...

    I have a UT-1K and it's a very tight fit in the case. I talked to Collings and their recommendation is to get a different case if I want to add a button to the lower bout. What I did instead was to...
  4. My teacher has the four string version of this...

    My teacher has the four string version of this Pono Koa tenor. It plays and sounds great!
  5. Thanks! That will keep me busy for the next few...

    Thanks! That will keep me busy for the next few months ;)
  6. Thank you. You've given me a lot to think about....

    Thank you. You've given me a lot to think about.

    I built an Excel model that helps me to experiment with various finger placements. Below is the fingering you provided for the first example. ...
  7. Thanks. I'll look for it.

    Thanks. I'll look for it.
  8. That's hyppyguy's site. Lots of good stuff...

    That's hyppyguy's site. Lots of good stuff there. Excellent resource.
  9. Thanks. ukulelehelper.com is very similar and is...

    Thanks. ukulelehelper.com is very similar and is the one I use. The problem is that it doesn't tell me how to finger the two octave progression. Bacchettadavid's response above does address my...
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    Thank you for your response. I've also...

    Thank you for your response. I've also experienced pulling the A string off the fretboard. I realize that I would need to move all the slots in order to maintain a consistent spacing between the...
  11. Looking for Low G up/down the neck scale exercises

    I'm a beginner and have found lots of references to play scales in single octaves starting at different positions on the neck, but I'm looking for techniques and exercises that span a couple octaves...
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    Is the spacing between strings the same with the...

    Is the spacing between strings the same with the extra spacing between the outer strings and the edge of the fretboard?
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    My intent is to fix the technique. My question...

    My intent is to fix the technique. My question was more intellectual curiosity as I'm new to the instrument and trying to understand it. If I'm not the only one with this problem, why not make the...
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    Or I could fix my technique :)

    Or I could fix my technique :)
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    Notwithstanding the need to improve my technique,...

    Notwithstanding the need to improve my technique, given a 17" scale length, moving the A string over by 2mm (max) would increase the string length to 17.00082 inches which is an increase of .005% ...
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    Offset nut slots?

    I have a playing technique problem. The way my left hand is positioned, the fleshy part of the index finger sometimes touches the A string, muting it. I know the correct answer is to fix my...
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    Make your uke your TV watching buddy. Practice...

    Make your uke your TV watching buddy. Practice chord changes or tricky passages while watching TV.
  18. Thread: Test

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    Test

    Testing how to embed a link, in this case to the Washington Post
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    Here's a link to one that sold for $230. Not...

    Here's a link to one that sold for $230. Not mine, but this thread caught my interest so I did a search.
    http://tinyurl.com/h9sdlj8
  20. Thread: Walk the Line

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    Walk the Line

    I like this interpretation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s1pin2gwhE

    Two questions:
    1. What is the strum pattern?
    2. What is the progression of the interlude before the last verse,...
  21. Look at sold listings for similar items on eBay....

    Look at sold listings for similar items on eBay. Subtract eBay's 10% listing fee and you'll see what the seller got.
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    My Pono had an adjustable truss rod. I didn't...

    My Pono had an adjustable truss rod. I didn't know Mya Moe had a truss rod until I saw this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9phiE5Ctdk&index=23&list=PL9ineHEyzMZerLSvJ2Kzt-DOzL30hh_bd
    I...
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    Collings vs Mya Moe Tenor

    I'd like to hear some feedback from folks who have played both Collings and Mya Moe tenors. How do they compare in playability? How does the sound compare if you've tried them with the same tone...
  24. That could be the problem. I was using the...

    That could be the problem. I was using the cutter on the end of my tuner winder. Not exactly a precision cutter.
  25. Thomastik-Infeld Wound String trimming question

    So I'm using one of the Thomatik-Infeld wound strings for the first time, a CF27 as a C string. When I trimmed off the excess at the tuning peg, it unraveled all the way to where it was captured by...
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