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  1. You can also buy gCEA string for banitone...

    You can also buy gCEA string for banitone Ukulele. If you change the string you will be able to play along with the countless youtube videos and lesson made for gCEA tuning.
  2. most (non-guitarist) will say middle C is not...

    most (non-guitarist) will say middle C is not relative. Middle C is specific to the piano, guitars just play transposed. Actual middle C is C4 but guitars are a transposed instrument so when reading...
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    So I actually went the other way with my...

    So I actually went the other way with my accoustic bass I got some Rotosound TruBass (nylon tape wound) strings to put on my Dean playmates (I got a fretted and an frettless) I really love the sound...
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    With Quarantine being here for the foreseeable...

    With Quarantine being here for the foreseeable future I'll just stick with what I got. eventually I'm sure the D (two finger) will just become muscle memory eventually. Plan B (and song dependent), I...
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    Ms Bean yeah I can bar 3,4 with my index and use...

    Ms Bean yeah I can bar 3,4 with my index and use my middle finger on 2, good catch. It's bit uncomfortable but I'm sure in will feel fine after awhile. Thanks!. The more I'm playing it the more my...
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    lol yeah that is an option too. have switch to...

    lol yeah that is an option too. have switch to bar D7 too if I thought it sounded better xD.
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    I think the factors for me specifically. 1) the...

    I think the factors for me specifically. 1) the Neck width at the nut. I guess when covid is out I try to test out some other uku with a wider nut. The kmise width at the nut is 38mm. 2) The scale...
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    scale size shock

    I just got a cheap Kmise 5 string tenor. WOW this thing is so small. I once had a mandolin but after trying to play it for a while I just could not get used to the short scale and the high pitch. I'm...
  9. just for giggles I got some guitar (same gauges...

    just for giggles I got some guitar (same gauges as picolo bass) strings and put them on. boy does that make it sounds bright in comparison My Pbass pickups don't can't reproduce the acoustic sound of...
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    Good question. Well I believe some of the first...

    Good question. Well I believe some of the first ones where frettless. At least the one I have was made to emulate an upright bass. It has a capacitor on one of the setting of the rotary switch that...
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    Hello to all of UU

    I stared out with bass at first but didn't follow though at first then years later I started playing in a Latin church band as a backup. About 1 year later I joined a band as a singer and picked up...
  12. for give the sloppy playing, It's been over 20...

    for give the sloppy playing, It's been over 20 years since I've played anything. 25.5 scale bass tuned gCEA using bass stings ( .045, .061, .082, .045)
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  13. I haven't played in over 20 years so It's like...

    I haven't played in over 20 years so It's like starting from scratch. I'll try to record some audio of a few chords. I need to dig out some old gear to plug it into something.
  14. fun and "blasphemous" update. Since my quest bass...

    fun and "blasphemous" update. Since my quest bass was setup as a 4 string tenor I basically could just retuned it for to a GCEA. Having a set of strings I removed previously gave me another .045 so I...
  15. AH thanks! I just realized I mixed up the "size"...

    AH thanks! I just realized I mixed up the "size" with scale size. I normall think about scale size for string instruments and I read a couple sites listing sizes and I now see they where listing...
  16. String recommendation a 1980 25" scale bass as tenor ukulele?

    Hello all.

    I'd like to try picking up the Ukulele. I have listened to a few you tube videos and like the sound of the tenor. I do have a 1980's Quest by Vantage piccolo bass, it is a 25" scale...
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