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    Haha, Well I still play my ukes. Just wanted to...

    Haha, Well I still play my ukes. Just wanted to learn something new, and need a guitar for college. My finger tips are hurting like when i first picked up the uke lol. Steel strings are a different...
  2. Thread: Storage?

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    How long are u going to be away from ur uke? if...

    How long are u going to be away from ur uke? if its a week or so then probably a good idea to loosen the string a bit, but if its just for a day or so then just wipe it down with a soft cloth and...
  3. Ive messed around with the LowG on my soprano,...

    Ive messed around with the LowG on my soprano, its alright... But i believe the Soprano should be tuned D6, makes it much more vocal. I keep the LowG on one Concert, dont have a Tenor so it does the...
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    So about going sharp... I find that if I tune the...

    So about going sharp... I find that if I tune the uke hard/loud like you play it. It tends to get rid of the sharps a bit, as in don't gently pluck the strings when tuning hit thos bad boys like u...
  5. That was awesome!

    That was awesome!
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    563545635556356 Its a Maple Lake By Wechter,...

    563545635556356

    Its a Maple Lake By Wechter, DN24-11CEHNB
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    Took the leap from Uke to Guitar

    Well first off never had a interest in guitars, just enjoyed being play my ukes on the bus or wherever I might be. That dang ukulele did something to me, now I'm starting college next month as a 30yr...
  8. Heck ya they do!! Started on ukes just bought my...

    Heck ya they do!! Started on ukes just bought my first acoustic guitar yesterday. Keep doing what makes u happy, find ur playing style and remember "slow is smooth and smooth is fast"
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    I got the new batch (12/2012) and (02/2013) think...

    I got the new batch (12/2012) and (02/2013) think the string did okay just shocked that it happened while playing. it broke at the 3rd fret so i tossed it up to being old??
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    Scared myself today

    Well was strumming today, got about 10mins into my finger exercises and pop!!! The Aquila Red Low G snapped.. Scared the :spam: right outta me. Almost dropped the uke, gave me a little whip mark...
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    Thanks! I enjoy this cheap baritone. Just wanted...

    Thanks! I enjoy this cheap baritone. Just wanted to help others thinking of getting one.
  12. Well heck, looks like ill have to check it out.

    Well heck, looks like ill have to check it out.
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    Hey if u got uke, and don't mind doing a little...

    Hey if u got uke, and don't mind doing a little work u can adjust the action. It's easy and will give u a sense of accomplishment, it's a Lanikai why wait for it to get shipped from Hawaii. Just look...
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    I use both just depends on the song or the style,...

    I use both just depends on the song or the style, but that's the great thing about the Uke its about doing what you like. If everyone played the same it would be called a guitar (hahaha). Im no...
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    Rogue Baritone

    Got this cheep baritone about 3 weeks ago, and outta the box it was completely trash. So ordered some GHS 100 strings, and started doing the set up while waiting on the mail.
    Decided to throw...
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    That's crazy! Ive had a "red LowG" on for about 2...

    That's crazy! Ive had a "red LowG" on for about 2 months now with no problems, and i play for an hour or more each day. I did use a pencil on the nut to use the graphite as a lubricant tho.. dont...
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    It could be as low as u like without buzzing,...

    It could be as low as u like without buzzing, think i start my set ups at 1.5mm and work on each string from there. If that helps, u can use three playing cards to get the 1.5mm that a simple trick...
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    Mine has to be my best-friend Nick(AirmanFoote),...

    Mine has to be my best-friend Nick(AirmanFoote), He's the one who turned me on to ukuleles. Thank you Buddy :)
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    Got your strings in the mail today(1st .0217),...

    Got your strings in the mail today(1st .0217), strung up my HighG uke and wow!! Volume is louder and the tone of the strings are great. Still settling in but made a quick sound check for everyone to...
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    http://youtu.be/sI3ciOgp_ig Here is day one's...

    http://youtu.be/sI3ciOgp_ig
    Here is day one's sound check
  21. So true, cheap tools can still build great things.

    So true, cheap tools can still build great things.
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    I also like the way they feel, I've been playing...

    I also like the way they feel, I've been playing around with them while they are stretching. So far these are great in the volume and tone department, probably going to let them settle for a week...
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    Oasis Strings

    Just got them in today, strung up my HighG concert uke. So right off I noticed a huge volume boost over the "aquila's". Never had perfect intonation cause this is my" rescue uke" headstock is warped....
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    It's a little lower compaired to the aquilla C I...

    It's a little lower compaired to the aquilla C I have on, the A&E are hard tension
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    Video

    http://youtu.be/XC8JFU299XU I recorded a little sound bite, just to let y'all peeps hear :)
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