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    Great review, can you share where you went to get...

    Great review, can you share where you went to get the Hora and about what price range it was?
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    Personally i really like the martins, the tension...

    Personally i really like the martins, the tension is perfect for me.
  3. No idea about Chuck but John Kinnard uses the...

    No idea about Chuck but John Kinnard uses the guitar medium tall which are about 1.25 mm high and 2.1 mm wide. These IMO are perfect for super smooth playability.
  4. But pimping your ride sounds really cool Simon,...

    But pimping your ride sounds really cool Simon, so i say DO IT!!! :) :) :)

    Just joking...
  5. Would a refret with higher / larger frets be as...

    Would a refret with higher / larger frets be as intrusive a change? Perhaps trying that as a first measure may get you most of the way Simon?

    I have a uke that i love the tone of (Dave you know...
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    Kevin and John pull off another masterpiece. I...

    Kevin and John pull off another masterpiece. I WILL manage to save my pennies enough to get one of these babies one day. Just so sweet, complex, amazing...
  7. Thanks for all the inquiries, most of you are...

    Thanks for all the inquiries, most of you are owed answers for the cost of shipping and i'll get you replies as soon as the post office opens on Monday :)
  8. Hahahaha you know those Kinnards will be with me...

    Hahahaha you know those Kinnards will be with me to the end Simon.
    I'll still be in and out of Toronto occasionally so I'm sure we will connect at some point :)
  9. Doh, sorry. Added...

    Doh, sorry. Added...
  10. Big uke sell-off Gretch, Fluke, Bruko and Ovation

    My contract is up and I am moving in a few months to take a new one based in the UK. This means I have room for only three ukes and those have been selected, I am selling the rest off, prices listed...
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    Big Kinnard fanboy here :) That Bari is...

    Big Kinnard fanboy here :) That Bari is spectacular and the one you have in progress looks like it will be amazing too. One day i'll figure out the $ to order one just like yours...
  12. Big massive +1 on this. Oh my the number of sets...

    Big massive +1 on this. Oh my the number of sets i have gone through only to find out it was the way i was picking not the strings...
  13. I tried it and also tried the 'hard', I found the...

    I tried it and also tried the 'hard', I found the extra hard a step too far for my comfort but the hard works just as well. They certainly allow for very rapid and percussive finger picking, think...
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    My kids loved learning twinkle twinkle...

    My kids loved learning twinkle twinkle fingerstlye and then on to amazing grace.
  15. Probably the best two places in Toronto for uke's...

    Probably the best two places in Toronto for uke's in your range are:

    http://www.12fret.com/
    https://cosmomusic.ca/

    Enjoy...
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    Really wow, my kind of uke. You're collection of...

    Really wow, my kind of uke. You're collection of amazing uke's is starting to compete with Hodge's Dave, going to be a showdown soon i think hahahaha...
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    +1 on the next Tony Mizen book - Romantic Uke....

    +1 on the next Tony Mizen book - Romantic Uke. More complex and wider range of tune styles to play.

    Also if you would like to give the linear side another try grab the Jazz Chord Solos for Tenor...
  18. My answer is 'mostly'. I transferred the other...

    My answer is 'mostly'. I transferred the other direction and so long as you are playing for yourself and don't have to worry about keys fitting in with the rest of the band it's all completely...
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    Personally i have been loving the balance and...

    Personally i have been loving the balance and feel of the martin bari set lately. Tried Aquila reds and didn't like them, tried the Aquilla Titanium and they were much better but I found the tension...
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    Those are the ones i use, fit perfect on a uke...

    Those are the ones i use, fit perfect on a uke...
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    Big +1 on this. Really my favourite strap...

    Big +1 on this. Really my favourite strap...
  22. I prefer a 12 fret to the body join, i simply...

    I prefer a 12 fret to the body join, i simply find it more comfortable to play. I have listened in person to 12, 13 and 14 fret join to the body tenor ukes from the same custom maker and have heard...
  23. Thread: LfdM eye candy

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    Just from a sound perspective te redwood is my...

    Just from a sound perspective te redwood is my favorite, they are all wonderful of course but that one just rings so clearly.
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    My perfect fret size is 2.1mm wide and 1.25mm...

    My perfect fret size is 2.1mm wide and 1.25mm high, they are the StewMac acoustic guitar Med/High size. Personally i find the fret size really important to playability and ease of fretting.
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    The soprano is a bit neck heavy IME and i think...

    The soprano is a bit neck heavy IME and i think that would be a lot worse in the concert. Still I'd love to try one...
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