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  1. I finally picked mine up yesterday & noodled...

    I finally picked mine up yesterday & noodled around on it. I'm not playing it now... I think it's still resonating from the last strum yesterday.
    After I placed the order for this, another big...
  2. Post #6 on this thread may be of interest to you....

    Post #6 on this thread may be of interest to you. https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?133071-Ukes-in-the-classroom
    Choirguy's YT channel cool cover photo is a row of OU sopranos w/...
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    hmmm, interesting... The reported weigh on BB's...

    hmmm, interesting... The reported weigh on BB's site is 1.1lb / 499g, about the weight of a sort of light, wood tenor.
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    Interesting thread... I never looked into weight...

    Interesting thread... I never looked into weight before buying any of my ukes. But almost felt compelled to when I added a Pono RTC-C-Pro Classic to the other tenors. That extra ~300 grams almost...
  5. Sweet! Saw the artist lineup on the album. No...

    Sweet!
    Saw the artist lineup on the album. No brainer. Purchased!
    https://www.borntouke.com
    Thanks for sharing.
  6. An "Echo Bridge" baritone sized guilele on sale...

    An "Echo Bridge" baritone sized guilele on sale from Johnson Stringed Instruments through Reverb.
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    I remember the name JSI from when I was a kid. They've been selling/trialing/renting...
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    A regular wood uke works just fine for...

    A regular wood uke works just fine for cragging... or East Face of Whitney. In the Winter. Mostly biodegradable if you kick it off the ledge but you wouldn't because a good climber would sling &...
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    Wow, between this & the Clara, you've had some...

    Wow, between this & the Clara, you've had some interesting (& informative?) non-wood uke experiences. Appreciate the share...
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    My first non-plastic uke purchase was a cracked...

    My first non-plastic uke purchase was a cracked Kamaka soprano white label. I knew it had a crack when I hit the "Buy It Now" button. Took it straight for repair, change of tuners, strap button. No...
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    Cracks me up the Ortega guy demoed the Sopranino...

    Cracks me up the Ortega guy demoed the Sopranino w/ "MMM Bop".

    BTW, so many recommend tuning 'Niņos up, but transposing something tuned a half to step & a half is just not worth the effort, IMO....
  11. Thread: Uke lust

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    This is either the worst best advice ever or best...

    This is either the worst best advice ever or best worst advice ever (or somewhere in between) :D.
    Uke lust still is at least more manageable (space & money-wise) than some other lusts for objects...
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    Not uke-specific (not specifically about uses at...

    Not uke-specific (not specifically about uses at all).

    8:28-9:04, John Mayer captures one reason why some may have headed towards a uke after (a) guitar(s).

    https://youtu.be/qqOVzUR6tsI?t=507
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  13. I really appreciate reading about this...

    I really appreciate reading about this experience... It does give me pause when looking for a used Clara...



    It really doesn't take all that long for temps to rise in an enclosed car... These...
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    Good to know & bummer. I'd happily take a few...

    Good to know & bummer. I'd happily take a few cosmetically imperfect sets ASAP.
  15. Curious how the intonation was...

    Curious how the intonation was...
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    ^Makes less than zero sense to me. Unless the...

    ^Makes less than zero sense to me. Unless the commissioner of the custom instrument had some extremely unique physical features (like building a uke for Shaquille O'Neill or some other extreme-sized,...
  17. G-Sharp Guitar (18 Frets, 530mm scale length)

    Went to see John Gorka live last night (for the 1st time in decadeS)... "Where the Bottles Break" (which he wrote in 1991, but rings horrifically even truer since Nov 2016) has usually been done on...
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    berean_315, your John Gorka covers are really,...

    berean_315, your John Gorka covers are really, really well done... especially this one.
    You & he have some similarities in your vocals...
    Saw him play last night & he closed with "Love is Our...
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    Thanks. Any sources other than stringsbymail.com...

    Thanks. Any sources other than stringsbymail.com ? Backordered...
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    Baby Chewbacca

    Baby Chewbacca
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    Poll: FWIW, my Magic Luke Flea w/ friction tuners holds...

    FWIW, my Magic Luke Flea w/ friction tuners holds it's tuning better than almost all my other ukes... which is even more remarkable considering it's the one that gets tucked in behind & works its...
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    I'd too would like to get an idea of what's...

    I'd too would like to get an idea of what's considered "out of control".... Just drove by Newcastle into Issaquah yesterday & didn't get too badly affected by the "Viadoom". I may need contacts in...
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    Right?!! Should be considered durable medical...

    Right?!! Should be considered durable medical equipment.... &/or physical therapy, psychotherapy, or some sort of "preventative" therapy...

    If I am playing a uke, checking ukes out online,...
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    I think I was asking for numbers due to...

    I think I was asking for numbers due to conflating the two smaller (total length) models Cordoba makes. Also, it doesn't help that HMS has the word "Guilele"in the title of their Cordoba Mini pages....
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    I've sort of given up on buying non-wound strings...

    I've sort of given up on buying non-wound strings for low-G on a soprano (Fremont black was too slack for a Kala Kiwi, IMO).

    I plan on testing various Seaguar Blue (& perhaps Seaguar Premier)...
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