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    Is it really carbon fibre, they call their...

    Is it really carbon fibre, they call their flourocarbon strings carbon fibre, Im not sure why you would cover a carbon weave with paint? Perhaps there has been some loss in translation, it may be a...
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    Thanks for the info Barry, I've not been able to...

    Thanks for the info Barry, I've not been able to compare with the std soprano but I have the "bargain" X1m and EUT X1 and both feel louder especially after string changes. This was bought on a whim,...
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    I solder for a living, never needed anything like...

    I solder for a living, never needed anything like this. If i ever get stuck, two words, Blue Tack!
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    There is, unfortunately it is mine. Under the...

    There is, unfortunately it is mine.
    Under the bridge there is just a piece of thin hpl, much thinner than top or sides, i think with a small amount of move it may be ok.
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    I was/am also going to move or space the neck...

    I was/am also going to move or space the neck further away from the body, by the same amount i move the bridge, the scale lengths etc will stay the same, the neck will join at the 13th fret perhaps....
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    Hey Choirguy, do you have a preference for...

    Hey Choirguy, do you have a preference for strings, I was thinking a higher tension would brighten the sound as well as improve attack?
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    The whole uke is solid hpl as used in Martins,...

    The whole uke is solid hpl as used in Martins, very thin and its just this particular uke that is very quit, the other hpl enya are not nearly as bad, double bout and good bridge placement.
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    Very quick and dirty test, took out the saddle,...

    Very quick and dirty test, took out the saddle, slid a saddle and bridge in under strings, retuned as best as possible, not awful really at first few frets, used a sound meter app. The difference was...
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    Thanks for the help , Ivm playing with this uke...

    Thanks for the help , Ivm playing with this uke cos it was a very low cost, 25 new from amazon on prime day, its about the fun of learning and fiddling. I will also try new, better strings, I'm...
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    Bridge move, volume increase?

    Hi, perhaps daft question but here goes anyway. I have an Enya Eur-x1, the round camp style soprano, as has been noted many times, it's very quiet. It has been suggested that this is due to the...
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    Hi, newbie please be gentle, I have a couple of...

    Hi, newbie please be gentle, I have a couple of Enya and just bought an Eur-x1 yes it's very quiet. My question, since the neck bolts on, would it be possible to, gently remove the bridge move it...
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