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    If it works on out door ukulele, I can make my...

    If it works on out door ukulele, I can make my dream ukulele.
  2. Yes. me too. That is neat for strummer, tidy for...

    Yes. me too. That is neat for strummer, tidy for finger picker.

    https://i.ibb.co/NLqV5Fp/image.png
  3. Thread: Famous FS-1

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    The difference between old saddle and new saddle...

    The difference between old saddle and new saddle is not only the colour. New white saddle is compensated. I have this old Famous FS-1 with black saddle. Very nice ukulele.
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    Hi, Arcy. Thank you for reply. I know ukulele...

    Hi, Arcy. Thank you for reply.

    I know ukulele also moves its bridge to the tail.
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    Ukulele extends neck in order to become 14 fret....

    Ukulele extends neck in order to become 14 fret. Guitar extends body in order to become 12 fret.

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    I have to buy 12 fret dreadnought before Dave buy it. :-))
  6. Thread: Soprano specs

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    Hi, Ukecaster! Thanks for posting this. It is...

    Hi, Ukecaster! Thanks for posting this. It is actually very interesting to me.

    I have made many nuts on my acoustic guitars and Electric guitar (Les Paul). Their string space is 7mm x5 (See the...
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    I use fishing line in order to lower the tension...

    I use fishing line in order to lower the tension on my ukuleles.

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    This fishing line is fluorocarbon, 25lbs and diameter is 0.435mm. This one is smaller than...
  8. Gibson ES 335 is laminate too. Laminate is not...

    Gibson ES 335 is laminate too. Laminate is not bad at all.

    https://i.ibb.co/ygqJWKr/0.jpg
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    Hi, mgsondance! You may like my guitaleles....

    Hi, mgsondance!

    You may like my guitaleles.
    A: I made this guitalele form concert ukulele with 38mm nut. I filled 4 holes in head stock and drilled 6 holes instead. I've installed Gotoh UPT...
  10. I play fiddle tunes on my guitar as bluegrass...

    I play fiddle tunes on my guitar as bluegrass lesson. They may be good lesson for your sight reading too. There are many fiddle tunes on standard notations and tabs available on books and in the...
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    I can play guitar in standing posture without...

    I can play guitar in standing posture without strap. There is a hidden technique about it. See these Youtube videos in this order.


    Left Hand Technique by Shinji Maki
    Left Hand Technique by...
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    A: Mahalo Kahiko Plus Wide Neck soprano
    B: Neewer concert
    C: Aria concert

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    I have...
  13. The diagram shows the relation ship between nut,...

    The diagram shows the relation ship between nut, 12th fret and saddle in terms of action. This is a important point in this thread.
  14. I've just received two pieces of nuts (74mm x 3mm...

    I've just received two pieces of nuts (74mm x 3mm x12 mm) this morning from aliexpress. I shaved bottom of the nut (see the figures) by sandpaper. Action is 2mm on 6th string and 1.5mm on 1st string....
  15. Aloha, Booli! Thank you for the link of nut...

    Aloha, Booli!

    Thank you for the link of nut and saddle sander. I am afraid that I have already done this job before your information. But I've put it in my wish list. It is bit pricey to me. I...
  16. My way of lower the action is very easy. A is...

    My way of lower the action is very easy.

    A is the original nut on my guitalele, and B is the new one. I've just shaped the groove for 6th string (red cirlcle). It was bit narrow and shape was...
  17. Aloha, Booli! I think most of the people (if...

    Aloha, Booli!

    I think most of the people (if they file the nuts) take your way. File the top of the nut and sand the bottom of the saddle. I used to took same style but sanding bottom of the nut...
  18. Hi, Thank you for reply, buddhuu! When you...

    Hi, Thank you for reply, buddhuu!



    When you lower the action, where do you shave on saddle and nut? Do you shave both top?

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    Poll: I am strummer too. I like to sing with my...

    I am strummer too. I like to sing with my ukulele. I am big fan of Uncle Rod Higuchi's songs in his MP3s.
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    Hi, Dave! Happy new year! Your fun talk with Brenda always remind me Tom and Jerry. Brenda and Dave are public domain in UU.

    Enjoy snowshoeing!
  21. Basically these jobs should be done on spare nuts...

    Basically these jobs should be done on spare nuts which we can get very cheep in the Internet. And factory do not touch nut grooves either. They dig nut slots and put commercially available nuts in...
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    I still use pitch pipes and my digital tuner is...

    I still use pitch pipes and my digital tuner is same as Jarmo_S.

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    https://s9.postimg.org/cxe7ahv0v/image.png...

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    I use plastics for heavy electric guitars (see the photo) and rubbers for acoustic uku and guitars. A couple of weeks ago, my new electric guitar (in the...
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    Happy new year, Rllink! Shamisen (三味線) has no...

    Happy new year, Rllink!

    Shamisen (三味線) has no fret wire at all. And we don't use tuners.
    There are many alternate tunings in shamisen. The most popular tuning is honchoshi (本調子). We tune the...
  25. A Happy new year, Lapyang! Recently Booli...

    A Happy new year, Lapyang!

    Recently Booli taught me Aliexpress.com and now I am big fan of it. It is very cheep and some items are even cheaper than domestic postage. We are near to China,...
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