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  1. Congrats! and thanks for sharing... For some...

    Congrats! and thanks for sharing...

    For some great soprano players, you might want to check out videos on YouTube of:

    - Samantha Muir
    - John King
    - Roy Smeck
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    Thanks for another great review Baz! This uke...

    Thanks for another great review Baz!

    This uke is really neat, and I am very impressed by what Pete and Shelley are creating. :)
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    FYI - Camsuke (the person playing in that video)...

    FYI - Camsuke (the person playing in that video) is a member here on UU. :)
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    Buddhuu thank you for the efforts here to...

    Buddhuu thank you for the efforts here to maintain decorum.

    Please stick around as a member - we need you here. :)
  5. Thread: Alice Strings

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    this is interesting - do you have a link to these?

    this is interesting - do you have a link to these?
  6. I wonder if anyone on the International Space...

    I wonder if anyone on the International Space Station has been known to play the uke.

    If so, I've not seen any mention of it in the news reports over the years.

    Given the restrictions on...
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    Th OP should be advised that these ukes are steel...

    Th OP should be advised that these ukes are steel string and not nylon-type strings, and with magnetic pickups,they will only work with steel strings.
  8. Thread: BeatBuddy

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    UU member Olarte had shown and discussed in two...

    UU member Olarte had shown and discussed in two previous threads here from 2014 and 2015:
    ...
  9. Thread: Funky Frets

    by Joe King
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    Thanks for the update. I am looking forward...

    Thanks for the update.

    I am looking forward to your photo diary of the event. :)
  10. I totally understand that. I'd consider it to...

    I totally understand that.

    I'd consider it to be the special "Jim Hanks Model", and the new owner would continue your legacy of creating great music.

    I dont play any 6-stringers, but if it...
  11. That looks wonderful and has a sweet sound. I...

    That looks wonderful and has a sweet sound. I really like the headstock logo being minimal and etched like that, and the soundhole rosette looks very "tactile" as Baz might say.

    Huge surprise to...
  12. Does this count? ...

    Does this count?

    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/forumdisplay.php?21-Regional-Get-Togethers

    I found it listed in the main list of sections for the UU forum.

    Go here to see more...
  13. Maybe this discussion can all be summed up...

    Maybe this discussion can all be summed up thusly:

    "Hawaiian is, as Hawaiian does..."
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    in that photo it looks like the strings are wound...

    in that photo it looks like the strings are wound starting at the bottom of the post, up to and exiting to the nut* at the top of the post.

    Seems to me that your break angle over the nut* is going...
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    Sounds great - and your performance is so...

    Sounds great - and your performance is so relaxed, that I feel relaxed as I am watching you.

    I've always liked this as one of the best songs that Sting wrote, about his friend Quentin Crisp...
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  16. Thread: Sand Castles

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    Hi Craig - I really enjoyed your performance...

    Hi Craig -

    I really enjoyed your performance here and your Moore Bettah sounds really great too.

    Thanks for sharing this one :)
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    FYI Mandolin nut width is typically 30mm, and I...

    FYI Mandolin nut width is typically 30mm, and I know that this is problematic for those who prefer a wider nut.

    Also a typical mandolin is not built/braced for the lower ~23 lbs of string tension...
  18. I'm a big fan of Jimmy Fallon too. Here he is...

    I'm a big fan of Jimmy Fallon too.

    Here he is with Kermit performing "Rainbow Connection", and looks like Jimmy might be playing a Kamaka tenor:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deCOJt_x3b8
    ...
  19. Yeah, I can see the rib cage image, but for me,...

    Yeah, I can see the rib cage image, but for me, even more so, the pattern on the top kinda reminds me of the underbelly of a horse-shoe crab.

    Or something ominous out of a horror film as the...
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    Sorry that I don't have a suggestion to answer...

    Sorry that I don't have a suggestion to answer the question, but can you please share the link to web page for the string tension calculator in your screen shot here? I've not seen that one before...
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    Conggrats Jerry! Maybe you should line up all...

    Conggrats Jerry!

    Maybe you should line up all your Flukes and Fleas and take a photo and post it on the Magic Fluke Company Appreciation thread here:
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  22. Thread: Help needed!

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    FYI- this thread old and the last post by Nickie...

    FYI- this thread old and the last post by Nickie (the OP) is from like 4 months ago. I wonder if the issue is even relevant now :)
  23. I used Martin M620 (yes the TENOR set) on my...

    I used Martin M620 (yes the TENOR set) on my concert Flea. They are a little heavier gauge than the M600 set, and with slightly more tension, they drive the top more, and produce more volume and have...
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    Thanks for sharing here - that one looks really...

    Thanks for sharing here - that one looks really neat!
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    Wow - that looks perfect! Had I not seen the...

    Wow - that looks perfect! Had I not seen the 'before' photo, I never would have guessed there was a repair.

    You have clearly taken the time and with great patience to finesse the surface back to...
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