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    I'm glad you found the "Pedalboard Reflections"...

    I'm glad you found the "Pedalboard Reflections" thread helpful. I promise I will post the later installments at some point! Coincidentally, one of the things I intend to discuss in Part V of that...
  2. You're in for a headache. My recommendation is...

    You're in for a headache. My recommendation is as follows:

    First, remember that you only need to be heard. You don't need to be loud.

    The simplest setup would be a x/y microphone up high in...
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    On Episode 19.11 of HMS' The Ukulele Review, the...

    On Episode 19.11 of HMS' The Ukulele Review, the crew compares an Oha to a K-1 T. The segment begins at 1h38m30s into the video. They've held a couple of discussions about the Oha line on their...
  4. Are the DVDs encoded as region 2?

    Are the DVDs encoded as region 2?
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    That post made me guffaw, Rllink. I'm now...

    That post made me guffaw, Rllink. I'm now imagining criminal 'ukulele deals as part of the UU mythos:

    "Are you interested in a 'ukulele Portuguese machete? I've got one for sale." You look up...
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    Rick, Your efforts have molded the UU Forums,...

    Rick,

    Your efforts have molded the UU Forums, and by extension the 'ukulele community, into better-curated spaces. Thank you.
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    Earlier this year, I swapped my Trio+ for a...

    Earlier this year, I swapped my Trio+ for a bandmate's Beatbuddy for a few months and was impressed by its intuitive interface and high sample fidelity. The pedal is easy to set, its screen easy to...
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    That does not surprise me. As a derivative of...

    That does not surprise me. As a derivative of the tenor banjo, the tenor guitar is a niche instrument.

    Marcy Marxer turned me onto the tenor guitar, and for a while, I played a Martin tenor...
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    My name is BacchettaDave, and I've abstained from...

    My name is BacchettaDave, and I've abstained from buying 'ukulele for 17 days.


    Flea, grant me the serenity to be content with the ukes I own
    and the discipline to play each one every day,
    And...
  10. Interested. PM sent.

    Interested. PM sent.
  11. Interested. PM sent.

    Interested. PM sent.
  12. I’ll take the other. PM sent.

    I’ll take the other. PM sent.
  13. It's a bit of both for me. I usually seek out...

    It's a bit of both for me. I usually seek out specific traits when hunting 'ukulele, but I never know which uke is going to strike my fancy.

    My most recent example: I recently sought a uke to...
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    The effects options for acoustic musicians have...

    The effects options for acoustic musicians have really expanded in the past 2 or 3 years. I'm a long-time user of effects with woodwinds (fusion jazz), but if I didn't already have an effects board...
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    That's a killer uke. Congratulations!

    That's a killer uke. Congratulations!
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    Sticky: Family portrait below. From left to right:...

    Family portrait below.

    From left to right: Pono MGTP (office uke and all-around beater), Ko’olau ‘Ulu (personal favourite), Kanile’a K-1 SC Premium (primary gigging adze), J. Rieck Lutherie 039...
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    My list (in no particular order): Lymana Toda...

    My list (in no particular order):

    Lymana
    Toda
    Glyph
    Pegasus
    Kawika
    Pu’uwai
    Koa Works
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    What a fantastic tenor guitar, Cornfield. I'll...

    What a fantastic tenor guitar, Cornfield. I'll help you out with the sale by sweetening the deal. That Martin belongs with someone who will cherish and play it!

    To the UUer who buys this...
  19. Welcome to UU, a3hourtour! These two models...

    Welcome to UU, a3hourtour!

    These two models belong to two slightly different styles of 'ukulele. The selection between them should be a reflection of your own playing style and musical goals.
    ...
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    I second gochugogi's recommendations, in the same...

    I second gochugogi's recommendations, in the same order.
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    John King used to place an anti-skid pad between...

    John King used to place an anti-skid pad between his shirt and his 'ukulele. I often do the same when playing without a strap, and I suppose it serves the same purpose (just make sure it's not going...
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    It's probably a technique thing resulting from...

    It's probably a technique thing resulting from pulling up on or tearing at the string. Focus on displacing the string toward the soundboard/fretboard plane. If it helps, imagine yourself pushing...
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    I'm going to oversimplify things here, but... ...

    I'm going to oversimplify things here, but...



    Yes. Generally speaking, when you pluck a string, the harmonics with nodes at the point along the string where you pluck are dampened. When you...
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    iStroboSoft user here. Best $10.00 I've spent on...

    iStroboSoft user here. Best $10.00 I've spent on the App Store (with one possible exception being Korg's iDS-10 app). I use a always-on pedal-format tuner when on stage, but I prefer iStroboSoft...
  25. Ka'ai played many instruments. Aside from being...

    Ka'ai played many instruments. Aside from being an 'ukulele virtuoso, he was also an influential steel guitar player. His steel guitar chops can be heard on a handful of early Japanese/Californian...
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