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  1. Thread: imua

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    There's an Imua koa soprano...

    There's an Imua koa soprano in stock at World of Ukes in Carlisle. £529 seems like a decent price for the spec, although the fact that it has geared tuners on it strikes it off any potential list for...
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    The Ukulele Toolbox...

    The Ukulele Toolbox from Homespun. The problem is that instead of letting you download a media file to watch in any appropriate viewer it forces you to use something called PurplePlay. On Android it...
  3. Congratulations. How are you finding the bar...

    Congratulations. How are you finding the bar frets? Opinion seems to be divided on them.
  4. That sort of thing is fine. In some cases I...

    That sort of thing is fine. In some cases I already have, or can easily obtain, particular pieces of sheet music but they lack any indication of chords (I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This...
  5. Those look to be exactly the sort of thing I was...

    Those look to be exactly the sort of thing I was hoping to find, thank you. Four volumes in the 1920s series and they're all cheaply available on the secondhand market (ticking all the boxes so far...
  6. I bought the very same book.

    I bought the very same book.
  7. Published books of complete vintage songs?

    I've a particular fondness for Tin Pan Alley, Ragtime and similar songs from the Edwardian era through to the start of WWII, often considered to include many of the tunes most associated with the...
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    Thank you both for the kind comments. It's an...

    Thank you both for the kind comments. It's an ongoing process, but finding joy in noodling and strumming lifts my spirits in all sorts of ways and gives me hope that I will one day feel the urge to...
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    I'd like to thank… but I can't

    After dipping my toes into the ukulele waters some years back my life encountered a period of unexpectedly turbulent conditions, physical upheaval and mental health combining to keep me away from the...
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    A couple of eBay ukulele auctions

    (Posted here as per marketplace rules)

    Of possible interest to members in the UK, I have two ukuleles on eBay at the moment: a solid mahogany Kala sopranino; and a bamboo laminate "Bambookulele"...
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    For me "one size fits all" has always had an...

    For me "one size fits all" has always had an implied "except you, bighead."

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    If I tried to get one like Tricity Vogue I'd probably need a baritone :D
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    Here's the Kiwaya, an absolute beauty. Impeccably...

    Here's the Kiwaya, an absolute beauty. Impeccably finished, a joy to hold and it chimes like an angel's doorbell :D

    The angle of the headstock makes the mahogany look quite a different shade to...
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    Update from my fiancée at home: ...

    Update from my fiancée at home:

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    E-ink readers are another option, in some ways...

    E-ink readers are another option, in some ways better than normal tablets as they use so little power and are easy on the eyes. Have a look at this website to get an idea of what's available. Many...
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    I'm hoping that it arrives (if it arrives…) early...

    I'm hoping that it arrives (if it arrives…) early enough in the day that it will have hours in the house before I get home. Fingers crossed.
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    NUD: Not a Ukulele Day

    Thanks to an unexpectedly tempting discount at World of Ukes at the weekend (not only money off, but profits donated to charity, which is a marvelous gesture by Matt) the ukulele I had decided to buy...
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    If you'd applied paint in authentically thick Van...

    If you'd applied paint in authentically thick Van Gogh layers it would probably have completely silenced your uke :D
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    "My God, It's Full of Stars!" Fabulous stuff.

    "My God, It's Full of Stars!"

    Fabulous stuff.
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    Happy to help :D ...

    Happy to help :D

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    Greatly enjoying this album, an absolute tonic on...

    Greatly enjoying this album, an absolute tonic on the dreary commute to work.
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    Exactly my own experience. When I first found...

    Exactly my own experience. When I first found Tilley Hats in 1993, back when they swore that as a matter of principle there was nobody with a head too big or small for them to provide a hat, it was a...
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    No specific ukulele hats (well, perhaps the...

    No specific ukulele hats (well, perhaps the embroidered velvet fez I was given which doesn't get a lot of wear otherwise), but one of my berets is comfortable when strumming.
  23. Martin C1K Koa Concert: different tuners

    Hurtling towards me with the frightening certainty and solidity of a locomotive is what I am repeatedly informed is a Significant Birthday. The numbers don't bother me, but on the other hand it does...
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    Flukes - and I think the other ukuleles in their...

    Flukes - and I think the other ukuleles in their range - are fitted with Grover friction tuners, I believe. Model 2.
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    You're right, that is a very peculiar choice of...

    You're right, that is a very peculiar choice of tuning for an off the shelf baritone. Considering how attractive the price will make it to beginners I imagine it will end up confusing a fair few...
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