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    It is easy to reproduce sneeze on a piece of...

    It is easy to reproduce sneeze on a piece of wood.. if it was easy to reproduce top notch work then there are many who would have done so, to earn a quick buck.. and it would not have been called top...
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    Yup! You will find other ukes from these...

    Yup! You will find other ukes from these manufacturers/builders that look and sound the same.. there will not be another uke like the one that got auctioned.. also, that uke is not just a piece of...
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    Which maple did you use? Is the neck heavy? How...

    Which maple did you use? Is the neck heavy? How heavy is the overall uke? Why maple?
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    I do notice the varying wear on fretboards but...

    I do notice the varying wear on fretboards but have not paid attention to the role played by the fretboard in terms of feel between Ukes.. will try to gauge my sensitivity to it. Thanks!
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    The builder is great. I am on a self education...

    The builder is great. I am on a self education mission and am in general investigating before discussing the build. The aesthetics play a role here and that is why I am looking at Macassar ebony and...
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    Neck wood can decide weight and sound of a uke as...

    Neck wood can decide weight and sound of a uke as well as hidden looks.
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    Fretboard and neck wood, opinions?

    I am in the process of selecting woods for neck and fretboard and am overwhelmed by the choices.. have traditionally not really put much thought into these until recently. For those who have been...
  8. I like playing a few classical pieces on the uke...

    I like playing a few classical pieces on the uke and invariably they go beyond 12the fret specially if one wants to keep the original scale.
    Having a boat paddle shape, or cutaway or higher fret...
  9. 12 fret vs 14 fret.. which one do you prefer? Why?

    I came across a mention of preference for a 12 fret neck (the next joins the body at the 12th fret) vs a 14 fret neck.
    Which fret the neck joins the body from what I can tell impacts where the...
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    Thank you for the responses. I recently saw this...

    Thank you for the responses.
    I recently saw this http://www.kimoukulele.com/2019/03/15/earthtone-cedar-and-koa-super-tenor-ukulele/
    which refers to this wood...
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    Why a 12 fret neck? Just curious

    Why a 12 fret neck? Just curious
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    This one will touch 20k I think

    This one will touch 20k I think
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    Thank you Doc_J, as always your opinion is highly...

    Thank you Doc_J, as always your opinion is highly valued! I think I know the make of the pencil cedar :-) I have one of those too.
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    Cedar vs redwood

    Which one do you like? Which one do you prefer?
    There is no right answer just looking for anecdotal experience, biased opinions and tales..
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    1927 vintage martin 1k

    I am selling this wonderful uke: https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?136082-Old-NUD-Vintage-1920s-Martin-Soprano

    I now own a Martin 3k (crack free) and this uke has been used as...
  16. Is it just me who thinks there is nothing wrong...

    Is it just me who thinks there is nothing wrong here? Wood varies in shades and color, beansprout actually makes it a feature of their Ukes.. the sound is "Tight, smooth, and good-looking with an...
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    You should reach out to magic fluke to get the...

    You should reach out to magic fluke to get the spec for the hole. The size of the hole has an impact on sound, easy to make it big much harder to make it small. Start small and stop right before you...
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    Ohana BKT 250 G mint condition

    I bought this earlier this year and have not played it much, it is time to rehome this uke.
    local posting: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/msg/d/saratoga-ohana-bkt250g-tenor-ukulele/7030524904.html...
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    he was also selling on Etsy and shipping was free...

    he was also selling on Etsy and shipping was free over 35$ Or $50 I think
    https://etsy.me/37Q5xkZ
  20. That is pretty cool. The centennial is under...

    That is pretty cool. The centennial is under rated in my opinion! I enjoy playing mine a lot. Also, Kanilea have a very consistent sound
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    I did on a dolphin and bone did improve it

    I did on a dolphin and bone did improve it
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    The last one went close to $1000, another one up...

    The last one went close to $1000, another one up https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F274119417760
  23. thomastik are amazing!

    thomastik are amazing!
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    I have a soft wish list (no buying involved per...

    I have a soft wish list (no buying involved per se)
    Every one should learn the uke.. the world will be a better place.
    I learn more songs and understand songs more deeply
    I learn a few more slack...
  25. I did a NUD for that uke as well :...

    I did a NUD for that uke as well : https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?136082-Old-NUD-Vintage-1920s-Martin-Soprano
    I believe the vintage has living water and new uke has whatever...
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