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    I think it does on all of the tuners. I'm pretty...

    I think it does on all of the tuners. I'm pretty much cranking the screws down and using the force of the screws instead of the springs , which are heavily rusted and deteriorated with age. I'm on...
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    I'm not entirely sure the problem isn't that the...

    I'm not entirely sure the problem isn't that the countersunk portion isn't al;ready too deep, thus the shim material from a previous owner...
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    XMAS Present UB-1 Tuner help...

    XMAS Present help...

    So, my wife bought me a Gibson UB-1 for Christmas!

    Thing is, the tuning pegs aren't really smooth. One of them (pictured) has what looks like a chamois washer between the...
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    Have you tried it gcea? I have a tenor I'm trying...

    Have you tried it gcea? I have a tenor I'm trying to restring that way.

    Which nylguts did you use?

    I currently have a set of living water 5 string tenor strings on order that I am going to...
  5. Pretty much all fretted string instruments, by...

    Pretty much all fretted string instruments, by design, are a little out of tune somewhere. The frets are placed to give all strings a good approximation of a just scale no matter what key you are...
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    I have UPTs on my 1918? Style 2...

    I have UPTs on my 1918? Style 2...
  7. Well my friend's teacher actually wrote it out...

    Well my friend's teacher actually wrote it out ukulele chords transposed for a song for her , but they were pretty much unplayable, at least by me.

    I'm never quite understood why we have...
  8. I tuned soprano ukes down 2 full steps to be able...

    I tuned soprano ukes down 2 full steps to be able to play with a clarinet without transposing.

    They sounded OK.
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    I practice triplets whilst strumming "Five Foot...

    I practice triplets whilst strumming "Five Foot Two. Every strum.

    I, too learned from Lil' Rev.

    I'm getting better...
  10. I prefer UPTs to pegheads. Got both.

    I prefer UPTs to pegheads. Got both.
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    Yes, it IS John Gonzalez del Solar from Fan...

    Yes, it IS John Gonzalez del Solar from Fan Guitar and Ukulele in Richmond. We had them in our HopNUke Fest this summer. Stu Kindle played his set on one - he demos for them.
  12. Thread: Enya Strings

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    So the original question still remains - are some...

    So the original question still remains - are some strings better for this than others?
  13. Thread: Enya Strings

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    Enya Strings

    I am considering getting one of those Enya ukuleles with the removable neck.

    Q: Are there any strings that more or less stay stretched when you slack them off?

    It would be nice if I could take...
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    I had to reply without a link, then edit my reply...

    I had to reply without a link, then edit my reply to add a link to get it to work...
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    maybe, but the site seems to think it is spam......

    maybe, but the site seems to think it is spam...

    second try:
    http://vonbiber.byethost17.com/ukulele/songs.html
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    Never mind, found it. Thanks, von biber!

    Never mind, found it.

    Thanks, von biber!
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    Looking for songbooks

    I once found a site with various ukulele songbook pdfs - Carter Family, Arlo Guthrie, Hank Williams, Delmore Brothers, Doc Watson...

    Does anyone have a link to that site?
  18. Thread: Only You

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    Dou you have a tab or a score for that that you...

    Dou you have a tab or a score for that that you could share?
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    Hop N Uke Festival this weekend!

    July 20, Fredericksburg, VA, USA

    119908
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    FS: Bruno Tenor Banjo $200 (+ shipping)

    Scale length just isn't right for me!

    (I'm a soprano/concert kind of guy...)

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=18uwOZaQB3ICIRepld9u0533Ks8MTuSyO
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    Bruno Tenor Banjo $200+Shipping

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=18uwOZaQB3ICIRepld9u0533Ks8MTuSyO
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    Ya know, I don't really like the ADI21 with my...

    Ya know, I don't really like the ADI21 with my Risa Stick, either, which also has a Shadow pickup...
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    I like drum fracks...

    I like drum fracks...
  24. Thread: Swap meet ?

    by aremick
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    Swap meet ?

    So I was thinking of adding a "swap meet" table at our Hop `N Uke Fest in July (https://www.facebook.com/events/303961890285117/). My thought was a table or 2 with a monitor where folks could drop...
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    For each saddle you would have a choice of 10...

    For each saddle you would have a choice of 10 sets (I'm assuming that's what you mean) of strings, so you would only have 6x10 = 60 combinations to test.

    If you want to throw nuts into the mix,...
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