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    It seems that tenors are far more common from...

    It seems that tenors are far more common from custom shops. Some will make other sizes, but many only do tenors because that's where the demand is.

    Mainland Ukes has done this for years. Have ukes...
  2. Nice. Looks and sounds great. Have fun.

    Nice. Looks and sounds great. Have fun.
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    It's one of the advantages of playing a uke with...

    It's one of the advantages of playing a uke with a side sound port. I can usually hear what I am playing while outdoors.

    I use those page clips that look like giant clear clothes pins if I'm...
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    It's interesting when I do that, the hanging...

    It's interesting when I do that, the hanging tenors often softly ring in sympathy to the strum I am playing. Single notes don't happen unless I put my uke right near the hanging uke.

    It was quite...
  5. Alex says in the video that they did a similar...

    Alex says in the video that they did a similar comparison of the three last year with the older models and they kept the Low-G that came on the Ko'aloha. They caught a lot of flak for that with the...
  6. SUS Compares the Kamaka, Ko'Aloha & Kanile'a Tenors

    Just saw this today hours after it was first posted:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsv9sB6opmA

    Southern Ukulele Store compares three current models of koa tenor ukes:

    Kamaka HF-3
    Ko'aloha...
  7. Thread: Woman luthier

    by Kenn2018
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    Shelly D. Park of Parks Guitars & Moodyville...

    Shelly D. Park of Parks Guitars & Moodyville Ukulele Co.
    Best known for her Gypsy Jazz Macaferri Styled Tenor Ukulele

    Moodyville Ukulele Co.
    North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada...
  8. I have Low-G Living Waters strings on my Tiny...

    I have Low-G Living Waters strings on my Tiny Tenor. I believe High-g Worth Clears were on it when I bought it used. I like the Low-G better.

    I recently put a Pepe Romero/Bella Low-G set of...
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    I would go along with a wet/damp label, except...

    I would go along with a wet/damp label, except the model number is sharp and crisp. On my Kala Elite, they look like they were written at the same time. Plus, there aren't any wrinkles in the label. ...
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    Hi dr_Mitch! Welcome to the UU Forum. Glad you...

    Hi dr_Mitch! Welcome to the UU Forum. Glad you found us.

    UAS can be a powerful drug. Set your limits before it gets too strong. Then have fun.

    If you're looking for a nice soprano, S Wales...
  11. I noticed a date on one of the labels of 2009....

    I noticed a date on one of the labels of 2009. I'd guess that a few are older than that and some are newer. That will affect the prices.

    I suspect that a handful of them will be considered...
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    Note the 1KOA-T was written by a pen nib. The...

    Note the 1KOA-T was written by a pen nib. The cross horizontal strokes have a calligraphic slant on the ends.

    The serial number was crudely overwritten with a marker where the black spread and...
  13. Thread: MP tenor

    by Kenn2018
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    These are really good tenors ukes. Made in small...

    These are really good tenors ukes. Made in small batches of 4 or 5 at a time. Mike deliberately eschewed all bling and adornment with a satin oil-rubbed finish to keep the price down. The walnut...
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    Shhhh! We don't talk about the NSA. Or any of the...

    Shhhh! We don't talk about the NSA. Or any of the other three-letter agencies...
  15. Welcome aboard Mitch. Pretty cool about your time...

    Welcome aboard Mitch. Pretty cool about your time with Sneaker. Enjoy your ukes.
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    Hi Kathy, welcome to the UU forum and to...

    Hi Kathy, welcome to the UU forum and to ukuleles.

    I understand having fingers that are not shaped the right way for playing. My little fingers curve the wrong way for playing many chords where I...
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    Apostrophes work for me on my Mac. But things...

    Apostrophes work for me on my Mac. But things like a degree, and most special characters stop the post. Also, the Forum won't allow me to post anything if I am using a VPN. Citing that my IP address...
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    Hi Hennared, Welcome to the UU Forum. ...

    Hi Hennared, Welcome to the UU Forum.

    Congrats on your retirement. And thank you for your years of being a teacher.

    I also prefer playing tenors. They just fit me better than the other sizes. ...
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    I would highly recommend moving to a koa ukulele....

    I would highly recommend moving to a koa ukulele. This will give a great baseline from which your explorations can move. Koa sound may not be the earliest wood that ukes were made of, but it is the...
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    I know from experience that some tenor ukuleles...

    I know from experience that some tenor ukuleles can open up and improve from playing.

    I bought a spruce/mahogany tenor uke that was somewhat quiet. Lovely, very sweet sound from it. I played it a...
  21. [Long drawn out whistle] Wow! David, that walnut...

    [Long drawn out whistle] Wow! David, that walnut is staggeringly beautiful! I wondered if it was a single piece.

    Is this a mellow sounding tenor with the cedar top and the walnut body?

    Your...
  22. Yes, the year that the ukulele was made makes a...

    Yes, the year that the ukulele was made makes a difference. As does the shape that the ukulele is in. Most of yours look to be in excellent shape.

    I'd make to suggestions right away: 1. Keep them...
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    Wow! Those boys sure can play. Just goes to...

    Wow! Those boys sure can play.

    Just goes to show us that good musicians can make humble instruments sound great.
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    Last Summer I had a number of D'Addario...

    Last Summer I had a number of D'Addario HumidPak/Boveda Packs that I had taken out of cases and sitting around. It was particularly humid then and to my surprise all of the packs started to...
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    Very interesting. Enjoyed seeing some of the...

    Very interesting. Enjoyed seeing some of the differences in construction from modern instruments. Pity it's starting to warp and twist.
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