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    Bad news, but good that you're not letting it get...

    Bad news, but good that you're not letting it get in the way. See if you can find a Goretex mitt with a good cinch strap. Waterproof, but breaths.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly...
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    Welcome Karl. Obviously you know what you're...

    Welcome Karl. Obviously you know what you're doing, and even though I'm not a full fledged builder, I partially modify existing 3/4 electric guitars into bass ukes, I'm very envious of your CNC...
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    I'm mostly flexible, fine with either flat or...

    I'm mostly flexible, fine with either flat or radius, zero fret or not, side sound hole or not, I have only one with multiple side sound holes all the way around the bouts with a larger one in the...
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    Piker, in my first year over 5 years ago, I went...

    Piker, in my first year over 5 years ago, I went through 16, culled them to 4 and have now worked my way up to 9. I also started playing bass uke and including the 5 being made or modified, 25.
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    Those bass ukes have preamps built in, not just a...

    Those bass ukes have preamps built in, not just a pickup.
  6. No photos, it doesn't exist. This is Michael...

    No photos, it doesn't exist.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid body bass ukes, 9 mini electric bass...
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    I have a bunch of bass ukes with the same piezo...

    I have a bunch of bass ukes with the same piezo pickups, the plastic saddle with indents between each string. The off balance when amplified is an inherent problem, each section has a separate pickup...
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    Multiuke can take low G. I don't like low-G on an...

    Multiuke can take low G. I don't like low-G on an ukulele, if I want linear tuning, which is what happens with low-G, I'll play a guitar again. To me, what makes the uke unique is the re-entrant...
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    A couple of years ago I bought a Musoo Guitar...

    A couple of years ago I bought a Musoo Guitar bass uke that I modified to look like a walnut Rickenbacker. Recently I found an Aiersi solid body that I'm going to modify to look like a Bongo Bass. I...
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    What a coincidence, I just told an eBay bidding...

    What a coincidence, I just told an eBay bidding story on another thread:

    I was surfing eBay a few months ago and saw an Ovation sunburst tenor uke that I've been longing for because my first new...
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    From the moment I put my hands on it I knew it...

    From the moment I put my hands on it I knew it was something special. It was low G, which i don't like, I put on a set of Martin fluorocarbons that I had sitting around. As I mentioned, great feel,...
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    I bought a used one here in the Marketplace a few...

    I bought a used one here in the Marketplace a few months ago, I love it, great feel, great sound, it's even good without an amp. I see them every-once-in-awhile on eBay. I paid $400, great deal.
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    I recently got the Journeyman, which also had...

    I recently got the Journeyman, which also had fret buzz, but Kala fixed it under warranty and it's very good now. I've also bought a couple direct from China through AliExpress for good prices that...
  14. They're labelled 25" and don't feel loose at all....

    They're labelled 25" and don't feel loose at all. On my 21 and 23" basses, I use string though holes and anchor the strings along the back in position so that the cloth ends wrap the tuner posts...
  15. The La Bella/Gold Tone E string is .108.

    The La Bella/Gold Tone E string is .108.
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    Glad to have made it happen. I learned "Fly Me to...

    Glad to have made it happen. I learned "Fly Me to the Moon" using the arrangement our group leader did. I find it challenging to keep up with the walking bass arrangement I made, especially with so...
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    I recently bought a Fluke from the Marketplace,...

    I recently bought a Fluke from the Marketplace, tenor plastic walnut, M.20 26623 126.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic...
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    I had a custom tenor uke made by Bruce Wei Arts...

    I had a custom tenor uke made by Bruce Wei Arts in Vietnam a couple years ago made of spalted and curly mango, very unique in that it has small sound holes all the way around the bouts and large one...
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    Yes, you must use a host with a web address to...

    Yes, you must use a host with a web address to have a full size image. I pay for an unlimited web hosting service so I link to my own web site. The forbidden and time out errors are also happening...
  20. I'm a VIP member and it happens to me, more often...

    I'm a VIP member and it happens to me, more often lately than before.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11...
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    Looks good. I like nice big photos in a post...

    Looks good. I like nice big photos in a post rather than thumbnails.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11...
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    You can easily fix that, click Edit Post then...

    You can easily fix that, click Edit Post then simply add 2 carriage returns after Pixelater. to move the attachment below your sentence.
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    Me too, I was just going to post that Fanner is...

    Me too, I was just going to post that Fanner is building me 22.8" bass uke. Brian is working on it, but it seems he has a lot of other work, and he said a couple of weeks ago that his computer died...
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    An absolutely great service. Our group has been...

    An absolutely great service. Our group has been supporting The UKC for a couple of years. We regularly play at UCLA/Mattel Children's Hospital and present the kids the ukes we donated to. They're...
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    Poll: After playing guitar for almost fifty years and...

    After playing guitar for almost fifty years and trying a soprano, which was difficult for me to form chords, I went tenor cutaway and nothing else.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly...
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