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    One other consideration for a few, is that the...

    One other consideration for a few, is that the body of the aNueNue is larger. It is a little wider on the upper and lower bouts and about a 1/2 inch deeper.
  2. I gnu a new with a knew aNueNue... You are...

    I gnu a new with a knew aNueNue...

    You are right... it is not that hard to type.
  3. Valid comparison: You can't tune a uke... and you...

    Valid comparison: You can't tune a uke... and you can't tuna fish.
  4. It is usually okay to leave a fishing pole in the...

    It is usually okay to leave a fishing pole in the trunk with fluorocarbon line as long as you are not trying to catch tuna fish.



    The Enya are actually plastic with some carbon fiber and the...
  5. You can get the opio next and then a rebel after...

    You can get the opio next and then a rebel after that!
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    The longer scale length requires a thicker string...

    The longer scale length requires a thicker string and, thus, a greater tension to achieve the same tuning (there can be some overlap - so you might use concert strings on a tenor, but then volume...
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    It is very noticeable to me. Enough that my...

    It is very noticeable to me. Enough that my slightly arthritic hands fatigue quickly on tenor and I consider the tenor size a mismatch for me. At a group meetup, I was able to play one song with a...
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    Blackbirds come low G from the factory unless...

    Blackbirds come low G from the factory unless requested to be high G. A booming low G string is not unique to your instrument, though it can be more noticed with a Clara due to its great volume and...
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    I started with high G and it was excellent. Then...

    I started with high G and it was excellent. Then I decided to make it my low G uke and used the wound G that it originally came with and had a similar experience that you describe. A local uke shop...
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    Poll: From the net: Published by Statista Research...

    From the net:

    Published by Statista Research Department, May 12, 2021 The number of ukuleles sold in the United States declined by seven percent in 2020 over the previous year. Overall, nearly 1.5...
  11. This was last night. But your link brings you to...

    This was last night. But your link brings you to the recording.

    It likely brought Jake to the attention of a lot of people unfamiliar with him or the ukulele.
  12. Thread: El Paso

    by rainbow21
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    I had an uncle who was from El Paso. I wonder if...

    I had an uncle who was from El Paso. I wonder if he was in the posse...

    You did Marty proud with this wonderful version!
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    I start with a glass nail files. A couple of...

    I start with a glass nail files. A couple of weeks ago, I ordered these to finish them:
    ...
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    Playing does not decrease the value of the uke......

    Playing does not decrease the value of the uke... it is depreciated once you pay for it. Then it will hold its used value for a long time and might actually appreciate in value. This is true whether...
  15. Thread: hybrid ukes

    by rainbow21
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    Well, from reading all your concerns, you need to...

    Well, from reading all your concerns, you need to buy the one you are convinced you want, even if you have to wait a few months. And get one that comes with a case.

    The investment in an ukulele...
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    Have them save you a couple of planks from the...

    Have them save you a couple of planks from the construction. Then have an uke made with it and see if the entire house vibrates sympathetically with the uke.
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    I finally set up one with lowG last year. It is...

    I finally set up one with lowG last year. It is okay and there are times that I prefer it to high G but never a necessity and I prefer high G for most of my chord/melody songs.

    Here are a few...
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    Your videos always bring me back memories. Here I...

    Your videos always bring me back memories. Here I thought of transistor radios in my pocket powered by a 9v battery. Thanks!
  19. When I started to look at ukes less than three...

    When I started to look at ukes less than three years ago, the first impression I had was that ukes are very very cheap. Where else can you start an equipment based hobby for less than $100 (or even...
  20. The action is likely higher than you would like...

    The action is likely higher than you would like per your experience.

    I have the impression (from this forum likely) that 2.5 to 3.0 mm is a decent height. When people recommend going with a seller...
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    This should be helpful: ...

    This should be helpful:

    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?148105-Poll-How-many-ukes-do-you-own&highlight=poll
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    Was partway through when I realized you were on...

    Was partway through when I realized you were on the shelf playing. Next you have to have her control you with the strings playing your uke. Delightful video and granddaughter!
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    The hunt is over: ...

    The hunt is over:

    https://ukulelestorehawaii.com/index.php/product/koaloha-red-label-concert/

    I would also consider contacting KoAloha directly as their recent red labels for their 25th anny...
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    It is a free concert for Mother's Day and also a...

    It is a free concert for Mother's Day and also a fund raiser for a nonprofit: "This special event will support a local non-profit called Mi-Home:
    They support underserved communities here in Hawai’i...
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    Agree with you. Besides the serial number, the...

    Agree with you. Besides the serial number, the finish on the front looks awful. The joint on the bottom looks poor too.

    I would stay away.
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