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    Yeah, bad practice day. Can't even get my fingers...

    Yeah, bad practice day. Can't even get my fingers going through songs I know well. I'll try back in awhile or just run thru Uncle Rods which is good for just getting transition memory while you watch...
  2. I know huh? I have about 20 of them to give away....

    I know huh? I have about 20 of them to give away. Can't quite throw them in the landfill and the library doesn't take paperbacks. Maybe you have a freecycle.org in your area?
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    I don't know if it's just the grain pattern, but...

    I don't know if it's just the grain pattern, but one looks wider than the other.
    I do like the dark wood too. They're both beautiful.
    I just wish they'd make their concert with a 15" scale. I know...
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    Nice! If you don't like reentrant after using...

    Nice! If you don't like reentrant after using awhile (they come in handy jamming with other people though more have low g now), just throw on a low g. I have one on my soprano and like it just fine....
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    Didn't know if they worked the same. Sounds like...

    Didn't know if they worked the same. Sounds like similar but not quite. Thanks for clarifying. Getting that neck break angle on those little banjo ukes I make drives me crazy.
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    Lucky you! If I could get one with a 15" scale...

    Lucky you! If I could get one with a 15" scale neck I'd put my name in. With my short arthritic fingers the 16" is a bit too much of a stretch. Yes, I've tried every stretch I can think of and I'm...
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    For lower end things I've only seen any kind of...

    For lower end things I've only seen any kind of adjustable rods on banjo ukes (around $100), and with nylon strings I've had some builders say just use anchor bolts if you're building something cheap...
  8. Poll: This one I like. It's more subtle.

    This one I like. It's more subtle.
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    It's beautiful. I really like the finish. Give it...

    It's beautiful. I really like the finish. Give it some better strings though. Aquilas are a step up from these. I got those strings on a cheapy uke once, and they were all cut off pretty quick.
  10. Poll: I don't really like the look of it, but since I...

    I don't really like the look of it, but since I love the feel of my Mainland uke in my hand I can overlook it.
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    Lol. I have a bunch of cookie tin ukes and...

    Lol. I have a bunch of cookie tin ukes and banjoukes made from Remo drums. Some of them play well, I should just fine some away. I just like building them
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    Combination strum and fingerpick? Like the extra...

    Combination strum and fingerpick? Like the extra lyrics. I remember the song from the TV show Third Watch.
    Thanks for teaching
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    lol Titch. One of my local moped gangs, the...

    lol Titch. One of my local moped gangs, the Landsquids, will love it.
  14. It may be the photo but those frets look pretty...

    It may be the photo but those frets look pretty banged up.i it's going to take some work to get it back together.
  15. 4 vs 5 string uke-- what's the tuning?

    Posted this on Facebook but wanted to try here
    4 vs 5 string-- what's the tuning called? GCEA is reentrant. gCEA is linear. What do you call it on a 5 string uke as gGCEA? I like to fingerpick a...
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    Yeah that's the hard part for me is trying to...

    Yeah that's the hard part for me is trying to strum etc and being irritated at myself for not being "perfect." Kids can whale away and keep going
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    Gorgeous David!!

    Gorgeous David!!
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    Nice. Clawhammer's on my list when I can figure...

    Nice. Clawhammer's on my list when I can figure out what I'm doing better. Trying to pick this up at 60 hasn't been easy
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    Boy, all these busy people! I just want my back...

    Boy, all these busy people! I just want my back to calm down so I can clean up a moped engine. May need to end up selling her sniff...
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    Thanks for sharing!

    Thanks for sharing!
  21. Thanks everyone.

    Thanks everyone.
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    Thanks. I'll try building tab off the top stave. ...

    Thanks. I'll try building tab off the top stave.
    I just picked a stray page out of the song book I'm working from and I'm thinking this example would make me nuts to tab. I don't even know some of...
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    Reading sheet music

    Do I have this right that when looking at a piece like this, the top stave is vocals/ guitar, the middle for piano and the bottom for bass? I'm trying to make sure im usually right stave to tab...
  24. Im impressed. Maybe it's time to break out the...

    Im impressed. Maybe it's time to break out the water stones and touch up the chisels and gouges.
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    Llamageddon lol!! Another clever one, clown

    Llamageddon lol!! Another clever one, clown
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