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  1. Well said. Thank you!

    Well said. Thank you!
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    Tenor Strings on a Concert?

    Sorry, I know this question is very similar to the "Tenor strings on super concert?" thread but I couldn't see the answer to my question there.
    I have a set of Worth clear low G strings (CT-LG) on...
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    Switch the pin with the one holding the C string....

    Switch the pin with the one holding the C string. The larger C string diameter may compensate for the smaller pin diameter.
  4. Sometimes when I sneeze loudly near my ukulele I...

    Sometimes when I sneeze loudly near my ukulele I can hear it resonate in response. That might explain the odd looks I get sometimes when I play in a group setting. And then, maybe not.
  5. Having not studied the nature of tone wood...

    Having not studied the nature of tone wood structure in stringed instruments I can only apply general logic to this question.
    First, either a ToneRite changes the instrument or it doesn't. If it...
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    I personally have never seen nor used a ToneRite...

    I personally have never seen nor used a ToneRite and therefore have no valid opinion on it's efficacy or lack thereof. And with that said, I leave you all to your ruminations.

    Mahalo and aloha
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    lolrotf! :D

    lolrotf!

    :D
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    Remember what Pat Solitano said in "Silver...

    Remember what Pat Solitano said in "Silver Linings Playbook", “I am practicing being kind over being right.”.
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    Don't know about healing crystals or homeopathy...

    Don't know about healing crystals or homeopathy but anything magical always catches my attention. Like a fast complicated strum where the sound reaches your ears after your eyes see the strumming so...
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    ;)

    It is possible that ukuleles that sound better get played more then ukuleles that don't sound as good. Hence the connection between lots of playing and sounding good. And, of course the great...
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    Kaces makes a nice gig bag. 134754

    Kaces makes a nice gig bag.

    134754
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    That's a beautiful uke. Do I see new strings? ...

    That's a beautiful uke. Do I see new strings? What strings did you end up with?
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    I stopped going to "Ukuleles Anonymous Sessions"...

    I stopped going to "Ukuleles Anonymous Sessions" (UAS) because the meetings always devolved into song sessions. :)
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    How about the Cordoba 20BM? Solid top with...

    How about the Cordoba 20BM? Solid top with laminate back and sides.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXffzh0WgSU
  15. I have no personal experience with the higher end...

    I have no personal experience with the higher end Kamaka tenors but these guys in Massachusetts have some inventory.

    https://themusicemporium.com/collections/ukuleles
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    Sorry, didn't mean that higher grades of koa...

    Sorry, didn't mean that higher grades of koa can't or don't sound as good as the plainer grades. Just that, according to Chuck, the lower grades are easier to work with.
    ymmv
    ;)
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    UKE Republic has a Student Kiwaya;...

    UKE Republic has a Student Kiwaya;
    https://www.ukerepublic.com/store/c105/kiwaya_ukuleles
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    A last minute comment if I may. I believe Chuck...

    A last minute comment if I may. I believe Chuck Moore, of Moore Bettah Ukuleles, once said the plain straight grained koa is easier to make sound good than the fancier grades.
  19. Peter Pual & Mary's 'A Soalin'

    Peter Pual & Mary's 'A Soalin'
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    Try this source:...

    Try this source: http://www.fernandezmusic.com/Kiwaya_Ukuleles.html
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    Yes, thank you for bringing the website back to...

    Yes, thank you for bringing the website back to life!!!

    Mahalo!
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    "Big hands" would be the ability to play a D...

    "Big hands" would be the ability to play a D chord with one finger tip. ;)
  23. Nicely done, technically and musically both.

    Nicely done, technically and musically both.
  24. Thread: Koa colors

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    If the koa looks the same on the inside...

    If the koa looks the same on the inside (unfinished) of the two ukuleles then the color variation on the outside is from the finishes.
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    Wenger Warrantee

    I went to use my little pocket Swiss Army knife the other day but found it was broken. The spring piece that holds the blades open (or shut) cracked in half. Long story short, after fighting with a...
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