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    Just came back from TBUG 2017. What a great...

    Just came back from TBUG 2017. What a great time! Good workshops -especially Aaron Keim and Del Rey. Anyone who gets the chance next year should come. You won't be sorry! A nice mix of...
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    I love the song "Tiptoe". The group I play in...

    I love the song "Tiptoe". The group I play in has performed it several times. I preface it with pointing out that the younger generation don't know Tiny Tim, and they are merely showing their age...
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    Many thanks for everyone's input. I now have a...

    Many thanks for everyone's input. I now have a jumping off point! Am so looking forward to this trip.
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    Uke clubs in the UK

    I will be visiting Aberdeen, Manchester and Abergavenny (Scotland, England and Wales, respectively) this July with a friend. Anyone know of any uke groups in those areas? Won't be bringing the ukes...
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    Yamaha MG10XU mixer question

    Hi,
    I never had to worry about electronics before, but our Uke group needs amplification sometimes. I bought a Yamaha MG10XU mixer and don't know what I am doing wrong. All the mic channels work...
  6. Thread: Tbug 2016

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    TBUG 2016 really was an awesome event. Learned...

    TBUG 2016 really was an awesome event. Learned a lot and had a grand time meeting other uke players. I already bought my ticket for next year. The whole event was so well organized and executed. ...
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    Not so, my friend! All your ukes have an...

    Not so, my friend! All your ukes have an individual place in the family! And Tammy's Cocobolo looks and sounds fabulous along with yours. I just can't figure out how Tammy can keep all the...
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    I have 4, but each has a special function - a...

    I have 4, but each has a special function - a Will King Soprano for playing campanella, a Mainland Concert for strumming, a Kamoa low G Concert for finger picking, and a BugsGear soprano for the...
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    Congratulations! What a lovely instrument. May...

    Congratulations! What a lovely instrument. May you use it in good health, and enjoy beautiful memories of your family each time you play it. Thanks for sharing.
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    Have a great show and a grand time! (and pop a...

    Have a great show and a grand time! (and pop a pint for all of us on the wrong side of the pond :rolleyes: )
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    My Mainland concert is a Solid Mahogany. I...

    My Mainland concert is a Solid Mahogany. I didn't know anything about uke brands when I bought it. I really love it. I swapped out the Aquila strings for some Living Waters. That threw off the...
  12. Thread: Tbug 2016

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    I am a member of the 4 Uke a Teers, and I am...

    I am a member of the 4 Uke a Teers, and I am really looking forward to meeting everybody from U.U. Nickie, if you can't get good pics of the Sirata Hotel from their web site, maybe we can drive down...
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    Where exactly to put the Feather?

    Just got a Feather Myers Co. pickup for my Will King soprano. I put the mic under the strings. At first the placement was between 2nd and 1st string, but the C string resonates way more than the...
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    I DO like the sound of the Living Waters. I will...

    I DO like the sound of the Living Waters. I will give it another week or two, and then see about replacing the saddle.
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    Many thanks for all your good wishes. Played...

    Many thanks for all your good wishes. Played last night to the wee hours. What a delight!
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    Just Got a Will King Soprano!

    Just got my Will King Soprano and had to show it off! It is absolutely beautiful.9238392384923859238692387
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    1. Checked the octave at the 12th fret by ear....

    1. Checked the octave at the 12th fret by ear.
    2. 4. With a Snark tuner1st string goes 1 bar flat at 5th fret, 2bars flat at 8th; 2nd string goes 1 bar flat at 7th, 2 bars flat at the 12th; 3rd...
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    I put the strings on about 2 weeks ago and play...

    I put the strings on about 2 weeks ago and play daily. Today is the first day I really noticed it. It is very hot and humid outside (we're in Florida) but haven't taken the uke out of its case...
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    Flat intonation with new strings

    I have a Mainland Classic Mahogany Concert that used to have Aquila Nylgut strings. Didn't care for the sound, but the intonation was very good. Switched to Living Waters. Love the sound, but now...
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    I keep mine in non-glare sheet protectors. As a...

    I keep mine in non-glare sheet protectors. As a former guitarist, pianist, flutist, and more, I found the best way to keep order was to keep a separate record of everything I had. Initially it was...
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